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New content uploaded this month covered a very wide range of subjects, including the world's smallest bird and smallest bird of prey, rare images of wild European lynx, an update on France's baby panda, huge flocks of wild budgerigars, superb macro shots of damselflies, and lots of environmental coverage and examples of iridescence in the animal world.
Bee hummingbird (Mellisuga helenae) male,  the world's smallest bird, endemic to Cuba. Cienaga de Zapata National Park, Cuba - Karine Aigner
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Karine Aigner / Bee hummingbird (Mellisuga helenae) male, the world's smallest bird, endemic to Cuba. Cienaga de Zapata National Park, Cuba
Mining bee (Andrena sp.) at Daffodil (Narcissus sp.) flower, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK, April. - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Mining bee (Andrena sp.) at Daffodil (Narcissus sp.) flower, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK, April.
Metallic leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae) with rain droplets, frontal view, in Aiuruoca, Minas Gerais, Brazil. South-east Atlantic forest. - Joao Burini
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Joao Burini / Metallic leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae) with rain droplets, frontal view, in Aiuruoca, Minas Gerais, Brazil. South-east Atlantic forest.
Pink lady mayfly (Epeorus albertae) close up of eyes of male , Madison River, Montana, USA, August. - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Pink lady mayfly (Epeorus albertae) close up of eyes of male , Madison River, Montana, USA, August.
Point-to-Point horse racing, low angle view of racehorse jumping fence, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. March 2014. - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Point-to-Point horse racing, low angle view of racehorse jumping fence, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. March 2014.
Common swifts (Apus apus) flying overhead, Wiltshire, UK, June.  Digital composite image. - Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Common swifts (Apus apus) flying overhead, Wiltshire, UK, June. Digital composite image.
Mountain hares (Lepus timidus) backlit, fighting at night, Norway. April. - Erlend Haarberg
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Erlend Haarberg / Mountain hares (Lepus timidus) backlit, fighting at night, Norway. April.
Predatory bush cricket (Saga pedo) waiting for prey on Eryngium, Italy. June. Vulnerable species. - Emanuele Biggi
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Emanuele Biggi / Predatory bush cricket (Saga pedo) waiting for prey on Eryngium, Italy. June. Vulnerable species.
Close-up of a White-legged damselfly (Platycnemis pennipis) Meinerswijk, The Netherlands, June. - Theo  Bosboom
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Theo Bosboom / Close-up of a White-legged damselfly (Platycnemis pennipis) Meinerswijk, The Netherlands, June.
Extreme close-up of a damselfly (most likely Emerald damselfly- Lestes sponsa) warming up in the first rays of the sun, Hatertse vennen, The Netherlands, July. - Theo  Bosboom
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Theo Bosboom / Extreme close-up of a damselfly (most likely Emerald damselfly- Lestes sponsa) warming up in the first rays of the sun, Hatertse vennen, The Netherlands, July.
Budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) flocking to find water, Northern Territory, Australia - Paul Williams
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Paul Williams / Budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) flocking to find water, Northern Territory, Australia
Point-to-Point horse racing, low angle view of racehorses jumping fence, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. March 2014. - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Point-to-Point horse racing, low angle view of racehorses jumping fence, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. March 2014.
Storm clouds at sunset over balancing eroded boulder, Texas Canyon, Little Dragoon Mountains, Chihuahuan Desert, Arizona, USA. September. - Jack Dykinga
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Jack Dykinga / Storm clouds at sunset over balancing eroded boulder, Texas Canyon, Little Dragoon Mountains, Chihuahuan Desert, Arizona, USA. September.
Twisted Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) Catalina State Park, near Tucson, Arizona, USA, September. - Jack Dykinga
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Jack Dykinga / Twisted Saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) Catalina State Park, near Tucson, Arizona, USA, September.
Rainbow over water flowing out of the Karahnjukar dam and Halslon reservoir, a massive new controversial hydro electricity project in North East Iceland. It was created by damming the Jokuls a Dal riv... - Ashley Cooper
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Ashley Cooper / Rainbow over water flowing out of the Karahnjukar dam and Halslon reservoir, a massive new controversial hydro electricity project in North East Iceland. It was created by damming the Jokuls a Dal riv...
