BOUND TO THE WIRE

Black flying fox (Pteropus alecto)

A black flying fox (Pteropus alecto) hangs, perished from entanglement on barbed wire that surrounds an electricity station. Unfortunately, barbed-wire fencing kills many Australian native animals, including bats, birds and macropods.

Timber Creek, Northern Territory

Canon EOS 5D Mk III, Canon EF16–35mm f2.8 II USM, 13, f/7.1, ISO 640, tripod, two off-camera Canon 580EX II speedlites, handheld, backlit by moonlight

by Brad Leue, South Australia