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Juvenile Tawny or African Sea Eagle defending flamingo carcass from Marabou stork {Lepitoptilos crumeniferous} - Anup Shah
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Anup Shah / Juvenile Tawny or African Sea Eagle defending flamingo carcass from Marabou stork {Lepitoptilos crumeniferous}
Aerial shot of a female Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) and calf surrounded by Killer whales (Orcinus orca), mother hits sideways with her tail fluke to drive Killer whales away, Skjervoy, Tro... - Espen Bergersen
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Espen Bergersen / Aerial shot of a female Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) and calf surrounded by Killer whales (Orcinus orca), mother hits sideways with her tail fluke to drive Killer whales away, Skjervoy, Tro...
Western gulls (Larus occidentalis) attacking an Elegant tern (Thalasseus elegans) with a broken wing, Southern California, USA, April. - John Chan
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John Chan / Western gulls (Larus occidentalis) attacking an Elegant tern (Thalasseus elegans) with a broken wing, Southern California, USA, April.
Mozambique spitting cobra (Naja mossambica) spitting venom. Kruger, South Africa. Controlled conditions. - Guy Edwardes
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Guy Edwardes / Mozambique spitting cobra (Naja mossambica) spitting venom. Kruger, South Africa. Controlled conditions.
Eastern tiger snake (Notechis scutatus) female, Yarra River corridor in suburban Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in mid-summer. She is in a defensive pre-strike position with hood expanded, accompanie... - Robert Valentic
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Robert Valentic / Eastern tiger snake (Notechis scutatus) female, Yarra River corridor in suburban Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in mid-summer. She is in a defensive pre-strike position with hood expanded, accompanie...
Slow motion clip of Wood ants (Formica rufa) on anthill, squirting formic acid to repel threat, Bavaria, Germany, April. - Konrad  Wothe
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Konrad Wothe / Slow motion clip of Wood ants (Formica rufa) on anthill, squirting formic acid to repel threat, Bavaria, Germany, April.
Female Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) defending pup on beach, chasing male away, Horsey, Norfolk, November. - Five Films
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Five Films / Female Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) defending pup on beach, chasing male away, Horsey, Norfolk, November.
Tropical shield mantis (Choeradodis rhombicollis) in defensive position, on flower, Chinambi, Carchi, Ecuador. - Lucas Bustamante
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Lucas Bustamante / Tropical shield mantis (Choeradodis rhombicollis) in defensive position, on flower, Chinambi, Carchi, Ecuador.
Group of Black bullhead (Ameiurus melas) shoaling to protect themselves against predators, River Rhone, Rhone-Alpes, France, July. - Remi Masson
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Remi Masson / Group of Black bullhead (Ameiurus melas) shoaling to protect themselves against predators, River Rhone, Rhone-Alpes, France, July.
Sawfly larvae (Nematus pavidus) defensive posture, Peatlands Park, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. September. - Robert  Thompson
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Robert Thompson / Sawfly larvae (Nematus pavidus) defensive posture, Peatlands Park, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. September.
European barracuda (Sphyraena sphyraena) and Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) circling baitball of Atlantic horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) Formigas Islets, Azores. Finalist in the Underwater Categ... - Jordi Chias
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Jordi Chias / European barracuda (Sphyraena sphyraena) and Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) circling baitball of Atlantic horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) Formigas Islets, Azores. Finalist in the Underwater Categ...
Brandt's cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus) hunts for a meal in a school of Pacific chub mackerel (Scomber japonicus), beneath an oil rig. Eureka Rig, Los Angeles, California, United States of Ame... - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Brandt's cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus) hunts for a meal in a school of Pacific chub mackerel (Scomber japonicus), beneath an oil rig. Eureka Rig, Los Angeles, California, United States of Ame...
Silk moth (Automeris zugana) sequence 2 of 2, with wings open to reveal eyespots, a means of deterring predators, photographed on a white background in mobile field studio, Cordillera de Talamanca mou... - Alex  Hyde
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Alex Hyde / Silk moth (Automeris zugana) sequence 2 of 2, with wings open to reveal eyespots, a means of deterring predators, photographed on a white background in mobile field studio, Cordillera de Talamanca mou...
Prairie rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis), threat display, South Dakota, USA September. Sequence 1 of 3 - Ingo Arndt
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Ingo Arndt / Prairie rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis), threat display, South Dakota, USA September. Sequence 1 of 3
Black-and-white kitten, Loona, age 11 weeks, arching back. - Mark Taylor
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Mark Taylor / Black-and-white kitten, Loona, age 11 weeks, arching back.
