Nick Garbutt / Sun beam at sun rise over the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Yelllowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA. January 2016
Niall Benvie / Jokulsarlon lagoon at dawn with rainbow in the sky. Iceland, October 2015.
Claudio Contreras / Light entering Cenote Siete Bocas, near Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. January
Wim van den Heever / Bottlenosed dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) porpoising during annual sardine run, Port St Johns, South Africa. June.
Sven Zacek / Hepatica (Hepatica nobilis) white morph and normal blue morph, Southern Estonia, April.
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...
Franco Banfi / Devilrays (Mobula tarapacana) large group at the surface, Ambrosio dive site, Santa Maria Island, Azores, Portugal, Atlantic Ocean
Solvin Zankl / Porcupinefish (Diodontidae) tiny juvenile, found in plankton community, Sargasso Sea, Bermuda.
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...
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Campbell albatross (Thalassarche impavida) in flight, silhouetted at sunset, near Campbell Islands, Sub-Antarctic New Zealand. February.
Chris & Monique Fallows / Wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans) flying off coast of South Georgia Island.
Chris & Monique Fallows / Wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans), engaged in mating display. South Georgia Island, Southern Ocean.
Erlend Haarberg / Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) cubs playing, Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park, Norway, July.
Roy Mangersnes / Full moon over Adventsdlen, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway, April.
Markus Varesvuo / Black-throated diver (Gavia arctica) on water, Finland, May.
Jordi Chias / Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) Santa Maria Island; Azores archipelago, Atlantic ocean
Erlend Haarberg / Lysefjorden viewed from the Preikestolen (Pulpit rock) on misty summer morning with sun rays shining down, Forsand, Rogaland, Norway.
Jack Dykinga / White flowering birdcage evening primrose (Oenothera deltoides) and yellow evening primrose (Oenothera primiveris), Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona. February 2014.
David Noton / Stars and Milky Way over Durdle Door and the Jurassic Coast, with the lights of Weymouth and Portland beyond, Dorset, England, UK, December 2013.
Mark Taylor / Red toy poodle looking up at camera an sticking out tongue.
Ben Cranke / White Woodpecker (Melanerpes candidus) perched on a tree branch, Piaui, Brazil. August.
Ben Cranke / European Herring Gulls (Larus argentatus) in flight at sunset Norway, May.
Sandra Bartocha / Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) trees in snowy woodland in evening sunlight, Potsdam, Germany, January.
David Pattyn / Hanuman langur / Northern Plains Grey Langur (Semnopithecus entellus) drinking from a water tap at Ranthambore fort. Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan, India.
David Pattyn / Razorbill (Alca torda) pair calling, between soft focus vegetation. Great Saltee, Saltee Islands, Co. Wexford, Ireland, June.
David Pattyn / Puffin (Fratercula arctica) through soft focus vegetation. Great Saltee, Saltee Islands, County Wexford, Ireland, June.
Mark Taylor / Tabby cat, Max, 5 months, with smoke black kitten.
Dave Watts / Striated Fieldwren (Calamanthus fuliginosus) Tasmania, Australia
Chris Mattison / Yellow poison dart frog (Phyllobates terribilis) the world's most poisonous amphibian captive from northern South America.
Jean E. Roche / Stormy seas washing on the shore of Camargue, France, October 2012.
Fiona Rogers / Lion-tailed macaque (Macaca silenus) male portrait. Anamalai Tiger Reserve, Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India.
Erlend Haarberg / Stoat (Mustela erminea) in white winter coat. Vauldalen, Sor-Trondelag, Norway, May.
Pal Hermansen / Silhouette of a Blue tit (Cyanistes / Parus caeruleus) seen through the windscreen of an old car, Bastnas, Sweden, December. Winner of the Fritz Polking Prize at the GDT competition 2013 and winner of...
Claudio Contreras / View from bangka boat at dawn, Danajon Bank, Central Visayas, Philippines, April 2013
Alex Mustard,Alex Mustard / A signal blenny (Emblemaria hypacanthus) displays its showy dorsal fin as it extends out of its tube home. La Paz, Mexico. Sea Of Cortez, East Pacific Ocean.
Andrew Parkinson / Gannet (Morus bassanu) adult in flight against stormy seas. Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, September.
Graham Eaton / A foggy scene on the road to the Tan Hill Inn, Richmond, Yorkshire, June 2012
Benjamin Barthelemy,Benjamin Barthelemy / Wood anemone (Anemone nemorosa) in flower, Lorraine Regional Natural Park, Lorraine, France, March
Benjamin Barthelemy,Benjamin Barthelemy / Wood anemone (Anemone nemorosa) in flower, Vallee des Cailles, Eure-et-Loir, France, April.
Petra Wegner,Petra Wegner / Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, bitch with black-and-tan coat
Petra Wegner,Petra Wegner / Chihuahuas, mixture of longhaired and short-haired sitting in basket.
Petra Wegner,Petra Wegner / British Shorthair Cat with chocolate coat
Sven Zacek / Misty sunrise over bog, Estonia. August 2011.
Sven Zacek / Sunrise on a wetland forest island in Estonia. August 2011.
Mark Taylor / German Shepherd Dog bitch pup, Coco, 14 weeks old, with raised paw.
Georgette Douwma / Checkerboard wrasse (Halichoeres hortulanus) watching a Bluespotted ribbontail ray (Taeniura lymna) digging in the sand for food in the hope of catching escaping prey. Egypt, Red Sea.
Mark Hamblin / 2020VISION / Goldfinches (Carduelis carduelis) squabbling over teasel seeds in winter. Hope Farm RSPB reserve, Cambridgeshire, England, UK, February. Crop of 01390677
Chris Gomersall / 2020VISION / Red campion (Silene dioica) flowering in conservation margin next to crop of Oilseed rape at RSPB's Hope Farm, Cambridgeshire, UK, April 2011.