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Highlights added in the last month include a great mix of marine life worldwide, black panthers, Indian birds, Russian wildlife and landscapes, and birds in action from Markus Varesvuo, plus a fascinating range of environmental coverage from Ashley Cooper - flooding, fires, solar and wind power and tarsand mining.
Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae australis) courtship, with the female above showing her abdomen and the male below. Vava'u, Tonga. Pacific Ocean. - Tony Wu
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Tony Wu / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae australis) courtship, with the female above showing her abdomen and the male below. Vava'u, Tonga. Pacific Ocean.
Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) calf, with this mother visible in the background. Vava'u, Tonga. Pacific Ocean. - Tony Wu
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Tony Wu / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) calf, with this mother visible in the background. Vava'u, Tonga. Pacific Ocean.
Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) male blowing bubbles, likely a display of dominance during heat run. The male had a small portion of his penis protruding. Vava'u, Tonga. Pacific Ocean. - Tony Wu
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Tony Wu / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) male blowing bubbles, likely a display of dominance during heat run. The male had a small portion of his penis protruding. Vava'u, Tonga. Pacific Ocean.
Asian sheepshead wrasse (Semicossyphus reticulatus) two mature males in breeding colouration fighting over territory.  Niigata, Japan. - Tony Wu
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Tony Wu / Asian sheepshead wrasse (Semicossyphus reticulatus) two mature males in breeding colouration fighting over territory. Niigata, Japan.
Asian sheepshead wrasse (Semicossyphus reticulatus) mature male in breeding colouration.  Niigata, Japan. Highly commended in the Animal Portraits Category of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awa... - Tony Wu
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Tony Wu / Asian sheepshead wrasse (Semicossyphus reticulatus) mature male in breeding colouration. Niigata, Japan. Highly commended in the Animal Portraits Category of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awa...
Spotted eagle ray (Aetobatus narinari) school, Kagi kandhu, ;North Male Atoll, Maldives, Indian Ocean. - Jordi Chias
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Jordi Chias / Spotted eagle ray (Aetobatus narinari) school, Kagi kandhu, ;North Male Atoll, Maldives, Indian Ocean.
Silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis) two swimming together,  Jardines de la Reina / Gardens of the Queen National Park, Caribbean Sea, Ciego de Avila, Cuba, January. Vulnerable species. - Claudio  Contreras
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Claudio Contreras / Silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis) two swimming together, Jardines de la Reina / Gardens of the Queen National Park, Caribbean Sea, Ciego de Avila, Cuba, January. Vulnerable species.
Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) bottle feeding, by floating stationary, upright in the water and gulping in food, in the plankton rich, green waters of La Paz bay. La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico.... - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) bottle feeding, by floating stationary, upright in the water and gulping in food, in the plankton rich, green waters of La Paz bay. La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico....
California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) uses a Panamic cushion star (Pentaceraster cumingi) as a toy. The sealions pick up the starfish and then drop them and chase after them as they sink. Los I... - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) uses a Panamic cushion star (Pentaceraster cumingi) as a toy. The sealions pick up the starfish and then drop them and chase after them as they sink. Los I...
Group of young California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) playing in the sun in the early morning. Santa Barbara Island, Channel Islands. Los Angeles, California, USA. North East Pacific Ocean. - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Group of young California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) playing in the sun in the early morning. Santa Barbara Island, Channel Islands. Los Angeles, California, USA. North East Pacific Ocean.
California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) looking down from the surface. Los Islotes, La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Sea of Cortez, Gulf of California, East Pacific Ocean. - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) looking down from the surface. Los Islotes, La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Sea of Cortez, Gulf of California, East Pacific Ocean.
RF - California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) with mouth open close to the camera. The milk teeth of this pup show decay, which is quite usual. Los Islotes, La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Se... - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / RF - California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) with mouth open close to the camera. The milk teeth of this pup show decay, which is quite usual. Los Islotes, La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Se...
