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Teenage photographer Will Nicholls captures the world's creatures

26 March 2014 Last updated at 00:09 GMT

Will Nicholls started taking pictures of wildlife when he was just 12 years old.

Still only 19, the native of north-east England has travelled all over the UK and as far as Cambodia and Nepal in his mission to become a wildlife documentary maker.

BBC News joined Will on a shoot in the Cairngorms, as he shared some of his favourite footage and memorable moments, and explained why it is so important for us humans to pay attention to all the species with which we share the planet.

Video journalist: Victoria Gill.

Photographs and footage from Cambodia courtesy of Will Nicholls.

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