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Highlights added to our site in the 2 months to February 2014 included dramatic sharks and other marine life from new contributors Chris and Monique Fallows, bold winter portraits of European lynx and wolves from Edwin Giesbers, sifakas in action from Andy Rouse and Nick Garbutt, a wealth of beautiful British landscapes from Adam Burton, unique and endemic wildlife and plants from New Caledonia, Alex Mustard's amazing underwater images from the seas and oceans of the world, and close-ups of the endangered Californian condor by Claudio Contreras.
Japanese Macaque (Macaca fuscata) perched on the open warm section of a rocky hillside, takes in the last rays of the late afternoon sun in Jigokudani, Japan. - Diane  McAllister
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Diane McAllister / Japanese Macaque (Macaca fuscata) perched on the open warm section of a rocky hillside, takes in the last rays of the late afternoon sun in Jigokudani, Japan.
Portrait of a European lynx (Lynx lynx), captive, Norway, February. - Edwin  Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Portrait of a European lynx (Lynx lynx), captive, Norway, February.
European lynx (Lynx lynx) climbing a tree, captive, Norway, February. - Edwin  Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / European lynx (Lynx lynx) climbing a tree, captive, Norway, February.
Wide angle close-up of two European grey wolves (Canis lupus), captive, Norway, February. - Edwin  Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Wide angle close-up of two European grey wolves (Canis lupus), captive, Norway, February.
Three European grey wolves (Canis lupus), captive, Norway, February. - Edwin  Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Three European grey wolves (Canis lupus), captive, Norway, February.
Two European grey wolves (Canis lupus) in woodland, captive, Norway, February. - Edwin  Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Two European grey wolves (Canis lupus) in woodland, captive, Norway, February.
Coquerel's Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) portrait, Palmarium Reserve, Madagascar - Andy  Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Coquerel's Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) portrait, Palmarium Reserve, Madagascar
Verreaux Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) jumping ('dancing') across ground, Madagascar - Andy  Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Verreaux Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) jumping ('dancing') across ground, Madagascar
Coquerel's Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) jumping, Palmarium Reserve, Madagascar - Andy  Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Coquerel's Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli) jumping, Palmarium Reserve, Madagascar
Verreaux Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) jumping across ground with baby on its back, Madagascar - Andy  Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Verreaux Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) jumping across ground with baby on its back, Madagascar
Verreaux Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) with prehensile tail curled round, Madagascar - Andy  Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Verreaux Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) with prehensile tail curled round, Madagascar
Golden-crowned Sifaka or Tattersall's Sifaka (Propithecus tattersalli) climbing down tree in forests near Andranotsimaty, Daraina, north east Madagascar. Critically Endangered. - Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Golden-crowned Sifaka or Tattersall's Sifaka (Propithecus tattersalli) climbing down tree in forests near Andranotsimaty, Daraina, north east Madagascar. Critically Endangered.
Verreaux Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) portrait, Madagascar - Andy  Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Verreaux Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) portrait, Madagascar
Verreaux Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) jumping ('dancing') across ground, Madagascar - Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Verreaux Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) jumping ('dancing') across ground, Madagascar
Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) portrait, close-up of eyes, Lake Kerkini, Greece. February - David Pattyn
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David Pattyn / Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) portrait, close-up of eyes, Lake Kerkini, Greece. February
Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) pelican landing while fishing.Lake Kerkini, Greece. February - David  Pattyn
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David Pattyn / Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) pelican landing while fishing.Lake Kerkini, Greece. February
Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) group of pelicans with dark storm clouds approaching, Lake Kerkini, Greece, February - David  Pattyn
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David Pattyn / Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) group of pelicans with dark storm clouds approaching, Lake Kerkini, Greece, February
Puffin (Fratercula arctica) at a breeding colony. Fowlsheugh, Scotland, June. - Fergus  Gill
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Fergus Gill / Puffin (Fratercula arctica) at a breeding colony. Fowlsheugh, Scotland, June.
