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Our photographers have submitted material from all corners of the globe this month. Bruno D'Amicis has covered Cuba, Enrique Lopez-Tapia has returned from Chad, and we have a wealth of new images from Australia, Africa, South America and, not least, the oceans of the world from Brandon Cole. Not to forget British and European wildlife and landscapes with strong contributions from Oscar Dewhurst and Ross Hoddinott.
Collection of Cuban tree snail (Polymita picta) empty shells in Prof. Bernardo Reyes-Tur's laboratory at University of Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.  -  Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Collection of Cuban tree snail (Polymita picta) empty shells in Prof. Bernardo Reyes-Tur's laboratory at University of Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.
Cuban tree snail (Polymita picta roseolimbata) on leaf near Maisi, Cuba  -  Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Cuban tree snail (Polymita picta roseolimbata) on leaf near Maisi, Cuba
Cuban tree snail ( Polymita sulphurosa) collected near Moa, Cuba, Endangered  -  Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Cuban tree snail ( Polymita sulphurosa) collected near Moa, Cuba, Endangered
Cuban tree snail (Polymita picta) on leaf near Baracoa, Cuba  -  Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Cuban tree snail (Polymita picta) on leaf near Baracoa, Cuba
Empty shells of endangered Cuban tree snail ( Polymita sulphurosa) collected near Moa, Cuba,  -  Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Empty shells of endangered Cuban tree snail ( Polymita sulphurosa) collected near Moa, Cuba,
Blackchurch Rock at Mouth Mill, near Browhsham / Clovelly, last light, North Devon, UK. April 2019.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Blackchurch Rock at Mouth Mill, near Browhsham / Clovelly, last light, North Devon, UK. April 2019.
Azure / common coenagrion damselflies (Coenagrion puella) pair mating, Meeth Quarry, Devon, UK. July.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Azure / common coenagrion damselflies (Coenagrion puella) pair mating, Meeth Quarry, Devon, UK. July.
Wasdale Head from Kirk Fell, stone walls, livestock and ancient field patterns, The Lake District, Cumbria, UK. April.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Wasdale Head from Kirk Fell, stone walls, livestock and ancient field patterns, The Lake District, Cumbria, UK. April.
The Quiraing in golden morning light, eastern face of Meall na Suiramach, the northernmost summit of the Trotternish on the Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK. November.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / The Quiraing in golden morning light, eastern face of Meall na Suiramach, the northernmost summit of the Trotternish on the Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK. November.
Tidal pool, reflections and sunset at Sandymouth Bay, Cornwall, UK.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Tidal pool, reflections and sunset at Sandymouth Bay, Cornwall, UK.
Common spotted orchids (Dactylorhiza fuchsii) in flower, Dunsdon, Devon Wildlife Trust, Devon, UK. June.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Common spotted orchids (Dactylorhiza fuchsii) in flower, Dunsdon, Devon Wildlife Trust, Devon, UK. June.
Marbled White butterfly (Melanargia galathea) resting on flower head, Dunsdon Nature Reserve, Devon, UK. July.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Marbled White butterfly (Melanargia galathea) resting on flower head, Dunsdon Nature Reserve, Devon, UK. July.
St Michael's Mount at sunrise with a rainbow over Penzance, Marazion, Wesat Cornwall, UK. February.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / St Michael's Mount at sunrise with a rainbow over Penzance, Marazion, Wesat Cornwall, UK. February.
Brentor Church and moorland view after a dusting of snow, near Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, UK. January.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Brentor Church and moorland view after a dusting of snow, near Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, UK. January.
Heath fritillary (Mellicta athalia) butterfly basking on bracken (Pteridium aquilinum), Exmoor National Park, Devon, UK. June.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Heath fritillary (Mellicta athalia) butterfly basking on bracken (Pteridium aquilinum), Exmoor National Park, Devon, UK. June.
Little owl (Athene noctua) two in old barn, UK  -  Andy Rouse
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Andy Rouse / Little owl (Athene noctua) two in old barn, UK
Elephant arch - eroded sandstone rock formation in the Ennedi Natural And Cultural Reserve, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sahara Desert, Chad. September 2019.  -  Enrique Lopez-Tapia
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Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Elephant arch - eroded sandstone rock formation in the Ennedi Natural And Cultural Reserve, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sahara Desert, Chad. September 2019.
