Pictures: Amazing mammal photo winners

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image captionThe Mammal Society's Mammal Photographer of the Year 2013 finalists have been announced. The winner was Roy Rimmer with his Jumping Rat
image captionJulie Milne's Licking Fox won second prize. Competitors were told capture images that told a story, showed rare behaviour, animals in a fragile environment, or made the ordinary extraordinary
image captionGary Cox's Wood mouse with a blackberry snatched third place
image captionAlex Berryman was an under 18 winner with his water vole
image captionAlessandro Oggioni was also an under 18 winner with his Leaping Dolphins. The bottlenose dolphins were photographed in the Firth of Forth
image captionBex Cartwright was the member winner with her Roe buck in fog
image captionRichard Fisher's image of a red deer in Richmond Park was highly commended
image captionDavid Gibbon's Fox with lunch also got lots of praise.
image captionA grey squirrel searching for nuts won Mark Fox a commendation
image captionJason Parnell-Brookes' Grey seals laughing was highly commended. The seals were photographed at Rathlin Island in Northern Ireland
image captionAlso highly commended was Harry Martin's Weasel chasing sparrows. The scene was photographed at RSPB Rainham Marshes
image captionJoel Walley was highly commended for an image of two stoats at Conwy estuary in North Wales
image captionAustin Thomas' highly commended Leaping squirrel was taken in the Cairngorms National Park
image captionTim Hunt was highly commended for his common seal in surf. He captured the image at Godrevy in Cornwall
image captionKate Williamson was highly commended for this shot called Oh no, you got me.