Black-headed Gulls (Larus ridibundus) abstract of group in flight,  Berlin Zoological Garden, Berlin Zoo, Germany. February. - Florian Möllers
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Florian Möllers / Black-headed Gulls (Larus ridibundus) abstract of group in flight, Berlin Zoological Garden, Berlin Zoo, Germany. February.
American flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) juveniles, Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, August - Claudio  Contreras
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Claudio Contreras / American flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) juveniles, Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, August
Lesser flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor) flock, Bogoria Game Reserve, Kenya - Denis-Huot
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Denis-Huot / Lesser flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor) flock, Bogoria Game Reserve, Kenya
Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) attacking Jay (Garrulus glandarius)Telemark, Norway, September - Pal Hermansen
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Pal Hermansen / Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) attacking Jay (Garrulus glandarius)Telemark, Norway, September
Somali Ostrich (Struthio molybdophanes) hatching, Samburu Game Reserve, Kenya - Denis-Huot
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Denis-Huot / Somali Ostrich (Struthio molybdophanes) hatching, Samburu Game Reserve, Kenya
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) catching trout, Rothiemurchus estate, Cairngorms, Scotland, UK, July - Ann  & Steve Toon
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Ann & Steve Toon / Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) catching trout, Rothiemurchus estate, Cairngorms, Scotland, UK, July
Falconer with Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) to keep other bird away from airport, Budapest Airport, Hungary, March 2009 - Milan  Radisics
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Milan Radisics / Falconer with Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) to keep other bird away from airport, Budapest Airport, Hungary, March 2009
Kagu (Rhynochetos jubatus) with wings spread in defensive display to protect nest, captive, Parc zoologique et forestier / Zoological and Forest Park, Noumea, South Province, New Caledonia. Endangered... - Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Kagu (Rhynochetos jubatus) with wings spread in defensive display to protect nest, captive, Parc zoologique et forestier / Zoological and Forest Park, Noumea, South Province, New Caledonia. Endangered...
Kagus (Rhynochetos jubatus) New Caledonia. - Daniel  Heuclin
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Daniel Heuclin / Kagus (Rhynochetos jubatus) New Caledonia.
Kagus (Rhynochetos jubatus) standing on log, Parc Provincial de la Riviere Bleue / Blue River Provincial Park, Yate, South Province, New Caledonia. Endangered species - Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Kagus (Rhynochetos jubatus) standing on log, Parc Provincial de la Riviere Bleue / Blue River Provincial Park, Yate, South Province, New Caledonia. Endangered species
Silver-eared honeyeater (Lichmera incana) Noumea, South Province, New Caledonia. - Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Silver-eared honeyeater (Lichmera incana) Noumea, South Province, New Caledonia.
Goliath Imperial Pigeon (Ducula goliath) feeding on fruit, Touaourou mission,Yate, South Province, New Caledonia. - Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Goliath Imperial Pigeon (Ducula goliath) feeding on fruit, Touaourou mission,Yate, South Province, New Caledonia.
Cloven-feathered dove (Drepanoptila holosericea) captive, Parc zoologique et forestier / Zoological and Forest Park, Noumea, South Province, New Caledonia - Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Cloven-feathered dove (Drepanoptila holosericea) captive, Parc zoologique et forestier / Zoological and Forest Park, Noumea, South Province, New Caledonia
Chestnut mandibled toucan (Ramphastos ambiguus swainsonii) in tropical rainforest canopy with beech almond fruit. Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica - Jack  Dykinga
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Jack Dykinga / Chestnut mandibled toucan (Ramphastos ambiguus swainsonii) in tropical rainforest canopy with beech almond fruit. Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
Orange-chinned Parakeets (Brotogeris jugularis) interacting, Northern Costa Rica, Central America - Suzi Eszterhas
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Suzi Eszterhas / Orange-chinned Parakeets (Brotogeris jugularis) interacting, Northern Costa Rica, Central America
Tree sparrow (Passer montanus) feeding a fledgling on a branch of Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) blossom, Perthshire, Scotland. June 2013 - Fergus  Gill
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Fergus Gill / Tree sparrow (Passer montanus) feeding a fledgling on a branch of Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) blossom, Perthshire, Scotland. June 2013
Sword-billed Hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera) feeding at an Angel's or Devil's Trumpet Flower (Datura sp.). Yanacocha montane cloud forest, Ecuador. - Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Sword-billed Hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera) feeding at an Angel's or Devil's Trumpet Flower (Datura sp.). Yanacocha montane cloud forest, Ecuador.
