Will Burrard-Lucas / Tufted gray langur (Semnopithecus priam) Close up portrait of head and shoulders. Minneriya National Park, Sri Lanka. September
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.)
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 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.
Mark Taylor / Yellow Labrador Retriever puppy, 8 weeks old, sitting with raised paw
Anup Shah / Southern plains grey langur / Hanuman langurs (Semnopithecus dussumieri) rear view sitting, gathered on sandstone cliffs . Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. March.
Anup Shah / Southern plains grey langur / Hanuman langurs (Semnopithecus dussumieri) sitting on sandstone cliffs . Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. March.
Erlend Haarberg / Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) sitting in snow at night, Norway, April.
Erlend Haarberg / European shag (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) sitting at the entrance of a cave with flock of Common guillemots (Uria aalge) and Gulls (Laridae) flying past cave, Hornoya and Reinoya Nature Reserve, Finnm...
Espen Bergersen / Silhouette of White-tailed eagle (haliaeetus albicilla) sitting on coastal rocks, Kvaloya, Troms, Norway, October.
Edwin Giesbers / Barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus) two sitting close together, Gibraltar Nature Reserve, Gibraltar, June.