Edwin Giesbers / Orange tip butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines) male resting in dappled light created by dew droplets. The Netherlands. April.
Edwin Giesbers / Small pearl bordered fritillary butterfly (Boloria selene) resting on stem. The Netherlands. August.
Edwin Giesbers / Small pearl bordered fritillary butterfly (Boloria selene), two resting on Scabious. The Netherlands. July.
Edwin Giesbers / Six-spot burnet moth (Zygaena filipendulae) resting on Rush in marshy grassland. The Netherlands. July.
Jenny E. Ross / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) cubs, age 2-3 months, in den, Wapusk National Park, Manitoba, Canada. March.
Danny Green / Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) cub resting. Hornstrandir Nature Reserve, Iceland, July.
Danny Green / Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) resting in snow. Hornstrandir Nature Reserve, Iceland, February.
Danny Green / Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) resting on track. Bandhavgarh National Park, India, December.
Danny Green / Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) male resting in undergrowth, portrait. Bandhavgarh National Park, India, December.
Tui De Roy / Alcedo giant tortoise (Chelonoidis vandenburghi), Alcedo Volcano, Isabela Island, Galapagos
Ben Cranke / King Penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) approached by an Antarctic Fur Seal (Arctocephalus gazella). A few pecks from the penguins caused the seal to retreat. Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina)...
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...
Alex Hyde / Red-green carpet moth (Chloroclysta siterata), underside of individual resting on a window. Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. April. Focus stacked image.
Ross Hoddinott / Broad-bodied chaser (Libellula depressa) dragonfly resting on an uncurling fern, Broxwater, Cornwall, UK. April.
Ross Hoddinott / Four-spotted chaser (Libellula quadrimaculata) dragonflies resting on backlit reeds close to the water's edge, Broxwater, Cornwall, UK. May.
Orsolya Haarberg / Reindeer herders moving a large flock of semi-domesticated Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus), with the help of snowmobiles, to the reindeer calving areas in the Jotunheimen National Park, Norway. Here, the...
Andy Sands / Green veined white butterfly (Pieris napi) roosting on a Dog Violet flower, Hertofrdshire, England, UK, April - Focus Stacked
Guy Edwardes / Brown tent-making bats (Uroderma magnirostrum) roosting under a palm leaf, lowland rainforest, Costa Rica. November.
Ross Hoddinott / Immature common blue damselflies (Enallagma cyathigerum) resting on reeds, Broxwater, Cornwall, UK. May .
Shane Gross / Galapagos Sea Lion (Zalophus californianus wollebacki) resting on rocks at sunset on North Seymour Island, Galapagos, Ecuador. December.
Laurent Geslin / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) cubs sleeping curled up together, Switzerland
Danny Green / Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) resting Cairngorms, Scotland, March
Alex Mustard / RF - Pod of Spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris) cruise in formation over the sand of a lagoon while sleeping. Egypt. Red Sea (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Erlend Haarberg / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes), on spring snow, Vauldalen, Norway, April.
Danny Green / Ringed seal (Pusa hispida) resting on ice, reflected in water. Svalbard, Norway. July.
Danny Green / Ringed seal (Pusa hispida) and pup resting on ice. Svalbard, Norway. April.
Danny Green / Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) hunkering down in snow during blizzard. Svalbard, Norway, April.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) resting on sea ice, view from above. Svalbard, Norway, June 2018.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sleeping in snow. Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, November.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) female resting with cubs on glacier. Svalbard, Norway, July.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) and cubs resting on sea ice. Svalbard, Norway, July.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) resting in snow. Svalbard, Norway, July.
Alex Mustard / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) resting on sea floor and two juvenile Golden trevally (Gnathanodon speciosus). Marsa El Shouna, Marsa Alam, Egypt.
Neil Anderson / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), two curled up asleep in drey inside nest box. Nest of lichen and Pine needles. Highlands, Scotland, UK. Medium repro only.