Erosion of sandstone cave roof in the Sahara desert. Ennedi Natural And Cultural Reserve, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chad. September 2019.  -  Enrique Lopez-Tapia
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Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Erosion of sandstone cave roof in the Sahara desert. Ennedi Natural And Cultural Reserve, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chad. September 2019.
Eroded sandstone rock formations with Dromedary camels (Camelus dromedarius) grazing on new grass after desert rains. Ennedi Natural And Cultural Reserve, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chad. September 2...  -  Enrique Lopez-Tapia
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Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Eroded sandstone rock formations with Dromedary camels (Camelus dromedarius) grazing on new grass after desert rains. Ennedi Natural And Cultural Reserve, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chad. September 2...
Dromedary camels (Camelus dromedarius) in a gorge with water and trees on the Ennedi plateau. Ennedi Natural and Cultural Reserve, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chad. September 2019.  -  Enrique Lopez-Tapia
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Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Dromedary camels (Camelus dromedarius) in a gorge with water and trees on the Ennedi plateau. Ennedi Natural and Cultural Reserve, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chad. September 2019.
Boy washing a Dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius) calf in the water of a gorge. Ennedi Natural and Cultural Reserve, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chad. September 2019.  -  Enrique Lopez-Tapia
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Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Boy washing a Dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius) calf in the water of a gorge. Ennedi Natural and Cultural Reserve, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chad. September 2019.
Nomads of the Goran ethnic group mounted on their Dromedary camels (Camelus dromedarius). Northern Chad. September 2019.  -  Enrique Lopez-Tapia
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Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Nomads of the Goran ethnic group mounted on their Dromedary camels (Camelus dromedarius). Northern Chad. September 2019.
Night sky over Stone arch, called the Julia arch. Ennedi Natural and Cultural Reserve, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chad. September 2019.  -  Enrique Lopez-Tapia
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Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Night sky over Stone arch, called the Julia arch. Ennedi Natural and Cultural Reserve, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chad. September 2019.
Robin (Erithacus rubecula) in snow, Broxwater, Cornwall, UK. March.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Robin (Erithacus rubecula) in snow, Broxwater, Cornwall, UK. March.
Wood anemone flowers (Anemone nemorosa) RHS Rosemoor, near Great Torrington, Devon, UK. April.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Wood anemone flowers (Anemone nemorosa) RHS Rosemoor, near Great Torrington, Devon, UK. April.
View over Whitesands beach toward Ramsey Island from Carn Llidi, early morning klight, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK. September.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / View over Whitesands beach toward Ramsey Island from Carn Llidi, early morning klight, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK. September.
Close-up of backlit Porcelain fungus (Oudemansiella mucida) showing gills, Cornwall, UK. September  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Close-up of backlit Porcelain fungus (Oudemansiella mucida) showing gills, Cornwall, UK. September
Male common blue butterfly (Polyommatus icarus) basking wings open on grass, Vealand Farm, Devon, UK. June.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Male common blue butterfly (Polyommatus icarus) basking wings open on grass, Vealand Farm, Devon, UK. June.
Kilchurn Castle, sunrise, early morning sunlight, a ruin on a rocky peninsula, the northeastern end of Loch Awe, in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, UK. October .  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Kilchurn Castle, sunrise, early morning sunlight, a ruin on a rocky peninsula, the northeastern end of Loch Awe, in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, UK. October .
Westward Ho! beach at sunrise, colourful sky at low tide and tidal pool, north Devon, UK. February.  -  Ross Hoddinott
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Ross Hoddinott / Westward Ho! beach at sunrise, colourful sky at low tide and tidal pool, north Devon, UK. February.
Crocodile fish (Cymbacephalus beauforti) camouflaged, Egypt, Red Sea.  -  Brandon Cole
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Brandon Cole / Crocodile fish (Cymbacephalus beauforti) camouflaged, Egypt, Red Sea.
