Yukihiro Fukuda / Feral domestic rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) standing on hind legs on coast, Okunojima Island, also known as Rabbit Island, Hiroshima, Japan.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) attacking an Arctic Fox (Vulpes / Alopex lagopus) protecting its nest site, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway. Highly commended, MAMMALS, GDT 2011 competition
Anup Shah / African Lion (Panthera leo) juvenile reaching out with curiosity, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. March
Edwin Giesbers / Saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) close up portrait, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
Andy Rouse / Blue tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) in winter garden, Wales, UK, January
Andy Murch / Smooth hammerhead shark (Sphyrna zygaena). Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Danny Green / Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) resting in snow. Hornstrandir Nature Reserve, Iceland, February.
Suzi Eszterhas / Northern muriqui monkey (Brachyteles hypoxanthus) juvenile aged one year, in tree playing with its mother's tail, RPPN Feliciano Miguel Abdala, Atlantic Forest, Brazil. June.
John Cancalosi / Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) pup 'waving', UK
Sylvain Cordier / Golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana),standing up on river boulders, Qinling Mountains, Shaanxi province, China
Matthew Maran / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) dog interacting with a vixen in an urban garden. North London, UK. July.
Morley Read / Leaf frog (Agalychnis hulli) blinking its eyes and turning around, Orellana Province, Ecuador. (non-ex)
Eric Baccega / Chimpanzee juvenile (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in a tree. Kibale National Park, Uganda. January.
Jurgen Freund / Margit Cianelli wildlife carer with young Lumholtz kangaroos (Dendrolagus lumholtzi), one with a radio collar. The tree kangaroo has a radio collar to allow her to explore her forest surroundings read...
Paul Hobson / Parrot snake (Leptophis ahaetulla) in aggressive pose with mouth open. Costa Rica.
Paul Hobson / Wood warbler (Phylloscopus sibilatrix) singing whilst perched on branch, silhouetted at dawn. Sheffield, England, UK. May.
Houdin and Palanque / Decken's sifaka (Propithecus deckenii) grooming each other, Tsimembo area, Madagascar. Lenses for Conservation project.
Suzi Eszterhas / Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) sitting with Bamboo in background. Shenshuping Panda Base, Wolong Nature Reserve, Wenchuan, Sichuan Province, China. Captive.
Paul Williams / Lion (Panthera leo) close up of teeth while its snarling, captive.
Paul Williams / RF - Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) close up portrait, captive. staring at camera, licking nose, captive. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Paul Williams / RF - Lion (Panthera leo) portrait, looking proud, Captive (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Jack Dykinga / Burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) at sunset, standing on one leg, Marana, Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA. October.
Magnus Lundgren / Wild Wonders of China / Stellar rockskipper (Entomacrodus stellifer) hiding in a barnacle. Sai Kung East Country Park, Hong Kong, China.
David Fleetham / Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), two below surface. Guadalupe Island, Mexico.
Emanuele Biggi / Predatory bush cricket (Saga pedo) waiting for prey on Eryngium, Italy. June. Vulnerable species.
Jabruson Motion / Close-up of a tracker, shot pans to a silverback Mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) looking at camera, Bukima, Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo, 1996.
Alex Mustard / RF - High magnification photo of Secretary blenny (Acanthemblemaria maria) in boulder brain coral (Colpophyllia natans). East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies. Caribbean Sea. (Th...
Rolf Nussbaumer / Greater roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus), adult drinking, Rio Grande Valley, South Texas, Texas, USA. June
Gerrit Vyn / Mature male California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus) used for the captive breeding program to restore this critically endangered species. Idaho. February.
Jabruson Motion / Silverback Western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) feeding on grass in forest bai, Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Cuvette-Ouest, Republic of Congo.
Klein & Hubert / Mangalica Wool Pig (Sus scrofa domesticus), head portrait of boar, Germany.
Pete Oxford / San Lucas marsupial frog (Gastrotheca pseustes) captive, occurs in Ecuadorian Andes.
Loic Poidevin / Grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis) fighting, Katamai, Alaska, USA, August
Mark Taylor / Tricolour merle Collie puppy, Indie, age 10 weeks.
Fiona Rogers / Southern plains grey langur / Hanuman langur (Semnopithecus dussumieri) infant aged a few days being held by its mother . Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. March.
Bence Mate / Jacare / Yacare caiman (Caiman crocodilus yacare) two caymans, one with mouth open, Pantanal, Brazil.
Wim van den Heever / Julia heleconia (Dryas julia) butterfly on head of Yacare caiman (Caiman yacare) Pantanal, Brazil.
Pedro Narra / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) resting in the shallows of the coast, Bijagos Islands, Guinea Bissau. Endangered species.
Claudio Contreras / Grey fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) licking nose, captive, Mexico City
Edwin Giesbers / Barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus) baring teeth as a sign of submission, Gibraltar Nature Reserve, Gibraltar,
Juan Carlos Munoz / Grevy's zebra (Equus grevyi) close up of muzzle, Captive, occurs in Kenya and Ethiopia, Endangered species.
Franco Banfi / Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) Guadalupe Island, Mexico, Pacific Ocean. Vulnerable.
Ben Hall / Marine Iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) on rock with lava lizard sitting on its head, Galapagos Islands, May.