Yukihiro Fukuda / Feral domestic rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) standing on hind legs on coast, Okunojima Island, also known as Rabbit Island, Hiroshima, Japan.
Staffan Widstrand / Southern Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) two, with one in foreground, Zimanga Private Nature Reserve, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Bence Mate / Great egret (Ardea alba) group of five at water's edge, with very out of focus egret in foreground. Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary, February.
Wim van den Heever / Leopard (Panthera pardus) cub looking up at birds (out of frame) with mother in background, Khwai River, Botswana. Highly commended in the Mammals category of the Asferico Photography Competition 201...
Wim van den Heever / Blue sheep (Pseudois nayaur) Hemis National Park, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
Ben Hall / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) peering from behind tree with bluebells in foreground, Cheshire, June.
Juergen Freund / Little red flying fox (Pteropus scapulatus) roosting with baby, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia. May. Second Place in the Man and Nature portfolio category of the Terre Sauvage Nature Image...
Bence Mate / Two Great egrets (Ardea alba) standing opposite each other with Grey heron (Ardea cinerea) in between. Lake Csaj, Pusztaszer, Hungary, January. Winner of the Portfolio category of the Terre Sauvage Na...
Bence Mate / White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) flying, with Great egret (Ardea alba) in the foreground, Lake Csaj, Pusztaszer, Hungary. February. Winner of the Portfolio category of the Terre Sauvage Natur...
Sven Zacek / Hepatica (Hepatica nobilis) white morph and normal blue morph, Southern Estonia, April.
Fiona Rogers / Eastern chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurtheii) female 'Gremlin' aged 40 years calling while holding her baby granddaughter aged 2 months and her own infant son aged 2 years. Gombe National Park,...
Alex Hyde / House spider female (Tegenaria sp.) in garden shed. Derbyshire, UK, March. Highly Commended in the Urban Wildlife category of the 2015 British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA) Competition.
Edwin Giesbers / Banded demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens) group of four on plant stems, River Leijgraaf, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, August 2013. Finalist in the Invertebrate category of the Wildlife Photographer of th...
Cyril Ruoso / Ringed-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) foraging in sisal field looking for flowers during a poor year without much fruit. Berenty reserve, Madagascar, September.
Kristel Richard / Headshot of two rare black Kladruber stallions, harnessed for driving, at the Great Riding festival, in Slatinany national stud, Pardubice Region, Czech Republic. June 2015.
Sven Zacek / Four Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) bucks with velvet antlers and the shadow of a fifth buck, Tartumaa, Estonia, March.
Bruno D'Amicis / Fennec fox (Vulpes zerda) pup, aged a few weeks, caught in the wild and shown at a famous camel trekking site for tourists in the hope of either selling it or being paid for photos, Kebili Governorate...
Angelo Gandolfi / Gannets (Morus bassanus) courtship behavior on nest on abandoned boat, La Spezia Gulf, Italy. Mediterranean Sea. July.
Bruno D'Amicis / Fennec fox (Vulpes zerda) few-weeks old pup caught in the wild and shown at a famous camel trekking site for tourists in the hope of either selling it or being paid for photos, Kebili Governorate. Tun...
Michael Hutchinson / Dandelion (Taraxacum) seed head in grass meadow, Ashton Court, North Somerset, UK, May.
Peter Cairns / Bison (Bison bison) pair standing on road in winter, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA, March.
Espen Bergersen / Razorbills (Alca torda) in flight, with Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) behind, Hornoya, Norway. March
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Karo boys with decorative skin painting, close up portrait, Karo tribe, Omo river, Ethiopia, November 2014
David Pattyn / Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) two adult males in mountain landscape. Alps, Aosta Valley, Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy. September.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Black-winged stilt (Himantopus himantopus) with out of focus Lesser flamingos (Phoenicopterus minor) standing behind, Lake Nakuru, Kenya
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Landscape of Lillehooksbreen glacier at Svalbard, Norway, July 2008.
Markus Varesvuo / Black kite (Milvus migrans) flying and red-crowned crane (Grus japonensis) on snow, Hokkaido, Japan, February.
Nick Garbutt / Male Anole Lizards (Anolis sp) in territorial display to each other. Rainforest canopy, Rio Claro Reserve, Magdalena Valley, Colombia, South America.
Dong Lei / Golden bush-robin (Tarsiger chrysaeus) with insect prey, Kawakarpo Mountain, Meri Snow Mountain National Park, Yunnan Province, China.
David Pattyn / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) adult running over the water surface during the courtship. The Netherlands. April 2014.Second place in the Species Story category of the Terre Sauvage Nature I...
Markus Varesvuo / Red-crowned Cranes (Grus japonensis) displaying and calling in snow, Hokkaido, Japan, February
Markus Varesvuo / Great White Egret (Egretta alba) with water splashing from beak, Hungary January
Markus Varesvuo / Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus) male calling with female, Jalasjarvi, Finland, April
Axel Gomille / Demoiselle cranes (Anthropoides virgo) flock, India.
Wild Wonders of Europe / Bartocha / Early purple orchid (Orchis mascula) on the Forca Canapine, Monti Sibillini National Park, Italy, May.
Matthew Maran / Great created grebe (Podiceps cristatus) with chick following, and person swimming in pond, Hampstead Heath, London, July 2014.
Ross Hoddinott / Brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) diving for fish with the Athala II boat in the background, Espumilla beach, Galapagos, Ecuador. April.
Alex Hyde / Alpine meadow in flower including Scabious flowers. Austrian Alps at 1700 metres altitude, North Tyrol, Austria, June
Andy Trowbridge / Puffin (Fratercula arctica) standing on Sea thrift (Armeria maritima) with wings out stretched with a beak full of sand eels. Close-up portrait. Fair Island, Shetland Islands, Scotland, July.
Jussi Murtosaari / Grey Birch butterfly (Aethalura punctulata) resting on tree trunk in woodland habitat, Pirkanmaa, Finland, May.
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Domestic Asian elephants (Elephas maximas) used for riding safaris with their keepers, Royal Chitwan National Park, Nepal.
Tony Phelps / Parachute daisies (Ursinia anthemoides) flowering, Vergelegen, Little Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa, July.
David Pattyn / Flowering Thrift (Armeria maritima) photographed on Great Saltee with a view of the island behind. Great Saltee, Saltee Islands, Co. Wexford, Ireland, June.
Ernie Janes / Small Tortoisehell Butterfly (Aglais urticae) on cone flowers (Echinacea) in garden with greenhouse in background England, UK, August.
Robin Chittenden / Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) flying past spire, Norwich Cathedral, Norfolk, UK, June.
Jabruson / Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in cage, confiscated from poachers, housed in Epulu, Okapi Wildlife Reserve, Orientale Province, North-East, Democratic Republic of Congo
Ingo Arndt / Magnetic Termite (Amitermes meridionalis) mounds in grassland, Litchfield National Park, Northern Territory, Australia.