Mute swan flock on snow, Netherlands
© Edwin Giesbers / naturepl.com
Domestic cat in snow, France
© Klein & Hubert / naturepl.com
First rays of golden sunshine hit giant sequoias, USA
© Floris van Breugel / naturepl.com
Domestic reindeer herd, Norway
© Pal Hermansen / naturepl.com
Bobcat in deep snow, USA
© Nick Garbutt / naturepl.com
Sunbeam at sunrise, Grand Canyon, USA
© Nick Garbutt / naturepl.com
Atlantic salmon leaping upstream, UK
© Ann & Steve Toon / naturepl.com
Northern fulmar in flight with wind farm in background, UK
© Ernie Janes / naturepl.com
Prisoner raising endangered Oregon spotted frog, USA
© Cyril Ruoso / naturepl.com
Whale shark and freediving fisherman, Indonesia
© Pete Oxford / naturepl.com
Blue whale swimming, Indian Ocean
© Tony Wu / naturepl.com
Great hammerhead shark portrait, Bahamas
© Alex Mustard / naturepl.com
Young California sea lion plays amidst giant kelp, USA
© Alex Mustard / naturepl.com
Aerial view of Belas Knap long barrow, UK
© Nick Turner / naturepl.com
Spotted hyaena group, Zambia
© Will Burrard-Lucas / naturepl.com
Lion in rain, smelling the air, Kenya
© Wim van den Heever / naturepl.com
Great crested grebe swimming, UK
© Andy Rouse / naturepl.com
Nudibranch on kelp with star trails, Norway
© Alex Mustard / naturepl.com
Kingfisher emerging from pool with fish, UK
© Andy Rouse / naturepl.com
Newly emerged mosquito on water surface, Germany
© Solvin Zankl / naturepl.com

What's new

Red-shanked Douc langur (Pygathrix nemaeus) adult male and female, Vietnam

Primates in Danger!

A new report shows that more than half of all primate species are threatened with extinction. Our new endangered primates gallery shows more than 100 species which are in special need of protection, including all the great apes and 87% of Madagascar’s endemic primates.

An endangered young male Bornean Orangutan climbs over 30 meters up a tree deep in the rain forest of Gunung Palung National Park, West Kalimantan, Indonesia (Island of Borneo).

Tim Laman wins top award

Tim Laman won the main prize in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition 2016 with his striking orangutan image. For more details of this year’s winners, visit the competition website. Tim also won the Nature Stories award in the 2016 World Press Photo competition. To explore his extraordinary body of work, view our new expanded gallery .

Temminck's ground pangolin, Botswana

CITES conservation victories!

A recent global wildlife summit results in new protections for pangolins, thresher sharks, rosewood trees and more! Check out our gallery for more on the conservation victories of CITES CoP17.

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Meet us at Frankfurt Book Fair!

We will be exhibiting at Frankfurt Book Fair from 19-23 October on Stand 6.1 B95, with lots of great new book ideas to present.
If you’d like to know more or arrange a meeting, please email us.

Harvest mouse (Micromys minutus) clinging to a Common hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium) flowerhead with its feet and tail after release, Moulton, Northampton, UK, June.

Nick Upton wins award at BWPA

We are delighted to announce that Nick Upton has won the Documentary Series in the 2016 British Wildlife Photography Awards with his engaging series on monitoring harvest mice.

Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) mother suckling one of her five kits on the banks of the River Otter, Devon, UK, July. Part of Devon Wildlife Trust's Devon Beaver Trial.

Five Beaver Kits in Devon

The latest news on the beavers re-introduced to Devon is that one pair now has five young, an exceptionally large family. Check out our showreel on the story of the return of the beaver to England, or view our new expanded gallery.

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Featured Story

Black dragonfish close upAliens of the Deep

Taking up 95% of the Earth’s living space, the deep sea is the most mysterious habitat on our planet. Its inhabitants are so bizarre they seem almost like aliens. Photographer Solvin Zankl accompanied a scientific expedition to the Cape Verde Islands with a mission to document the strange creatures living out of reach of the sun. View our gallery, including PDF link.

Latest Highlights

African elephants fightingBest of February 2017!

Check out our February highlights gallery with great new images on Scotland, urban wildlife, wild budgerigars, dramatic sharks, worldwide bird coverage and classic landscapes.

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 Wild Shots Outreach. We also offer discounted reproduction fees to conservation organisations. Visit our conservation page to find out more.

Photographer of the month

Golden eagle pouncingMarkus Varesvuo

One of the world’s leading bird photographers, Markus is based in Finland and his atmospheric and dramatic bird photography has won him many awards. He has published 3 books of bird photography, with a fourth due out in Spring 2017. To find out more, explore our new expanded gallery.

Book of the month

Puffins greeting each other by billingSeabirds of the World

David Tipling’s latest book, published by New Holland, celebrates the variety and beauty of the seabirds of the world, from the tropics to the polar regions. Check out our new gallery of David’s images from the book and his varied seabird material.

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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.