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April 2012 was a fabulous month for new imagery at Nature Picture Library, with more than 5000 pictures added to our site.There was a really global spread to the new material, with rarities from Cuba, endangered primates from India and Africa, Russian wildlife, great new koalas, dolphins from Portugal, and mountain hares and urban peregrines from the UK.
Juvenile Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) flying in front of a Union Jack flag on top of the Houses of Parliament, London, England, UK, July. 2020VISION Exhibition. 2020VISION Book Plate. Did you k... - Bertie Gregory / 2020VISION
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Bertie Gregory / 2020VISION / Juvenile Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) flying in front of a Union Jack flag on top of the Houses of Parliament, London, England, UK, July. 2020VISION Exhibition. 2020VISION Book Plate. Did you k...
Close-up of Grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) holding a nut, feeding in Regent's Park, London, England, UK, April. Did you know? Grey squirrel males are called bucks and females are called does. - Bertie Gregory / 2020VISION
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Bertie Gregory / 2020VISION / Close-up of Grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) holding a nut, feeding in Regent's Park, London, England, UK, April. Did you know? Grey squirrel males are called bucks and females are called does.
Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) looking through window at female with chick nesting on Tyne Bridge, Newcastle, UK, June. - Ann & Steve Toon
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Ann & Steve Toon / Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) looking through window at female with chick nesting on Tyne Bridge, Newcastle, UK, June.
Asiatic lioness (Panthera leo persica) licking another lioness from the pride, Gir Forest NP, Gujarat, India - Uri Golman
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Uri Golman / Asiatic lioness (Panthera leo persica) licking another lioness from the pride, Gir Forest NP, Gujarat, India
Asiatic lioness with two cubs (Panthera leo persica), Gir Forest NP, Gujarat, India - Uri Golman
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Uri Golman / Asiatic lioness with two cubs (Panthera leo persica), Gir Forest NP, Gujarat, India
Leopard cub portrait (Panthera pardus) Okavango Delta, Botswana - Sergey Gorshkov
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Sergey Gorshkov / Leopard cub portrait (Panthera pardus) Okavango Delta, Botswana
Hanuman Langur / Northern Plains Grey Langur (Semnopithecus entellus) mother with baby in tree. Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India. - Mary McDonald
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Mary McDonald / Hanuman Langur / Northern Plains Grey Langur (Semnopithecus entellus) mother with baby in tree. Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) male in water. Coastal Katmai National Park, southwest Alaska, USA, August. - Mary McDonald
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Mary McDonald / Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) male in water. Coastal Katmai National Park, southwest Alaska, USA, August.
Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) female bending down to calf, Okavango Delta, Botswana - Sergey Gorshkov
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Sergey Gorshkov / Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) female bending down to calf, Okavango Delta, Botswana
Indian Peafowl / Blue Peafowl / Peacock (Pavo cristatus) male with large display fan tail. Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India. - Mary McDonald
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Mary McDonald / Indian Peafowl / Blue Peafowl / Peacock (Pavo cristatus) male with large display fan tail. Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Ruffs displaying and fighting (Philomachus pugnax) Agapa River, Taimyr Peninsula, Siberia, Russia - Sergey Gorshkov
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Sergey Gorshkov / Ruffs displaying and fighting (Philomachus pugnax) Agapa River, Taimyr Peninsula, Siberia, Russia
Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) with young in tree, Great Otway National Park, Victoria State, Australia. - Inaki Relanzon
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Inaki Relanzon / Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) with young in tree, Great Otway National Park, Victoria State, Australia.
African elephant charging (Loxodonta africana) female with young calf, Okavango Delta, Botswana - Sergey Gorshkov
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Sergey Gorshkov / African elephant charging (Loxodonta africana) female with young calf, Okavango Delta, Botswana
African elephant (Loxodonta africana) juvenile flapping ears, Okavango Delta, Botswana - Sergey Gorshkov
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Sergey Gorshkov / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) juvenile flapping ears, Okavango Delta, Botswana
Family of Southern coatis (Nasua nasua) in Atlantic Rainforest, Tijuca National Park, Rio de Janeiro City, Southeastern Brazil. - Luiz Claudio Marigo
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Luiz Claudio Marigo / Family of Southern coatis (Nasua nasua) in Atlantic Rainforest, Tijuca National Park, Rio de Janeiro City, Southeastern Brazil.
