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Group of tourists wearing waterproof clothing and life jackets photograph Gannet colony from zodiac boat on tour around Bass Rock, North Berwick, Firth of Forth, Lothian, Scotland, UK, August 2011. Di...  -  Peter Cairns / 2020VISION
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Peter Cairns / 2020VISION / Group of tourists wearing waterproof clothing and life jackets photograph Gannet colony from zodiac boat on tour around Bass Rock, North Berwick, Firth of Forth, Lothian, Scotland, UK, August 2011. Di...
Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia) sitting in darkness, with eyes glowing as they reflect available light,  captive  -  Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia) sitting in darkness, with eyes glowing as they reflect available light, captive
Three Mossy Leaf-tailed Geckos (Uroplatus sikorae) in differing colour morphs. From forest understorey at night. Masoala National Park, Madagascar. Photographed on white background  -  Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Three Mossy Leaf-tailed Geckos (Uroplatus sikorae) in differing colour morphs. From forest understorey at night. Masoala National Park, Madagascar. Photographed on white background
Kuhl's gecko flying - every edge of body expanded into membrane that acts as a wing as it glides (Resolution restriction - image digitised from film, 'Weird Nature' tv series)  -  Tim MacMillan / John Downer Pr
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Tim MacMillan / John Downer Pr / Kuhl's gecko flying - every edge of body expanded into membrane that acts as a wing as it glides (Resolution restriction - image digitised from film, 'Weird Nature' tv series)
Cory's Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea) close-up of the bill with tubenose. Island of Linosa, Sicily, July.  -  Bruno D'Amicis
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Bruno D'Amicis / Cory's Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea) close-up of the bill with tubenose. Island of Linosa, Sicily, July.
Buttress roots of a tropical rainforest tree, Kubah National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia  -  Edwin Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Buttress roots of a tropical rainforest tree, Kubah National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
Webfooted gecko (Palmatogecko rangei) licking dew from face, Namib Desert, Namibia, Southern Africa  -  Ann & Steve Toon
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Ann & Steve Toon / Webfooted gecko (Palmatogecko rangei) licking dew from face, Namib Desert, Namibia, Southern Africa
Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko (Uroplatus phantasticus) on white background. From Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar.  -  Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko (Uroplatus phantasticus) on white background. From Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar.
Mossy Leaf-tailed Gecko (Uroplatus sikorae) on white background. From forest understorey at night. Masoala National Park, Madagascar.  -  Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Mossy Leaf-tailed Gecko (Uroplatus sikorae) on white background. From forest understorey at night. Masoala National Park, Madagascar.
Spear-nosed Snake (Langaha madagascariensis) from the rainforest regions of eastern Madagascar. Male (top) and female (bottom)  Digitally altered image.  -  Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Spear-nosed Snake (Langaha madagascariensis) from the rainforest regions of eastern Madagascar. Male (top) and female (bottom) Digitally altered image.
Stump-tailed Leaf Chameleon (Brookesia superciliaris) on white background. From rainforest leaf-litter, Masoala National Park, Madagascar.  -  Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Stump-tailed Leaf Chameleon (Brookesia superciliaris) on white background. From rainforest leaf-litter, Masoala National Park, Madagascar.
Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on beach at low tide, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007  -  Neil Lucas
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Neil Lucas / Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on beach at low tide, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007
Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on beach at high tide, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007  -  Neil Lucas
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Neil Lucas / Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on beach at high tide, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007
Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on beach at  high tide, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007  -  Neil Lucas
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Neil Lucas / Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on beach at high tide, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007
Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) sapling on beach, with reflections in shallow sea, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007  -  Neil Lucas
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Neil Lucas / Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) sapling on beach, with reflections in shallow sea, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007
Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on beach, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007  -  Neil Lucas
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Neil Lucas / Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on beach, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007
Buttress root, in tropical rainforest, Danham Valley, Borneo  -  Neil Lucas
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Neil Lucas / Buttress root, in tropical rainforest, Danham Valley, Borneo
Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on beach at low tide, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007  -  Neil Lucas
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Neil Lucas / Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on beach at low tide, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007
Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on beach at low tide, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007  -  Neil Lucas
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Neil Lucas / Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on beach at low tide, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007
Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on beach, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007  -  Neil Lucas
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Neil Lucas / Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on beach, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007
Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on beach, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007  -  Neil Lucas
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Neil Lucas / Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) on beach, Daintree National Park, Australia, December 2007
Rock ptarmigan (Lagopus mutus) in winter plumage, well-camouflaged against the snowy ground, and feather-covered feet visable. Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. November  -  Jenny E. Ross
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Jenny E. Ross / Rock ptarmigan (Lagopus mutus) in winter plumage, well-camouflaged against the snowy ground, and feather-covered feet visable. Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. November
Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko (Uroplatus phantasticus) on white background. Captive, from Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar.  -  Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Satanic Leaf-tailed Gecko (Uroplatus phantasticus) on white background. Captive, from Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar.
Salt crystals on the surface of a (Avecinnia sp) mangrove leaf. This mangrove species can secrete salt through special glands on the leaf surface. One adaptation that allows it to live in salt water....  -  Tim Laman
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Tim Laman / Salt crystals on the surface of a (Avecinnia sp) mangrove leaf. This mangrove species can secrete salt through special glands on the leaf surface. One adaptation that allows it to live in salt water....
