Yukihiro Fukuda / Feral domestic rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) standing on hind legs on coast, Okunojima Island, also known as Rabbit Island, Hiroshima, Japan.
Nick Upton / Julia Coats of the Animal and Plant Health Agency releasing Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) back into River Otter. Part of escaped population re-released to the wild following veterinary check ups. Tak...
Michel Roggo / Iceberg in the sea outside the Kangia Ilulissat Icefjord. Iceberg from the Sermeg Kujalleg Glacier, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kalaallit Nunaat, Greenland, August 2014. Photographed for The Freshwate...
Andy Rouse / Grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) charging through river chasing salmon, Alaska, USA. Crop of 01500299.
Andy Rouse / Gentoo penguin (Pygoscelis papua) jumping onto beach, Carcass Island, Falkland Islands.
Andy Trowbridge / Yellow-eyed penguin (Megadyptes antipodes) walking up a sand dune towards its nest. Otago Peninsula, Otago, South Island, New Zealand. February. Endangered Species.
Tui De Roy / Erect-crested penguins (Eudyptes sclateri) portrait, Proclamation Island, Bounty Islands, New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands. Endemic to Antipodes and Bounty Islands. Endangered species.
Tui De Roy / Erect-crested penguins (Eudyptes sclateri) pair on coast, Proclamation Island, Bounty Islands, New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands. Endemic to Antipodes and Bounty Islands. Endangered species.
Tui De Roy / Little blue / fairy penguin (Eudyptula minor) walking on pathway to nesting burrows, Neck Game Reserve, Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia, December.
Steven Kazlowski / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sow with two juveniles walk along the ice edge during autumn freeze up, Beaufort Sea, off Arctic coast, Alaska
Tom Gilks / Nyiragongo volcano lava lake, Virungas National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo February 2015.
David Woodfall / Buff tailed bumble bee (Bombus terrestris) on Marsh Woundwort (Stachys palustris) North Wales, UK, July.
Constantinos Petrinos / Yellow stripe clingfish (Diademichthys lineatus) living in association with the Fire Urchin (Astropyga radiata) Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Constantinos Petrinos / Purple short tentacle mushroom coral (Fungia sp.) close up of polyps. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Constantinos Petrinos / Bigfin reef squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana) schooling parallel to one another. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Ann & Steve Toon / Rothschild's giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis rothschildi), feeding on leaves, Woburn Safari Park, UK, June, captive.
Marie Read / Flock of White ibis (Eudocimus albus) in breeding plumage, at rookery on water's edge of the mangrove-covered island, Tampa Bay, Florida, USA, March
Floris van Breugel / Aurora Borealis over yellow tent lit from within and mountainous scenery, Arrigetch Peaks, Gates of the Arctic National Park, Brooks Range, Alaska, USA, August 2014.
Floris van Breugel / Black and white photograph of Ice crystals up to 12 inches long along a small creek in a remote valley, Brooks Range, Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska, August 2014.
Floris van Breugel / Black and white photograph of humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) tail slapping at surface, Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, USA, August 2014.
Floris van Breugel / Ice cave with melt water running through, Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau, Alaska, USA, August 2014.
Espen Bergersen / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) with fin above water, Andfjorden close to Andoya, Nordland, Northern Norway. January.
Espen Bergersen / Male King eiders (Somateria spectabilis) three taking-off from water. Batsfjord, Norway, March.
Denis-Huot / African lion (Panthera leo) male shaking water off mane after rain, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. September.
Denis-Huot / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) male covered with mud at a water hole, Tsavo East National Park, Kenya. August.
Denis-Huot / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) having a mud bath at a water hole, Tsavo East National Park, Kenya. August.
Denis-Huot / Black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) female and young in the mud, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. February.
Denis-Huot / Male black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) silhouetted against clouds, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. March.
David Tipling / Red campion (Silene dioica) flowering in woodland amongst Bluebells and Greater stitchwort. Thursford Wood, North Norfolk, UK, May.
Pete Oxford / Big-legged Bug or Squash Bug (Coreidae) on Heliconia Flower. Yasuni National Park, Amazon Rainforest, Ecuador. South America
Jordi Chias / Juvenile Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) Armenime cove, South Tenerife, Canary Island, Atlantic Ocean
Jordi Chias / Juvenile green turtle (Chelonia mydas) reflected in the surface of the window with Snell's window affect, Fakarava atoll inside lagoon at sunset, Tuamotu archipelago, French Polynesia; Pacific Ocean
Jordi Chias / Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) trapped in an abandoned drifting net, Balearic Channel, Mediterranean sea.
Jussi Murtosaari / European robin (Erithacus rubecula) adult with autumn leaves in background, Punkaharju, Etela-Savo / Southern Savonia, Ita-Suomi / Eastern Finland, Finland. September
Pal Hermansen / Aerial view of river delta and coast, South West Iceland, June 2014.
Pal Hermansen / Aerial view of river delta, South West Iceland, June 2014. Finalist in the Art of Nature Category of the Big Picture Competition 2015.
Alex Hyde / Cup fungus (Cookeina sp) Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo.
Anup Shah / Eastern White-bearded Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) herd crossing the Mara River. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.
Anup Shah / Lion (Panthera leo) male feeding on kill. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.
Nick Garbutt / Male Anole Lizards (Anolis sp) in territorial display to each other. Rainforest canopy, Rio Claro Reserve, Magdalena Valley, Colombia, South America.
Nick Garbutt / Female Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) swimming in line with young after escaping a Jaguar attack (Panthera onca palustris) in a lagoon off the Paraguay River. Taiama Ecological Reserve, Pantanal...
Nick Garbutt / Giant Water Lily (Victoria amazonica) flower in a lagoon at Porto Jofre, off the Cuiaba River, northern Pantanal, Mato Grosso State, Brazil, South America.
Nick Garbutt / Zebu Cattle (Bos primigenius indicus), Los Llanos, Colombia, South America.