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Slideshow: Winning and Finalist Photos from PCT’s Annual Contest

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A photo review of the winning photo as well as the 10 finalist photos from this year’s competition.

Brad Harbison | January 9, 2014

RICHFIELD, Ohio —Dr. Stephen Doggett, senior hospital scientist at Westmead Hospital’s Medical Entomology Department (Australia), was recently announced as winner of PCT’s 12th Annual Best Pest Photo Contest for his entry of a honey bee that has been captured by a flower spider. (Click here to read more).

The below slideshow is a photo review that includes Doggett’s winning photo as well as the 10 finalist photos from this year’s competition.

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