Nactus Award 2017

Winning image

Category 3: Amphibian behaviour Mr. Quentin Martinez - Montpellier, France - Rhacophorus nigropalmatus

Winner Nactus Award
2017

We are extremely pleased to announce the overall winner of the 2017 Nactus Award! This year's winner of our prestigious herpetological photography award is Quentin Martinez. Our professional jury & online voters have selected this photograph as the most striking of the thousands of entries.

As the winner, Mr. Martinez will receive a brand new DJI Phantom 4 and the Exo Terra Nactus Award statuette.

All winners will receive their framed image with personalised plaque and a ticket to Tucson, AZ to attend the ceremony and the photography trip. The ceremony will be held during the Tucson Reptile & Amphibian Show at the Tucson Expo Center, 3750 East Irvington Road, Tucson, AZ, USA on October 7th. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the contestants, you will receive a personal invitation shortly.

The Nactus Award 2018 opens in January 2018!

Category Winners 2017

Category 1: Amphibian Portraits
Category 2: Amphibians in their environment
Category 3: Amphibian behaviour
 
Category 4: Reptile Portraits
Category 5: Reptiles in their environment
Category 6: Reptile behaviour
 

Amphibian portraits: Mr. J.P. Lawrence, Oxford, Mississippi, USA - Oophaga pumilio
Amphibians in their environment: Mr. Arturo Munoz, Ledeberg, Belgium - Telmatobius culeus
Amphibian behaviour: Mr. Quentin Martinez - Montpellier, France Rhacophorus nigropalmatus
Reptile Portraits: Mr. David Northcott, Canyon Country, California, USA - Atheris squamigera
Reptiles in their environment: Mr. Jan Van der Meulen, Mechelen, Belgium - Chamaeleo namaquensis
Reptile behaviour: Mr. Cameron Rognan, Washington, Utah, USA - Heloderma suspectum

Category 1: Amphibian Portraits

1) Dirk Ercken, Overpelt, Belgium - Phyllomedusa tomopterna
2) David Northcott, Canyon Country CA, USA - Theloderma corticale
3) Jan Van der Meulen, Mechelen, Belgium - Dendropsophus leucophyllatus
4) Jan Van der Meulen, Mechelen, Belgium- Oophaga histrionica
5) Jan Van der Meulen, Mechelen, Belgium - Oophaga histrionica
6) J.P Lawrence, Oxford MS, USA - Oophaga pumilio

Category 2: Amphibians in their environment

1) Arturo Munoz, Ledeberg, Belgium - Telmatobius culeus
2) Matteo Riccardo Di Nicola, Milano, Italy - Bombina pachypus
3) Kristian Bell, St. Helier, Jersey, USA - Limnodynastes dumerilii
4) Martin Ertner, Žacléř, Czech Republic - Salamandra salamandra
5) Federico Crovetto, Genova, Italy - Hydromantes strinatii
6) Federico Crovetto, Genova, Italy - Salamandra atra

Category 3: Amphibian behaviour

1) Jan Van der Meulen, Mechelen, Belgium - Hypsiboas picturatus
2) J.P Lawrence, Oxford MS, USA - Platyplectrum ornatum
3) David Northcott, Canyon Country CA, USA - Hyla leucophylatta
4) Quentin Martinez, Montpellier, France - Rhacophorus nigropalmatus
5) Federico Crovetto, Genova, Italy - Rana temporaria
6) Federico Crovetto, Genova, Italy - Salamandra salamandra

Category 4: Reptile Portraits

1) Wendy Kaveney, Buckeye, Arizona, USA - Phrynosoma solare
2) Marko Von Der Osten, Hiddenhausen, Germany - Uroplatus sikorae
3) Scott Eipper, Marsden, Australia - Carphodactylus laevis
4) David Northcott, Canyon Country CA, USA - Atheris squamigera
5) Rye Jones, West Jordan UT, USA - Crotaphytus collaris
6) Andrew Gilpin, North Liberty Iowa, USA - Bitis cornuta

Category 5: Reptiles in their environment

1) Cameron Rognan, Washington, USA - Crotaphytus bicinctores
2) Cameron Rognan, Washington, USA - Heloderma suspectum
3) Jonne Seijdel, Reeuwijk, Netherlands - Conolophus subcristatus
4) Scott Eipper, Marsden, Australia - Saltuarius cornutus
5) Jan Van der Meulen, Mechelen, Belgium - Chamaeleo namaquensis
6) Josepth Ricketts, Columbiana AL, USA - Apalone spinifera

Category 6: Reptile behaviour

1) Cameron Rognan, Washington, USA - Crotalus cerastes
2) Scott Eipper, Marsden, Australia - Nephrurus wheeleri
3) Jan Van der Meulen, Mechelen, Belgium - Caiman crocodilus
4) Cameron Rognan, Washington, USA - Heloderma suspectum
5) Pratik Pradhan, Badlapur, India - Lepidochelys olivacea
6) Matej Dolinay, Brno, Czech Republic - Varanus komodoensis

 
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