Harvest mouse (Micromys minutus soricinus) feeding on blackberry, captive, Dorset, UK, October - Colin Varndell
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Colin Varndell / Harvest mouse (Micromys minutus soricinus) feeding on blackberry, captive, Dorset, UK, October
Hazel dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) climbing on rose hips, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, - Kerstin Hinze
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Kerstin Hinze / Hazel dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) climbing on rose hips, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany,
Hanuman Langur / Northern Plains Grey Langur (Semnopithecus entellus) baby playing with a stick by its mother. Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India. - Mary McDonald
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Mary McDonald / Hanuman Langur / Northern Plains Grey Langur (Semnopithecus entellus) baby playing with a stick by its mother. Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Aerial view of Timber wolves (Canis lupus) attacking a Bison calf (Bison bison) on the Arctic circle in Northern Canada.  Taken on location for BBC Frozen Planet series, 2009 - Chadden Hunter
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Chadden Hunter / Aerial view of Timber wolves (Canis lupus) attacking a Bison calf (Bison bison) on the Arctic circle in Northern Canada. Taken on location for BBC Frozen Planet series, 2009
Cuban or Desmarest's Hutia (Capromys pilorides)~Jardines de la Reina National Park, endemic to Cuba, Caribbean - Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Cuban or Desmarest's Hutia (Capromys pilorides)~Jardines de la Reina National Park, endemic to Cuba, Caribbean
Pair of mating Mouse Opossums (Marmosops cf. noctivagus) hanging from prehensile tail. Ecuador, - Bert Willaert
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Bert Willaert / Pair of mating Mouse Opossums (Marmosops cf. noctivagus) hanging from prehensile tail. Ecuador,
Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) three standing together, silhouetted at dusk, Okavango Delta, Botswana - Sergey Gorshkov
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Sergey Gorshkov / Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) three standing together, silhouetted at dusk, Okavango Delta, Botswana
Bengal / Royal Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) resting. Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India. - Mary McDonald
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Mary McDonald / Bengal / Royal Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) resting. Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) split level view of salmon on river bed, annual spawning run, Adams River, British Columbia, Canada, October - Todd Mintz
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Todd Mintz / Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) split level view of salmon on river bed, annual spawning run, Adams River, British Columbia, Canada, October
Sharknose cleaner goby (Gobiosoma evelynae) pair sheltering in hard coral, Netherlands Island, Dutch Antillies, Caribbean - Todd Mintz
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Todd Mintz / Sharknose cleaner goby (Gobiosoma evelynae) pair sheltering in hard coral, Netherlands Island, Dutch Antillies, Caribbean
Whitsunday Islands, aerial view, Great Barrier Coral Reef, Queensland, Australia, October 2011. - Inaki Relanzon
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Inaki Relanzon / Whitsunday Islands, aerial view, Great Barrier Coral Reef, Queensland, Australia, October 2011.
Iceberg dive, diver next to ice floe, Pond Inlet, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, June - Todd Mintz
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Todd Mintz / Iceberg dive, diver next to ice floe, Pond Inlet, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, June
A split-level image of a mountain stream, in autumn, with water droplets on lens, Nant Ffrancon Valley, Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, UK, October - Graham Eaton
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Graham Eaton / A split-level image of a mountain stream, in autumn, with water droplets on lens, Nant Ffrancon Valley, Snowdonia NP, Gwynedd, Wales, UK, October
Horse eye trevally / jack (Caranx latus)~Jardines de la Reina National Park~Cuba, Caribbean - Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Horse eye trevally / jack (Caranx latus)~Jardines de la Reina National Park~Cuba, Caribbean
Shoal of Silky sharks (Carcharhinus falciformis)~Jardines de la Reina National Park, Cuba - Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Shoal of Silky sharks (Carcharhinus falciformis)~Jardines de la Reina National Park, Cuba
Silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis)~Jardines de la Reina National Park, Cuba, Caribbean - Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis)~Jardines de la Reina National Park, Cuba, Caribbean
California poppy (Eschscholzia californica) the national flower of California naturalised areas of Europe, Italy, June.  meetyourneighbours.net project - MYN / Paul Harcourt Davies
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MYN / Paul Harcourt Davies / California poppy (Eschscholzia californica) the national flower of California naturalised areas of Europe, Italy, June. meetyourneighbours.net project
Red spotted newt (Notophthalmus viridescens) juvenile / eft, dorsal view, Concord, Massachusetts, USA,  June. meetyourneighbours.net project - MYN / Piotr Naskrecki
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MYN / Piotr Naskrecki / Red spotted newt (Notophthalmus viridescens) juvenile / eft, dorsal view, Concord, Massachusetts, USA, June. meetyourneighbours.net project
American toad (Bufo americanus) portrait, Concord, Massachusetts, USA, June. meetyourneighbours.net project - MYN / Piotr Naskrecki
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MYN / Piotr Naskrecki / American toad (Bufo americanus) portrait, Concord, Massachusetts, USA, June. meetyourneighbours.net project
Long legged fly (Condylostylus sp) portrait, Concord, Massachusetts, USA, June. meetyourneighbours.net project - MYN / Piotr Naskrecki
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MYN / Piotr Naskrecki / Long legged fly (Condylostylus sp) portrait, Concord, Massachusetts, USA, June. meetyourneighbours.net project
Jumping spider (Euophrys frontalis) male amongst flower petals, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK, June. - Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Jumping spider (Euophrys frontalis) male amongst flower petals, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK, June.
