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A PHOTOGRAPH of a specimen stored in the Royal Veterinary College's (RVC's) Lanyon Anatomy Museum has been chosen as the overall winner of this year's Wellcome Image Awards.

The photograph of the preserved uterus of a pony, approximately five months into pregnancy, with the fetus still attached (right), was taken by Michael Frank as part of a project to bring new perspectives to a selection of specimens held by the museum. The 40-year-old specimen, which is preserved in formalin, was photographed through its container.

Mr Frank has been working on the project with Nick Short, head of the eMedia Unit at the RVC. Mr Short commented: ‘We are …

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