Ben Cranke,Ben Cranke / Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) jumping out of the sea, Cuverville Island, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica. Highly commended in the Single Species Portfolio of the Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards...
Ben Hall / Mute swan (Cygnus olor) stretching its wings backlit at dawn, Poynton, Cheshire, UK, December. Highly honoured in the Bird Category of the Windland Awards of Natures Best Photography Competition 2016...
Bence Mate / African elephants (Loxodonta africana) fighting with dust kicked up around them, Mkuze, South Africa. Second place in the Portfolio Category of the Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards 2016 Competition.
David Pattyn / Gannet (Morus bassanus) nearest out of focus, Great Saltee, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June. First place in the Bird category of the Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards 2016.
Alex Mustard / Brandt's cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus) hunts for a meal in a school of Pacific chub mackerel (Scomber japonicus), beneath an oil rig. Eureka Rig, Los Angeles, California, United States of Ame...
Ingo Arndt / Prairie rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis), threat display, South Dakota, USA September. Sequence 1 of 3
Wim van den Heever / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) three big bull elephants spending the late afternoon at waterhole, Ol'Donyo Kenya.
Danny Green / Coastal brown bear (Ursus arctos) eating a fish, Lake Clarke National Park, Alaska, September
Nick Hawkins / Yellow-spotted salamander eggs (Ambystoma maculatum) showing symbiosis with green algae, New Brunswick, Canada, May 2015.
Ingo Arndt / American Alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) split level, Everglades, USA, January.
Yashpal Rathore / Demoiselle crane (Anthropoides virgo) low angle fisheye perspective of feeding cranes. Khichan, Western Rajasthan, India. February, 2015
Nick Hawkins / Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) portrait. camera trap image, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica.
Paul D Stewart / Darwin in the Woods - historical cartoon of Charles Darwin entitled 'Natural Selection' by Frederick Waddy from his 'Cartoon portraits and biographical sketches of men of the day' 1873.
Solvin Zankl / Squid (Histioteuthis sp.) deep sea species from Atlantic Ocean off Cape Verde. Captive.
Alex Hyde / Ghost glass frog (Sachatamia ilex) Central Caribbean foothills, Costa Rica
Solvin Zankl / Mosquito (Aedes rusticus / Ochlerotatus rusticus) newly emerged adult reflected in water, resting on the water surface for a few minutes to sclerotise. Weser, Solling, Germany
Alex Hyde / Lemur leaf frog (Agalychnis lemur) Central Caribbean foothills, Costa Rica. IUCN Red List critically endangered species.
Solvin Zankl / Common fangtooth (Anoplogaster cornuta) portrait, deep sea species from Atlantic Ocean off Cape Verde. Captive.
Fiona Rogers / Mountain gorilla (Gorilla gorilla beringei) female portrait, member of 'Humba' group . Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo, March.
Anup Shah / Lioness (Panthera leo) and cub aged about 2 months looking curious, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. Taken with remote wide angle camera.
Anup Shah / African elephants (Loxodonta africana) feeding on loose soil for its minerals, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.Taken with remote wide angle camera.
Chris & Monique Fallows / Bronze whaler shark (Carcharhinus brachyurus), caught in traditional seine net and released by fisherman, Muizenberg beach, Cape Town, South Africa, January 2014
Cyril Ruoso / Common frog (Rana temporaria) jumping towards pond in breeding season in the Alps, France, June..
Doc White / Blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) underwater, Coronado Islands, Baja California, Mexico, Eastern Pacific Ocean
Alex Mustard / Portrait of a Nudibranch (Flabellina pellucida) on a kelp frond with star trails. Gulen, Norway. North East Atlantic Ocean.
Andy Rouse / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) swimming, backlit with morning light forming a bokeh affect on the water, Wales, UK, February. Highly commended in the Habitat Category of the BWPA (British W...
Chris & Monique Fallows / Dusky dolphins (Lagenorhynchus obscurus) porpoising, Puerto Madryn, Peninsula Valdez, Argentina, December.
Pal Hermansen / Icelandic horses, near Hofn, Iceland, June.
Andy Rouse / Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) emerging from pool with fish, UK, December. EDITORIAL USE ONLY.
Pal Hermansen / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) on belly and forepaws with legs stretched out behind on ice floe, Svalbard, Norway, September.
Andres M. Dominguez / Bacteria (Lepthotryx discophora) causing iridescent patterns and White willow tree leaf (Salix alba) in river, Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, southern Spain, November.
Cyril Ruoso / Inmates of the Cedar Creek Corrections Center raising endangered Oregon spotted frog (Rana pretiosa) Prisoners in this facility are raising endangered frogs for release in the wild, as part of the Sus...
David Pattyn / Gannet (Morus bassanus) coming in to land in the colony in evening light, Great Saltee, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June
Anup Shah / Common or Plains zebra (Equus quagga burchellii) herd on the move, wide angle perspective taken with a remote camera. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.
Tony Wu / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) calf 'Tahafa' male with injured pectoral fin and scarred body, with mother. Vava'u, Tonga, Pacific Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Maldive anemonefish (Amphiprion nigripes) shoal swimming in the current flowing over a Magnificent sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica). Baa Atoll, Maldives. Indian Ocean.
Lucas Bustamante / Anthony's poison-frog (Epipedobates anthonyi) seen through hole in leaf. Buenaventura Reserve, El Oro, Ecuador.
Andy Rouse / Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) mother with cub age four months,Ranthambhore, Rajhasthan, India
Floris van Breugel / Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) over winter on Eucalyptus and Monterey Cypress trees near Pismo Beach, San Luis, California, USA December.. When temperatures warm up enough, they will embark on...
Juan Carlos Munoz / Gemsbok (Oryx gazella) aerial view of herd on sand, Namib Desert, Namibia.
Mark Taylor / Rotting wooden shed covered in moss, Washington State, USA.
Danny Green / Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) pair bill rubbing part of courtship ritual, Skomer Island, Wales, UK, May
Tony Wu / Juvenile Australian sea lion (Neophoca cinerea) approaching with curiosity, with details of whiskers, Carnac Island, Western Australia.
Wim van den Heever / Lion (Panthera leo) male standing in cold and rain with strong wind blowing, smelling the air, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Pete Oxford / Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus) and local fisherman freediving, Cenderawasih Bay, West Papua, Indonesia. Winner of the Man and Nature Portfolio Award in the Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards Competitio...
Graham Eaton / Napoleon wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus) portrait. Red Sea, Egypt. October.
Danny Green / Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) flock resting on a snow bank, Horn°ya, Varanger, Norway, April
George Sanker / Canadian Rockies reflected in marshland, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.