Lesser burdock (Arctium minus) close up of seed hooks that catch on animal fur, allowing the seedhead to be transported, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. February. - Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Lesser burdock (Arctium minus) close up of seed hooks that catch on animal fur, allowing the seedhead to be transported, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. February.
Male Sulawesi red-knobbed hornbill (Aceros cassidix) head portrait, captive - Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Male Sulawesi red-knobbed hornbill (Aceros cassidix) head portrait, captive
RF- Rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus) head portrait, captive. - Edwin  Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / RF- Rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus) head portrait, captive.
Male Australian / Southern cassowary (Casuarius casuarius) portrait, captive - Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Male Australian / Southern cassowary (Casuarius casuarius) portrait, captive
RF- Toco toucan (Ramphastos toco) head close-up, captive. - Edwin  Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / RF- Toco toucan (Ramphastos toco) head close-up, captive.
Male Alpine Newt (Ichthyosaura / Triturus alpestris) in aquatic phase. Belgium. Captive. - Bert Willaert
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Bert Willaert / Male Alpine Newt (Ichthyosaura / Triturus alpestris) in aquatic phase. Belgium. Captive.
Upside down Jellyfish (Cassiopeia sp)  Jardines de la Reina National Park, Cuba, Caribbean - Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Upside down Jellyfish (Cassiopeia sp) Jardines de la Reina National Park, Cuba, Caribbean
Adult female Eurasian dotterel (Charadrius morinellus) displaying with wings raised, in breeding habitat on upland plateau of Grampian mountains, Cairngorms NP, Scotland, UK - Mark Hamblin / 2020VISION
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Mark Hamblin / 2020VISION / Adult female Eurasian dotterel (Charadrius morinellus) displaying with wings raised, in breeding habitat on upland plateau of Grampian mountains, Cairngorms NP, Scotland, UK
Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) with two large chicks. The chicks are begging to be fed by the adult. Petermann Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, January. - Brent Stephenson
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Brent Stephenson / Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) with two large chicks. The chicks are begging to be fed by the adult. Petermann Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, January.
Light-mantled Sooty Albatross (Phoebetria palpebrata) close up in flight at eye level, portrait. Drake Passage, South Atlantic, December. - Brent Stephenson
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Brent Stephenson / Light-mantled Sooty Albatross (Phoebetria palpebrata) close up in flight at eye level, portrait. Drake Passage, South Atlantic, December.
Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) in winter coat, running up a snow-covered slope, Scotland, UK, February. Did you know? Mountain hares'  feet act like snowshoes, spreading out the animal's weight over th... - Mark Hamblin / 2020VISION
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Mark Hamblin / 2020VISION / Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) in winter coat, running up a snow-covered slope, Scotland, UK, February. Did you know? Mountain hares' feet act like snowshoes, spreading out the animal's weight over th...
Juvenile Peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus) chasing one another in front of a Union Jack flag on top of the Houses of Parliament, London, England, UK, July - Bertie Gregory / 2020VISION
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Bertie Gregory / 2020VISION / Juvenile Peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus) chasing one another in front of a Union Jack flag on top of the Houses of Parliament, London, England, UK, July
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