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The last month has seen some great additions to the Nature Picture Library collection. We now represent the award-winning Hungarian photographer Bence Mate, and we've added more dramatic high-speed images by Stephen Dalton.



Polar specialists Bryan and Cherry Alexander are also new to www.naturepl.com, with great coverage on both Arctic and Antarctic regions, including some spectacular melting icebergs from Greenland.



Doug Perrine has added some spectacular shots of Bryde's whale, Mark Carwardine the extremely rare Sumatran Rhino, Markus Varesvuo some spectacular European birds, and Edwin Giesbers strong coverage of tigers, red squirrels and giant pandas in the snow.
Bryde's whale (Balaenoptera brydei / edeni) expelling air and water from mouth through baleen plates after engulfing part of a baitball of Sardines, Sardinops sagax, off Baja California, Mexico (Easte...  -  Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Bryde's whale (Balaenoptera brydei / edeni) expelling air and water from mouth through baleen plates after engulfing part of a baitball of Sardines, Sardinops sagax, off Baja California, Mexico (Easte...
Head portrait of Giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) swimming, captive, from Pantanal, Brazil.  -  Eric Baccega
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Eric Baccega / Head portrait of Giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) swimming, captive, from Pantanal, Brazil.
Head portrait of Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) yawning, Transylvania, Romania  -  Bence Mate
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Bence Mate / Head portrait of Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) yawning, Transylvania, Romania
Green / Double-crested basilisk (Basiliscus plumifrons) running across water surface, Santa Rita, Costa Rica. Did you know? This amazing lizard is colloquially known as the 'Jesus Christ lizard' for i...  -  Bence Mate
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Bence Mate / Green / Double-crested basilisk (Basiliscus plumifrons) running across water surface, Santa Rita, Costa Rica. Did you know? This amazing lizard is colloquially known as the 'Jesus Christ lizard' for i...
Close-up of head and wing of White-tailed Eagle (Haliaetus albicilla) in flight, Sodankyls,  Lokka, Finland, April  -  Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Close-up of head and wing of White-tailed Eagle (Haliaetus albicilla) in flight, Sodankyls, Lokka, Finland, April
Common cuckoo chick (Cuculus canorus) begging for food from Great reed warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus) foster parent, Pusztaszer, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary  -  Bence Mate
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Bence Mate / Common cuckoo chick (Cuculus canorus) begging for food from Great reed warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus) foster parent, Pusztaszer, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary
Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) sub-adult female in flight, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, captive  -  Peter Cairns
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Peter Cairns / Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) sub-adult female in flight, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, captive
Veiled / Yemeni casqued chameleon {Chamaeleo calyptratus} catching cricket with tongue, controlled conditions, from Arabia  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Veiled / Yemeni casqued chameleon {Chamaeleo calyptratus} catching cricket with tongue, controlled conditions, from Arabia
Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) sitting upright in deep snow, Austria, Europe  -  Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) sitting upright in deep snow, Austria, Europe
Curious Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) chicks with adults in the Snow Hill Island colony. Antarctica, October 2006.  -  Bryan and Cherry Alexander
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Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Curious Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) chicks with adults in the Snow Hill Island colony. Antarctica, October 2006.
Two Siberian tigers (Panthera tigris altaica) play-fighting in the snow, captive  -  Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Two Siberian tigers (Panthera tigris altaica) play-fighting in the snow, captive
RF- Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) feeding on bamboo in snow. Captive born in 2000, occurs in China. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)  -  Edwin  Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / RF- Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) feeding on bamboo in snow. Captive born in 2000, occurs in China. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Meltwater pouring off iceberg above hole. Scoresbysund Fiord, East Greenland, September 2005.  -  Bryan and Cherry Alexander
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Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Meltwater pouring off iceberg above hole. Scoresbysund Fiord, East Greenland, September 2005.
Two Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) chicks walk away from the camera. Snow Hill Island. Antarctica, October.  -  Bryan and Cherry Alexander
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Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Two Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) chicks walk away from the camera. Snow Hill Island. Antarctica, October.
Four Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) chicks with an adult at Snow Hill Island colony. Antarctica, October.  -  Bryan and Cherry Alexander
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Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Four Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) chicks with an adult at Snow Hill Island colony. Antarctica, October.
Icicles hanging from a ledge on an iceberg, Antarctica, October 2006.  -  Bryan and Cherry Alexander
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Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Icicles hanging from a ledge on an iceberg, Antarctica, October 2006.
