Heike Odermatt / King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) pair running through the colony, Falkland Islands
Heike Odermatt / King Penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) trio, Falkland Islands
Shane Gross / Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) propagules / plantlets which become fully mature plants before dropping off the parent tree to drift away and establish a new tree. Bahamas.
Franco Banfi / Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) accompanied by pilotfish (Naucrates ductor) swimming near the surface. Vulnerable. Santa Maria Island, Azores, Portugal, Atlantic Ocean
Franco Banfi / Atlantic spotted dolphins, (Stenella frontalis), Formigas Islet dive site, Santa Maria Island, Azores, Portugal, Atlantic Ocean
Andy Murch / Nurse shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum) swimming below surface at sunset. South Bimini Island, Bahamas.
Andy Murch / Little gulper shark (Centrophorus uyato). Cape Eleuthera, Bahamas.
Andy Murch / Lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris) surfacing with open mouth. Tiger Beach, Little Bahama Bank, Bahamas.
Andy Murch / Great hammerhead shark (Sphyrna mokarran) mouth wide open, feeding in shallow water, surrounded by fish. South Bimini Island, Bahamas.
Mark MacEwen / King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus) group walking past Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) colony, mountains in background. St Andrews Bay, South Georgia. October 2017.
Mark MacEwen / Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina), two females sleeping. St Andrews Bay, South Georgia. October.
Alex Mustard / Puffins (Fratercula arctica) swimming underwater. Puffins spend most of their lives at sea and are excellent underwater swimmers, which is how they catch small fish, their main food. , Farne Islands,...
Alex Mustard / School of Oriental sweetlips (Plectorhinchus vittatus) gather tightly together as they rest during the day, with a Clown triggerfish (Balistoides conspicillum) and Midnight snappers (Macolor macularis...
Shane Gross / Lemon shark juvenile (Negaprion brevirostris) swimming in mangrove habitat near blue crab (Callinectes sapidus), a prey species for the shark. Eleuthera, Bahamas.
Shane Gross / Lemon shark juvenile (Negaprion brevirostris) trying to feed on the leaves of a red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle). As pups, the sharks have to learn to hunt for themselves and sometimes make mistakes....
Pal Hermansen / Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) landing on coast in midnight sun. Lofoten, Norway. July.
Shane Gross / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) feeding on on Turtlegrass (Thalassia testudinum) seagrass bed. The Bahamas.
Alex Mustard / American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) shows off its teeth. Jardines de la Reina, Gardens of the Queen National Park, Cuba. Caribbean Sea.
Alex Mustard / Giant hogfish (Bodianus macrognathos) male yawning at a cleaning station run by juvenile Spanish hogfish (Bodianus rufus). Jardines de la Reina, Gardens of the Queen National Park, Cuba. Caribbean Sea...
Jeff Vanuga / Iceberg from the Weddell Sea in Antarctica, grounded near South Georgia, Antarctica. October 2019.
Ross Hoddinott / St Michael's Mount at sunrise with a rainbow over Penzance, Marazion, Wesat Cornwall, UK. February.
Sergio Hanquet / Face mask, used as PPE during Covid-19, improperly disposed of in the sea, Tenerife, Canary Islands
Tui De Roy / Galapagos hawk (Buteo galapagoensis) landing on mating pair of Galapagos giant tortoise (Chelonoidis vandenburgh) Alcedo Volcano, Isabela Island, Galapagos.
Tui De Roy / Epanola saddelback tortoise (Chelonoidis hoodensis), with Galapagos mockingbird (Mimus parvulus) perched on carapace, Espnola Island, Galapagos.
Tui De Roy / Alcedo giant tortoise (Chelonoidis vandenburghi), Alcedo Volcano, Isabela Island, Galapagos
Tui De Roy / Galapagos sea lions (Zalophus wollebaeki) sub adult males playing with starfish, Mosquera Islet, Galapagos.
Ben Cranke / King Penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) approached by an Antarctic Fur Seal (Arctocephalus gazella). A few pecks from the penguins caused the seal to retreat. Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina)...
David Tipling / Puffin (Fratercula arctica) group of three, Farne Islands, Northumberland, UK July
Doug Perrine / Hawaiian green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) crowding into a small seaside cavern to bask at sunset. Resting on shore is a behaviour that is very rare for sea turtles, except in Hawaii and the Galapago...
Doug Perrine / I'iwi / Scarlet honeycreeper (Vestiaria / Drepanis coccinea) feeding on blossoms of mamane tree, (Sophora chrysophylla) also an endemic species, Haleakala National Park, Maui, Hawaii. Endemic, Vul...
Tui De Roy / Alcedo giant tortoise (Chelonoidis vandenburghi), Alcedo Volcano, Isabela Island. This is where the largest extant population exists, acting as ecosystem engineers by maintaining open meadows and digg...
Tui De Roy / Wolf giant tortoise (Chelonoidis becki) two males fight briefly over mating rights. Wolf Volcano, Isabela Island, Galapagos
Tui De Roy / Wolf giant tortoise (Chelonoidis becki) in habitat. Hybrids of mixed parentage with different shell shapes are scattered far and wide on the rugged west slope of Wolf Volcano. Wolf Volcano, Isabela Is...