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We've got 2 months of great new images to share with you. Here are some of the highlights:



Graphic and moody landscapes from Jack Dykinga and David Noton

Camargue horses and flamingos from Konrad Wothe

All manner of rarities including Irrawaddy dolphins from Roland Seitre

Rare Chinese wildlife from Shibai Xiao

British wildlife from Danny Green and Fergus Gill

Cute marmots from Edwin Giesbers and crafty raccoons from Bertie Gregory
Various pollen grains from several species of UK plant. False coloured scanning electron micrograph. Digital composite. - Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Various pollen grains from several species of UK plant. False coloured scanning electron micrograph. Digital composite.
Various rockpool animals and seaweeds, photographed on a white background. Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, March. Digital composite. - Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Various rockpool animals and seaweeds, photographed on a white background. Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, March. Digital composite.
Pencil urchin (Cidaroid). Collected from coral sea mount near Dragon vent field on SW Indian Ridge, Indian Ocean. - David Shale
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David Shale / Pencil urchin (Cidaroid). Collected from coral sea mount near Dragon vent field on SW Indian Ridge, Indian Ocean.
Dragonfish (Melanostomias melanops) - deep sea specimen from 2000m depth, nr Cape Verde Islands, North Atlantic - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Dragonfish (Melanostomias melanops) - deep sea specimen from 2000m depth, nr Cape Verde Islands, North Atlantic
Deepsea Blackdevil fish (Melanocetus murrayi) female anglerfish specimen. - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Deepsea Blackdevil fish (Melanocetus murrayi) female anglerfish specimen.
Wallace's Flying frog (Rhacophorus nigropalmatus) male from lowland dipterocarp rainforest, Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo. Photographed in situ in makeshift studio in the forest. - Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Wallace's Flying frog (Rhacophorus nigropalmatus) male from lowland dipterocarp rainforest, Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo. Photographed in situ in makeshift studio in the forest.
Blue tabby kitten playing with a common European toad (Bufo bufo). NOT AVAILABLE FOR BOOK USE - Mark Taylor
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Mark Taylor / Blue tabby kitten playing with a common European toad (Bufo bufo). NOT AVAILABLE FOR BOOK USE
Deathstalker / Palestine Yellow Scorpion (Leiurus quinquestriatus) against white background. Tunisia, Africa. - Daniel Heuclin
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Daniel Heuclin / Deathstalker / Palestine Yellow Scorpion (Leiurus quinquestriatus) against white background. Tunisia, Africa.
Dobsonfly (Chloronia mexicana) from Costa Rica - Kim Taylor
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Kim Taylor / Dobsonfly (Chloronia mexicana) from Costa Rica
Hainan leopard gecko (Goniurosaurus hainanensis) young photographed on white background, China. - Shibai Xiao
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Shibai Xiao / Hainan leopard gecko (Goniurosaurus hainanensis) young photographed on white background, China.
Arctic Fox (Vulpes lagopus) portrait in winter coat. Norway, Captive, March. - Danny Green
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Danny Green / Arctic Fox (Vulpes lagopus) portrait in winter coat. Norway, Captive, March.
Two curious young Polar bears (Ursus maritimus), Barter Island, off the 1002 area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, North Slope of the Brooks Range, Alaska, October 2011 - Steven Kazlowski
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Steven Kazlowski / Two curious young Polar bears (Ursus maritimus), Barter Island, off the 1002 area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, North Slope of the Brooks Range, Alaska, October 2011
Two white horses of the Camargue, running through the sea, Camargue, Southern France - Carol Walker
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Carol Walker / Two white horses of the Camargue, running through the sea, Camargue, Southern France
Two white horses of the Camargue, interacting, greeting head to head in marshes, Camargue, Southern France - Carol Walker
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Carol Walker / Two white horses of the Camargue, interacting, greeting head to head in marshes, Camargue, Southern France
Lioness (Panthera leo) moving her newborn cub, Okavango, Botswana, November. - Roy Mangersnes
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Roy Mangersnes / Lioness (Panthera leo) moving her newborn cub, Okavango, Botswana, November.
Hazel Dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) hibernating amongst leaves and acorns. Captive. Leicestershire, UK, October. - Danny Green
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Danny Green / Hazel Dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius) hibernating amongst leaves and acorns. Captive. Leicestershire, UK, October.
RF- Alpine marmot (Marmota marmota) close up Hohe Tauern National Park, Austria. July. - Edwin  Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / RF- Alpine marmot (Marmota marmota) close up Hohe Tauern National Park, Austria. July.