Salt crystals on the surface of a (Avecinnia sp) mangrove leaf. This mangrove species can secrete salt through special glands on the leaf surface. One adaptation that allows it to live in salt water....  -  Tim Laman
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Tim Laman / Salt crystals on the surface of a (Avecinnia sp) mangrove leaf. This mangrove species can secrete salt through special glands on the leaf surface. One adaptation that allows it to live in salt water....
Resurrection plant / Rose of Jericho / Farnmoss  {Selaginella lepidophylla} plant curled up in tight ball in dry conditions and open in wet conditions  -  Simon Colmer
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Simon Colmer / Resurrection plant / Rose of Jericho / Farnmoss {Selaginella lepidophylla} plant curled up in tight ball in dry conditions and open in wet conditions
Elephant's foot plant (Pachypodium rosulatum var. gracilis) on sandstone outcrop. Isalo NP, southern Madagascar.  -  Nick Garbutt
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Nick Garbutt / Elephant's foot plant (Pachypodium rosulatum var. gracilis) on sandstone outcrop. Isalo NP, southern Madagascar.
Hairy Lousewort (Pedicularis hirsuta) has adapted to the cold climate in northern Norway by growing fur. July  -  Roy Mangersnes
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Roy Mangersnes / Hairy Lousewort (Pedicularis hirsuta) has adapted to the cold climate in northern Norway by growing fur. July
Woman holding a mushroom which has a long root especially adapted to dry places, Bushmanland, Namibia  -  Jouan & Rius
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Jouan & Rius / Woman holding a mushroom which has a long root especially adapted to dry places, Bushmanland, Namibia
Suckerfish {Gastromyzon sp} showing enlarged fins of sucker, Brunei, captive, Ulu Temburong  -  Daniel Gomez
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Daniel Gomez / Suckerfish {Gastromyzon sp} showing enlarged fins of sucker, Brunei, captive, Ulu Temburong
Tree with swollen trunk for water storage, Caatinga habitat, Brazil  -  Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Tree with swollen trunk for water storage, Caatinga habitat, Brazil
Typical tree on the Caatinga - thorns and swollen trunk for water storage, NE Brazil  -  Pete Oxford
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Pete Oxford / Typical tree on the Caatinga - thorns and swollen trunk for water storage, NE Brazil
Galapagos batfish {Ogcocephalus darwini} Cocos Is, Costa Rica  -  Florian Graner
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Florian Graner / Galapagos batfish {Ogcocephalus darwini} Cocos Is, Costa Rica
Close up of Giant petrel's head & beak {Macronectes giganteus} nasal salt gland visible  -  Peter Scoones
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Peter Scoones / Close up of Giant petrel's head & beak {Macronectes giganteus} nasal salt gland visible
African Tree Frog (Leptopelis hyloides) common in West African forests, their adaptations to the arboreal lifestyle such as enlarged toe pads and grasping fingers are examples of evolutionary converge...  -  Piotr Naskrecki
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Piotr Naskrecki / African Tree Frog (Leptopelis hyloides) common in West African forests, their adaptations to the arboreal lifestyle such as enlarged toe pads and grasping fingers are examples of evolutionary converge...
Strawberry Poison Dart Frog (Oophaga pumilio) mother carries tadpole to canopy, she lacks the toe pads or other adaptations of tree frogs and so the trip is quite arduous, Bastimentos Island, Bocas de...  -  Mark Moffett
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Mark Moffett / Strawberry Poison Dart Frog (Oophaga pumilio) mother carries tadpole to canopy, she lacks the toe pads or other adaptations of tree frogs and so the trip is quite arduous, Bastimentos Island, Bocas de...
Close-up of feet of Bactrian camel {Camelus bactrianus} Egypt Africa  -  Dan Burton
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Dan Burton / Close-up of feet of Bactrian camel {Camelus bactrianus} Egypt Africa
Close-up of a Flightless Cormorant (Nannopterum harrisi) moulting wing, Punta Esipnosa, Fernandina, Galapagos  -  Visuals Unlimited
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Visuals Unlimited / Close-up of a Flightless Cormorant (Nannopterum harrisi) moulting wing, Punta Esipnosa, Fernandina, Galapagos
Bark of the Yellow Palo Verde tree (Cercidium microphyllum) Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA. The green bark contains chlorophyll that allows this deciduous tree to photosynthesize even when it has shed i...  -  Visuals Unlimited
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Visuals Unlimited / Bark of the Yellow Palo Verde tree (Cercidium microphyllum) Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA. The green bark contains chlorophyll that allows this deciduous tree to photosynthesize even when it has shed i...
Close-up of a liana vine on a tropical rainforest tree trunk.  -  Visuals Unlimited
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Visuals Unlimited / Close-up of a liana vine on a tropical rainforest tree trunk.
Yellow or Foothills Palo Verde trees (Cercidium microphyllum) and Giant Saguaro Cactus, Organ Pipe National Monument, Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA. Note the spacing of the desert plants due to competi...  -  Visuals Unlimited
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Visuals Unlimited / Yellow or Foothills Palo Verde trees (Cercidium microphyllum) and Giant Saguaro Cactus, Organ Pipe National Monument, Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA. Note the spacing of the desert plants due to competi...
Blind Cave Tetra Fish (Astyanax fasciatus mexicanus).  -  Visuals Unlimited
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Visuals Unlimited / Blind Cave Tetra Fish (Astyanax fasciatus mexicanus).