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February 2012 was another busy month of adding great new images to our site: dramatic sharks from Nuno Sa, Chinese cormorant fishing from Florian Mollers, great new British and European wildlife including Alex Mustard's eye-catching underwater material from the 2020VISION project, and an inspiring first submission of creative wildlife images from new contributor Ole Jorgen Liodden.
Beisa oryx (Oryx beisa) fighting in rut. Samburu, Kenya, December. - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Beisa oryx (Oryx beisa) fighting in rut. Samburu, Kenya, December.
Oryx (Oryx gazella) in motion. Kalahari, Botswana, November. - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Oryx (Oryx gazella) in motion. Kalahari, Botswana, November.
Plains Zebra (Equus quagga / quagga) in dusty sunset. Masai Mara, Kenya. - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Plains Zebra (Equus quagga / quagga) in dusty sunset. Masai Mara, Kenya.
Thunderstorm and bushfire at night. Kalahari, Botswana, November. - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Thunderstorm and bushfire at night. Kalahari, Botswana, November.
King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) colony in heavy snow. South Georgia Island, Southern Ocean, November. - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) colony in heavy snow. South Georgia Island, Southern Ocean, November.
Arctic Fox (Alopex lagopus) portrait. Spitsbergen, Svalbard, July. - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Arctic Fox (Alopex lagopus) portrait. Spitsbergen, Svalbard, July.
Galapagos Land Iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) silhouetted against dawn light. Galapagos - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Galapagos Land Iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) silhouetted against dawn light. Galapagos
Blue-footed Booby (Sula nebouxii) performing courtship display. Galapagos - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Blue-footed Booby (Sula nebouxii) performing courtship display. Galapagos
Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) male displaying, red throat pouch inflated. Galapagos - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) male displaying, red throat pouch inflated. Galapagos
Spiny squat lobster (Galathea strigosa) close up,  Loch Fyne, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, UK, June - Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Spiny squat lobster (Galathea strigosa) close up, Loch Fyne, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, UK, June
A captive Yellow / Spiny seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus) attached to plastic seagrass, Weymouth Sealife Centre, Dorset, England, UK. - Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / A captive Yellow / Spiny seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus) attached to plastic seagrass, Weymouth Sealife Centre, Dorset, England, UK.
Group of Jewel anemones (Corynactis viridis) photographed under blue light to show their fluorescence, Plymouth Sound, Devon, UK, July - Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Group of Jewel anemones (Corynactis viridis) photographed under blue light to show their fluorescence, Plymouth Sound, Devon, UK, July
Blue Shark (Prionace glauca) at the sea surface. Santa Maria, Azores, August. - Nuno Sa
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Nuno Sa / Blue Shark (Prionace glauca) at the sea surface. Santa Maria, Azores, August.
Blue Shark (Prionace glauca) near sea surface. Santa Maria, Azores, September. - Nuno Sa
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Nuno Sa / Blue Shark (Prionace glauca) near sea surface. Santa Maria, Azores, September.
Deepsea arcturid Isopod from a coral seamount in the Indian Ocean, November 2011 - David Shale
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David Shale / Deepsea arcturid Isopod from a coral seamount in the Indian Ocean, November 2011
Deepsea Featherstar (Crinoidea) on Primnoid coral seafan from a coral seamount in the Indian Ocean, December 2011 - David Shale
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David Shale / Deepsea Featherstar (Crinoidea) on Primnoid coral seafan from a coral seamount in the Indian Ocean, December 2011
RF- Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in lake, Capernwray, Lancashire, UK, July. Did you know? Rainbow trout were indigenous only to Alaska and east Asia, but have been introduced worldwide as a pop... - Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / RF- Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in lake, Capernwray, Lancashire, UK, July. Did you know? Rainbow trout were indigenous only to Alaska and east Asia, but have been introduced worldwide as a pop...
Puffin (Fratercula arctica) swimming underwater,  Farne Islands, Northumberland, UK, July. 2020VISION Book Plate. - Alex Mustard / 2020VISION
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Alex Mustard / 2020VISION / Puffin (Fratercula arctica) swimming underwater, Farne Islands, Northumberland, UK, July. 2020VISION Book Plate.
