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Highlights of material added in the last month include a great range of African wildlife from Wim van den Heever, Markus Varesvuo's beautiful coverage on European gamebirds, mountain hares at night, orcas fishing off Norway, dramatic Humboldt squid, a range of shark species, new Komodo dragons and some spectacular landscapes from Africa, Europe and North America.
Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) on snow backlit at night, silhouetted, Vauldalen, Norway, May. - Erlend Haarberg
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Erlend Haarberg / Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) on snow backlit at night, silhouetted, Vauldalen, Norway, May.
Plains zebra (Equus quagga) at sunset,  Savuti Marsh, Botswana. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Plains zebra (Equus quagga) at sunset, Savuti Marsh, Botswana.
Elk (Cervus canadensis) bull in velvet silhouetted against a setting sun, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA, May. - Jeff Vanuga
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Jeff Vanuga / Elk (Cervus canadensis) bull in velvet silhouetted against a setting sun, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA, May.
Gemsbok (Oryx gazella) two walking across sand dunes, aerial view. Namibia. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Gemsbok (Oryx gazella) two walking across sand dunes, aerial view. Namibia.
Lion (Panthera leo) male with scars photographed with side-lit spot light at night. Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa, April. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Lion (Panthera leo) male with scars photographed with side-lit spot light at night. Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa, April.
Type B Killer whale (Orca orcinus) surfacing, close-up, Antarctic Sound, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctic, January. - Brent  Stephenson
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Brent Stephenson / Type B Killer whale (Orca orcinus) surfacing, close-up, Antarctic Sound, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctic, January.
Male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) in snow, Utajarvi, Finland, May. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) in snow, Utajarvi, Finland, May.
Violet turaco (Musophaga violacea) captive, occurs in West Africa. - Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Violet turaco (Musophaga violacea) captive, occurs in West Africa.
Male Willow grouse / Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) portrait, Inari Kiilopaa, Finland, February. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Male Willow grouse / Ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus) portrait, Inari Kiilopaa, Finland, February.
Torquate Lizard (Sceloporus torquatus) male, Milpa Alta Forest, Mexico, August - Claudio  Contreras
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Claudio Contreras / Torquate Lizard (Sceloporus torquatus) male, Milpa Alta Forest, Mexico, August
Beak and tentacles of Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas) at night off Loreto, Sea of Cortez, Baja California, Mexico, East Pacific Ocean. - Franco  Banfi
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Franco Banfi / Beak and tentacles of Humboldt squid (Dosidicus gigas) at night off Loreto, Sea of Cortez, Baja California, Mexico, East Pacific Ocean.
Julia heleconia (Dryas julia) butterfly on head of Yacare caiman (Caiman yacare)  Pantanal, Brazil. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Julia heleconia (Dryas julia) butterfly on head of Yacare caiman (Caiman yacare) Pantanal, Brazil.
Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) walking with tongue extended on beach,   found in the  islands of Komodo,  Indonesia. Vulnerable species. - Mark  MacEwen
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Mark MacEwen / Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) walking with tongue extended on beach, found in the islands of Komodo, Indonesia. Vulnerable species.
Blue wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) herd silhouetted against the rising sun with clouds in the background. Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Blue wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) herd silhouetted against the rising sun with clouds in the background. Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa
Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) baby jumping between branches, photographed mid air. Okavango Delta Botswana. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) baby jumping between branches, photographed mid air. Okavango Delta Botswana.
African lion (Panthera leo) growling at potential danger in the water (Panthera leo) Okavango Delta, Botswana. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / African lion (Panthera leo) growling at potential danger in the water (Panthera leo) Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Leopard (Panthera pardus) cub looking up at birds (out of frame) with mother in background,  Khwai River, Botswana. Highly commended in the Mammals category of the Asferico Photography Competition 201... - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Leopard (Panthera pardus) cub looking up at birds (out of frame) with mother in background, Khwai River, Botswana. Highly commended in the Mammals category of the Asferico Photography Competition 201...
Grevy's zebra (Equus grevyi) close up of muzzle, Captive, occurs in Kenya and Ethiopia, Endangered species. - Juan  Carlos Munoz
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Juan Carlos Munoz / Grevy's zebra (Equus grevyi) close up of muzzle, Captive, occurs in Kenya and Ethiopia, Endangered species.
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) with head raised above water surface, Bijagos Archipelago Biosphere Reserve, Guinea Bissau, - Pedro  Narra
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Pedro Narra / Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) with head raised above water surface, Bijagos Archipelago Biosphere Reserve, Guinea Bissau,
Plains zebra (Equus quagga) at sunset,  Savuti Marsh, Botswana. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Plains zebra (Equus quagga) at sunset, Savuti Marsh, Botswana.
Northern lights / Aurora borealis over the Otertind peaks, Troms, Norway, October 2014. - Espen Bergersen
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Espen Bergersen / Northern lights / Aurora borealis over the Otertind peaks, Troms, Norway, October 2014.
Quiver tree (Aloe dichotoma) with the Milky Way at night, and light pollution from town in the distance, Keetmanshoop, Namibia. Colours accentuated digitally. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Quiver tree (Aloe dichotoma) with the Milky Way at night, and light pollution from town in the distance, Keetmanshoop, Namibia. Colours accentuated digitally.
Close-up of a Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) resting, with mountains in the background, Vanoise National Park, Rhone Alpes, France, October. - Benjamin  Barthelemy
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Benjamin Barthelemy / Close-up of a Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) resting, with mountains in the background, Vanoise National Park, Rhone Alpes, France, October.