Green cat snake (Boiga cyanea) striking, a rear-fanged arboreal rainforest species, controlled conditions, from India and SE Asia  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Green cat snake (Boiga cyanea) striking, a rear-fanged arboreal rainforest species, controlled conditions, from India and SE Asia
Giant sailfin dragon lizard {Hydrosaurus amboinensis} running over the surface of water, controlled conditions, from Indonesia  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Giant sailfin dragon lizard {Hydrosaurus amboinensis} running over the surface of water, controlled conditions, from Indonesia
Mexican axolotl {Ambystoma mexicanum} albino, controlled conditions  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Mexican axolotl {Ambystoma mexicanum} albino, controlled conditions
Brown rat {Rattus norvegicus} backlit at night, controlled conditions, UK  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Brown rat {Rattus norvegicus} backlit at night, controlled conditions, UK
Portrait of Splendid leaf frog (Agalychnis calcarifer) climbing vegetation, Santa Rita, Costa Rica  -  Bence Mate
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Bence Mate / Portrait of Splendid leaf frog (Agalychnis calcarifer) climbing vegetation, Santa Rita, Costa Rica
Wallace's flying frog (Rhacophorus nigropalmatus) gliding from tree, controlled conditions, from Malaysia and Indonesia  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Wallace's flying frog (Rhacophorus nigropalmatus) gliding from tree, controlled conditions, from Malaysia and Indonesia
Common / European tree frog (Hyla arborea) jumping from leaf, controlled conditions  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Common / European tree frog (Hyla arborea) jumping from leaf, controlled conditions
Head portrait of Red-eyed tree frog (Agalychnis callidryas) at waters edge, with reflection, Santa Rita, Costa Rica  -  Bence Mate
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Bence Mate / Head portrait of Red-eyed tree frog (Agalychnis callidryas) at waters edge, with reflection, Santa Rita, Costa Rica
Archerfish {Toxotes sp} firing jet of water from mouth to dislodge insect prey, controlled conditions, from Asia and Australia  -  Stephen  Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Archerfish {Toxotes sp} firing jet of water from mouth to dislodge insect prey, controlled conditions, from Asia and Australia
Blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna) in flight, South America, controlled conditions  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna) in flight, South America, controlled conditions
Flying lizard (Draco volans) gliding, controlled conditions, from Indonesia  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Flying lizard (Draco volans) gliding, controlled conditions, from Indonesia
Sparkling violetear hummingbird {Colibri coruscans} flying to flower, controlled conditions, from South America  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Sparkling violetear hummingbird {Colibri coruscans} flying to flower, controlled conditions, from South America
Portrait of female Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) drinking at waters edge, Pusztaszer, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary  -  Bence Mate
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Bence Mate / Portrait of female Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) drinking at waters edge, Pusztaszer, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary
Head portrait of juvenile Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) drinking, Hungary, May. Magic Moments book plate.  -  Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Head portrait of juvenile Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) drinking, Hungary, May. Magic Moments book plate.
Head on view of Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter nisus) flying in woodland, UK, controlled conditions  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Head on view of Sparrowhawk ( Accipiter nisus) flying in woodland, UK, controlled conditions
Eagle owl {Bubo bubo} close up of eye, controlled conditions, from Europe  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Eagle owl {Bubo bubo} close up of eye, controlled conditions, from Europe
Forked lightning across horizon at night, with mixed flock of birds, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary, July 2006  -  Bence Mate
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Bence Mate / Forked lightning across horizon at night, with mixed flock of birds, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary, July 2006
Greater false vampire bat {Megaderma lyra} in flight, carrying rodent prey, controlled conditions, from Asia  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Greater false vampire bat {Megaderma lyra} in flight, carrying rodent prey, controlled conditions, from Asia
Brown rat (Rattus norvegious) silhoutted in sewage piping, UK, controlled conditions  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Brown rat (Rattus norvegious) silhoutted in sewage piping, UK, controlled conditions
Brown basilisk / Jesus lizard {Basiliscus vittatus} running on water, controlled conditions, from Central America  -  Stephen  Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Brown basilisk / Jesus lizard {Basiliscus vittatus} running on water, controlled conditions, from Central America
Common / European treefrog {Hyla arborea} jumping sequence, multiflash image, controlled conditions  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / Common / European treefrog {Hyla arborea} jumping sequence, multiflash image, controlled conditions
Leaf cutter ants (Atta cephalotes) carrying sections of leaves, to be used for cultivating nutritious fungi, Santa Rita, Costa Rica  -  Bence Mate
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Bence Mate / Leaf cutter ants (Atta cephalotes) carrying sections of leaves, to be used for cultivating nutritious fungi, Santa Rita, Costa Rica
European chameleon {Chamaeleo chamaeleon} catching insect with tongue, controlled conditions, from Europe  -  Stephen Dalton
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Stephen Dalton / European chameleon {Chamaeleo chamaeleon} catching insect with tongue, controlled conditions, from Europe
Chinstrap penguins (Pygoscelis antarcticus) on snowy rocks. Half Moon Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, October.  -  Bryan and Cherry Alexander
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Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Chinstrap penguins (Pygoscelis antarcticus) on snowy rocks. Half Moon Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, October.
Tabular iceberg showing the portion underwater that is sculpted by the sea. Polar regions. Digitally created image composite  -  Bryan and Cherry Alexander
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Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Tabular iceberg showing the portion underwater that is sculpted by the sea. Polar regions. Digitally created image composite
Melting iceberg showing the portion underwater that is sculpted by the sea. Polar regions. Digitally created image composite  -  Bryan and Cherry Alexander
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Bryan and Cherry Alexander / Melting iceberg showing the portion underwater that is sculpted by the sea. Polar regions. Digitally created image composite
Two Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) standing upright, fighting, Churchill, Manitoba, Canada  -  Eric Baccega
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Eric Baccega / Two Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) standing upright, fighting, Churchill, Manitoba, Canada
Young boys sledding at Wagon Hill Farm in Durham, New Hampshire, USA, January 2009. Model released.  -  Jerry Monkman
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Jerry Monkman / Young boys sledding at Wagon Hill Farm in Durham, New Hampshire, USA, January 2009. Model released.
Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) running in snow, captive  -  Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) running in snow, captive
Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) sitting upright in deep snow, Austria, Europe  -  Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) sitting upright in deep snow, Austria, Europe
Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa) in flight over snow covered ground, Tornio, Finland, March  -  Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa) in flight over snow covered ground, Tornio, Finland, March
Fishing vessel ^Harvester^ and the ^Jotun B^ oil production platform. North Sea, May 2010.  -  Philip Stephen
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Philip Stephen / Fishing vessel ^Harvester^ and the ^Jotun B^ oil production platform. North Sea, May 2010.
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