Palau chambered nautilus (Nautilus belauensis), a primitive deepwater cephalopod. Palau, Pacific Ocean.  -  Brandon Cole
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Brandon Cole / Palau chambered nautilus (Nautilus belauensis), a primitive deepwater cephalopod. Palau, Pacific Ocean.
Palau chambered nautilus (Nautilus belauensis), a primitive deepwater cephalopod, and scuba diver in background. Palau, Pacific Ocean.~ Model released.  -  Brandon Cole
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Brandon Cole / Palau chambered nautilus (Nautilus belauensis), a primitive deepwater cephalopod, and scuba diver in background. Palau, Pacific Ocean.~ Model released.
Oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus), view from underneath. The small black spots on the belly are copepod parasites. Egypt, Red Sea.  -  Brandon Cole
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Brandon Cole / Oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus), view from underneath. The small black spots on the belly are copepod parasites. Egypt, Red Sea.
Hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) French Polynesia, Pacific Ocean.  -  Brandon Cole
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Brandon Cole / Hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) French Polynesia, Pacific Ocean.
Amazon River Dolphin (Inia geoffrensis), fluke. Rio Negro, Brazil, South America.  -  Brandon Cole
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Brandon Cole / Amazon River Dolphin (Inia geoffrensis), fluke. Rio Negro, Brazil, South America.
Whale shark (Rhincodon typus), 12 foot juvenile, followed by Black jacks (Caranx lugubris) and Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Baja, Mexico, Pacific Ocean.  -  Brandon Cole
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Brandon Cole / Whale shark (Rhincodon typus), 12 foot juvenile, followed by Black jacks (Caranx lugubris) and Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Baja, Mexico, Pacific Ocean.
Amazon river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis), here with fish in mouth, next to submerged trees. Rio Negro, Brazil, South America.  -  Brandon Cole
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Brandon Cole / Amazon river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis), here with fish in mouth, next to submerged trees. Rio Negro, Brazil, South America.
Spectacled caiman (Caiman yacare), split level view in the Pantanal wetlands region, Brazil, South America.  -  Brandon Cole
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Brandon Cole / Spectacled caiman (Caiman yacare), split level view in the Pantanal wetlands region, Brazil, South America.
Baracoa anole (Anolis baracoae) Humboldt National Park. Endemic to Cuba.  -  Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Baracoa anole (Anolis baracoae) Humboldt National Park. Endemic to Cuba.
Wild orchid near Cupeyal del Norte in Humboldt NP, Guantanamo, Cuba  -  Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Wild orchid near Cupeyal del Norte in Humboldt NP, Guantanamo, Cuba
Rainforest vegetation in Chuchillas del Toa Biosphere Reserve near Quibijan, Cuba March 2019.  -  Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Rainforest vegetation in Chuchillas del Toa Biosphere Reserve near Quibijan, Cuba March 2019.
Mountain known as 'El Yunque' at sunrise. Baracoa, Cuba.  -  Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Mountain known as 'El Yunque' at sunrise. Baracoa, Cuba.
West Indian woodpecker (Melanerpes superciliaris), at nest hole, Cuba  -  Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / West Indian woodpecker (Melanerpes superciliaris), at nest hole, Cuba
Cuban emerald (Chlorostilbon ricordii) male. Endemic to West Indies. Humboldt National Park, Cuba.  -  Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Cuban emerald (Chlorostilbon ricordii) male. Endemic to West Indies. Humboldt National Park, Cuba.
Cuban amazon parrot (Amazona leucocephala), playing with leaf, endemic to Cuba. Humboldt National Park, Cuba  -  Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Cuban amazon parrot (Amazona leucocephala), playing with leaf, endemic to Cuba. Humboldt National Park, Cuba
Cuban tody (Todus multicolor). Endemic to Cuba. Humboldt National Park, 2019.  -  Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Cuban tody (Todus multicolor). Endemic to Cuba. Humboldt National Park, 2019.
Cuban trogon (Priotelus temnurus) Humboldt National Park. Endemic to Cuba.  -  Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Cuban trogon (Priotelus temnurus) Humboldt National Park. Endemic to Cuba.
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