Sandymouth Bay in evening light. North Cornwall, UK, June 2011. - Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Sandymouth Bay in evening light. North Cornwall, UK, June 2011.
RF- Backlit Fern (Philotum) growing among bluebells (Endymion nonscriptus). Lanhydrock, Cornwall, UK. May. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.) - Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / RF- Backlit Fern (Philotum) growing among bluebells (Endymion nonscriptus). Lanhydrock, Cornwall, UK. May. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
A carpet of Bluebells (Endymion nonscriptus) in Beech (Fagus sylvatica) woodland at dawn, Micheldever Woods, Hampshire, England, UK, April  . 2020VISION Exhibition. - Guy Edwardes / 2020VISION
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Guy Edwardes / 2020VISION / A carpet of Bluebells (Endymion nonscriptus) in Beech (Fagus sylvatica) woodland at dawn, Micheldever Woods, Hampshire, England, UK, April . 2020VISION Exhibition.
Traditionally managed wildflower meadow with Ox-eye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare), Hardington Moor NNR, Somerset, UK, June 2011, fish-eye lens. Did you know? Around 70% of UK farmland is under agri-env... - Guy Edwardes / 2020VISION
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Guy Edwardes / 2020VISION / Traditionally managed wildflower meadow with Ox-eye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare), Hardington Moor NNR, Somerset, UK, June 2011, fish-eye lens. Did you know? Around 70% of UK farmland is under agri-env...
Fence bordering field of Wheat and track with Halnaker Windmill in the background, Chichester, South Downs National Park, Sussex, England, UK, July 2011, 01367059 is a monochrome copy of this image - Guy Edwardes / 2020VISION
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Guy Edwardes / 2020VISION / Fence bordering field of Wheat and track with Halnaker Windmill in the background, Chichester, South Downs National Park, Sussex, England, UK, July 2011, 01367059 is a monochrome copy of this image
Boy (aged 17) jumping across upland stream, Cairngorms National Park, Highlands, Scotland, UK, August, Model released - Mark Hamblin / 2020VISION
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Mark Hamblin / 2020VISION / Boy (aged 17) jumping across upland stream, Cairngorms National Park, Highlands, Scotland, UK, August, Model released
Common Swallowtail Butterfly (Papilio machaon) resting on Viper's Bugloss / Blueweed (Echium vulgare) in alpine meadow. Nordtirol, Tirol, Austrian Alps, Austria, 1700 metres altitude, July. - Alex Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Common Swallowtail Butterfly (Papilio machaon) resting on Viper's Bugloss / Blueweed (Echium vulgare) in alpine meadow. Nordtirol, Tirol, Austrian Alps, Austria, 1700 metres altitude, July.
Male Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra) perched on Oil seed rape (Brassica napus) in a field, Vosges, France, April - Fabrice Cahez
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Fabrice Cahez / Male Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra) perched on Oil seed rape (Brassica napus) in a field, Vosges, France, April
Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta) foraging at dusk. Netherlands, May. - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta) foraging at dusk. Netherlands, May.
Iceland Pony (Equus caballus) low angle profile portrait. Faroe Islands,  July. - Brent Stephenson
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Brent Stephenson / Iceland Pony (Equus caballus) low angle profile portrait. Faroe Islands, July.
Badger (Meles meles) sub-adult backlit in evening light, Derbyshire, UK - Andrew Parkinson / 2020VISION
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Andrew Parkinson / 2020VISION / Badger (Meles meles) sub-adult backlit in evening light, Derbyshire, UK
Portrait of Darner Dragonfly (Aeshna) nymph. Europe, September. - Jan Hamrsky
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Jan Hamrsky / Portrait of Darner Dragonfly (Aeshna) nymph. Europe, September.
Chinese fisherman on his raft with Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis) fishing at night on the Li River. Yangshuo, Guangxi, China, November. - Florian Möllers
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Florian Möllers / Chinese fisherman on his raft with Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis) fishing at night on the Li River. Yangshuo, Guangxi, China, November.