Reticulated Glass Frog (Hyalinobatrachium valerioi) male guarding egg clutch on leaf, Costa Rica. - Ingo Arndt
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Ingo Arndt / Reticulated Glass Frog (Hyalinobatrachium valerioi) male guarding egg clutch on leaf, Costa Rica.
Glass frog (Centrolenidae) clear egg case with tadpoles encased above Costa Rican tropical rainforest stream in the Osa Peninsula. Costa Rica - Jack  Dykinga
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Jack Dykinga / Glass frog (Centrolenidae) clear egg case with tadpoles encased above Costa Rican tropical rainforest stream in the Osa Peninsula. Costa Rica
Ghost Glass Frog (Centrolenella ilex) portrait, Costa Rica. - Ingo Arndt
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Ingo Arndt / Ghost Glass Frog (Centrolenella ilex) portrait, Costa Rica.
Marbled poison dart frog (Epipedobates boulengeri) on leaf, Ecuador. - Bert  Willaert
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Bert Willaert / Marbled poison dart frog (Epipedobates boulengeri) on leaf, Ecuador.
Eyelash Viper (Bothriechis schlegelii) on Heliconia (Heliconia rostrata) Costa Rica. - Ingo Arndt
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Ingo Arndt / Eyelash Viper (Bothriechis schlegelii) on Heliconia (Heliconia rostrata) Costa Rica.
Peringuey's adder / Sidewinding adder (Bitis peringueyi), 'sidewinding', Namib Desert, Namibia, May - Ann  & Steve Toon
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Ann & Steve Toon / Peringuey's adder / Sidewinding adder (Bitis peringueyi), 'sidewinding', Namib Desert, Namibia, May
African horned viper (Cerastes cerastes), captive. - Claudio  Contreras
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Claudio Contreras / African horned viper (Cerastes cerastes), captive.
Namaqua chameleon (Chamaeleo namaquensis), being scanned for microchip, part of conservation project, Namib Desert, Namibia, April - Ann  & Steve Toon
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Ann & Steve Toon / Namaqua chameleon (Chamaeleo namaquensis), being scanned for microchip, part of conservation project, Namib Desert, Namibia, April
Olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) female digging nest on beach for laying eggs, Pacific Coast, Ostional, Costa Rica. - Ingo Arndt
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Ingo Arndt / Olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) female digging nest on beach for laying eggs, Pacific Coast, Ostional, Costa Rica.
Olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) swimming in open ocean not far from the nesting beach, Pacific Coast, Ostional, Costa Rica. - Ingo Arndt
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Ingo Arndt / Olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) swimming in open ocean not far from the nesting beach, Pacific Coast, Ostional, Costa Rica.
Olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) females coming ashore at sunset during an arribada (mass nesting event) to lay eggs, Pacific Coast, Ostional, Costa Rica. - Ingo Arndt
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Ingo Arndt / Olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) females coming ashore at sunset during an arribada (mass nesting event) to lay eggs, Pacific Coast, Ostional, Costa Rica.
Aldabra giant tortoise (Geochelone gigantea) walking along the sea shore, Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles, March - Cheryl-Samantha  Owen
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Cheryl-Samantha Owen / Aldabra giant tortoise (Geochelone gigantea) walking along the sea shore, Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles, March
Pair of Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) on their redd in a shallow stream. Female in front of male. Huihil Creek, Adams River, British Colombia, Canada, October. - Alex  Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Pair of Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) on their redd in a shallow stream. Female in front of male. Huihil Creek, Adams River, British Colombia, Canada, October.
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