Tui De Roy / Epanola saddelback tortoise (Chelonoidis hoodensis), with Galapagos mockingbird (Mimus parvulus) perched on carapace, Espnola Island, Galapagos.
Tui De Roy / Alcedo giant tortoise (Chelonoidis vandenburghi), Alcedo Volcano, Isabela Island, Galapagos
Robert Thompson / Crested gecko (Correlophus ciliatus), New Caledonia, controlled conditions
Doug Perrine / Hawaiian green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) crowding into a small seaside cavern to bask at sunset. Resting on shore is a behaviour that is very rare for sea turtles, except in Hawaii and the Galapago...
Tui De Roy / Alcedo giant tortoise (Chelonoidis vandenburghi), Alcedo Volcano, Isabela Island. This is where the largest extant population exists, acting as ecosystem engineers by maintaining open meadows and digg...
Tui De Roy / Wolf giant tortoise (Chelonoidis becki) two males fight briefly over mating rights. Wolf Volcano, Isabela Island, Galapagos
Tui De Roy / Wolf giant tortoise (Chelonoidis becki) in habitat. Hybrids of mixed parentage with different shell shapes are scattered far and wide on the rugged west slope of Wolf Volcano. Wolf Volcano, Isabela Is...
Claudio Contreras / Cuban Iguana (Cyclura nubila nubila), Guanahacabibes Peninsula National Park, Pinar del Rio Province, western Cuba.
Claudio Contreras / Cuban / Clouded rock iguana (Cyclura nubila), Jardines de la Reina / Gardens of the Queen National Park, Caribbean Sea, Ciego de Avila, Cuba.
Claudio Contreras / American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus), Jardines de la Reina / Gardens of the Queen National Park, Caribbean Sea, Ciego de Avila, Cuba.
Edwin Giesbers / RF - Sand lizard (Lacerta agilis) the Netherlands. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Shane Gross / Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) swimming over sand ripples, Eleuthera, Bahamas.
Shane Gross / Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) near the surface in shallow water, Eleuthera, Bahamas.
Shane Gross / Galapagos green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas agassizii) feeding on seaweed growing on lava rocks off Isabela Island, Galapagos, Ecuador. December.
Franco Banfi / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas), South Tenerife, Canary Islands, Atlantic Ocean.
Lorraine Bennery / Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) Ankarafantsika National Park, Madagascar.
Lorraine Bennery / Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata), Tsimanampetsotsa National Park, Madagascar, December. Critically endangered species.
Robert Valentic / Golden tree snake (Chrysopelea ornata) male, Patong Beach, Phuket Island, Thailand. Controlled conditions
Nick Garbutt / Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) male running. Rinca Island, Komodo National Park, Indonesia. Endangered.
John Cancalosi / Juvenile Timber rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) massed together at nest site, Pennsylvania, USA.
John Cancalosi / Timber rattlesnakes (Crotalus horridus) at nest site with young, Pennsylvania, USA.
John Cancalosi / Corn snake (Pantherophis guttatus) young hatching, captive. Maryland, USA.
Andres M. Dominguez / Ocellated or jewelled lizards (Timon lepidus) basking on rocks, Los Alcornocales Natural Park. Southern Spain. May.
Claudio Contreras / Catalina Desert Iguana (Dipsosaurus catalinensis), Catalina (Santa Catalina) Island, Loreto Bay National Park, Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez), Baja California, Mexico, May, Second place in Visions...
Nick Garbutt / Sumatran pit viper (Trimeresurus sumatranus) juvenile on tree trunk, in tropical rainforest. Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia.
Alex Mustard / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) feeding on Seagrass (Halophila stipulacea), blowing sand out of nostrils, on sea floor. Marsa El Shouna, Marsa Alam, Egypt.
Alex Mustard / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) resting on sea floor and two juvenile Golden trevally (Gnathanodon speciosus). Marsa El Shouna, Marsa Alam, Egypt.
Sergio Hanquet / Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) young animal tangled in fishing net. Tenerife, Canary Islands. 2019.
Fabio Pupin / Meadow viper, (Vipera ursinii), basking in alpine meadow, Apennines, Italy, September . 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.