Sven Zacek / Otter (lutra lutra) eating Gudgeon (Gobio gobio) in Southern Estonia, January.
Sven Zacek / American mink (Mustela vison) on ice with Common frog (Rana temporaria) prey, Tartumaa, Estonia, January. Introduced species.
Sven Zacek / American mink (Mustela vison) shaking off fur on ice with Common frog (Rana temporaria) prey, Tartumaa, Estonia, January. Introduced species.
Sven Zacek / American mink (Mustela vison) running on ice with Common frog (Rana temporaria) prey, Tartumaa, Estonia, January. Introduced species.
George Sanker / Great egret (Ardea alba) taking off with fish prey in mouth, Myakka River State Park, Florida, USA, March.
Nick Upton / Adult Herring gull (Larus argentatus) scavenging left over food, St.Ives, Cornwall, UK, June. Editorial use only.
Staffan Widstrand / Great white egret (Egretta alba or Ardea alba) catching cyprionid fish or carp in fish farm, Pusztaszer Protected Landscape, Kiskunsagi, Hungary, May
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) in mud collecting nesting material, collecting nesting material, with golden bokeh affect in puddle, Svalbard, Norway, June.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Woodpecker finch (Camarhynchus pallidus) using stick as a tool for foraging, Galapagos. Endemic.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica arctica) in flight carrying sandeels and larger fish, Hornoya, Vardo, Norway, July.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Lioness (Panthera leo) moving her newborn cub, Okavango, Botswana
Andy Rouse / Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) female 'T19 Krishna' carrying 2 month cub, Ranthambhore National Park, India.
Markus Varesvuo / Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) feeding on berries, Uto, Finland, October.
Michel Poinsignon / Kingfisher(Alcedo atthis) male perched on branch over river with fish in beak, Lorraine, France. May.
Denis-Huot / Olive baboon (Papio anubis) males fighting over newborn Thomson's gazelle (Eudorcas thomsonii) prey, Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Sergey Gorshkov / Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) with Snow goose egg in mouth, mid moult from winter to summer fur, Wrangel Island, Far Eastern Russia, June.
Bence Mate / Great egret (Ardea alba) feeding on fish, Pusztaszer, Hungary, June.
Eric Baccega / Black flat-coated retriever dog splashing in water and retrieving stick (Canis familiaris)
Jane Burton / Labrador retriever carrying basket of kittens, white Background. NOT AVAILABLE FOR BOOK USE
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.
Charlie Summers / Black Bear (Ursus americanus) with Pink Salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) catch, Anan Creek, Alaska, July.
Ben Hall / Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) with perch in its beak, Cheshire, UK, October. Highly Commended in the British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA) competition 2013.
Chris & Monique Fallows / Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) breaching whilst attacking seal decoy, Seal Island, False Bay South Africa.
Pål Hermansen,Pal Hermansen / Song thrush (Turdus philomelos) with grub prey on the dashboard of an abandoned car in 'car graveyard' Varmland, Sweden, July
Pal Hermansen / Song thrush (Turdus philomelos) feeding chicks at nest in old abandoned car, in a 'car graveyard' Varmland, Sweden
Pål Hermansen,Pal Hermansen / Blue tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) with food in its beak at the entrance to its nest in the exhaust pipe of an old car, Bastnas, Sweden, June. Winner of the Fritz Polking Prize at the GDT competition 2013...
Loic Poidevin,Loic Poidevin / Dalmatian pelicans (Pelecanus crispus) squabbling over fish, Lake Kerkini, Greece, February
Ernie Janes,Ernie Janes / Yellow Labrador jumping breakwater, Norfolk. April
Anup Shah,Anup Shah / Olive baboon (Papio cynocephalus anubis) female with infant on back, carrying away a gazelle carcass having taken it from a male. Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, July
Denis-Huot,Denis-Huot / Spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta) with Lesser flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor) it has just caught, Lake Nakuru, Kenya
Denis-Huot / Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) mother carrying its cub aged 4 to 5 weeks, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. Vulnerable species.
Edwin Giesbers / Alpine marmot (Marmota marmota)holding hands at mouth, eating, Hohe Tauern National Park, Austria, July
Peter Cairns / 2020VISION / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) jumping, holding a nut in its mouth, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK, March. Did you know? Red squirrels weigh half as much as grey squirrels.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Lioness (Panthera leo) holding her newborn cub in mouth. Okavango, Botswana, November.
Fabrice Cahez / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) with rodent prey, Vosges, France, June
Anup Shah / Caracal (Caracal caracal) six month kitten carrying an African hare that its mother has killed for it, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, August
Klaus Echle / Lynx (Lynx lynx) holding its fawn kill by the neck. The Black Forest, Germany, October. Captive
Matthew Maran / Black Bear (Ursus americanus) with a Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in its mouth. Ucluth Inlet, Barkley Sound, Vancouver Island, Canada, September.
Matthew Maran / Black Bear (Ursus americanus) with a Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in its mouth. West coast of Vancouver Island, Canada, October.
Ernie Janes / Yellow Labrador with ball in its mouth against blue sky.
Andy Rouse / Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) walking through a river with caught salmon against a mountainous landscape as two gulls fly past. Katmai, Alaska, USA, August.
Andy Rouse / Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) with caught salmon, another bear more distant, with mountains backing the scene. Katmai, Alaska, USA, August.
Andy Rouse / Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) thrashing a large caught salmon. Katmai, Alaska, USA, August.