Duncan Usher / Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia), Alentejo, Portugal
Markus Varesvuo / Two male Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) fighting at lek. Kuusamo, Finland, April.
Andy Rouse / European Robin (Erithacus rubecula) in snowy garden, Wales, UK, January.
Will Burrard-Lucas / A mating pair of leopards (Panthera pardus) caught in front of a camera trap at night, Laikipia Wilderness Camp, Kenya. Photographed with a camera trap. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. All other uses require clea...
Andy Murch / Little gulper shark (Centrophorus uyato). Cape Eleuthera, Bahamas.
David Fleetham / Close up at the dental plates of Three color parrotfish (Scarus tricolor) as it comes in for a bite of hard coral, Fiji.
David Tipling / Red grouse (Lagopus lagopus) male in flight. Grinton Moor, above Swaledale, Yorkshire Dales National Park, England, UK. July.
Sergey Gorshkov / Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) at night, taken with remote camera in Land of the Leopard National Park, Far East Russia, November.Highly Commended in the Animal Portraits Category of the Wil...
Edwin Giesbers / Small pearl bordered fritillary butterfly (Boloria selene), two resting on Scabious. The Netherlands. July.
Pal Hermansen / Wild reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) male silhouetted at dawn. Forollhogna National Park, Innlandet, Norway.
Guy Edwardes / Long-billed curlew (Numenius americanus) taking off along shoreline. Fort De Soto Park, Florida, USA. April.
Carol Walker / RF - Knabstrupper stallion with leopard spotting colouration, running in pasture. Germany. May. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Tui De Roy / Black rhino (Diceros bicornis) with very long horn, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Laikipia, Kenya. October.
Tui De Roy / Black rhino (Diceros bicornis) and White Rhino (Ceratotherium simum) bulls facing off. Solio Game Reserve, Laikipia, Kenya. September.
Tui De Roy / Three White rhinoceroses (Ceratotherium simum) walking together, Solio Game Reserve, Laikipia, Kenya. September.
Danny Green / North American river otter (Lontra canadensis) on snow covered bank, reflected in icy water. Yellowstone National Park, USA, January.
Danny Green / Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) profile walking, looking for prey. Bandhavgarh National Park, India, December.
Ross Hoddinott / Robin (Erithacus rubecula) in snow, Broxwater, Cornwall, UK. March.
Marie Lochman / Numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus) Wheatbelt Region, Western Australia
Sven Zacek / Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix) two males facing off on a lekking site, Varumaa county, Southern Estonia. April.
Nick Upton / Buff-tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) queen about to land at her nest burrow in a garden lawn with loaded pollen sacs to provision grubs that will become future workers for her colony, Wiltshire,...
Nick Upton / White-lipped snail (Cepaea hortensis) crawling over an oak sleeper retaining a garden lawn with a greenhouse in the background, Wiltshire, UK, April.
Claudio Contreras / American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus), Jardines de la Reina / Gardens of the Queen National Park, Caribbean Sea, Ciego de Avila, Cuba.
Nick Hawkins / Anolis lizard (Anolis sp.) male displaying in Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica.
Klein & Hubert / Long eared jerboa (Euchoreutes naso) jumping, Gobi desert at dusk, Mongolia
Klein & Hubert / Long eared jerboa (Euchoreutes naso) jumping, Gobi desert, Mongolia
Guy Edwardes / Shore lark (Eremophila alptstris), Ontario, Canada
Markus Varesvuo / Red-throated Diver (Gavia stellata) portrait, Iceland, June.
Markus Varesvuo / Hazel Grouse (Tetrastes bonasia), Kuusamo, Finland, December.
Markus Varesvuo / Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetus), Kuusamo, Finland, January.
Markus Varesvuo / Bullfinch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) in flight, Kuusamo, Finland, March.
Andres M. Dominguez / Western yellow wagtail (Motacilla flava) perched on thistle, Andalusia. Spain. April
Ann & Steve Toon / Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) walking, silhouetted at dusk. Zimanga private game reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Ann & Steve Toon / Ostrich (Struthio camelus) silhouetted in dust storm. Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park, Northern Cape, South Africa.
Fabio Pupin / Ruwenzori side-striped chameleon, (Trioceros rudis), hanging from fern, Nyungwe Forest NP, Rwanda, December . Non-ex.
Morley Read / Slow motion clip of a Guacamayo plump toad (Osornophryne guacamayo) walking, Orellana Province, Ecuador.
Morley Read / Slow motion clip of a Leaf frog (Cruziohyla craspedopus) walking, Ecuador.
Oliver Wright / Four-spotted chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata) resting on stem, covered in early morning dew. Skipwith Common National Nature Reserve, North Yorkshire, England, UK. May. Focus stacked image.
Alex Mustard / RF - Basking shark (Ceterhinus maximus) feeding on plankton in Senen Cove, Cornwall, UK. June. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Alex Mustard / Blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) swims beneath the surface of the ocean. Indian Ocean, off Sri Lanka.
Lucas Bustamante / Treehopper (Alchisme onorei) with eggs Papallacta, Napo, Ecuador
Staffan Widstrand / Southern Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) two, with one in foreground, Zimanga Private Nature Reserve, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Staffan Widstrand / African Spoonbill (Platalea alba) preening, Zimanga Private Nature Reserve, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Yashpal Rathore / Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) walking at night, with monsoon clouds and lightning. Kanha National Park, Central India. Dominant male (T29)