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Here are the highlights of new images uploaded to our site between May and July 2014. Our editor's choice includes African wildlife from new contributors Lou Coetzer and Will Burrard-Lucas, sharks and orcas in action, the newly discovered olinguito, dramatic ibex from Radomir Jakubowski, the amazing Chinese giant salamander, new insects from Solvin Zankl and Stephen Dalton, and some super cute pets.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) group of babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana. - Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) group of babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) adult with babies,  Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana. - Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) adult with babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana. - Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) babies, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs at sunset, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana. - Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) standing alert on hind legs at sunset, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) baby walking, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana. - Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) baby walking, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana.
Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) using photographer Will Burrard-Lucas as a lookout post, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana. Model released. - Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) using photographer Will Burrard-Lucas as a lookout post, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana. Model released.
Slender mongoose (Galerella sanguinea) approaching Boomslang snake (Dispholidus typus) in tree, Etosha National Park, Namibia, July. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / Slender mongoose (Galerella sanguinea) approaching Boomslang snake (Dispholidus typus) in tree, Etosha National Park, Namibia, July.
Young bull African elephant (Loxodonta africana) splashing in water, Chobe River, Botswana, March, Vulnerable species. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / Young bull African elephant (Loxodonta africana) splashing in water, Chobe River, Botswana, March, Vulnerable species.
African elephants (Loxodonta africana) bull feeding in deep flood waters, Chobe River, Botswana, April, Vulnerable species. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / African elephants (Loxodonta africana) bull feeding in deep flood waters, Chobe River, Botswana, April, Vulnerable species.
African elephant (Loxodonta africana) adult and juvenile silhouetted, Chobe River, Botswana, August, Vulnerable species. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) adult and juvenile silhouetted, Chobe River, Botswana, August, Vulnerable species.
African elephant (Loxodonta africana) cow reassuring young calf with trunk, Chobe River, Botswana, October, Vulnerable species. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) cow reassuring young calf with trunk, Chobe River, Botswana, October, Vulnerable species.
African elephant (Loxodonta africana) silhouetted against orange sky, Chobe River, Botswana, Vulnerable species. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) silhouetted against orange sky, Chobe River, Botswana, Vulnerable species.
African elephants (Loxodonta africana) cow with her two calves, Chobe River, Botswana, August, Vulnerable species. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / African elephants (Loxodonta africana) cow with her two calves, Chobe River, Botswana, August, Vulnerable species.
Baby African elephant (Loxodonta africana), climbing up a riverbank, Chobe National Park, Botswana. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Baby African elephant (Loxodonta africana), climbing up a riverbank, Chobe National Park, Botswana.
African elephant (Loxodonta africana) calf in water with mother's reassuring trunk resting on head, Chobe River, Botswana, April, Vulnerable species. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) calf in water with mother's reassuring trunk resting on head, Chobe River, Botswana, April, Vulnerable species.
Bull African elephant (Loxodonta africana) mud bathing, Chobe River, Botswana, November, Vulnerable species. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / Bull African elephant (Loxodonta africana) mud bathing, Chobe River, Botswana, November, Vulnerable species.
Group of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) silhouetted at sunrise, Okavango Delta, Botswana. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Group of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) silhouetted at sunrise, Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Impala (Aepyceros melampus) herd drinking near African elephant (Loxodonta africana) cow and calf, Chobe River, Botswana, May, Vulnerable species. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / Impala (Aepyceros melampus) herd drinking near African elephant (Loxodonta africana) cow and calf, Chobe River, Botswana, May, Vulnerable species.
Baby Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) spooked by Little egret (Egretta garzetta) in flight, Chobe River, Botswana, May, Vulnerable species. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / Baby Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) spooked by Little egret (Egretta garzetta) in flight, Chobe River, Botswana, May, Vulnerable species.
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) pair courting, Chobe River, Botswana, April, Vulnerable species. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) pair courting, Chobe River, Botswana, April, Vulnerable species.
Baby Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) playing in water, Chobe River, Botswana, May, Vulnerable species. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / Baby Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) playing in water, Chobe River, Botswana, May, Vulnerable species.
Herd of African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) silhouetted in mist, Okavango Delta, Botswana. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Herd of African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) silhouetted in mist, Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Mountain nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni) male, Gasay Grasslands, Oromia, Ethiopia. - Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Mountain nyala (Tragelaphus buxtoni) male, Gasay Grasslands, Oromia, Ethiopia.
Scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah), Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Dubai, UAE. - Staffan Widstrand
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Staffan Widstrand / Scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah), Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Dubai, UAE.
Burchell's zebras (Equus quagga burchellii) close ups of the manes, Etosha NP, Namibia. - Enrique Lopez-Tapia
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Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Burchell's zebras (Equus quagga burchellii) close ups of the manes, Etosha NP, Namibia.
Burchell's zebras (Equus quagga burchellii) standing side by side. Etosha NP, Namibia. - Enrique Lopez-Tapia
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Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Burchell's zebras (Equus quagga burchellii) standing side by side. Etosha NP, Namibia.
