Johannesburg - Three South Africans scooped top honours at the acclaimed BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards ceremony in London last week.

Greg du Toit was this year’s overall Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

Other local winners were Isak Pretorius (bird behaviour category) and Brent Stirton (wildlife photojournalist award).

The competition drew 43 000 entries from 96 countries.

Some of the best shots are shown here. - The Star