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Highlights uploaded in the last month include Arizona lightning storms from Jack Dykinga, Ural owls and otters from Sven Zacek, a range of new marine life including dramatic Azores material, Cornish Seal Sanctuary shots from Nick Upton, plus strong African and North American wildlife and coverage from Greece and China.
King eider duck (Somateria spectabilis) male, Batsfjord village harbour, Varanger Peninsula, Norway. - Staffan Widstrand
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Staffan Widstrand / King eider duck (Somateria spectabilis) male, Batsfjord village harbour, Varanger Peninsula, Norway.
Willets (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus) feeding at sunset Gulf Coast, Florida, USA, March. - Ernie  Janes
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Ernie Janes / Willets (Catoptrophorus semipalmatus) feeding at sunset Gulf Coast, Florida, USA, March.
Low angle shot of Ural owl (Strix uralensis) female returning to its nest at night. Southern Estonia, May. - Sven  Zacek
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Sven Zacek / Low angle shot of Ural owl (Strix uralensis) female returning to its nest at night. Southern Estonia, May.
Lightning storm at twilight with Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) Avra Valley, Saguaro National Park, Tucson Mountains, Arizona, USA. June 2015. Long exposure with lightning trigger. - Jack  Dykinga
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Jack Dykinga / Lightning storm at twilight with Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) Avra Valley, Saguaro National Park, Tucson Mountains, Arizona, USA. June 2015. Long exposure with lightning trigger.
Devilray (Mobula tarapacana) swimming near the surface with remoras, Ambrosio dive site, Santa Maria Island, Azores, Portugal, Atlantic Ocean - Franco  Banfi
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Franco Banfi / Devilray (Mobula tarapacana) swimming near the surface with remoras, Ambrosio dive site, Santa Maria Island, Azores, Portugal, Atlantic Ocean
Big-eye fish (Priacanthus hamrur).  Egypt, Red Sea. - Georgette Douwma
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Georgette Douwma / Big-eye fish (Priacanthus hamrur). Egypt, Red Sea.
Subadult male Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) in alternate (breeding) plumage. Hidalgo County, Texas. March. - Gerrit  Vyn
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Gerrit Vyn / Subadult male Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) in alternate (breeding) plumage. Hidalgo County, Texas. March.
American bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) next to Water lily flower, Washington DC, USA, July. - John Cancalosi
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John Cancalosi / American bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) next to Water lily flower, Washington DC, USA, July.
Lightning storm with rainbow over Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) Avra Valley, Saguaro National Park, Tucson Mountains, Arizona, USA, August 2015. Long exposure with lightning trigger. - Jack Dykinga
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Jack Dykinga / Lightning storm with rainbow over Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) Avra Valley, Saguaro National Park, Tucson Mountains, Arizona, USA, August 2015. Long exposure with lightning trigger.
Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus) at sunset, with bokeh affect, Jogevamaa, Estonia, June. - Sven  Zacek
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Sven Zacek / Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus) at sunset, with bokeh affect, Jogevamaa, Estonia, June.
Bryde's whale (Balaenoptera edeni) and Common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) chasing small fish offshore. Santa Maria Island, Azores, Atlantic Ocean. Third Place in the Underwater Category of the Por El... - Jordi Chias
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Jordi Chias / Bryde's whale (Balaenoptera edeni) and Common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) chasing small fish offshore. Santa Maria Island, Azores, Atlantic Ocean. Third Place in the Underwater Category of the Por El...
Otter (lutra lutra) eating Gudgeon (Gobio gobio) in Southern Estonia, January. - Sven  Zacek
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Sven Zacek / Otter (lutra lutra) eating Gudgeon (Gobio gobio) in Southern Estonia, January.
Otter (Lutra lutra) running through snow, Southern Estonia, January. - Sven  Zacek
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Sven Zacek / Otter (Lutra lutra) running through snow, Southern Estonia, January.
Otter (Lutra lutra) walking in fresh ice, Southern Estonia, January. - Sven  Zacek
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Sven Zacek / Otter (Lutra lutra) walking in fresh ice, Southern Estonia, January.
Otter (Lutra lutra) resting in snow, Southern Estonia. January. - Sven  Zacek
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Sven Zacek / Otter (Lutra lutra) resting in snow, Southern Estonia. January.
Wide angle view of Otter (Lutra lutra) walking on the ice  of a river, Southern Estonia, January. - Sven  Zacek
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Sven Zacek / Wide angle view of Otter (Lutra lutra) walking on the ice of a river, Southern Estonia, January.
Spotted seal (Phoca largha) pup resting on a the gravel beach of the Bering Sea. Chukotka, Russia. July. - Gerrit  Vyn
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Gerrit Vyn / Spotted seal (Phoca largha) pup resting on a the gravel beach of the Bering Sea. Chukotka, Russia. July.
Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) swimming towards a camera, Magdalenefjorden Fjord, Svalbard, Spitsbergen, Norway. June. - Sven  Zacek
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Sven Zacek / Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) swimming towards a camera, Magdalenefjorden Fjord, Svalbard, Spitsbergen, Norway. June.
Walruses (Odobenus rosmarus) fighting over a resting place on snow, Magdalenefjorden Fjord, Svalbard, Spitsbergen, Norway, June. - Sven  Zacek
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Sven Zacek / Walruses (Odobenus rosmarus) fighting over a resting place on snow, Magdalenefjorden Fjord, Svalbard, Spitsbergen, Norway, June.
Rescued Grey seal pup (Halichoerus grypus) in a convalescence pool where it will be kept until strong enough to be released back to the sea, Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek, Cornwall, UK, January. - Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Rescued Grey seal pup (Halichoerus grypus) in a convalescence pool where it will be kept until strong enough to be released back to the sea, Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek, Cornwall, UK, January.
