Fabio Pupin / Meadow viper, (Vipera ursinii), basking in alpine meadow, Apennines, Italy, September . Non-ex.
Fabio Pupin / Ruwenzori side-striped chameleon, (Trioceros rudis), hanging from fern, Nyungwe Forest NP, Rwanda, December . Non-ex.
Fabio Pupin / Moorish gecko, (Tarentola mauritanica), hunting on window, Italy, April . Non-ex.
Fabio Pupin / Peringuey's desert adder, (Bitis peringueyi), sidewinding on dune, Namib desert, Namibia, February . Non-ex.
Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals / Rattlesnake skins pinned to a wall, with bloody handprints and signatures of those who have skinned snakes at at the annual Rattlesnake Roundup, Sweetwater, Texas, USA. Highly commended in the Wildlif...
Morley Read / Tropical flat snake (Siphlophis compressus) climbing on a flowering bromeliad (Aechmea) in the Amazon rainforest, Orellana Province, Ecuador.
Morley Read / Slow motion clip of a Forest whiptail lizard (Kentropyx pelviceps) blinking its eye, showing nictitating membrane crossing the eye, Amazon rainforest, Orellana Province, Ecuador.
Morley Read / Slow motion clip of a Linnaeus' sipo snake (Chironius exoletus) with open mouth, part of threat display, Amazon rainforest, Orellana Province, Ecuador.
Alex Mustard / RF - Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Ceram Sea. Tropical West Pacific Ocean. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Alex Mustard / Carapace of a dead olive Ridley turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) entangled in discarded fishing gear. Indian Ocean, off Sri Lanka.
Alex Mustard / Coral (Lobophytum sp.) on a reef flat, with Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) in background. Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Ceram Sea. Tropical West Pacific Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) unusually feeding on hard coral polyps. Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Ceram Sea. Tropical West Pacific Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) descending after breathing at the surface. Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. Ceram Sea. Tropical West Pacific Ocean.
Lucas Bustamante / Marine Iguanas (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) basking. Fernandina Island, Galapagos Islands.
John Shaw / Yacare caiman (Caiman yacare) Cuiaba River, Pantanal, Brazil, August.
John Shaw / Namaqua chameleon (Chamaeleo namaquensis) catching larvae with its extended tongue. In the Namib desert near Swakopmund, Namibia.
John Chan / Two male Southern Pacific rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus helleri) fighting during mating season. This behaviour is known as a "combat dance", and is used to determine dominance and the right to mate...
Shane Gross / Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) resting in a coral reef. Eleuthera, Bahamas.
Shane Gross / American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) with open mouth amongst Seagrass (Alismatales). Gardens of the Queen National Park, Cuba.
Robert Valentic / Central bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps) basking in mallee / heathland habitat on the Murrayville Track in the Big Desert Wilderness of north-western Victoria, Australia.
David Tipling / Common European adder (Vipera berus) two males fighting over a female. Holt, North Norfolk, England, UK. April
David Tipling / Common European adder (Vipera berus) two males fighting over a female, Holt, North Norfolk, England, UK. April
David Tipling / Common European adder (Vipera berus) two males fighting over a female, Holt, North Norfolk, England, UK. April.
Robert Valentic / Heath Monitor (Varanus rosenbergi) male enacting a threat display, in mallee/heath habitat near Pinnaroo, South Australia.
Robert Valentic / Rough-scaled death adder (Acanthophis rugosus) waving tip of tail as a lure to entice prey within striking range. Mount Isa, Queensland Australia.
Robert Valentic / Striped legless lizard (Delma impar) female, in volcanic plain near Reedesdale in central Victoria, Australia.
David Gallan / Lace monitor (Varanus varius) sensing with tongue, New South Wales, Australia, December.
Daniel Heuclin / Horned viper (Vipera ammodytes) in natural setting, Turkey.
Klein & Hubert / Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) swimming, French Polynesia. South Pacific.
Robert Valentic / Phuket horned tree lizard (Acanthosaura phuketensis) near Bang Pae Waterfall, Khao Phra Thaew NP, Phuket Island, Thailand.
Robert Valentic / Portrait of an adult Three-toed Earless Skink (Hemiergis talbingoensis) Tallarook, Goulburn River in central Victoria, Australia.
Robert Valentic / Monocled cobra (Naja kaouthia) on rubber plantation at Phak Lok, Phuket Island, Thailand .
Robert Valentic / Eastern brownsnake (Pseudonaja textilis) juvenile. Australia.
Robert Valentic / Coastal taipan (Oxyuranus scutellatus) tasting air, Julatten, north Queensland, Australia,
Robert Valentic / Lowland blotched blue-tongue (Tiliqua nigrolutea) on a coastal bluff in the Bay of Fires region of north-eastern Tasmania, Australia, spring.