Herring gull (Larus argentatus) mobbing White tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with fish prey, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary. March. - Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / Herring gull (Larus argentatus) mobbing White tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with fish prey, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary. March.
Gull mobbing White tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with fish prey, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary. March. - Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / Gull mobbing White tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with fish prey, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary. March.
Juvenile White tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)in flight, with Hooded crow (Corvus cornix) mobbing it, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. January. - Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / Juvenile White tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)in flight, with Hooded crow (Corvus cornix) mobbing it, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. January.
Hooded crow (Corvus cornix) mobbing Buzzard (Buteo buteo) Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. January. - Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / Hooded crow (Corvus cornix) mobbing Buzzard (Buteo buteo) Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. January.
Grass snake (Natrix natrix) juvenile playing dead, Alvao, Portugal, April. - Luis  Quinta
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Luis Quinta / Grass snake (Natrix natrix) juvenile playing dead, Alvao, Portugal, April.
Barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus) baring teeth as a sign of submission, Gibraltar Nature Reserve, Gibraltar, - Edwin  Giesbers
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Edwin Giesbers / Barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus) baring teeth as a sign of submission, Gibraltar Nature Reserve, Gibraltar,
Backlit detail of branching fire coral (Millepora alcicornis) showing the hair like polyps, filled with stinging nematocysts. East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea. - Alex Mustard
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Alex Mustard / Backlit detail of branching fire coral (Millepora alcicornis) showing the hair like polyps, filled with stinging nematocysts. East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.
Raven (Corvus corax) mobbing Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus), Hornoya Island, Varanger Peninsula, Norway, March. - Staffan Widstrand
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Staffan Widstrand / Raven (Corvus corax) mobbing Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus), Hornoya Island, Varanger Peninsula, Norway, March.
Cheetah  (Acinonyx jubatus) male juvenile aged about 18 months approaching a kill, wide angle view. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. - Anup Shah
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Anup Shah / Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) male juvenile aged about 18 months approaching a kill, wide angle view. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.
Western rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis), threat display, South Dakota, USA, September. - Silke Arndt
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Silke Arndt / Western rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis), threat display, South Dakota, USA, September.
Western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox), defensive rattling, Arizona, USA, April. - John Cancalosi
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John Cancalosi / Western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox), defensive rattling, Arizona, USA, April.
Arctic tern (Sterna paridisea) mobbing, Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) in Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway, July. - Ole  Jorgen Liodden
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Arctic tern (Sterna paridisea) mobbing, Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) in Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway, July.
Black backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) attacking Cape fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus) pup, Sperrgebiet National Park, Namibia, December. Sequence 3/6 - Solvin Zankl
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Solvin Zankl / Black backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) attacking Cape fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus) pup, Sperrgebiet National Park, Namibia, December. Sequence 3/6
Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) mobbing Euasian Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) Pusztaszer, Hungary, June. - Bence  Mate
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Bence Mate / Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) mobbing Euasian Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) Pusztaszer, Hungary, June.
Gentoo penguins (Pygoscelis papua) calling and defending their eggs from Southern Skua (Stercorarius antarcticus) hunting for unattended eggs or chicks, Sea Lion island, The Falklands, South Atlantic. - Michael Pitts
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Michael Pitts / Gentoo penguins (Pygoscelis papua) calling and defending their eggs from Southern Skua (Stercorarius antarcticus) hunting for unattended eggs or chicks, Sea Lion island, The Falklands, South Atlantic.
Female Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi) defending her pup from two males, which are aggressive with each other, Molokai Island, Hawaii, USA. - Doug Perrine
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Doug Perrine / Female Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi) defending her pup from two males, which are aggressive with each other, Molokai Island, Hawaii, USA.
Arctic terns (Sterna paradisaea), adults defending their nests from photographers,  Northumberland, June. No release available. - Andrew Walmsley
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Andrew Walmsley / Arctic terns (Sterna paradisaea), adults defending their nests from photographers, Northumberland, June. No release available.
Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), adult defending carcass from Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes), Sinite Kamani National Park, Bulgaria, Europe. February - Stefan Huwiler
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Stefan Huwiler / Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), adult defending carcass from Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes), Sinite Kamani National Park, Bulgaria, Europe. February
Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) adult defending carcass from Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes), Sinite Kamani National Park, Bulgaria, Europe. February. Commended, Behaviour : Birds category, Wildlife Photogra... - Stefan Huwiler
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Stefan Huwiler / Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) adult defending carcass from Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes), Sinite Kamani National Park, Bulgaria, Europe. February. Commended, Behaviour : Birds category, Wildlife Photogra...
