Nearly 2000 new images have been uploaded in the last month, with a great variety of subjects, from all corners of the globe. HIghlights include Sam Hobson's urban wildlife and gannet rescue images, Cyril Ruoso's primate and South American coverage, birds in action from Loic Poidevin, dramatic whales by Tony Wu, Australian bats and insects from Jurgen Freund, Terry Whittaker's UK mammal behaviour, and rare underwater material from Lake Baikal, plus fresh photography from Bence Mate and marine specialist Billy Black, and an interesting feature on collecting eider down.
Bence Mate / African elephants (Loxodonta africana) fighting with dust kicked up around them, Mkuze, South Africa. Second place in the Portfolio Category of the Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards 2016 Competition.
Tony Wu / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) female breaching together with her male calf. The calf had a large wound on his left peduncle area, one that appeared to be the result of a large bite, Vava'u,...
Bence Mate / African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) play fighting, Mkuze, South Africa
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Highland cow in blizzard, Scotland, UK, December.
Cyril Ruoso / Bonobo (Pan paniscus) head portrait of young orphan in Lola Ya Bonobo Sanctuary, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Bence Mate / Group of four Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) Mkuze, South Africa
Loic Poidevin / Eurasian brown bear (Ursus arctos arctos) in snow, North Finland, April.
Cyril Ruoso / Common eider (Somateria mollissima) female quacking portrait, down is collected from wild ducks on Skjaervaer Island, Vega Archipelago, Norway, June
Tony Wu / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) executing a dramatic tail slap, throwing up a cascade of water with its powerful fluke, Vava'u, Tonga, South Pacific
Sam Hobson / Red fox vixen (Vulpes vulpes) with young cubs. Bristol, UK. April