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
Luiz Claudio Marigo / Family of Southern coatis (Nasua nasua) in Atlantic Rainforest, Tijuca National Park, Rio de Janeiro City, Southeastern Brazil.
Colin Varndell / Harvest mouse (Micromys minutus soricinus) feeding on blackberry, captive, Dorset, UK, October
Kerstin Hinze / Hazel dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) climbing on rose hips, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany,
Mary McDonald / Hanuman Langur / Northern Plains Grey Langur (Semnopithecus entellus) baby playing with a stick by its mother. Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India.
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
Pete Oxford / Cuban or Desmarest's Hutia (Capromys pilorides)~Jardines de la Reina National Park, endemic to Cuba, Caribbean
Bert Willaert / Pair of mating Mouse Opossums (Marmosops cf. noctivagus) hanging from prehensile tail. Ecuador,
Sergey Gorshkov / Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) three standing together, silhouetted at dusk, Okavango Delta, Botswana
Mary McDonald / Bengal / Royal Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) resting. Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Todd Mintz / Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) split level view of salmon on river bed, annual spawning run, Adams River, British Columbia, Canada, October
Todd Mintz / Sharknose cleaner goby (Gobiosoma evelynae) pair sheltering in hard coral, Netherlands Island, Dutch Antillies, Caribbean
Inaki Relanzon / Whitsunday Islands, aerial view, Great Barrier Coral Reef, Queensland, Australia, October 2011.
Todd Mintz / Iceberg dive, diver next to ice floe, Pond Inlet, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada, June
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
Pete Oxford / Horse eye trevally / jack (Caranx latus)~Jardines de la Reina National Park~Cuba, Caribbean
Pete Oxford / Shoal of Silky sharks (Carcharhinus falciformis)~Jardines de la Reina National Park, Cuba
Pete Oxford / Silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis)~Jardines de la Reina National Park, Cuba, Caribbean
MYN / Paul Harcourt Davies / California poppy (Eschscholzia californica) the national flower of California naturalised areas of Europe, Italy, June. meetyourneighbours.net project
MYN / Piotr Naskrecki / Red spotted newt (Notophthalmus viridescens) juvenile / eft, dorsal view, Concord, Massachusetts, USA, June. meetyourneighbours.net project
MYN / Piotr Naskrecki / American toad (Bufo americanus) portrait, Concord, Massachusetts, USA, June. meetyourneighbours.net project
MYN / Piotr Naskrecki / Long legged fly (Condylostylus sp) portrait, Concord, Massachusetts, USA, June. meetyourneighbours.net project
Alex Hyde / Jumping spider (Euophrys frontalis) male amongst flower petals, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK, June.
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.
Edwin Giesbers / Male Sulawesi red-knobbed hornbill (Aceros cassidix) head portrait, captive
Edwin Giesbers / RF- Rainbow lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus) head portrait, captive. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Edwin Giesbers / Male Australian / Southern cassowary (Casuarius casuarius) portrait, captive
Edwin Giesbers / RF- Toco toucan (Ramphastos toco) head close-up, captive. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
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