Jury Selection | Young Photographer
As Alankritha photographed the Red Panda curled up in deep slumber, a hundred questions raced through her mind. The image is a scene of serenity, in stark contrast to the many threats that besiege this endangered species. Habitat loss and fragmentation, feral dogs and occasional poaching incidents continue to threaten their existence. The young photographer puts it best, "Will the Red Panda wake up to a brighter tomorrow?"