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.
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...
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.
Ann & Steve Toon / Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) looking through window at female with chick nesting on Tyne Bridge, Newcastle, UK, June.
Uri Golman / Asiatic lioness (Panthera leo persica) licking another lioness from the pride, Gir Forest NP, Gujarat, India
Uri Golman / Asiatic lioness with two cubs (Panthera leo persica), Gir Forest NP, Gujarat, India
Bert Willaert / Male Alpine Newt (Ichthyosaura / Triturus alpestris) in aquatic phase. Belgium. Captive.
Pete Oxford / Upside down Jellyfish (Cassiopeia sp) Jardines de la Reina National Park, Cuba, Caribbean
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
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.
Brent Stephenson / Light-mantled Sooty Albatross (Phoebetria palpebrata) close up in flight at eye level, portrait. Drake Passage, South Atlantic, December.
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...
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