Alex Mustard / Light patterns on the seabed and fluffy cumulus clouds in the sky in a split level image. North Sound, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies. Caribbean Sea.
Alex Mustard / RF - Pod of Spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris) cruise in formation over the sand of a lagoon while sleeping. Egypt. Red Sea (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Andres M. Dominguez / Cork trees (Quercus suber) stripped of bark, in forest. Los Alcornocales Natural Park, Cortes de la Frontera, southern Spain, November.
Andres M. Dominguez / Ferns on the forest floor with Cork trees (Quercus suber )stripped of bark in the background, Los Alcornocales Natural Park, southern Spain, November
Alex Mustard / Southern stingray (Dasyatis americana) two swimming over sand bar, under stormy sky. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. British West Indies.
Alex Mustard / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) feeding on Seagrass (Halophila stipulacea), blowing sand out of nostrils, on sea floor. Marsa El Shouna, Marsa Alam, Egypt.
Alex Mustard / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) resting on sea floor and two juvenile Golden trevally (Gnathanodon speciosus). Marsa El Shouna, Marsa Alam, Egypt.
Morley Read / Column of Leaf cutter ants (Atta sp) carrying leaves over the rainforest floor to their nest, Amazon rainforest, Orellana Province, Ecuador.
Morley Read / Slow motion clip of Army ants (Eciton rapax) on the rainforest floor, Orellana Province, Ecuador.
Paul Williams / Kinabalu Giant red leech (Mimobdella buettikoferi) feeding on Kinabalu Giant earthworm (Pheretima darnleiensis), Mount Kinabalu, Borneo.
Morley Read / Column of Leaf cutter ants (Atta) carrying cut pieces of leaves along the forest floor towards therr nest, Orellana Province, Ecuador, 2018. (non-ex)
Nick Hawkins / American lobster (Homarus americana) in eelgrass (Zostera marina). Nova Scotia, Canada. July
Shane Gross / Queen conch (Lobatus gigas) juvenile feeding on algae growing on Seagrass (Thalassia testudinum) blades. Eleuthera, Bahamas.
Eric Baccega / Chimpanzee male (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) sleeping on the forest floor with feet up, Kibale National Park, Uganda. January.
Jurgen Freund / Moral eels, Urchins, Cuttlefish, Shrimp and other marine life living within a discarded tyre and fishing net under a ships' harbour, Maluku, Indonesia. November.
Georgette Douwma / Ribbon eel ( Rhinomuraena quaesita) Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Nick Hawkins / Galapagos green turtle (Chelonia mydas agassizi) swimming above sea floor with shoal of fish in background. Off San Cristobal Island, Galapagos.
Nick Hawkins / Sergeant major (Abudefduf sp) schooling in mangroves of Isabela Island, Galapagos.
Jurgen Freund / Timelapse of Giant sea cucumbers (Thelenota ananas) moving underwater, with a Giant clam (Tridacna gigas) in the background, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia, 2015.
Karine Aigner / Wild Bobcat (Lynx rufus) family of three cubs drinking water from bowl, with mother stretching . The mother chose to make her den underneath the house. Texas, USA, August. Taken with remote camera. Hi...
Nayan Khanolkar / Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) in forest clearing. Camera trap image. Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India. January 2018.
David Fleetham / Day / Big blue octopus (Octopus cyanea) with diver in background. Hawaii. September 2012.
David Fleetham / Whitetip reef shark (Triaenodon obesus) resting on sea floor. Kauai, Hawaii.
David Fleetham / Clark's anemonefish (Amphiprion clarkii), pair tending to egg mass placed beside the protection of an anemone. Yap, Micronesia.
Alex Mustard / Tawny nurse shark (Nebrius ferrugineus) group, individuals circling each other at dusk. Vavuu Atoll, Maldives. Indian Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) pair circling each other above coral reef. Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies. Caribbean Sea.
Alex Mustard / RF - Southern stingray (Dasyatis americana) swimming over sand in shallow water at dawn, Cayman Islands, Caribbean Sea. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Jack Dykinga / Western sword fern (Polystichum munitum) and Big leaf maple (Acer macrophyllum) trees that are covered with moss, Hoh Temperate Rainforest, Olympic National Park, Washington, USA. June 2017.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) on forest floor with autumn leaves Highlands, Scotland, UK, October.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) foraging amongst heather as first light hits forest floor, Cairngorms National Park, Highlands, Scotland, UK, March.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red Squirrel (Scuirus vulgaris) feeding sitting pine cone covered forest floor, Cairngorms National Park, Highlands, Scotland, UK
Claudio Contreras / American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) resting just above seagrass underwater, Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve, Caribbean region, Mexico
Alex Hyde / Cup fungus (Cookeina sp) growing on decaying wood on the rainforest floor, Corcovado National Park, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
Tony Wu / Juvenile Australian sea lion (Neophoca cinerea) resting in shallows, possibly to thermoregulate, Carnac Island, Western Australia.
Alex Mustard / Hedgehog seahorse (Hippocampus spinosissimus) female moves over a sandy seabed. Dauin, Negros Island, Philippines. Bohol Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.
Andres M. Dominguez / Fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra) in a Beech forest (Fagus sylvatica) Saja Besaya Natural Park, Saja, Cantabria, Spain, August.
Georgette Douwma / Chocolate chip sea star o (Protoreaster nodosus) on sandy bottom. Mabul, Malaysia.
Alex Mustard / Diver (Predrag Vuckovic) is dwarfed by Great hammerhead shark (Sphyrna mokarran). This species can reach over 6m in length. South Bimini, Bahamas. The Bahamas National Shark Sanctuary. Gulf Stream, We...
Claudio Contreras / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) over sea floor, Akumal, Caribbean Sea, Mexico, January. Endangered species.
Claudio Contreras / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) wide angle view of fin, Akumal, Caribbean Sea, Mexico, January. Endangered species.
Juan Carlos Munoz / Ferns growing near fallen tree in Chestnut forest, Onati, Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, Spain, Europe
Franco Banfi / Green moray (Gymnothorax funebris) Santa Lucia, Camaguey, Cuba, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean
Franco Banfi / Corals attached to structure of bio-rock, a method of enhancing the growth of corals and aquatic organisms, Karang Lestari Pemuteran project, Desa Pemuteran, Bali Island, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean.