Theo Bosboom / Aerial view of the lava streams and the two craters at the eruption site, Fagradalsfjall volcano, Iceland, 2 April 2021
Heike Odermatt / Caribou (Rangifer tarandus) mother with calf, Flatruet, Sweden
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) female and cubs, one cub walking up slope of ice in foreground. Svalbard, Norway, July.
Danny Green / Brunnich's guillemot (Uria lomvia) colony in mist, many birds in flight and nesting on cliffs. Svalbard, Norway, July 2018.
Jack Dykinga / Greater roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) running to feed brood with Lizard prey in beak. Catalina State Park, Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA. June.
Sylvain Cordier / Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus), wintering from November to March in Oyamel pine forests (Abies religiosa) Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Mexico.
Oriol Alamany / Snow leopard (Panthera uncia) female (hiding below the rock) with her two juveniles resting in snow, in Spiti Valley, Cold Desert Biosphere Reserve, Himalaya, Himachal Pradesh, India, March
Nick Garbutt / Giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) foraging in palm savannah grasslands. Southern Pantanal, Moto Grosso do Sul State, Brazil. September.
Donald M. Jones / American Bison (Bison bison) herd in grassland, National Bison Range, Moise, Montana
Jack Jeffrey/ BIA / I'iwi (Oreomystis mana), Hawaii
Suzi Eszterhas / Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni) mother and two month old baby, Aviarios Sloth Sanctuary, Costa Rica
Konrad Wothe / Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) wading through water, Pantanal, Brazil
Fred Bavendam / Butterfly Perch (Caesioperca lepidoptera) and diver swimming amidst Gorgonian Sea Whips, Fans and various kinds of Sponges at 40 meters depth, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia
Tui De Roy / Vicuna (Vicugna vicugna) pair, a wild camelid of the high Andes exploited for its extremely fine wool, Pampas Galeras Nature Reserve, Peru
Jim Brandenburg / Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) trio peeking out of burrow in tallgrass prairie, South Dakota
Mark Moffett / Darkling Beetle (Onymacris unguicularis) collecting dew on its upturned body, Namib Desert, Namibia
Michio Hoshino / Autumn tundra, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska
Jim Brandenburg / Morning Glory pool in Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Jasper Doest / Wolverine (Gulo gulo) in a tree, Norway
Jack Dykinga / Mound cactus (Echinocererus triglochidiatus var. mojavensis) flowering at sunset with Joshua tree (Yucca brevifolia) in distance, Mojave Trails National Monument California, USA.
Bence Mate / Leafcutter ants (Atta sp) colony harvesting a banana leaf, Costa Rica. 3rd place in the Insects and Spiders category of the Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards competitions 2015.
Jussi Murtosaari / Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) male displaying. Joutsa, Central Finland. March.
Nick Garbutt / Darwin's rhea (Pterocnemia pennata) with tower peaks in background. Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile. December.
Nick Garbutt / Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) male. Rinca Island, Komodo National Park, Indonesia. Endangered.
Phil Savoie / Early bumblebee (Bombus partorum),feeding on Hardy geranium (Geranium sp.), flower, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK. May.
David Tipling / Samphire (Salicornia sp) on saltmarsh. Holkham National Nature Reserve, North Norfolk, England, UK. October.
Guy Edwardes / Riisitunturi in winter with Aurora Borealis, Kuusamo, Lapland, Finland. January 2016
Sandesh Kadur / Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) in grassland, female and juvenile, Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India.
Konrad Wothe / Torrent Duck male, (Merganetta armata) Ecuador.
Konrad Wothe / Dipper (Cinclus cinclus) diving in torrent feeding, Alps, Bavaria, Germany. March
Sue Daly / Jewel anemones (Corynactis viridis) Sark, British Channel Islands, July.
Georgette Douwma / Rose-ringed / Ring-necked parakeet (Psittacula krameri) on bird feeders in urban garden early morning, London, UK. January.
Jean E. Roche / Rock painting of figure, sometimes known as the 'Great God of Sefar' Tassili n'Ajjer UNESCO World Heritage Site, Algeria. December 1979.
Luke Massey / Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) female food pass with male, Chicago, USA
Willem Kolvoort / Split level view of Mangrove shoots growing underwater in Cosmoledo lagoon, Seychelles, Indian Ocean
Hermann Brehm / Harpy eagle (Harpia harpyja) juvenile at the nest, stretching wings, Carajas National Park, Amazonas, Brazil.
Alan Murphy/ BIA / White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera) female feeding on spruce cone seeds, Alaska
Thomas Marent / Black-faced Spider Monkey (Ateles chamek) juvenile feeding, Tambopata-Candamo Nature Reserve, Peru
Sean Crane / Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus), Piaui State, Brazil
Michael & Patricia Fogden / Grant's Golden Mole (Eremitalpa granti) hunting at night, Namib Desert, Namibia
Richard Du Toit / Cape Ground Squirrel (Xerus inauris) using tail for shade, Cape Province, South Africa
Michael & Patricia Fogden / Welwitschia (Welwitschia mirabilis) growing on edge of dry river bed, an endemic species, Namib Desert, Namibia
Grant Dixon / Lobelia (Lobelia telekii) and Giant Groundsel (Dendrosenecio keniodendron) which is endemic to Mount Kenya, Kenya
Konrad Wothe / Buttress roots on rainforest tree, Amazon, Brazil
Gary Bell/ Oceanwide / Ghost Crab (Ocypode ceratophthalma), Keeling Islands, Australia
Piotr Naskrecki / Tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus) is threatened by invasive species and the habitat loss, New Zealand
Tui De Roy / Kakapo (Strigops habroptilus) close up showing sensory facial feathers, Codfish Island / Whenua Hou, Southland, New Zealand, February. Critically endangered
George Sanker / Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) male, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA, June.