White-beaked dolphin (Lagenorhynchus albirostris) porpoising, Varangerfjorden, Finnmark, Norway. March - Espen Bergersen
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Espen Bergersen / White-beaked dolphin (Lagenorhynchus albirostris) porpoising, Varangerfjorden, Finnmark, Norway. March
Snorkeller rubbing the belly of a baby Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Three Sisters Spring, Crystal River, Florida, USA - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Snorkeller rubbing the belly of a baby Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Three Sisters Spring, Crystal River, Florida, USA
Split level photo of an American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) floating at the surface over a shallow seagrass meadow, close to mangroves. Jardines de la Reina, Gardens of the Queen National Park, Cub... - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Split level photo of an American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) floating at the surface over a shallow seagrass meadow, close to mangroves. Jardines de la Reina, Gardens of the Queen National Park, Cub...
American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus), underwater, Jardines de la Reina / Gardens of the Queen National Park, Caribbean Sea, Ciego de Avila, Cuba, January. Vulnerable species. - Claudio  Contreras
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Claudio Contreras / American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus), underwater, Jardines de la Reina / Gardens of the Queen National Park, Caribbean Sea, Ciego de Avila, Cuba, January. Vulnerable species.
Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostrus) with Blue gill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) cleaning it, in a freshwater spring, beneath trees. Three Sisters Spring, Crystal River, Florida, USA - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostrus) with Blue gill sunfish (Lepomis macrochirus) cleaning it, in a freshwater spring, beneath trees. Three Sisters Spring, Crystal River, Florida, USA
Schools of Pacific creolefish (Cephalopholis colonus) and Panamic sergeant major (Abudefduf troschelii) swimming through sun beams inside an underwater cavern. Los Islotes, La Paz, Baja California Sur... - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Schools of Pacific creolefish (Cephalopholis colonus) and Panamic sergeant major (Abudefduf troschelii) swimming through sun beams inside an underwater cavern. Los Islotes, La Paz, Baja California Sur...
Red Sea anemonefish (Amphiprion bicinctus) in their home, a Sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica), on a coral reef. Big Brother island, Red Sea. Egypt. - Jordi Chias
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Jordi Chias / Red Sea anemonefish (Amphiprion bicinctus) in their home, a Sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica), on a coral reef. Big Brother island, Red Sea. Egypt.
Blue sea slug (Glaucus atlanticus) approaching the venom-filled tentacles of a Indo-Pacific Portuguese man-of-war (Physalia utriculus). Both were washed ashore as part of a mass, multi-day stranding o... - Tony Wu
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Tony Wu / Blue sea slug (Glaucus atlanticus) approaching the venom-filled tentacles of a Indo-Pacific Portuguese man-of-war (Physalia utriculus). Both were washed ashore as part of a mass, multi-day stranding o...
RF - Hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) swimming over a coral reef. Whilst a Predatory bandcheek wrasse (Oxycheilinus digrammus) is hiding underneath the turtle to enable it to sneak closer... - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / RF - Hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) swimming over a coral reef. Whilst a Predatory bandcheek wrasse (Oxycheilinus digrammus) is hiding underneath the turtle to enable it to sneak closer...
Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) chased by Raven (Corvus corax). Hornoya birdcliff, Vardo, Norway. March - Espen Bergersen
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Espen Bergersen / Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) chased by Raven (Corvus corax). Hornoya birdcliff, Vardo, Norway. March
Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetus) Kuusamo, Finland, January. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetus) Kuusamo, Finland, January.
Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetus) landing, Kuusamo, Finland, January. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetus) landing, Kuusamo, Finland, January.
Carrion crow (Corvus corone corone) mobbing Lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus) Spain, November. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Carrion crow (Corvus corone corone) mobbing Lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus) Spain, November.
Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) adult landing at nest with chicks, Vaala, Finland, June. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) adult landing at nest with chicks, Vaala, Finland, June.
Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) adult feeding chicks in nest, Vaala, Finland, June. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) adult feeding chicks in nest, Vaala, Finland, June.
Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) in flight, Vaala, Finland, June - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) in flight, Vaala, Finland, June
Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) in flight,  Vaala, Finland, June. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) in flight, Vaala, Finland, June.
Spotted owlets (Athene brama) group of juveniles, Tamil Nadu, India. - Felis Images
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Felis Images / Spotted owlets (Athene brama) group of juveniles, Tamil Nadu, India.
Spot-bellied eagle owl (Bubo nipalensis) perched on branch,  Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand, India. - Felis Images
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Felis Images / Spot-bellied eagle owl (Bubo nipalensis) perched on branch, Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand, India.
Little owl (Athene noctua) flying, Saragossa, Spain. July.Small repro only - David Allemand
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David Allemand / Little owl (Athene noctua) flying, Saragossa, Spain. July.Small repro only
Black woodpecker (Dryocopus martius) male on snowy tree trunk, Kuusamo, Finland, February. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Black woodpecker (Dryocopus martius) male on snowy tree trunk, Kuusamo, Finland, February.
Great spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) three flying in snowy woodland,, Kuusamo, Finland, January. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Great spotted woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) three flying in snowy woodland,, Kuusamo, Finland, January.
Dipper (Cinclus cinclus) taking off from water, Kuusamo, Finland, January. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Dipper (Cinclus cinclus) taking off from water, Kuusamo, Finland, January.
Pine grosbeak  (Pinicola enucleator) young male feeding on rowan berries covered in snow, Liminka, Finland. November - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Pine grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator) young male feeding on rowan berries covered in snow, Liminka, Finland. November
Pine grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator) male and female,  Liminka, Finland, January. - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Pine grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator) male and female, Liminka, Finland, January.
Pine Grosbeak male  (Pinicola enucleator)and traffic light Oulu, Finland, December - Markus Varesvuo
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Markus Varesvuo / Pine Grosbeak male (Pinicola enucleator)and traffic light Oulu, Finland, December
Svalbard reindeer (Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus) walking in golden light. Svalbard, Norway. April. - Espen Bergersen
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Espen Bergersen / Svalbard reindeer (Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus) walking in golden light. Svalbard, Norway. April.
Siberian musk deer (Moschus moschiferus) male in snow, Irkutsk, Russia. January. - Valeriy Maleev
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Valeriy Maleev / Siberian musk deer (Moschus moschiferus) male in snow, Irkutsk, Russia. January.
Siberian musk deer (Moschus moschiferus) male, Irkutsk, Russia. March. - Valeriy Maleev
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Valeriy Maleev / Siberian musk deer (Moschus moschiferus) male, Irkutsk, Russia. March.
Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) young fox pouncing, Iceland. October. - David Allemand
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David Allemand / Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) young fox pouncing, Iceland. October.
Melanistic leopard / Black panther (Panthera pardus)  on territorial patrol on track, Nagarahole National Park, Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Karnataka, India. - Giri Cavale
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Giri Cavale / Melanistic leopard / Black panther (Panthera pardus) on territorial patrol on track, Nagarahole National Park, Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Karnataka, India.
Melanistic leopard / Black panther (Panthera pardus)  on territorial patrol on track, Nagarahole National Park, Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Karnataka, India. - Giri Cavale
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Giri Cavale / Melanistic leopard / Black panther (Panthera pardus) on territorial patrol on track, Nagarahole National Park, Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Karnataka, India.
Black panther / melanistic Leopard (Panthera pardus) baring teeth, captive. - Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Black panther / melanistic Leopard (Panthera pardus) baring teeth, captive.
Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) in snow, captive. - Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) in snow, captive.
Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) in snow, captive. - Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) in snow, captive.
RF - Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) in snow, captive. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.) - Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / RF - Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) in snow, captive. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
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