Yukihiro Fukuda / Feral domestic rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) standing on hind legs on coast, Okunojima Island, also known as Rabbit Island, Hiroshima, Japan.
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 / Blue sheep (Pseudois nayaur) Hemis National Park, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
Jurgen Freund / Little red flying fox (Pteropus scapulatus) roosting with baby, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia. May. Second Place in the Man and Nature portfolio category of the Terre Sauvage Nature Image...
Bence Mate / Two Great egrets (Ardea alba) standing opposite each other with Grey heron (Ardea cinerea) in between. Lake Csaj, Pusztaszer, Hungary, January. Winner of the Portfolio category of the Terre Sauvage Na...
Bence Mate / White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) flying, with Great egret (Ardea alba) in the foreground, Lake Csaj, Pusztaszer, Hungary. February. Winner of the Portfolio category of the Terre Sauvage Natur...
Sven Zacek / Hepatica (Hepatica nobilis) white morph and normal blue morph, Southern Estonia, April.
Fiona Rogers / Eastern chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurtheii) female 'Gremlin' aged 40 years calling while holding her baby granddaughter aged 2 months and her own infant son aged 2 years. Gombe National Park,...
Alex Hyde / House spider female (Tegenaria sp.) in garden shed. Derbyshire, UK, March. Highly Commended in the Urban Wildlife category of the 2015 British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA) Competition.
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...
Cyril Ruoso / Ringed-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) foraging in sisal field looking for flowers during a poor year without much fruit. Berenty reserve, Madagascar, September.
Kristel Richard / Headshot of two rare black Kladruber stallions, harnessed for driving, at the Great Riding festival, in Slatinany national stud, Pardubice Region, Czech Republic. June 2015.
Sven Zacek / Four Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) bucks with velvet antlers and the shadow of a fifth buck, Tartumaa, Estonia, March.
Bruno D'Amicis / Fennec fox (Vulpes zerda) pup, aged a few weeks, caught in the wild and shown at a famous camel trekking site for tourists in the hope of either selling it or being paid for photos, Kebili Governorate...
Angelo Gandolfi / Gannets (Morus bassanus) courtship behavior on nest on abandoned boat, La Spezia Gulf, Italy. Mediterranean Sea. July.
Bruno D'Amicis / Fennec fox (Vulpes zerda) few-weeks old pup caught in the wild and shown at a famous camel trekking site for tourists in the hope of either selling it or being paid for photos, Kebili Governorate. Tun...
Michael Hutchinson / Dandelion (Taraxacum) seed head in grass meadow, Ashton Court, North Somerset, UK, May.
Peter Cairns / Bison (Bison bison) pair standing on road in winter, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA, March.
Espen Bergersen / Razorbills (Alca torda) in flight, with Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) behind, Hornoya, Norway. March
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Karo boys with decorative skin painting, close up portrait, Karo tribe, Omo river, Ethiopia, November 2014
David Pattyn / Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) two adult males in mountain landscape. Alps, Aosta Valley, Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy. September.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Black-winged stilt (Himantopus himantopus) with out of focus Lesser flamingos (Phoenicopterus minor) standing behind, Lake Nakuru, Kenya
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Landscape of Lillehooksbreen glacier at Svalbard, Norway, July 2008.
Markus Varesvuo / Black kite (Milvus migrans) flying and red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis) on snow, Hokkaido, Japan, February.
Nick Garbutt / Male Anole Lizards (Anolis sp) in territorial display to each other. Rainforest canopy, Rio Claro Reserve, Magdalena Valley, Colombia, South America.
Dong Lei / Golden bush-robin (Tarsiger chrysaeus) with insect prey, Kawakarpo Mountain, Meri Snow Mountain National Park, Yunnan Province, China.
David Pattyn / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) adult running over the water surface during the courtship. The Netherlands. April 2014.Second place in the Species Story category of the Terre Sauvage Nature I...
Markus Varesvuo / Red-crowned Cranes (Grus japonensis) displaying and calling in snow, Hokkaido, Japan, February
Markus Varesvuo / Great White Egret (Egretta alba) with water splashing from beak, Hungary January
Markus Varesvuo / Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) male calling with female, Jalasjarvi, Finland, April
Axel Gomille / Demoiselle cranes (Anthropoides virgo) flock, India.
Wild Wonders of Europe / Bartocha / Early purple orchid (Orchis mascula) on the Forca Canapine, Monti Sibillini National Park, Italy, May.
Matthew Maran / Great created grebe (Podiceps cristatus) with chick following, and person swimming in pond, Hampstead Heath, London, July 2014.
Ross Hoddinott / Brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) diving for fish with the Athala II boat in the background, Espumilla beach, Galapagos, Ecuador. April.
Andy Trowbridge / Puffin (Fratercula arctica) standing on Sea thrift (Armeria maritima) with wings out stretched with a beak full of sand eels. Close-up portrait. Fair Island, Shetland Islands, Scotland, July.
Tony Phelps / Parachute daisies (Ursinia anthemoides) flowering, Vergelegen, Little Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa, July.
Chris & Monique Fallows / Cape fur seal (Arctocephalus pussilus) portrait, at water surface, Seal Island, False Bay, Cape Town, South Africa.
David Pattyn / Spectacled caiman (Caiman crocodilus) resting in shrinking pool, Pouso Alegre lodge. Pantanal, Brazil. Highly commended in the Other Animals Category of the GDT competition 2013.
Cheryl-Samantha Owen / African penguins (Spheniscus demersus) being released after rehabilitation at Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) near Robben Island in Table Bay. Cape Town, So...
Andy Rouse / Verreaux Sifaka (Propithecus verreauxi) jumping ('dancing') across ground, Madagascar
Roberto Rinaldi / Wreck of crude oil super-tanker "Amoco Milford Haven", populated by shoals Swallowtail anthias (Anthias anthias) and Bogues (Boops boops). The tanker sank on April 14th, 1991 after three days of fire....
David Fleetham / Skeleton shrimp (Caprellidae sp) on sea floor. Blurry areas where freshwater is percolating up through sand and mixing with saltwater. Dumaguete, Philippines
David Fleetham / Auger shell (Terebridae) eye to eye with Skeleton shrimp (Caprellidae sp), close-up. Blurry areas in the background where freshwater is percolating up through sand and mixing with saltwater. Philippin...
Ann & Steve Toon / Wildlife Trust volunteers surveying Snakeshead fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris) flowers. Iffley Meadow, Oxford. April.
Mark Hamblin / RF - Red Deer stags (Cervus elaphus) in snow-covered pine forest. Scotland, UK. December. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
David Pattyn / RF - Green Monkey / Callithrix Monkey (Chlorocebus sabaeus) on a forest trail. Bijilo Forest Park, Kololi, Serrekunda, Gambia, Africa. May 2016. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or...
Chris Mattison / RF - Royal Fern, (Osmunda regalis), fertile frond showing spent spore cases. Yorkshire, July. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)