Chien Lee / Minden / Black-headed Cat Snake (Boiga nigriceps) swallowing alive Harlequin Flying Tree Frog (Rhacophorus pardalis) prey, Kubah National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia, sequence 1 of 4
Daniel J. Cox / Minden / Jaguar (Panthera onca) predating Spectacled Caiman (Caiman crocodilus) in river, Pantanal, Brazil
Sergey Gorshkov / Minden / Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) feeding on Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix) female in winter, Finland
Andy Murch / Great hammerhead shark (Sphyrna mokarran) mouth wide open, feeding in shallow water, surrounded by fish. South Bimini Island, Bahamas.
Andy Murch / Cape fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus) playing with Dark shyshark (Haploblepharus pictus) carcass, seal diving in background. False Bay, South Africa. May.
David Pattyn / Common starling (Sturnus vulgaris) murmuration, flock pursued by Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) before landing at winter roost. The Netherlands. February 2020.
Shane Gross / Lemon shark juvenile (Negaprion brevirostris) swimming in mangrove habitat near blue crab (Callinectes sapidus), a prey species for the shark. Eleuthera, Bahamas.
Pal Hermansen / Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) feeding on prey, view through legs. Trondelag, Norway. December.
Michael Hutchinson / Goldenrod crab spider (Misumena vatia) yellow female on Honesty flower, Bristol, UK, April
Doug Gimesy / Wildlife rescuer and carer feeding a rodent to Tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) chick, others in aviary. Temporarily captive, to be released back into wild. Pearl Beach, New South Wales, Australi...
Danny Green / Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) carrying Ringed seal (Pusa hispida) pup prey in mouth. Svalbard, Norway, April.
Danny Green / Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) standing in snow besides Ringed seal (Pusa hispida) pup prey. Svalbard, Norway, April.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) group on ice, female and cubs feeding on Whale carcass. Svalbard, Norway, June 2018.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) hunting Seal on sea ice. Svalbard, Norway, July 2018.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) female and cubs feeding on Whale carcass. Svalbard, Norway, July.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) and cubs feeding on Whale carcass. Svalbard, Norway, July.
Nigel Cattlin / Harlequin ladybird (Harmonia axyridis) larvae still with a raft of empty egg cases, June Berkshire, England, UK.
Jack Dykinga / Greater roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) running to feed brood with Lizard prey in beak. Catalina State Park, Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA. June.
Phil Savoie / Scottish wildcat (Felis silvestris grampia) captive, endemic to Scotland. September
Franco Banfi / Striped marlin (Kajikia audax) hunting Sardine (Sardinops sagax) in bait ball. Magdalena Bay, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Franco Banfi / Striped marlin (Tetrapturus audax) feeding on Sardine (Sardinops sagax). Magdalena Bay, Baja California Sur, Pacific Ocean, Mexico.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) fishing. Rothiemurchus, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK.
Jurgen Freund / Northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus) orphan babies, sleeping on hot water bottle, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia.
Sven Zacek / Ural owl (Strix uralensis) male presenting prey to nesting mate. Tartumaa, Southern Estonia. April.
Sven Zacek / Great bittern (Botaurus stellaris) with fish in beak, caught in stream. Laanemaa, Western Estonia. March.
Ann & Steve Toon / Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) at night, Zimanga private game reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
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.
Ann & Steve Toon / Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) herd fleeing predator, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
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.