Alex Mustard / RF - Bannerfish (Heniochus diphreutes) schooling in coral reef. Long exposure. North Male Atoll, Maldives. Indian Ocean. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Guy Edwardes / Beech (Fagus sylvatica) avenue, Moor Crichel, Dorset, England, UK. May 2017.
Markus Varesvuo / Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) flock flying in snow, Suomussalmi, Finland, January.
Claudio Contreras / Morelet's crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii) in sinkhole, Cenote Carwash, near Tulum, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, January
Franco Banfi / Schooling Scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica.
Ben Hall / Marine Iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) on rock with lava lizard sitting on its head, Galapagos Islands, May.
Wim van den Heever / Gemsbok (Oryx gazella) viewed from above, Namib Desert, Namibia.
Wim van den Heever / Red-and-green macaw (Ara chloropterus) in flight, Pantanal, Brazil. August.
Georgette Douwma / Big-eye fish (Priacanthus hamrur). Egypt, Red Sea.
Sven Zacek / Otter (Lutra lutra) walking in fresh ice, Southern Estonia, January.
Cyril Ruoso / Vicuna (Vicugna vicugna) herd in Altiplano, Aguada Blanca National Reserve, Peru.
Dave Watts / Hermit ibis (Geronticus eremita) flock in flight, Morocco. Critically endangered.
Mark Hamblin / Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) adult male, antlers in velvet, walking across upland moor, Cairngorms, Scotland, UK, August.
Roger Powell / Small flock of Brent Geese (Branta bernicla) in flight..Texel Island, The Netherlands, Europe
Konstantin Mikhailov / Pallas's sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes paradoxus) group of four flying against blue sky, Gobi Desert, Mongolia, August.
Andy Rouse / Great egret (Ardea alba) flying across lake, Ranthambhore National Park, India
George Sanker / Great egret (Ardea alba) in flight, Florida, USA, March.
George Sanker / White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) females grazing in snow, Acadia National Park, Maine, USA. February.
Ross Hoddinott / Common darter dragonflies (Sympetrum striolatum) two females resting on reed, Dunsdon Nature Reserve, Devon, UK. August.
Chris Mattison / Chilean flamingos (Phoenicopterus chilensis) group of three in flight, Lago Amarga , Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile.
Espen Bergersen / European elk / Moose (Alces alces) photograped in midnight sun. Troms, Northern Norway. June
Espen Bergersen / Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus) and Raven (Corvus corax) in flight, Hornoya bird cliff, Finnmark, Norway. March
Espen Bergersen / Razorbills (Alca torda) in flight, with Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) behind, Hornoya, Norway. March
Chris & Monique Fallows / Long-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus capensis) school porpoising, False Bay, South Africa
Denis-Huot / Masai giraffe (Giraffa cameleopardalis tippelskirchi) herd walking across savanna in dry season, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya
Cyril Ruoso / Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) walking through grassland, Kanha National Park, India. Non-ex
Franco Banfi / Pygmy blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda) subspecies of blue whale, Mirissa, Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean. Endangered species.
Franco Banfi / Pygmy blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda) subspecies of blue whale, diving downwards, Mirissa, Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean. Endangered species.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Tufted puffin (Fratercula cirrhata) swimming on the sea, Commander Island, Russia, September.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Nazca booby (Sula granti) in flight with rainbow behind, Galapagos.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Great grey owl (Strix nebulosa lapponica) hunting in flight, Lapland, Finland, March.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Arctic skua (Stercorarius parasiticus) in flight, Svalbard, Norway, August.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica arctica) in flight carrying sandeels and larger fish, Hornoya, Vardo, Norway, July.
David Kjaer / Great bustard (Otis tarda) chicks hatched from eggs collected under licence from the Castilla-La Mancha region of Spain.
Erlend Haarberg / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in snow, Varanger Peninsula, Norway.
Alex Mustard / Oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) accompanied by pilotfish (Naucrates ductor) as it cruises beneath the surface of the Red Sea, close to Little Brother Island. The Brothers Islands, Egy...
Kristel Richard / Wild Mongolian mare and her foal trotting, plains at the foot of Dungurukh Uul mountain, near the border with China and Kazakhstan, Bayan-Olgiy aymag, Mongolia. September.
Jussi Murtosaari / Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) with chicks swimming behind, Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland, May.
Fred Olivier / Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) in front of French Icebreaker L'Astrolabe, on edge of the fast ice off Dumont D'Urville station, Antarctica. December 2014.
Kirkendall-Spring / Hiker crossing Newton Creek, Elk Meadows Trail, Mount Hood Wilderness. Oregon, USA, July 2014. Model released.
Andy Trowbridge / Four Yellow-eyed penguins (Megadyptes antipodes) walking up a sand dune towards their nests, Otago Peninsula, Otago, South Island, New Zealand. September. Endangered Species.
Constantinos Petrinos / Bigfin reef squid (Sepioteuthis lessoniana) schooling parallel to one another. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Marie Read / Canada goose (Branta canadensis) adult swimming leading five goslings, Ithaca, New York, USA.
Tui De Roy / Galapagos hawks (Buteo galapagoensis) in flight, Galapagos, Ecuador. Vulnerable species.
Denis-Huot / Male black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) silhouetted against clouds, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya. March.
Jordi Chias / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) from underneath swimming through the surface, Mayotte Island, Comores, Indian Ocean.
Anup Shah / Eastern White-bearded Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) herd crossing the Mara River. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.