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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.
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.  -  Bence  Mate
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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.
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,...  -  Tony Wu
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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,...
African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) play fighting, Mkuze, South Africa  -  Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) play fighting, Mkuze, South Africa
Highland cow in blizzard, Scotland, UK, December.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Highland cow in blizzard, Scotland, UK, December.
Bonobo (Pan paniscus) head portrait of young orphan in Lola Ya Bonobo Sanctuary, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)  -  Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Bonobo (Pan paniscus) head portrait of young orphan in Lola Ya Bonobo Sanctuary, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Group of four Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) Mkuze, South Africa  -  Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / Group of four Giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis) Mkuze, South Africa
Eurasian brown bear (Ursus arctos arctos) in snow, North Finland, April.  -  Loic  Poidevin
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Loic Poidevin / Eurasian brown bear (Ursus arctos arctos) in snow, North Finland, April.
Common eider (Somateria mollissima) female quacking portrait, down is collected from wild ducks on Skjaervaer Island, Vega Archipelago, Norway, June  -  Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Common eider (Somateria mollissima) female quacking portrait, down is collected from wild ducks on Skjaervaer Island, Vega Archipelago, Norway, June
Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) executing a dramatic tail slap, throwing up a cascade of water with its powerful fluke, Vava'u, Tonga, South Pacific  -  Tony Wu
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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
Red fox vixen (Vulpes vulpes)  with young cubs. Bristol, UK. April  -  Sam Hobson
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Sam Hobson / Red fox vixen (Vulpes vulpes) with young cubs. Bristol, UK. April
Peppermint stick insect head (Megacrania batesii) Queensland, Australia.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Peppermint stick insect head (Megacrania batesii) Queensland, Australia.
Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) drinking from water, Black Isle, Scotland, UK. October  -  Terry  Whittaker
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Terry Whittaker / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) drinking from water, Black Isle, Scotland, UK. October
Water vole (Arvicola amphibius) Kent, UK September  -  Terry  Whittaker
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Terry Whittaker / Water vole (Arvicola amphibius) Kent, UK September
Dinah's gobies (Lubricogobius dinah) pair in their beer-bottle home, found at a depth of 30 metres at Observation Point in Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea  -  Tony Wu
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Tony Wu / Dinah's gobies (Lubricogobius dinah) pair in their beer-bottle home, found at a depth of 30 metres at Observation Point in Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
Blue wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), migrating herd silhouetted on the horizon at sunset, Masai Mara Game Reserve,  Kenya  -  Denis-Huot
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Denis-Huot / Blue wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), migrating herd silhouetted on the horizon at sunset, Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya
Common toad (Bufo bufo). Bristol, UK. March  -  Sam Hobson
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Sam Hobson / Common toad (Bufo bufo). Bristol, UK. March
Southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) male brindle calf at surface, born with white and black pigmentation, photographed with the permission of the Department of Environmental Affairs, South Afri...  -  Tony Wu
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Tony Wu / Southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) male brindle calf at surface, born with white and black pigmentation, photographed with the permission of the Department of Environmental Affairs, South Afri...
White-throated Mountain Gem (Lampornis castaneoventris), Green-crowned Brilliant (Heliodoxa jacula) group of three with one in flight, Savegre, Costa Rica  -  Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / White-throated Mountain Gem (Lampornis castaneoventris), Green-crowned Brilliant (Heliodoxa jacula) group of three with one in flight, Savegre, Costa Rica
Whooper swan (Cygnus cygnus) pair in flight in snowy landscape, Finland, November.  -  Jussi  Murtosaari
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Jussi Murtosaari / Whooper swan (Cygnus cygnus) pair in flight in snowy landscape, Finland, November.
Arctic terns (Sterna paradisaea) with house in background, Flatey Island, Breioafjorour, Iceland. July  -  Terry  Whittaker
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Terry Whittaker / Arctic terns (Sterna paradisaea) with house in background, Flatey Island, Breioafjorour, Iceland. July
Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) 8 week old cub in flower meadow,  Kent, UK May  -  Terry  Whittaker
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Terry Whittaker / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) 8 week old cub in flower meadow, Kent, UK May
Humpback whales (Megaptera novangliaea) unusual scene with two adults tail-slapping together in rough seas, Vava'u, Tonga, South Pacific  -  Tony Wu
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Tony Wu / Humpback whales (Megaptera novangliaea) unusual scene with two adults tail-slapping together in rough seas, Vava'u, Tonga, South Pacific
Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) male displaying, Varanger, Norway, May 2016  -  Loic  Poidevin
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Loic Poidevin / Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) male displaying, Varanger, Norway, May 2016
Common crane (Grus grus) group of three in flight, Lake Hornborga, Sweden , April  -  Loic  Poidevin
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Loic Poidevin / Common crane (Grus grus) group of three in flight, Lake Hornborga, Sweden , April
Eurasian brown bear (Ursus arctos arctos) mother with cubs on forest path, North Finland, May.  -  Loic  Poidevin
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Loic Poidevin / Eurasian brown bear (Ursus arctos arctos) mother with cubs on forest path, North Finland, May.
Spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus) up tree, Chaparri Ecological Reserve, Peru  -  Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus) up tree, Chaparri Ecological Reserve, Peru
Spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus) up tree, Chaparri Ecological Reserve, Peru  -  Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus) up tree, Chaparri Ecological Reserve, Peru
Bonobo (Pan paniscus) resting in tree, north of Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)  -  Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Bonobo (Pan paniscus) resting in tree, north of Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Bonobo (Pan paniscus) resting in tree, north of Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)  -  Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Bonobo (Pan paniscus) resting in tree, north of Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Douroucouli (Aotus nigriceps) three in tree nest, Pacaya Samiria National Park, Amazon, Peru  -  Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Douroucouli (Aotus nigriceps) three in tree nest, Pacaya Samiria National Park, Amazon, Peru
Sechuran fox (Lycalopex sechurae) Chaparri Ecological Reserve, Peru  -  Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Sechuran fox (Lycalopex sechurae) Chaparri Ecological Reserve, Peru
Common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) with joey. Magnetic Island, Townsville, Queensland, Australia.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) with joey. Magnetic Island, Townsville, Queensland, Australia.
Sugar glider (Petaurus breviceps) at night, Cardwell, Queensland, Australia.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Sugar glider (Petaurus breviceps) at night, Cardwell, Queensland, Australia.
Pine marten (Martes martes) walking along branch at night, Black Isle, Scotland, UK. February, remote camera trap.  -  Terry  Whittaker
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Terry Whittaker / Pine marten (Martes martes) walking along branch at night, Black Isle, Scotland, UK. February, remote camera trap.
White rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) calf and mother, Mkuze, South Africa  -  Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / White rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) calf and mother, Mkuze, South Africa
Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) juvenile leaping from rock on the shore, Nome, Alaska, September.  -  Loic  Poidevin
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Loic Poidevin / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) juvenile leaping from rock on the shore, Nome, Alaska, September.
Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) 6 week old cub by fence on edge of railway embankment, Kent, UK May  -  Terry  Whittaker
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Terry Whittaker / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) 6 week old cub by fence on edge of railway embankment, Kent, UK May
Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) cubs playing, Hornvik, Hornstrandir, Westfjords, Iceland. July  -  Terry  Whittaker
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Terry Whittaker / Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) cubs playing, Hornvik, Hornstrandir, Westfjords, Iceland. July
Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in field at sunset, Kent, UK May  -  Terry  Whittaker
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Terry Whittaker / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in field at sunset, Kent, UK May
European river otter (Lutra lutra) cubs play fighting, Shetland, Scotland, UK, May.  -  SCOTLAND: The Big Picture
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SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / European river otter (Lutra lutra) cubs play fighting, Shetland, Scotland, UK, May.
Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) half way up Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) Black Isle, Scotland, UK. October  -  Terry  Whittaker
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Terry Whittaker / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) half way up Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) Black Isle, Scotland, UK. October
Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) climbing (Pinus sp) tree in winter, Black Isle, Scotland, UK. February  -  Terry  Whittaker
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Terry Whittaker / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) climbing (Pinus sp) tree in winter, Black Isle, Scotland, UK. February
Water vole (Arvicola amphibius) feeding on aquatic plant, Kent, UK May  -  Terry  Whittaker
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Terry Whittaker / Water vole (Arvicola amphibius) feeding on aquatic plant, Kent, UK May
Water vole (Arvicola amphibius) Kent, UK September  -  Terry  Whittaker
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Terry Whittaker / Water vole (Arvicola amphibius) Kent, UK September
Little red flying-fox (Pteropus scapulatus) roosting on inland White mahogany trees (Eucalyptus acmenoides), Atherton Tablelands, Queensland,Australia.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Little red flying-fox (Pteropus scapulatus) roosting on inland White mahogany trees (Eucalyptus acmenoides), Atherton Tablelands, Queensland,Australia.
Little red flying-foxes (Pteropus scapulatus)  flying to roost on inland white mahogany trees ,   Atherton Tablelands, Queensland,Australia.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Little red flying-foxes (Pteropus scapulatus) flying to roost on inland white mahogany trees , Atherton Tablelands, Queensland,Australia.
Little red flying fox (Pteropus scapulatus) babies wrapped in blankets at Tolga Bat Hospital, Queensland, Australia.  -  Juergen Freund
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Juergen Freund / Little red flying fox (Pteropus scapulatus) babies wrapped in blankets at Tolga Bat Hospital, Queensland, Australia.
Northern viscacha (Lagidium peruanum) two playing together, Huascaran National Park, Cordillera Blanca, Andes, Peru  -  Cyril Ruoso
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Cyril Ruoso / Northern viscacha (Lagidium peruanum) two playing together, Huascaran National Park, Cordillera Blanca, Andes, Peru
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