Lioness (Panthera leo) trying to protect cubs from charging Cape buffalo herd (Syncerus caffer caffer), Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya - Anup Shah
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Anup Shah / Lioness (Panthera leo) trying to protect cubs from charging Cape buffalo herd (Syncerus caffer caffer), Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) adult hovering directly in front of the sun, defending nest from perceived threat, Farne Islands, UK. June - Andrew Parkinson
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Andrew Parkinson / Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) adult hovering directly in front of the sun, defending nest from perceived threat, Farne Islands, UK. June
Black-backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) male defending a kill from vultures after lions have finished - wide angle perspective, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. February - Anup Shah
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Anup Shah / Black-backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) male defending a kill from vultures after lions have finished - wide angle perspective, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. February
Wood Ant (Formica rufa) workers defending the nest by ejecting droplets of formic acid, UK. - Kim Taylor
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Kim Taylor / Wood Ant (Formica rufa) workers defending the nest by ejecting droplets of formic acid, UK.
Black-backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) male defending a kill from vultures after lions have finished  Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. February - Anup Shah
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Anup Shah / Black-backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) male defending a kill from vultures after lions have finished Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. February
Male Pikeperch / Zander (Stizostedion / Sander lucioperca) defending nest, calm part of the Rhine, Schaffhausen, Switzerland, May 2009 - Wild Wonders of Europe / Roggo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Roggo / Male Pikeperch / Zander (Stizostedion / Sander lucioperca) defending nest, calm part of the Rhine, Schaffhausen, Switzerland, May 2009
Male Zander / Pikeperch (Stizostedion / Sander lucioperca) defending nest, with Chub (Leuciscus cephalus) in the distance, calm part of the Rhine, Schaffhausen, Switzerland, May 2009 - Wild Wonders of Europe / Roggo
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Wild Wonders of Europe / Roggo / Male Zander / Pikeperch (Stizostedion / Sander lucioperca) defending nest, with Chub (Leuciscus cephalus) in the distance, calm part of the Rhine, Schaffhausen, Switzerland, May 2009
Long clawed squat lobsters (Munida rugosa) defending dumped computer monitor in Loch Fyne, St. Catherine's, Scotland. Sea squirts (Ascidia mentula), common brittle stars (Ophiothrix fragilis) and a sh... - Elaine Whiteford
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Elaine Whiteford / Long clawed squat lobsters (Munida rugosa) defending dumped computer monitor in Loch Fyne, St. Catherine's, Scotland. Sea squirts (Ascidia mentula), common brittle stars (Ophiothrix fragilis) and a sh...
Long clawed squat lobsters (Munida rugosa) defending dumped computer monitor in Loch Fyne, St. Catherine's, Scotland. Sea squirts (Ascidia mentula), common brittle stars (Ophiothrix fragilis) and a sh... - Elaine Whiteford
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Elaine Whiteford / Long clawed squat lobsters (Munida rugosa) defending dumped computer monitor in Loch Fyne, St. Catherine's, Scotland. Sea squirts (Ascidia mentula), common brittle stars (Ophiothrix fragilis) and a sh...
Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) adult aggressively defending its nest from a perceived threat, Farne Islands, UK - Andrew Parkinson
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Andrew Parkinson / Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) adult aggressively defending its nest from a perceived threat, Farne Islands, UK
Tawny eagle {Aquila Rapax} defending Lesser flamingo carcass from scavenging Sacred ibis{Threskiornis aethopicus} and Marabou storks {Leptoptilos crumeniferus} Lake Nakuru, Kenya. - Anup Shah
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Anup Shah / Tawny eagle {Aquila Rapax} defending Lesser flamingo carcass from scavenging Sacred ibis{Threskiornis aethopicus} and Marabou storks {Leptoptilos crumeniferus} Lake Nakuru, Kenya.
Patas monkeys {Erythrocebus patas} fighting, Laikipia Plateau, Kenya. - Anup Shah
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Anup Shah / Patas monkeys {Erythrocebus patas} fighting, Laikipia Plateau, Kenya.
Flamingo Tongue Snail (Cyphoma gibbosum) feeding on Common Sea Fan (Gorgonia ventalina) showing deep purple tone where the Sea Fan has released protective compounds, Saba, Caribbean - Norbert Wu
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Norbert Wu / Flamingo Tongue Snail (Cyphoma gibbosum) feeding on Common Sea Fan (Gorgonia ventalina) showing deep purple tone where the Sea Fan has released protective compounds, Saba, Caribbean
Deer Mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) jumping as an evasive behavior, Forest Park, Oregon - Michael Durham
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Michael Durham / Deer Mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) jumping as an evasive behavior, Forest Park, Oregon
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