Latest highlights include a great variety of images by Marie-Luce Klein and Jean-Louis Hubert - world wildlife, pets and farm animals. Other outstanding additions were Alex Mustard's latest underwater imagery, Danny Green's Nordic photography, Neil Aldridge's African wildlife, colourful Caribbean flamingos and a host of competition-winning images.
Klein & Hubert / Meerkat (Suricata surricatta) adult grooming juvenile, Kalahari desert, South Africa.
Klein & Hubert / Close up of face and eyes of tabby cat.
Klein & Hubert / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) taking a dust bath, Chobe National Park, Botswana
Klein & Hubert / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) close up of eyes, France, August.
David Pattyn / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) pair with crest erect during courtship dance, The Netherlands. March.
Claudio Contreras / Caribbean flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) preparing to sleep, Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, Yucatan Peninsula Mexico, July
Klein & Hubert / Two Norman domestic donkeys, viewed from below, France.
Alex Mustard / Harlequin sweetlips (Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides) cleaned by a pair of bluestreak cleaner wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus). South Atoll, Tubbataha Atolls, Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, Palawan, Philipp...
Alex Mustard / Portrait of False clown anemonefish (Amphiprion ocellaris) Anilao, Batangas, Luzon, Philippines. Verde Island Passages, Tropical West Pacific Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Yellowbelly hamlets (Hypoplectrus aberrans) pair spawning at dusk (artifically backlit). Hamlets are hermaphroditic species. George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.
Alex Mustard / Split level image of a southern stingray (Hypanus americanus) swimming over a sand bar. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.
Alex Mustard / Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) portrait, Guadalupe Island, Mexico. Pacific Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Portrait of Bigfin squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana) hovering in open water above a coral reef at night. Dampier Strait, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Tropical West Pacific Ocean
Alex Mustard / Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) cruising along the drop off of a coral reef. Bloody Bay Wall, Little Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea. NB. Turtle has two identification tags in its fron...
Alex Mustard / Black hamlet (Hypoplectrus nigricans) and Yellowbelly hamlet (Hypoplectrus aberrans) spawning at dusk. As this genus is quite recently evolved hybridization is still possible. Hamlets are one of the...
Alex Mustard / Yellow tube sponges (Aplysina fistularis) growing on a Caribbean coral reef. Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.
Alex Mustard / Large whip goby (Bryaninops amplus) with a parasitic copepod (with two trailing egg ribbons) perched on Red whip coral. Whale Rock. Fiabacet Islands, Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Ceram S...
Alex Mustard / Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) on a reef wall with a rope sponge. East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.
Alex Mustard / Strawberry anemone (Utricina lofotensis) grows beneath Bull kelp forest (Nereocystis luetkeana). Browning Pass, Port Hardy, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Canada. North East Pacific Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Tasseled wobbegong shark (Eucrossorhinus dasypogon) yawning. Citrus Ridge, Yanggefo Island, Gam Island, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia.
Alex Mustard / Backlit detail of branching fire coral (Millepora alcicornis) showing the hair like polyps, filled with stinging nematocysts. East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.
Alex Mustard / Nudibranch (Nembrotha cristata) climbing on a Tunicate (Polycarpa aurata) at night. This species of seaslug feeds on seasquirts. A tiny cyclopoid copepod swimming past. Yillet Yecil, Yillet Islands, M...
Alex Mustard / Diver swimming over the stern gun turret of the 330ft long Russian frigate 356, the ^MV Keith Tibbetts^. The ship was built in 1984 and sunk in 1996. Buccaneer Reef, Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands. Carib...
Alex Mustard / Portrait of a Severn's pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus severnsi) at Mioskon Island, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Dampier Strait. Tropical West Pacific Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) swimming at night. East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.
Alex Mustard / Caribbean reef squid (Sepioteuthis sepioidea) amongst gorgonians, on a shallow coral reef. Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.
Alex Mustard / Bigfin squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana) hovering in mid water at night. Anilao, Batangas, Luzon, Philippines. Verde Island Passages, Tropical West Pacific Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Three Galapagos green turtles (Chelonia mydas agassizii) feeding on seaweed growing on lava rocks in sunny shallow water. Floreana Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. East Pacific Ocean.
Alex Mustard / White spotted eagle ray (Aetobatus narinari) feeding by digging in the sand and seagrass for invertebrates. East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, Caribbean Sea.
Alex Mustard / Reef octopus (Octopus cyanea) portrait near wreck. Gubal Island, Egypt. Red Sea.
Alex Mustard / A split level image of Southern stingray (Hypanus americanus) swimming over a sand bar. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea. Digital composite.
Alex Mustard / Scissortail sergeants (Abudefduf sexfasciatus) swimming over hard corals (Acropora sp.) on shallow reef at sunset, split level view. Gubal Island, Egypt. Red Sea.
Alex Mustard / Group of predators hunting together, in an example of 'Nuclear foraging'. The Moray eel (Gymnothorax javanicus) flushes out prey, and is followed by a Napolean wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus) and a Bluef...
Alex Mustard / Southern stingray (Hypanus americanus) swimming over a sand bar in the early morning. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.
Alex Mustard / Saddleback anemonefish (Amphiprion polymnus) in anemone home, Anilao, Batangas, Luzon, Philippines. Verde Island Passages, Tropical West Pacific Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus) watched by a diver on a coral reef. San Salvador island, Bahamas. Bahamas Sea, Tropical West Atlantic Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Common ghostgoby (Pleurosicya mossambica) with another fish in its mouth on soft coral (Dendronephthya sp.). Tulamben, Bali, Indonesia. Java Sea
Alex Mustard / Nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) young caught in a fishtrap. North Sound, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.
Alex Mustard / Portrait of Common seal (Phoca vitulina) at the surface, Brancaster Beach, North Norfolk, England, Great Britain, December.
Alex Mustard / Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) male swimming in open water above a coral reef. Tank Rock, Fiabacet, Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Ceram Sea, Tropical West Pacific Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Spaghetti garden eels (Gorgasia maculata) stretching up out of their burrows on a rubble slope, with Mysiid shrimp swimming around their bodies near the seabed. Dumaguete, Dauin, Negros, Philippines....
Alex Mustard / Diver exploring the wreck of HMS Scylla, which is colonized by Dead man's fingers (Alcyonium digitatum). Whitsands Bay, Cornwall, England. UK, July.
Alex Mustard / Flamingo tongue cowrie (Cyphoma gibbosum) feeding on Sea rod soft corals.This species of cowrie absorbs toxic chemicals from the corals into body to become poisonous itself. East End, Grand Cayman, Ca...
Alex Mustard / Red eye medusa (Polyorchis penicillatus) with hitchhiking amphipods (Hyperia medusarum). Browning Pass, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. North East Pacific Ocean.