Sunset off Scott Island, with floating pieces of sea ice, Scott Inlet, Baffin Island, Canadian Arctic, August 2015. - Brent  Stephenson
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Brent Stephenson / Sunset off Scott Island, with floating pieces of sea ice, Scott Inlet, Baffin Island, Canadian Arctic, August 2015.
Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia) climbing up mountain slope, Hemis National Park, India, February. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia) climbing up mountain slope, Hemis National Park, India, February.
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) out of the water, peering around vegetation. Okavango Delta, Botswana. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) out of the water, peering around vegetation. Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Leopard (Panthera pardus) male looking up at his kill in the tree. Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa, July. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Leopard (Panthera pardus) male looking up at his kill in the tree. Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa, July.
Black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) mother and calf having a drink at night with perfect reflections. Etosha National Park, Namibia. Taken with infrared camera. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) mother and calf having a drink at night with perfect reflections. Etosha National Park, Namibia. Taken with infrared camera.
White rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) close up portrait,  iMfolozi National Park, South Africa - Staffan Widstrand
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Staffan Widstrand / White rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) close up portrait, iMfolozi National Park, South Africa
Two Gemsbok bulls (Oryx gazella) males fighitng, Etosha National Park, Namibia. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Two Gemsbok bulls (Oryx gazella) males fighitng, Etosha National Park, Namibia.
Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) mother and large second year cub swim across calm water, Scott Inlet, Baffin Island, Canadian Arctic, August. Vulnerable species. - Brent  Stephenson
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Brent Stephenson / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) mother and large second year cub swim across calm water, Scott Inlet, Baffin Island, Canadian Arctic, August. Vulnerable species.
African elephant (Loxodonta africana) bull 'One Ton' with massive tusks at dusk, with another behind. Chyulu Hills, Kenya. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) bull 'One Ton' with massive tusks at dusk, with another behind. Chyulu Hills, Kenya.
Greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) male by sand dunes,  St Lucia Wetlands National Park, South Africa - Staffan Widstrand
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Staffan Widstrand / Greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) male by sand dunes, St Lucia Wetlands National Park, South Africa
Volcano rabbit (Romerolagus diazi)  Milpa Alta Forest, Mexico, September, Captive, critically endangered species. - Claudio  Contreras
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Claudio Contreras / Volcano rabbit (Romerolagus diazi) Milpa Alta Forest, Mexico, September, Captive, critically endangered species.
Musk ox (Ovibos moschatus) portrait whilst resting, Nome, Alaska, USA, September - Loic  Poidevin
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Loic Poidevin / Musk ox (Ovibos moschatus) portrait whilst resting, Nome, Alaska, USA, September
Blue sheep (Pseudois nayaur) Hemis National Park, Jammu and Kashmir, India. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Blue sheep (Pseudois nayaur) Hemis National Park, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
Close-up of a Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) sniffing, Vanoise National Park, Rhone Alpes, France, November. - Benjamin  Barthelemy
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Benjamin Barthelemy / Close-up of a Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) sniffing, Vanoise National Park, Rhone Alpes, France, November.
Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata) youngster jumping over small stream, Jigokudani, Nagano, Japan. February. - Wim van den Heever
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Wim van den Heever / Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata) youngster jumping over small stream, Jigokudani, Nagano, Japan. February.
Weasel (Mustela nivalis) looking out of hole on woodland floor with snowdrops, Sheffield, England, UK. - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Weasel (Mustela nivalis) looking out of hole on woodland floor with snowdrops, Sheffield, England, UK.
Weasel (Mustela nivalis) head and neck looking out of yellow autumn acer leaves, Sheffield, England, UK. - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Weasel (Mustela nivalis) head and neck looking out of yellow autumn acer leaves, Sheffield, England, UK.
Weasel (Mustela nivalis) investigating birch stump with bracket fungus in autumn woodland, Sheffield. - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Weasel (Mustela nivalis) investigating birch stump with bracket fungus in autumn woodland, Sheffield.
Juvenile Forest dormouse (Dryomys nitedula) on a Rowan ash (Sorbus aucuparia) branch, with berries, Captive, occurs in Eastern Europe and Western Asia. - Kerstin  Hinze
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Kerstin Hinze / Juvenile Forest dormouse (Dryomys nitedula) on a Rowan ash (Sorbus aucuparia) branch, with berries, Captive, occurs in Eastern Europe and Western Asia.
Southern Tamandua (Tamandua tetradactyla) Pantanal, Brazil. - Hermann Brehm
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Hermann Brehm / Southern Tamandua (Tamandua tetradactyla) Pantanal, Brazil.
Volcano rabbit (Romerolagus diazi)  Milpa Alta Forest, Mexico, September, Captive, critically endangered species. - Claudio  Contreras
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Claudio Contreras / Volcano rabbit (Romerolagus diazi) Milpa Alta Forest, Mexico, September, Captive, critically endangered species.
White horses of the Camargue galloping through marshes in the Camargue, France. April. - Jeff Vanuga
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Jeff Vanuga / White horses of the Camargue galloping through marshes in the Camargue, France. April.
White horse of the Camargue galloping through marshes in the Camargue, France. April. - Jeff Vanuga
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Jeff Vanuga / White horse of the Camargue galloping through marshes in the Camargue, France. April.
White horses of the Camargue galloping through marshes in the Camargue, France. April. - Jeff Vanuga
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Jeff Vanuga / White horses of the Camargue galloping through marshes in the Camargue, France. April.
Male Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) head portrait with breath visible in cold air, Kuusamo, Finland, March. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Male Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) head portrait with breath visible in cold air, Kuusamo, Finland, March.
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