Raccoon (Procyon lotor) standing up investigating camera, portrait, Stanley park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Cananda, September. - Bertie Gregory
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Bertie Gregory / Raccoon (Procyon lotor) standing up investigating camera, portrait, Stanley park, Vancouver, British Columbia, Cananda, September.
Old male Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) with mouth wide open showing worn teeth, Lundy Island, Bristol Channel, England, UK, May. 2020VISION Book Plate. Did you know? Grey seals have double in populat... - Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Old male Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) with mouth wide open showing worn teeth, Lundy Island, Bristol Channel, England, UK, May. 2020VISION Book Plate. Did you know? Grey seals have double in populat...
Portrait of a young Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) Farne Islands, Northumberland, UK, North Sea, July - Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Portrait of a young Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) Farne Islands, Northumberland, UK, North Sea, July
Atlantic Spotted Dolphin (Stenella frontalis). The Bahamas. - Roland Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Atlantic Spotted Dolphin (Stenella frontalis). The Bahamas.
Atlantic Spotted Dolphin (Stenella frontalis) swimming in unison, seen from above. Azores. - Roland Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Atlantic Spotted Dolphin (Stenella frontalis) swimming in unison, seen from above. Azores.
Common zebra (Equus quagga) foal in dusty sunset,  Etosha National Park, Namibia Photo by Sharon Heald - Sharon Heald
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Sharon Heald / Common zebra (Equus quagga) foal in dusty sunset, Etosha National Park, Namibia Photo by Sharon Heald
Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) hind in early morning mist. Bradgate Park, Leicestershire, UK, September. - Danny Green
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Danny Green / Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) hind in early morning mist. Bradgate Park, Leicestershire, UK, September.
The Col de Bavella at dawn, Corsica, France. June 2011. - David Noton
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David Noton / The Col de Bavella at dawn, Corsica, France. June 2011.
A misty morning over a mixed woodland in autumn, Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park, Perthshire, Scotland, November 2011. Highly commended in the Wild Woods Category of the British Wildlife Photography Award... - Fergus  Gill / 2020VISION
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Fergus Gill / 2020VISION / A misty morning over a mixed woodland in autumn, Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park, Perthshire, Scotland, November 2011. Highly commended in the Wild Woods Category of the British Wildlife Photography Award...
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) in flight over the River Tay. Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park, Perthshire, Scotland, November. - Fergus Gill / 2020VISION
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Fergus Gill / 2020VISION / Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) in flight over the River Tay. Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park, Perthshire, Scotland, November.
Close up of colourful mixed woodland in autumn, ~Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park, Perthshire, Scotland November 2011. - Fergus Gill / 2020VISION
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Fergus Gill / 2020VISION / Close up of colourful mixed woodland in autumn, ~Kinnoull Hill Woodland Park, Perthshire, Scotland November 2011.
Sunrise through deciduous woodland with beech trees casting long shadows. Bolderwood, New Forest National Park, Hampshire, England, UK, October. Did you know? There are 20 million visitors to the New... - Guy Edwardes / 2020VISION
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Guy Edwardes / 2020VISION / Sunrise through deciduous woodland with beech trees casting long shadows. Bolderwood, New Forest National Park, Hampshire, England, UK, October. Did you know? There are 20 million visitors to the New...
Sun shining through mist in woodland at dawn. Bolderwood, New Forest National Park, Hampshire, England, UK, November. - Guy Edwardes / 2020VISION
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Guy Edwardes / 2020VISION / Sun shining through mist in woodland at dawn. Bolderwood, New Forest National Park, Hampshire, England, UK, November.
Poppies flowering in a field, near Norcia, Umbria, Italy. May 2005. - David Noton
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David Noton / Poppies flowering in a field, near Norcia, Umbria, Italy. May 2005.
Mandara Lakes in the dunes of Ubari, oasis Um el Ma, Libyan desert, Libya, Sahara, North Africa, December 2007 - Konrad Wothe
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Konrad Wothe / Mandara Lakes in the dunes of Ubari, oasis Um el Ma, Libyan desert, Libya, Sahara, North Africa, December 2007
Scalding hot water continuously spouting behind layers of mineral deposits, Fly Geyser, Black Rock Desert, Great Basin Desert, Nevada, USA - Jack Dykinga
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Jack Dykinga / Scalding hot water continuously spouting behind layers of mineral deposits, Fly Geyser, Black Rock Desert, Great Basin Desert, Nevada, USA
