Wim van den Heever / Leopard (Panthera pardus) cub looking up at birds (out of frame) with mother in background, Khwai River, Botswana. Highly commended in the Mammals category of the Asferico Photography Competition 201...
Wim van den Heever / Vervet Monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) baby jumping between branches, photographed mid air. Okavango Delta Botswana.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) standing on ice floe, looking at camera. Svalbard, Norway. August.
Alex Mustard / Harlequin sweetlips (Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides) cleaned by a pair of bluestreak cleaner wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus). South Atoll, Tubbataha Atolls, Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, Palawan, Philipp...
Alex Mustard / Portrait of Bigfin squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana) hovering in open water above a coral reef at night. Dampier Strait, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Tropical West Pacific Ocean
Michael D. Kern / Kaleidoscope pattern formed from picture of Wagler's Temple Viper (Tropidolaemus wagleri) scales. Restricted for Editorial use until December 2015
Erlend Haarberg / Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) cubs looking curiously, Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park, Norway, July.
Claudio Contreras / Caribbean flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) about to take off to roosting site, Ria Celestun Biosphere Reserve, Yucatan Peninsula Mexico, January. Best image taken in Mexico and specially commended in...
Ole Jorgen Liodden / White anemone (Anemone nemorosa) against pink background, Ringerike, Norway, May.
Pal Hermansen / Kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla) flying out from cliff, Finnmark, Norway, March.
Wim van den Heever / Large pod of Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) porpoising over waves during annual sardine run, Port St Johns, South Africa. Runner up in the Animals in their Environment Category of the Wildl...
Sven Zacek / Low angle shot of Ural owl (Strix uralensis) female returning to its nest at night. Southern Estonia, May.
Juan Carlos Munoz / Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) fields, Valensole Plateau, Alpes Haute Provence, France, June.
George Sanker / Great egret (Ardea alba) taking off with fish prey in mouth, Myakka River State Park, Florida, USA, March.
Edwin Giesbers / Crested newt (Triturus carnifex) Gelderland, The Netherlands, April. Winner of the Amphibians category of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards (WPOY) Competition 2015. Winner of the Underwater...
Pal Hermansen / Diversity of insects accidentally caught by a lamp during summer. Akershus, Norway.
Edwin Giesbers / Banded demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens) group of four on plant stems, River Leijgraaf, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, August 2013. Finalist in the Invertebrate category of the Wildlife Photographer of th...
Erlend Haarberg / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in snow, Varanger Peninsula, Norway.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Boy on skis going up slope, framed by snow laden tree, Norway, February 2014.
Pal Hermansen / Inuit sled dogs resting, near Ittoqortoormiit, Scoresbysund, Greenland. Second Prize in the Nature category of the Spider Black and White Photography Competition 2015.
Edwin Giesbers / Mute swan (Cygnus olor) flock on snow, Hazerswoude, The Netherlands, February.
Cyril Ruoso / Woman with baby looking at Sisal (Agave sisalana) fibres drying for rope making, Berenty Reserve, Madagascar.
Wim van den Heever / Leopard (Panthera pardus) hunting Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) Etosha, Namibia, Finalist in the Mammals Category of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015.