Flamingo adults guarding chicks, Mexico
© Claudio Contreras / naturepl.com
Canning Dock, Liverpool, UK
© Norma Brazendale / naturepl.com
Yacht sails during the Panerai Classic Yacht Challenge, Italy
© Sea & See / naturepl.com
Spotted eagle ray digging for food, Cayman Islands
© Alex Mustard / naturepl.com
Bryde's whale and common dolphins chasing small fish, Azores
© Jordi Chias / naturepl.com
Rain showers over sagebrush, Sawtooth Mountains, Idaho, USA
© Gerrit Vyn / naturepl.com
Blind grey seal in convalescence pool, Cornish Seal Sanctuary, UK
© Nick Upton / naturepl.com
Yellowmask surgeonfish caught in fishing net, Indonesia
© Brandon Cole / naturepl.com
Texas indigo snake, USA
© Claudio Contreras / naturepl.com
Black-throated diver displaying, Finland
© Danny Green / naturepl.com
Leopard hunting springbok, Namibia
© Wim van den Heever / naturepl.com
African elephants with calves drinking at waterhole, Botswana
© Klein & Hubert / naturepl.com
Wire-haired dachshund in lavender field, France
© Klein & Hubert / naturepl.com
Wild boar with Milky Way in the background, Hungary
© Bence Mate / naturepl.com
High angle view of cat and its shadow, Japan
© Aflo / naturepl.com
Low angle image of Ural owl at night, Estonia
© Sven Zacek / naturepl.com
Sunrise over a frozen bog pool, Estonia
© Sven Zacek / naturepl.com
Cowslips in flower, UK
© Ernie Janes / naturepl.com
Gascon domestic pigs, France
© Klein & Hubert / naturepl.com
Little egret and grey herons reflected in lake at night, Hungary
© Bence Mate / naturepl.com

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Mist over the Kasari river at sunrise, Kloostri, Matsalu National Park, Estonia, May 2009

Wild Wonders of the European Union

Following the surprise result of the recent UK referendum, we focus on the shared natural heritage of the 28 EU member states and the importance of EU environmental legislation.

Common tern (Sterna hirundo) in flight over water, Hampstead Heath, London, UK, August.

Hampstead Heath exhibition opens

A new exhibition featuring Matt Maran’s evocative images of Hampstead Heath opens on Saturday 11th June at the Catto Gallery, London NW3.
Matt will be signing copies of his new book Hampstead Heath, London’s Countryside. View our gallery of bookplates or visit the gallery site for exhibition opening times.

Pebbles reflected in the water surface at mouth of Sheryldy river, Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia.  September

3H2O exhibition – May 19th

The 3H2O exhibition opens on May 19th as part of the ArtDialog Festival at the Residenz au Lac gallery in Biel, Switzerland. The exhibition features the unique freshwater photography of Olga Kamenskaya and Michel Roggo, plus paintings by Franz Bruelhart, and runs until 6th June. To find our more, visit www.festival.artdialog.ch/de/.

Piles of African elephant ivory set on fire by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). This burn included over 105 tons of elephant ivory, worth over $150 million. Nairobi National Park, Kenya, 30th April 2016.

Biggest Ivory Burn Ever

On 30th April 2016 the biggest ivory burn in history took place, in Nairobi National Park, Kenya. More than 105 tons of elephant ivory and 1 ton of rhino horn were burned by the Kenya Wildlife Service. To find out more, view our gallery here.

Jabruson elephant footage

Meet us at Footage Marketplace

We will be at Footage Marketplace on Wednesday 25th May at 195 Piccadilly London W1. There’s still time for footage buyers to register. We look forward to seeing you there and showing you our latest showreels and growing collection of clips.

Sir David Attenborough with Argus monitor (Varanus panoptes rubidus) standing on its hind legs when approached, Western Australia. November 2006, on location filming for BBC NHU series 'Life in Cold Blood'

Happy 90th Birthday Sir David!

We celebrate the approaching 90th birthday of ground-breaking broadcaster Sir David Attenborough with a new gallery showing him at work on iconic BBC series over five decades.

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Featured Story

Bengal tiger cubs play-fightingMission: TIGER

After years of photographing wild tigers in Ranthambore, Andy Rouse was still missing what he describes as 'the holy grail of tiger photography': wild cubs. That is, until his visit in early 2015!
View our gallery or download our full story PDF, including text.

Latest Highlights

Sandhill craneBest of July 2016!

Check out our new July highlights gallery, featuring grizzly bears, European hamsters, Dalmatian pelicans, plus graphic landscapes, African peoples and an eclectic mix of worldwide wildlife.

Supporting Conservation

 By licensing images, you can help!

We support conservation by making a quarterly donation from our sales revenue to a charity or specific project which is making a difference. This quarter we are supporting the Olympic Forest Appeal of World Land Trust. We also offer discounted reproduction fees to conservation organisations. Visit our conservation page to find out more.

Photographer of the month

Quiver tree silhouette, NamibiaEnrique Lopez Tapia

We are celebrating the work of Spanish photographer Enrique Lopez Tapia, who has won many awards for his images of the landscapes and peoples of five continents, with a special emphasis on extreme environments.

Book of the month

Book cover imageCapercaillie and its Kin

Markus Varesuvo’s latest book, published in Finland by Docendo, is a beautifully illustrated study of northern gamebirds and their habitats, behaviour and interaction with man.
View our extensive gallery of bookplates and related images.


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We are proud to represent 2020VISION, Meet Your Neighbours and Wild Wonders of Europe. Click on the logos to find out more about these special collections.