Infant Golden-crowned Sifaka (Propithecus tattersalli) on its mother's back. Forests adjacent to the village of Andranotsimaty, near Daraina, northern Madagascar. Critically endangered species. - Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Infant Golden-crowned Sifaka (Propithecus tattersalli) on its mother's back. Forests adjacent to the village of Andranotsimaty, near Daraina, northern Madagascar. Critically endangered species.
Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla beringei) baby age one year exploring, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda. Endangered species - Suzi Eszterhas
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Suzi Eszterhas / Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla beringei) baby age one year exploring, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda. Endangered species
Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla beringei) mother holding baby twins age five months, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda. Endangered species - Suzi Eszterhas
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Suzi Eszterhas / Mountain Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla beringei) mother holding baby twins age five months, Parc National des Volcans, Rwanda. Endangered species
Golden-crowned Sifaka (Propithecus tattersalli) leaping through forest canopy. Forests adjacent to the village of Andranotsimaty, near Daraina, northern Madagascar. Critically endangered species. - Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Golden-crowned Sifaka (Propithecus tattersalli) leaping through forest canopy. Forests adjacent to the village of Andranotsimaty, near Daraina, northern Madagascar. Critically endangered species.
Mantled guereza (Colobus guereza) monkeys in the Harenna Forest. Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. - Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Mantled guereza (Colobus guereza) monkeys in the Harenna Forest. Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia.
Adult male Diademed Sifaka (Propithecus diadema) 'skipping / dancing' across open ground between forest fragments, eastern Madagascar. - Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Adult male Diademed Sifaka (Propithecus diadema) 'skipping / dancing' across open ground between forest fragments, eastern Madagascar.
Black Lemur (Eulemur macaco) male, Nosy Komba, Madagascar - Bernard Castelein
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Bernard Castelein / Black Lemur (Eulemur macaco) male, Nosy Komba, Madagascar
Two African lion (Panthera leo) cubs walking on a path. Okavango Delta, Botswana. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Two African lion (Panthera leo) cubs walking on a path. Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis) five month cubs playing, Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. - Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis) five month cubs playing, Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia.
Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis) portrait of pup, Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. - Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis) portrait of pup, Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia.
Big-headed mole rat (Tachyoryctes macrocephalus) appearing from its hole, Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. Taken with remote camera. - Will Burrard-Lucas
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Will Burrard-Lucas / Big-headed mole rat (Tachyoryctes macrocephalus) appearing from its hole, Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. Taken with remote camera.
Crested Owl (Lophostrix cristata) lowland rainforests near Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Cristalino State Park, Brazil. - Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Crested Owl (Lophostrix cristata) lowland rainforests near Cristalino Jungle Lodge, Cristalino State Park, Brazil.
Adult Helmet Vanga (Euryceros prevostii) incubating a clutch of 3 eggs. Nest constructed in the fork of a Bird's Nest Fern (Asplenium sp.) Masoala National Park, north east Madagascar. - Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Adult Helmet Vanga (Euryceros prevostii) incubating a clutch of 3 eggs. Nest constructed in the fork of a Bird's Nest Fern (Asplenium sp.) Masoala National Park, north east Madagascar.
White-crowned wattled lapwing / plover (Vanellus albiceps) catching butterfly, Chobe River, Botswana, March. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / White-crowned wattled lapwing / plover (Vanellus albiceps) catching butterfly, Chobe River, Botswana, March.
Juvenile African jacana (Actophilornis africana) looking at insect on flower, Chobe River, Botswana, April. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / Juvenile African jacana (Actophilornis africana) looking at insect on flower, Chobe River, Botswana, April.
African jacana (Actophilornis africana) chick running between water lily pads, Chobe River, Botswana, April. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / African jacana (Actophilornis africana) chick running between water lily pads, Chobe River, Botswana, April.
African jacana (Actophilornis africana) chick, one day, standing on leaf, Chobe River, Botswana, April. - Lou Coetzer
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Lou Coetzer / African jacana (Actophilornis africana) chick, one day, standing on leaf, Chobe River, Botswana, April.
Black Crowned Crane (Balearica pavonina) grooming, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya. - Loic  Poidevin
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Loic Poidevin / Black Crowned Crane (Balearica pavonina) grooming, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya.
Lesser Flamingos (Phoeniconaias minor) group in display, Lake Nakuru, Rift Valley, Kenya, July. - David Tipling
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David Tipling / Lesser Flamingos (Phoeniconaias minor) group in display, Lake Nakuru, Rift Valley, Kenya, July.
Blue shark (Prionace glauca) Cape Point, South Africa - Chris & Monique Fallows
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Chris & Monique Fallows / Blue shark (Prionace glauca) Cape Point, South Africa
Great white shark (Carchardon carcharias) False Bay, South Africa - Chris & Monique Fallows
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Chris & Monique Fallows / Great white shark (Carchardon carcharias) False Bay, South Africa
Blue shark (Prionace glauca), rear view with Pilot fish (Naucrates ductor) Cape Point, South Africa - Chris & Monique Fallows
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Chris & Monique Fallows / Blue shark (Prionace glauca), rear view with Pilot fish (Naucrates ductor) Cape Point, South Africa
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