Part of geothermal plant that removes water from the steam before it is fed into turbines at Krafla geothermal power station near Myvatn, Iceland,September 2010. - Ashley Cooper
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Ashley Cooper / Part of geothermal plant that removes water from the steam before it is fed into turbines at Krafla geothermal power station near Myvatn, Iceland,September 2010.
Mexican free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) leaving maternity colony at night to feed, with red lighting at entrance to cave. Bracken Cave, San Antonio, Texas, USA, July. Bracken Cave is the worl... - Karine Aigner
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Karine Aigner / Mexican free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) leaving maternity colony at night to feed, with red lighting at entrance to cave. Bracken Cave, San Antonio, Texas, USA, July. Bracken Cave is the worl...
Carbonate minerals in ancient volcano north of Lake Mono, seen here at night under ultraviolet illumination. Mono Lake, California, USA. June 2017. - Floris  van Breugel
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Floris van Breugel / Carbonate minerals in ancient volcano north of Lake Mono, seen here at night under ultraviolet illumination. Mono Lake, California, USA. June 2017.
Chinese lanterns (Physalis alkekengi) skeletons and Honesty seed pods (Lunaria annua) - Ernie  Janes
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Ernie Janes / Chinese lanterns (Physalis alkekengi) skeletons and Honesty seed pods (Lunaria annua)
Two Rooks (Corvus frugilegus) silhouetted as they perch on a tree branch at their roost site at sunset, Gloucestershire, UK, February. - Nick Upton
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Nick Upton / Two Rooks (Corvus frugilegus) silhouetted as they perch on a tree branch at their roost site at sunset, Gloucestershire, UK, February.
Common blue damselfy (Enallagma cyathigerum) trapped in a spider web, Hatertse Vennen, Netherlands, July. - Theo  Bosboom
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Theo Bosboom / Common blue damselfy (Enallagma cyathigerum) trapped in a spider web, Hatertse Vennen, Netherlands, July.
House finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) aerial territorial fight,  Santa Catalina Mountain foothills, Sonoran Desert. Arizona, USA. November. Small repro only - Jack Dykinga
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Jack Dykinga / House finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) aerial territorial fight, Santa Catalina Mountain foothills, Sonoran Desert. Arizona, USA. November. Small repro only
Wild Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx)  Jura mountains, Switzerland, September.  Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply. - Laurent Geslin
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Laurent Geslin / Wild Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) Jura mountains, Switzerland, September. Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply.
Wild Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx)  Switzerland. August  Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply. - Laurent Geslin
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Laurent Geslin / Wild Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) Switzerland. August Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply.
Wild European male lynx (Lynx lynx) B263, photographed at night by camera trap, Jura mountains, Switzerland, June. ~Contact us to download file � minimum fees apply. - Laurent Geslin
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Laurent Geslin / Wild European male lynx (Lynx lynx) B263, photographed at night by camera trap, Jura mountains, Switzerland, June. ~Contact us to download file � minimum fees apply.
Wild European lynx (Lynx lynx) in forest at night, Jura Mountains, Switzerland. Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply. - Laurent Geslin
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Laurent Geslin / Wild European lynx (Lynx lynx) in forest at night, Jura Mountains, Switzerland. Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply.
Wild European lynx (Lynx lynx) kitten age three weeks in den, picture taken during tagging by biologists from KORA, Simmental Valley, Switzerland. Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply. - Laurent Geslin
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Laurent Geslin / Wild European lynx (Lynx lynx) kitten age three weeks in den, picture taken during tagging by biologists from KORA, Simmental Valley, Switzerland. Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply.
Wild Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) with radio collar Switzerland, May. Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply. - Laurent Geslin
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Laurent Geslin / Wild Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) with radio collar Switzerland, May. Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply.
Wild female European lynx (Lynx lynx) on stump with young, Jura mountains in Switzerland. August.  ~Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply. - Laurent Geslin
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Laurent Geslin / Wild female European lynx (Lynx lynx) on stump with young, Jura mountains in Switzerland. August. ~Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply.