Blind adult male Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) 'Marlin' waving a flipper at the edge of a convalescence pool where he is a long-term resident, Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek, Cornwall, UK, January. Mo... - Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Blind adult male Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) 'Marlin' waving a flipper at the edge of a convalescence pool where he is a long-term resident, Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek, Cornwall, UK, January. Mo...
Adult female Common / Harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) 'Sija' waving a flipper in a pool where she is a long-term resident, Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek, Cornwall, UK, January. - Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Adult female Common / Harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) 'Sija' waving a flipper in a pool where she is a long-term resident, Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Gweek, Cornwall, UK, January.
Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) feeding, Chobe National Park, Botswana. - Klein & Hubert
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Klein & Hubert / Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) feeding, Chobe National Park, Botswana.
Black rhinoceroses (Diceros bicornis) swimming acorss river, Zimbabwe. - Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Black rhinoceroses (Diceros bicornis) swimming acorss river, Zimbabwe.
Banded mongoose (Mungos mungo) drinking, Zimanga Private Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, May - Ann  & Steve Toon
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Ann & Steve Toon / Banded mongoose (Mungos mungo) drinking, Zimanga Private Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, May
Impalas (Aepyceros melampus) females drinking at water hole, Botswana. - Klein & Hubert
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Klein & Hubert / Impalas (Aepyceros melampus) females drinking at water hole, Botswana.
Impala (Aepyceros melampus) male running in rut, Botswana - Klein & Hubert
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Klein & Hubert / Impala (Aepyceros melampus) male running in rut, Botswana
Eland (Taurotragus oryx) male drinking, Botswana. - Klein & Hubert
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Klein & Hubert / Eland (Taurotragus oryx) male drinking, Botswana.
Sable antelope (Hippotragus niger) in savannah, Botswana. - Klein & Hubert
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Klein & Hubert / Sable antelope (Hippotragus niger) in savannah, Botswana.
Elephant (Loxodonta africana) calves playing together . Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. December - Anup Shah
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Anup Shah / Elephant (Loxodonta africana) calves playing together . Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. December
Elephant (Loxodonta africana) calves playing together, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. December - Anup Shah
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Anup Shah / Elephant (Loxodonta africana) calves playing together, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. December
Black-backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) three puppies  at the den, Botswana. - Klein & Hubert
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Klein & Hubert / Black-backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) three puppies at the den, Botswana.
Lioness with a playful cubs aged 3-6 months  (Panthera leo). Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. December - Anup Shah
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Anup Shah / Lioness with a playful cubs aged 3-6 months (Panthera leo). Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. December
Young baboon (Papio ursinus) begging to be carried, Botswana. - Klein & Hubert
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Klein & Hubert / Young baboon (Papio ursinus) begging to be carried, Botswana.
Gelada baboon (Theropithecus gelada) female carrying baby. Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia, March. - Constantinos Petrinos
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Constantinos Petrinos / Gelada baboon (Theropithecus gelada) female carrying baby. Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia, March.
Pileated gibbon (Hylobates pileatus) female climbing through trees, Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Endangered species. - Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Pileated gibbon (Hylobates pileatus) female climbing through trees, Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Endangered species.
Red-ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra) hanging in a tree with his tail, Madagascar. - Klein & Hubert
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Klein & Hubert / Red-ruffed lemur (Varecia rubra) hanging in a tree with his tail, Madagascar.
Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) on tundra. North Slope, Alaska, USA. September. - Gerrit  Vyn
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Gerrit Vyn / Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) on tundra. North Slope, Alaska, USA. September.
Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) feeding on willows. North Slope, Alaska. September. - Gerrit  Vyn
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Gerrit Vyn / Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) feeding on willows. North Slope, Alaska. September.
Dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius) calf Oriental Great Erg sand dunes, Jbil National Park,  Tunisia. - Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius) calf Oriental Great Erg sand dunes, Jbil National Park, Tunisia.
Pronghorns (Antilocapra americana) crawling under fence  in snow during migration, Sublette County, Wyoming, USA. March. - Gerrit  Vyn
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Gerrit Vyn / Pronghorns (Antilocapra americana) crawling under fence in snow during migration, Sublette County, Wyoming, USA. March.
Silhouette of Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) against thunderstorm clouds, Italian Alps, Gran Paradiso National Park, June, digital composite - Philippe Clement
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Philippe Clement / Silhouette of Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) against thunderstorm clouds, Italian Alps, Gran Paradiso National Park, June, digital composite
Bobcat (Lynx rufus) walking in snow, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA, February. - Paul Hobson
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Paul Hobson / Bobcat (Lynx rufus) walking in snow, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA, February.
Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) walking through snow, captive in zoo. Endangered species. - Roland  Seitre
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Roland Seitre / Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) walking through snow, captive in zoo. Endangered species.
Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) pair playing, with male on pack ice and female in water, Svalbard, Norway, July. - Klein & Hubert
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Klein & Hubert / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) pair playing, with male on pack ice and female in water, Svalbard, Norway, July.
Polar bear (Ursus maritimus)  standing on ice floe, looking at camera. Svalbard, Norway. August. - Ole  Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) standing on ice floe, looking at camera. Svalbard, Norway. August.
Brown bear (Ursus arctos) at night, near a foggy forest lake, Kuhmo, Finland, April. - Sven  Zacek
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Sven Zacek / Brown bear (Ursus arctos) at night, near a foggy forest lake, Kuhmo, Finland, April.
Male Ural owl (Strix uralensis) flying to nest to feed female, Southern Estonia, March. - Sven  Zacek
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Sven Zacek / Male Ural owl (Strix uralensis) flying to nest to feed female, Southern Estonia, March.
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