Chinese Fisherman on his raft with Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis), against the karst hills at the Li River. Yangshuo, Guangxi, China, November. - Florian Möllers
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Florian Möllers / Chinese Fisherman on his raft with Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis), against the karst hills at the Li River. Yangshuo, Guangxi, China, November.
Chinese fisherman on his raft with Great Cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis) fishing at night on the Li River. Yangshuo, Guangxi, China, November. - Florian Möllers
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Florian Möllers / Chinese fisherman on his raft with Great Cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis) fishing at night on the Li River. Yangshuo, Guangxi, China, November.
Chinese fisherman on his raft with Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis), silhouetted against the karst hills at the Li River. Yangshuo, Guangxi, China, November. - Florian Möllers
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Florian Möllers / Chinese fisherman on his raft with Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis), silhouetted against the karst hills at the Li River. Yangshuo, Guangxi, China, November.
Fisherman holding Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis) with large fish in its beak. Li River, Yangshuo, Guangxi, China, November. - Florian Möllers
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Florian Möllers / Fisherman holding Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis) with large fish in its beak. Li River, Yangshuo, Guangxi, China, November.
Chinese Fisherman and one of his Great Cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis). Li River, Yangshuo, Guangxi, China, November. - Florian Möllers
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Florian Möllers / Chinese Fisherman and one of his Great Cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis). Li River, Yangshuo, Guangxi, China, November.
Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) sitting on floe in vast thawing sea-ice landscape. Spitsbergen, Svalbard, August 2011. Second place, Mammals Category, GDT 2012 competion. Winner in ANIMALS IN THEIR ENVIR... - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) sitting on floe in vast thawing sea-ice landscape. Spitsbergen, Svalbard, August 2011. Second place, Mammals Category, GDT 2012 competion. Winner in ANIMALS IN THEIR ENVIR...
Tracks in snow of Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) walking from coast to colony, Fish Island, Antarctica, February 2009, Taken on location for BBC Frozen Planet series - Kathryn Jeffs
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Kathryn Jeffs / Tracks in snow of Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) walking from coast to colony, Fish Island, Antarctica, February 2009, Taken on location for BBC Frozen Planet series
Southern Type B Killer whale (Orcinus orca) spyhops to see if Crabeater seals (Lobodon carcinophagus) are potential prey, Antarctica. Taken on location for BBC Frozen Planet series, January 2009 - Kathryn Jeffs
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Kathryn Jeffs / Southern Type B Killer whale (Orcinus orca) spyhops to see if Crabeater seals (Lobodon carcinophagus) are potential prey, Antarctica. Taken on location for BBC Frozen Planet series, January 2009
Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) sleeping on pack ice. Wide angle / fish-eye shot. Svalbard, Norway, September. - Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) sleeping on pack ice. Wide angle / fish-eye shot. Svalbard, Norway, September.
Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) curious cub stands along Bernard Spit as its mother and other cub rest in the background, 1002 area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, USA, October - Steven Kazlowski
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Steven Kazlowski / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) curious cub stands along Bernard Spit as its mother and other cub rest in the background, 1002 area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, USA, October
King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) emerging from the sea to get back to their colony. South Georgia Island, Southern Ocean, November. - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) emerging from the sea to get back to their colony. South Georgia Island, Southern Ocean, November.
Lioness (Panthera leo) holding her newborn cub in mouth. Okavango, Botswana, November. - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Lioness (Panthera leo) holding her newborn cub in mouth. Okavango, Botswana, November.
Serval (Laptailurus serval) running. Masai Mara, Kenya, September. - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Serval (Laptailurus serval) running. Masai Mara, Kenya, September.
Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) jumping over water. Okavango, Botswana, November. - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) jumping over water. Okavango, Botswana, November.
Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) in motion. Masai Mara, Kenya, December. - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) in motion. Masai Mara, Kenya, December.
Topi (Damaliscus korrigum) silhouetted at sunset. Masai Mara, Kenya, September. - Ole Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Topi (Damaliscus korrigum) silhouetted at sunset. Masai Mara, Kenya, September.
Giraffe legs (Giraffa camelopardalis), Zululand, South Africa, November - Richard Du Toit
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Richard Du Toit / Giraffe legs (Giraffa camelopardalis), Zululand, South Africa, November
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