More than 2000 images were uploaded in the last month, from all corners of the globe. We have Anup Shah's latest chimpanzee coverage, Tui de Roy's tuna-herding sealions, unique historic Saharan material from Alain Dragesco-Joffe, rare species from China, India and Russia, endemic birds from Cuba, jewel-like small creatures from Meet Your Neighbours, hiking in the wilds, and dramatic images of lava spouts and flows from Hawaii.
Fiona Rogers / Eastern chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurtheii) infant male 'Fifty' aged 3 years portrait.Gombe National Park, Tanzania.
Ernie Janes / Red panda (Ailurus fulgens) captive, occurs in China.
Staffan Widstrand / Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) male head portrait, Kalvtrask, Vasterbotten, Sweden. December.
Ernie Janes / Robin (Erithacus rubecula) in snow, Norfolk, England, UK, February.
Staffan Widstrand / Wild Wonders of China / Great pied hornbill (Buceros bicornis) male bird photographed in flight in Hong Bung He, Dehong, Yunnan, China
Ernie Janes / Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) male flying to roost at sunset with trees silhouetted in background England, UK. December.
Alex Mustard / Tawny nurse shark (Nebrius ferrugineus) group, individuals circling each other at dusk. Vavuu Atoll, Maldives. Indian Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Oriental sweetlips (Plectorhinchus vittatus) pair. South Ari Atoll, Madlives. Indian Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) diving beneath the surface. Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka.
Andres M. Dominguez / Blue butterfly (Lycaenidae) frozen in ice, Cortes de la Frontera, Los Alcornocales Natural Park. Spain. Highly commended in the Other animals category of the GDT European Wildlife Photographer of th...
Jiri Lochman / Green clerid Beetle (Eleale aulicodes) in flower, Lesueur National Park, Western Australia.
Staffan Widstrand / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) portrait, in winter pelage, Kalvtrask, Vasterbotten, Sweden. December.