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YourShot.ngm.com VISIONS EDITOR’S NOTE ‘ With the thousands of images submitted for this assignment, the Your Shot community created more than a photo story; it took a step toward giving these urban species their “wild” identity back.’ Prasenjeet Yadav, Your Shot photo editor Eduard Florin Niga London, England Protected by a clear box on East London’s bustling Brick Lane, this pink-painted sports car—a creation of the street artist Banksy—tends to draw crowds, says Niga. So he was surprised to see a fox “so relaxed and at ease” resting atop its hood. Mark Bridger Offham, England “It’s a bit strange to see an animal you normally associate with woodland wandering the streets,” says Bridger, who photographed this herd of deer in the early hours of the morning in an Essex housing development. Urban Wildlife Assignment We asked Your Shot members to explore their cities and show us a fresh perspective on the wild animals living within them.