Sven Zacek / Ural owl (Strix uralensis) male presenting prey to nesting mate. Tartumaa, Southern Estonia. April.
David Fleetham / Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), two below surface. Guadalupe Island, Mexico.
David Fleetham / Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) dorsal fin visible on surface. Guadalupe Island, Mexico.
David Fleetham / Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) breaking surface with mouth open. Guadalupe Island, Mexico.
Emanuele Biggi / Predatory bush cricket (Saga pedo) waiting for prey on Eryngium, Italy. June. Vulnerable species.
David Perpinan / Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) incubating eggs on nest, alarm calling as a predator flies overhead, Scotland,UK, June.
Ann & Steve Toon / RF - Leopard female (Panthera pardus) watched by two Gemsbok (Oryx gazella), Kgalagadi transfrontier park, South Africa, June. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Richard Robinson / Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) head on just below surface, another in background, off the West Coast of Auckland, New Zealand, February
Richard Robinson / Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) profile portrait, just below surface, off the West Coast of Auckland, New Zealand, February
Chris & Monique Fallows / Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) predating Cape fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus) Seal Island, False Bay, South Africa, July. Sequence 3 of 3
Alex Hyde / Fishing spider (Trechalea) waiting to catch a Killifish (Cyprinodontiformes) in a rainforest stream at night, Central Caribbean foothills, Costa Rica.
Andy Rouse / African Leopard (Panthera pardus) jumping across river Maasai Mara, Kenya, Africa. August.
Wim van den Heever / Leopard (Panthera pardus) hunting Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) Etosha, Namibia, Sequence 4 of 5
Wim van den Heever / Leopard (Panthera pardus) hunting Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) Etosha, Namibia,
Wim van den Heever / Leopard (Panthera pardus) hunting Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) Etosha, Namibia, Finalist in the Mammals Category of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015.
Alex Mustard / Group of predators hunting together, in an example of 'Nuclear foraging'. The Moray eel (Gymnothorax javanicus) flushes out prey, and is followed by a Napolean wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus) and a Bluef...
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...
Bence Mate / Great egret (Ardea alba) hunting fish, Lake Csaj, Pusztaszer, Hungary, February. Winner of the Portfolio category of the Terre Sauvage Nature Images Awards competition 2015.
Sven Zacek / Brown bear (Ursus arctos) at night, near a foggy forest lake, Kuhmo, Finland, April.
Sven Zacek / American mink (Mustela vison) shaking off fur on ice with Common frog (Rana temporaria) prey, Tartumaa, Estonia, January. Introduced species.
Bruno D'Amicis / Fennec fox (Vulpes zerda) adult at night digging for prey among the roots of Retam broom shrub. Grand Erg Oriental, Kebili Governorate, Tunisia. Taken with remote camera trap.
Anup Shah / Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) male juvenile aged about 18 months approaching a kill, wide angle view. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.
Joris van Alphen / Montagu's harrier (Circus pygargus) preparing to land at her nest, clasping a songbird. Viewed from below. Groningen, the Netherlands. July.
Cheryl-Samantha Owen / Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) breaching, at decoy seal, Seal Island, False Bay, off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa. July.
Staffan Widstrand / Great white egret (Egretta alba or Ardea alba) catching cyprionid fish or carp in fish farm, Pusztaszer Protected Landscape, Kiskunsagi, Hungary, May
Espen Bergersen / Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) in flight with guillemot prey. Hornoya birdcliff. Finnmark, Norway. March
Danny Green / White tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) in flight with snowy background, Rausu, Japan, February
Cyril Ruoso / Komodo dragons (Varanus komodoensis) scavenging Water buffalo carcass. Rinca Island, Komodo National Park, Indonesia.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Magnificent frigatebird (Fregata magnificens) in Galapagos
Markus Varesvuo / White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with two fish in talons, Norway, October.
Pascal Kobeh / Sicklefin lemon shark (Negaprion acutidens) in the lagoon of Picard Island, Aldabra, Seychelles, Indian Ocean.
Espen Bergersen / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) with fin above water, Andfjorden close to Andoya, Nordland, Northern Norway. January.
Denis-Huot / Two African lionesses (Panthera leo) hunting a herd of zebra near a water hole during the dry season, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. February.
Alex Hyde / Spider hunting wasp (Pompilidae) Maliau Basin, Sabah, Borneo.
John Waters / Barn Owl (Tyto alba) hunting/hovering, Somerset, UK, trained bird.
David Pattyn / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) adult with a small fish on a misty morning. The Netherlands.May 2014
Denis-Huot / Lioness (Panthera leo) and Thomson's gazelles (Eudorcas thomsonii) silhouetted at sunset, Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Denis-Huot / Young Lioness (Panthera leo) chasing Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Denis-Huot / Serval (Leptailurus serval) pouncing, Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Denis-Huot / Olive baboon (Papio anubis) males fighting over newborn Thomson's gazelle (Eudorcas thomsonii) prey, Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Denis-Huot / Starving group of Nile crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus) feeding on Zebra, Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Denis-Huot / Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) lunging at Thomson's gazelle (Eudorcas thomsonii) in water, Mara river, Masai-Mara game reserve, Kenya.
Sam Hobson / Northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) adult male in flight above tree canopy in urban cemetery, Berlin, Germany, March. Nominated in the Melvita Nature Images Awards competition 2014.
Ben Cranke / Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) in flight, Finland. February.
Sam Hobson / Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus), juvenile in flight with remains of feral pigeon. Bristol, UK. July.
Sergey Gorshkov / Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) with Snow goose egg in mouth, mid moult from winter to summer fur, Wrangel Island, Far Eastern Russia.
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.
Alex Mustard / Shoal of Bar jacks (Caranx ruber) hunting school of Silversides fish (Atherinidae) in coral cavern. East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies. Caribbean Sea.