Wild European lynx (Lynx lynx) with Roe deer prey (Capreolus capreolus) at night, Jura Mountains, Switzerland, January. Taken with remote camera. ~Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply. - Laurent Geslin
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Laurent Geslin / Wild European lynx (Lynx lynx) with Roe deer prey (Capreolus capreolus) at night, Jura Mountains, Switzerland, January. Taken with remote camera. ~Contact us to download file - minimum fees apply.
Mountain hares (Lepus timidus) backlit, fighting at night, Norway. April. - Erlend Haarberg
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Erlend Haarberg / Mountain hares (Lepus timidus) backlit, fighting at night, Norway. April.
Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) portrait, moulting from winter to summer coat, Vauldalen, Norway. May. - Erlend Haarberg
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Erlend Haarberg / Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) portrait, moulting from winter to summer coat, Vauldalen, Norway. May.
Mountain hares (Lepus timidus) backlit, fighting at night, Norway. April. - Erlend Haarberg
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Erlend Haarberg / Mountain hares (Lepus timidus) backlit, fighting at night, Norway. April.
Mountain Hare (Lepus timidus) at sunset, Scotland, UK.   January. - Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Mountain Hare (Lepus timidus) at sunset, Scotland, UK. January.
Mountain Hare (Lepus timidus) in blizzard, Scotland, UK.   January. - Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Mountain Hare (Lepus timidus) in blizzard, Scotland, UK. January.
Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) female with very young baby, Gunung Leuser National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia - Paul Williams
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Paul Williams / Sumatran orangutan (Pongo abelii) female with very young baby, Gunung Leuser National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia
Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo abelii) female with very young baby, Gunung Leuser National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia - Paul Williams
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Paul Williams / Sumatran Orangutan (Pongo abelii) female with very young baby, Gunung Leuser National Park, Sumatra, Indonesia
Proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) female feeding, Kinabatangan River, Sabah, Borneo. - Paul Williams
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Paul Williams / Proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus) female feeding, Kinabatangan River, Sabah, Borneo.
Mountain tree shrew (Tupaia montana) feeding on nectar secreted by the endemic Pitcher Plant (Nepenthes kinabaluensis) Montane forests (at 2200m-3000m), slopes of Mt Kinabalu. Kinabalu Park, Sabah, Bo... - Paul Williams
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Paul Williams / Mountain tree shrew (Tupaia montana) feeding on nectar secreted by the endemic Pitcher Plant (Nepenthes kinabaluensis) Montane forests (at 2200m-3000m), slopes of Mt Kinabalu. Kinabalu Park, Sabah, Bo...
Curious Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) investigating boat, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway, Arctic Ocean. - Franco  Banfi
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Franco Banfi / Curious Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) investigating boat, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway, Arctic Ocean.
Rocky mountain horse close up of head and mane, Bozeman, Montana, USA. June. - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Rocky mountain horse close up of head and mane, Bozeman, Montana, USA. June.
Point-to-Point horse racing, low angle view of racehorses jumping fence, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. March 2014. - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Point-to-Point horse racing, low angle view of racehorses jumping fence, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. March 2014.
Point-to-Point horse racing, low angle view of racehorses jumping fence, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. March 2014. - Phil Savoie
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Phil Savoie / Point-to-Point horse racing, low angle view of racehorses jumping fence, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. March 2014.
Lion (Panthera leo), aggressive lioness refusing to mate, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya - Denis-Huot
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Denis-Huot / Lion (Panthera leo), aggressive lioness refusing to mate, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya
Buffon's kob (Kobus Kob) on track  in  Pendjari National Park, Benin. - Christophe Courteau
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Christophe Courteau / Buffon's kob (Kobus Kob) on track in Pendjari National Park, Benin.
Portrait of a Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) yawning. Central Apennines, Molise, Italy, February. - Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Portrait of a Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) yawning. Central Apennines, Molise, Italy, February.
North American porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum), feeding on a young spruce tree. Vermont, USA. (Habituated rescued individual returned to the wild) - Paul Williams
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Paul Williams / North American porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum), feeding on a young spruce tree. Vermont, USA. (Habituated rescued individual returned to the wild)
North American porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum), leaving its rocky den, Vermont, USA. (Habituated rescued individual returned to the wild) - Paul Williams
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Paul Williams / North American porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum), leaving its rocky den, Vermont, USA. (Habituated rescued individual returned to the wild)
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