Alex Mustard / Atlantic spotted dolphin (Stenella frontalis) mother and young swimming over a shallow, sandy seabed. The adults are spotted and the younsters are plain coloured. Great Bahama Bank, North Bimini, Baha...
Jack Dykinga / Frost damaged saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) South Maricopa Mountains Wilderness, Arizona, USA, January. Finalist in the Plants and Fungi Category of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards...
Nick Garbutt / Montane Glass Frog (Centrolenella ilex) inside curled leaf. Mid-altitude rainforest, Bosque de Paz, Pacific slope, Costa Rica, Central America.
Alex Mustard / Whale shark (Rhincodon typus) mouth open feeding at the surface, Isla Mujeres, Yucatan Peninsular, Mexico. Caribbean Sea.
Guy Edwardes / Valeroi's glass frog (Hyalinobatrachium Valerioi) on underside of a leaf, Costa Rica.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) and meandering footprints, Svalbard, Norway
Bence Mate / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) at waterhole at night, Mkuze, South Africa Third place in the Nature Portfolio category of the World Press Photo Awards 2017.
Theo Bosboom / Floating sweet-grass (Glyceria fluitans) in lake, Bjornlandet National Park, North Sweden. Finalist in the Plants and Fungi category of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards (WPOY) Competition...
Phil Savoie / Swift (Apus apus) flock screaming in flight against blue sky and clouds, Monmouthshire, Wales, UK, July.
Pal Hermansen / Family on small island, to search for eider nests. Lanan, Vega UNESCO World Heritage Site, Northern Norway, July 2014. Highly commended in the Man and Nature Category of Terre Sauvage Nature Images A...
Hougaard Malan / Dendritic water pattern resembling a tree in Deadvlei, Sossuvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia. February 2011.
David Pattyn / Trees in Hautes Fagnes Nature Reserve in winter after snowfall. This area - Noir Flohay was burnt a few years ago and some trees are still blackened, Hautes Fagnes, Belgian Ardennes, Belgium, February...