Will Burrard-Lucas / Tufted gray langur (Semnopithecus priam) Close up portrait of head and shoulders. Minneriya National Park, Sri Lanka. September
Oscar Dewhurst / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) sitting on a frozen lake at the edge of the reeds. London, UK. December.
Axel Gomille / Wolf (Canis lupus), sitting in front of wrecked tank, military training area, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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 / Galapagos lava lizard (Microlophus albemarlensis) sitting on Marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) Punta Espinosa, Fernandina Island, Galapgos.
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.
Mark Taylor / Silver tabby kitten, Loki, age 3 months, sitting up with paws outstretched.
Mark Taylor / Blue British Shorthair kitten sitting.
Ben Hall / Marine Iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) on rock with lava lizard sitting on its head, Galapagos Islands, May.
Pedro Narra / Local people gathered for education program to conserve the wildlife of the Bissagos Islands including the endangered Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) Bissagos Islands, Guinea Bissau, October 2014. 3rd P...
Danny Green / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) scratching in the snow, Churchill, Cananda, November
Fiona Rogers / Eastern chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurtheii) female 'Gremlin' aged 40 years calling while holding her baby granddaughter aged 2 months and her own infant son aged 2 years. Gombe National Park,...
Fabrice Cahez / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) cub sitting, rear view, Vosges, France, May.
Uri Golman / Svalbard reindeer (Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus) in velvet, resting, Svalbard, Norway, August.
Tony Heald / Hanuman langur (Semnopithecus entellus) baby next to mother, Bandhavgarh National Park, India.
Tony Heald / Hanuman langur (Semnopithecus entellus) eating coconut husk, Bandhavgarh National Park, India. March.
Jabruson Motion / Silverback Mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) from the 'Nyakamwe' family group looking at the camera before sitting back, Bukima, Virunga National Park, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Co...
Pete Oxford / Konyak Naga tattooed Ang or Chief. Only someone who has killed and taken a human head can be tattooed in this manner. Mon district. Nagaland, North East India, October 2014.
Pete Oxford / Woman inside Nyshi Long House, Nyshi Tribe, Arunachal Pradesh.North East India, November 2014.
Cyril Ruoso / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) cub, Burgundy, France, May.