Alex Hyde / Leaf-cutter ants (Atta cephalotes) carrying pieces of leaf that they have harvested back to their underground fungus garden in their nest, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica. Photographed in mobile field studi...
Steve Downer / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) fast motion of bee collecting pollen from begonia flower and flying lies off. Birmingham UK. September.
Dong Lei / Himalayan honeybee (Apis laboriosa) Mount Namjagbarwa, Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon National Park, Nyingchi Prefecture, Tibet, China. October.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) in mud collecting nesting material, collecting nesting material, with golden bokeh affect in puddle, Svalbard, Norway, June.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Erect-crested penguin (Eudyptes sclateri) portrait on rocks, Antipodes Island, Sub-Antarctic New Zealand, March. Endangered species.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Tasmanian native hen (Gallinula mortierii) walking through grass, Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia. Endemic.
Simon Colmer / Dung beetle (Scarabaeidae) rolling dung, Malawi. November.
Nick Upton / Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) gnawing the trunk of a Willow tree (Salix sp.) in woodland enclosure at night. Devon Beaver Project, run by Devon Wildlife Trust, Devon, UK, April. Taken by a remote cam...
Denis-Huot / Village weaver bird (Ploceus cucullatus) male building a nest after the rains, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. February.
Fred Olivier / Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) group, Antarctica.
Ben Cranke / Black-striped capuchin (Sapajus libidinosus) using rock as a tool to break open palm nut, Parnaiba Headwaters National Park, Piaui, Brazil. August.
Alex Mustard / Busy coral reef community feeding on plankton, with Scalefin anthias (Pseudanthias squamipinnis), Soft corals (Dendronephthya sp.) and Fire corals (Millepora dichotoma), making up classic Red Sea scen...
Alex Mustard / Busy coral reef community feeding on plankton, with Scalefin anthias (Pseudanthias squamipinnis), Soft corals (Dendronephthya sp.) and Fire corals (Millepora dichotoma) Ras Mohammed Marine Park, Sinai...
Jabruson / Mass emergence of rainforest Skipper butterflies (Melphina sp.) Lokoue Bai, Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Cuvette, Republic of Congo.
Ernie Janes / London red bus going past Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament at Westminster, London, June 2013.
Franco Banfi,Franco Banfi / Piraputanga (Brycon hilarii) in the main spring Aqua¡rio Natural that goes in the Rio Baia Bonita, Bonito, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Nick Garbutt / The view at night from 'At the Top', 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building at 829.8m at night. Dubai, United Arab Emirates. April 2013
Yukihiro Fukuda / Japanese fireflies (Luciola cruciata) in flight at night, Japan endemic species, Ichikawa-Riveer, Asago Hyougo, Japan, July
Yukihiro Fukuda / Japanese fireflies (Luciola cruciata) in flight at night, Japan endemic species, Hino-River, Nichinan-chou, Tottori, Japan, July
Markus Varesvuo / Large flock of Kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla) flying over the sea, Vardo, Norway, March.
Ernie Janes,Ernie Janes / Fallow deer (Dama dama) crossing rural road through Berkhamsted Common at dusk, Hertfordshire, UK, December
Gavin Hellier / Elevated view over the Djemaa el-Fna at sunset, Marrakech, Morocco, 2011. No release available.
Gavin Hellier / Sheikh Zayed Rd, traffic and new high rise buildings along Dubai's main road, United Arab Emirates 2011. No release available.
Gavin Hellier / The restored Souq Waqif with mud rendered shops and exposed timber beams at dusk, Doha, Qatar, Arabian Peninsula 2011. No release available.
Gavin Hellier / Khao San Road at dusk, Banglamphu, Bangkok, Thailand, 2010. No release available.
Brandon Cole / A vibrant, busy coral reef with many species of hard and soft corals, a cloud of Scalefin anthias (Pseudanthias squammipinnis) fish swarming about, Fiji, tropical Pacific Ocean.
Ingo Arndt / King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) rookery crowded with nesting birds incubating eggs or protecting their small chicks, Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island, February 2011
Terry Whittaker / 2020VISION / Red deer (Cervus elaphus) crossing busy road, Richmond Park, London, UK, September
Terry Whittaker / 2020VISION / Red deer (Cervus elaphus) about to cross busy road, Richmond Park, London, UK, September. Did you know? Richmond Park is famous for its red deer, but it also has a thriving population of fallow deer.
Terry Whittaker / 2020VISION / Red deer (Cervus elaphus) about to cross busy road, Richmond Park, London, UK, September
John Cancalosi / Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) standing with nesting material. Costa Rican tropical rainforest.
Sven Zacek / Honey Bees (Apis mellifera) flying around the entrance to their (domestic) hive. Estonia, Europe, June.
Bence Mate / Leaf cutter ants (Atta sp) female worker ants carry pieces of fern leaves to nest, reflected in water, Costa Rica, December. Winner, Eric Hosking award, 2011 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competit...
Nick Upton / Hoverfly (Myathropa florea), using proboscis to feed on pollen from anthers of Ivy flowers (Hedera helix). Wiltshire garden, UK, September
Florian MÃ¶llers / European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) near busy road, Haselhorst, Berlin, Germany, June 2008
Florian MÃ¶llers / Young European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) near busy road, Haselhorst, Berlin, Germany, June 2008
Edwin Giesbers / Termite (Hospitalitermes sp.) colony, with individuals moving in different directions, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
Edwin Giesbers / Orb Weave spider (Argiope sp.) weaving web, Sarawak Borneo, Malaysia, June
Pete Oxford / Food stalls in the market at night with Koutoubia Mosque in the background, Djemaa el-Fna (the square), Marrakech, Morocco, June 2009
Laurent Geslin / Herring gull (Larus argentatus) swooping down to feed on chips in a busy seaside resort, France
Laurent Geslin / Wood pigeon (Columba palumbus) on grass near busy road, Paris, France. April.