North Rim at Cape Royal with sunset storm light streaming in rays, backlighting the canyon ridges, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA - Jack Dykinga
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Jack Dykinga / North Rim at Cape Royal with sunset storm light streaming in rays, backlighting the canyon ridges, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA
Green Aurora borealis over the Beaufort Sea, seen from the 1002 area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, North Slope of the Brooks Range, Alaska, October 2011 - Steven Kazlowski
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Steven Kazlowski / Green Aurora borealis over the Beaufort Sea, seen from the 1002 area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, North Slope of the Brooks Range, Alaska, October 2011
Man studying the geological rock formations in the sandstone cliffs of Jaizkibel Beach, Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, Spain, May 2012 - Juan Carlos Munoz
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Juan Carlos Munoz / Man studying the geological rock formations in the sandstone cliffs of Jaizkibel Beach, Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, Spain, May 2012
Eroded Aztec sandstone, dating back to the Jurassic, 160 million years ago, colourful banding with fins and dikes produced by erosion, Mojave Desert near Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - Jack Dykinga
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Jack Dykinga / Eroded Aztec sandstone, dating back to the Jurassic, 160 million years ago, colourful banding with fins and dikes produced by erosion, Mojave Desert near Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Cenote Noh-Moson, is ringed with ficus trees with ten meter long roots reaching toward the blue water below, state of Yucatan, Mexico - Jack Dykinga
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Jack Dykinga / Cenote Noh-Moson, is ringed with ficus trees with ten meter long roots reaching toward the blue water below, state of Yucatan, Mexico
Gulik Falls, edge of southern plateau, Maliau Basin, Sabah's 'Lost World', Borneo (digitally stitched image) - Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Gulik Falls, edge of southern plateau, Maliau Basin, Sabah's 'Lost World', Borneo (digitally stitched image)
African blood lily (Scadoxus katharinae) flowering the the mist forest around Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, November - Roy Mangersnes
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Roy Mangersnes / African blood lily (Scadoxus katharinae) flowering the the mist forest around Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, November
Hottentot fig (Carpobrotus edulis) on the cliff at Lizard Point, the most southerly point in mainland Britain, Cornwall, England, UK. November 2011. - David Noton
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David Noton / Hottentot fig (Carpobrotus edulis) on the cliff at Lizard Point, the most southerly point in mainland Britain, Cornwall, England, UK. November 2011.
Moon over Cathedral Cove at dawn, near Hahei, Coromandel Peninsula, North Island, New Zealand. December 2006. - David Noton
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David Noton / Moon over Cathedral Cove at dawn, near Hahei, Coromandel Peninsula, North Island, New Zealand. December 2006.
Mollusc shells washed up on a beach in the Cairns of Coll, Island of Coll, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, North Atlantic Ocean, June 2011 - Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Mollusc shells washed up on a beach in the Cairns of Coll, Island of Coll, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK, North Atlantic Ocean, June 2011
Colorado River Delta, with watercourse sculpted patterns eroded into the salt / silt flats near the Sea of Cortez, La Reserva del Golfo, Baja, Mexico - Jack Dykinga
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Jack Dykinga / Colorado River Delta, with watercourse sculpted patterns eroded into the salt / silt flats near the Sea of Cortez, La Reserva del Golfo, Baja, Mexico
Aerial view of salt pans coloured red by cyanobacteria, Lake Natron, Rift Valley, Tanzania, August 2009 - Juan Carlos Munoz
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Juan Carlos Munoz / Aerial view of salt pans coloured red by cyanobacteria, Lake Natron, Rift Valley, Tanzania, August 2009
Water channels making patterns in saltmarsh, seen from the air. Abbotts Hall Farm, Essex, UK, April 2012. - Terry Whittaker / 2020VISION
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Terry Whittaker / 2020VISION / Water channels making patterns in saltmarsh, seen from the air. Abbotts Hall Farm, Essex, UK, April 2012.
Water channels making patterns in saltmarsh, seen from the air. Abbotts Hall Farm, Essex, UK, April 2012. - Terry Whittaker / 2020VISION
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Terry Whittaker / 2020VISION / Water channels making patterns in saltmarsh, seen from the air. Abbotts Hall Farm, Essex, UK, April 2012.
Aerial view saltmarshes of Bahia de Cadiz Natural Park, Huelva, Andalucia, Spain, March 2008 - Juan Carlos Munoz
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Juan Carlos Munoz / Aerial view saltmarshes of Bahia de Cadiz Natural Park, Huelva, Andalucia, Spain, March 2008
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