Will Burrard-Lucas / Tufted gray langur (Semnopithecus priam) Close up portrait of head and shoulders. Minneriya National Park, Sri Lanka. September
Tony Wu / Japanese dwarf flying squirrel (Pteromys volans orii) male sitting in tree, portrait. Hokkaido, Japan. March
Doug Gimesy / Wildlife rescuer and carer drinking cup of coffee with rescued Tawny frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) chick sitting on her shoulder, others in cage in background. Pearl Beach, New South Wales, Australi...
Danny Green / Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) blue morph, portrait in snow. Hornstrandir Nature Reserve, Iceland, March.
Danny Green / Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) resting in snow. Hornstrandir Nature Reserve, Iceland, February.
Andy Sands / Crab spider (Misumena vatia) sitting on a garden flower, Hertfordshire, England, UK, April - Focus Stacked
Nick Garbutt / RF - Ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) back lit and sun bathing at first light. Berenty Private Reserve, southern Madagascar. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Klein & Hubert / Common kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) three fledglings sitting on barn, France.
Markus Varesvuo / Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa) Kuhmo Finland, March.
Andres M. Dominguez / Golden jackal (Canis aureus) pup sitting on a grassy verge by a path, Danube Delta, Romania, July.
Danny Green / RF - Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) sitting with summer pelage, tuft of fur on head. Svalbard, Norway, July. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Andy Rouse / European red fox (Vulpes vulpes) cub sitting beside den, on bank with Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea). UK. June.
Oscar Dewhurst / Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) sitting on grass bank. London, UK. October
Oscar Dewhurst / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) sitting on a frozen lake at the edge of the reeds. London, UK. December.
Lorraine Bennery / White-fronted brown lemur female (Eulemur albifrons), sitting in tree, Rainforests of Atsinanana, Marojejy National Park. Madagascar, Endangered, endemic.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) cub sitting in coniferous woodland clearing at dusk. Glenfeshie, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UK.
Lorraine Bennery / Black lemur (Eulemur macaco macaco) female sitting in tree. Lokobe Reserve, Nosy Be, Madagascar.
Karine Aigner / Cats sitting in window at Kawaramati Cat Cafe, Kyoto, Japan
Axel Gomille / Wolf (Canis lupus), sitting in front of wrecked tank, military training area, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Edwin Giesbers / Lemon-yellow tree frog (Hyla savignyi) Cyprus. April.
Lorraine Bennery / Sifaka de Decken (Propithecus deckenii), sitting in tree, Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park, Madagascar, Endangered, endemic.
Sven Zacek / Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) on ice besides reeds in Emajogi River, Tartumaa, Southern Estonia. January.
Philippe Clement / Northern gannets (Morus bassanus) sitting on nests made with plastic, Hermaness NNR, Unst, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, May.
Philippe Clement / Northern gannets (Morus bassanus) preening, sitting on nests made with plastic, Hermaness NNR, Unst, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, May.
Dave Bevan / Harvest mouse (Micromys minutus) grooming, sitting on a wheat seedhead, UK, July. Captive.
Tui De Roy / Flightless cormorant (Phalacrocorax harrisi), two on rock. Bird drying wings in foreground with other sitting on nest in background. Cape Douglas, Fernandina Island, Galapagos.
Tui De Roy / Galapagos lava lizard (Microlophus albemarlensis) sitting on Marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) Punta Espinosa, Fernandina Island, Galapgos.
Suzi Eszterhas / Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) sitting with Bamboo in background. Shenshuping Panda Base, Wolong Nature Reserve, Wenchuan, Sichuan Province, China. Captive.
Sandesh Kadur / Bamboo lemur (Hapalmur griseus) sitting on tree stump. Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, Madagascar.
Christophe Courteau / Mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) silverback sitting on boundary wall between Volcanoes National Park and a Potato crop, looking into valley. Area to be restored to forest. Rwanda.
Jack Dykinga / Burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia), two huddled together. Marana, Pima County, Arizona, USA.
Klein & Hubert / Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) baby, age one month, sitting on burrow, Kalahari, Botswana.
Cyril Ruoso / Long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) two juveniles sitting close together. Koram island, Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park, Thailand.
Guy Edwardes / Reed cormorant (Microcarbo africanus) perched on termite mound, Khwai, Botswana.
Staffan Widstrand / Wild Wonders of China / Tree frog (Amolops afghanus) female sitting on moss Tongbiguan Nature Reserve, Dehong prefecture, Yunnan province, China, May.
Lucas Bustamante / Two Limon glass frogs (Sachatamia ilex) sitting on plant, one above the other, Canande, Esmeraldas.
Staffan Widstrand / Wild Wonders of China / Pallas's cat (Otocolobus manul) two sitting side by side, Tibetan Plateau, Qinghai, China
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) in white winter coat, Scotland, UK, February.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) sitting on an old giant gnarled Oak tree. Highlands, Scotland, UK, January. Highly Commended in the Habitat Category of the British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA) C...
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) sitting on Chicken of the Woods fungus (Laetiporus), Cairngorms National Park, Highlands, Scotland, UK, June.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red Squirrel (Scuirus vulgaris) feeding sitting pine cone covered forest floor, Cairngorms National Park, Highlands, Scotland, UK
Markus Varesvuo / Snowy owl (Bubo scandiaca) female sitting among snow covered vegetation on ground, Canada February
Philippe Clement / European wildcat (Felis silvestris silvestris) sitting on a rock, with kittens playing nearby, Bavarian Forest National Park, Germany, May. Captive.
Neil Aldridge / Vervet monkey (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) yawning while sitting on a fallen tree in forests, Limpopo River, Kruger National Park, South Africa.
Cyril Ruoso / Golden monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana) females sitting close together with baby inbetween, Qinling Mountains, China.
Andy Rouse / African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) mother and calf in rain, wallowing in mud. Maasai Mara, Kenya, Africa. September.
Wim van den Heever / Lioness (Panthera leo) sitting during misty sunrise, Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Mark Taylor / Cockapoo, Cocker spaniel cross Poodle puppy sitting.