Mark Carwardine / Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) underwater, Guadalupe Island, Mexico (North Pacific)
Danny Green / Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) resting in snow. Hornstrandir Nature Reserve, Iceland, February.
John Cancalosi / Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) pup 'waving', UK
Jurgen Freund / Margit Cianelli wildlife carer with young Lumholtz kangaroos (Dendrolagus lumholtzi), one with a radio collar. The tree kangaroo has a radio collar to allow her to explore her forest surroundings read...
Klein & Hubert / Harp seal (Pagophilus groenlandicus) pup on ice, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada
Jurgen Freund / Tolga Bat Hospital volunteer with Little red flying fox (Pteropus scapulatus) crawling over shoulder. Tolga Bat Hospital, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia. August 2014. Second Place in the M...
Anup Shah / Eastern chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurtheii) adult male 'Frodo' aged 35 years portrait. Gombe National Park, Tanzania.
Marie Read / Horned puffin (Fratercula corniculata) close-up portrait, St. Paul Island, Pribilofs, Alaska, USA, July.
Solvin Zankl / Sargassum fish (Histrio histrio) in Broad-toothed gulfweed (Sargassum fluitans) Sargassum Community. Sargasso Sea, Bermuda
Krijn Trimbos / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) with head low to the water in aggressive display, The Netherlands. March.
Krijn Trimbos / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) pair in 'weed dance' courtship display, The Netherlands, March.
Andy Rouse / Galapagos land iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) walking towards camera, Urbina Bay, Isabela Island, Galapagos.
Andy Rouse / Galapagos land iguana (Conolophus subcristatus) feeding, Urbina Bay, Isabela Island, Galapagos.
Cyril Ruoso / Bonobo (Pan paniscus) orphan babies, Lola Ya Bonobo Sanctuary, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Non-ex
Cyril Ruoso / Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) close up portrait, Bakoumba sanctuary, Gabon. Non-ex
Chris & Monique Fallows / Wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans), feeding and cleaning.
Andy Rouse / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) on lake, Wales, UK, June.
Gabriel Rojo / Black caiman (Melanosuchus niger) on shore, Ibera Marshes, Corrientes Province, Argentina
Dong Lei / Group of local children smiling, near Lantsang Mekong river, Kawakarpo Mountain, Meri Snow Mountain National Park, Yunnan Province, China.
David Pattyn / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) adult with a young chick on the back and another chick in the water. The Netherlands.June 2014
David Pattyn / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) close-up of an adult with two young chicks. The Netherlands. June 2014
Chris Mattison / Barred tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum mavortium)eating earth worm, captive occurs in South and Central USA.
Fiona Rogers / Eastern chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurtheii) male 'Freud' aged 40 years head portrait. Gombe National Park, Tanzania.
Anup Shah / Eastern chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurtheii) infant female 'Safi' aged 2 years with female 'Nasa' aged 23 years. Gombe National Park, Tanzania.
Pascal Kobeh / Orcas / killer whales (Orcinus orca) swimming in open water, Three Kings Islands, New Zealand. Pacific Ocean.
Pascal Kobeh / Short-finned pilot whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus) close to the surface, Costa Rica. Pacific ocean.
Pascal Kobeh / Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) in open water, Guadalupe island, Mexico. Pacific Ocean.
Ben Cranke / Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) Piaui, Brazil. July.
Fred Olivier / Portrait of an Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) chick, Antarctica.
Chris Mattison / Green tree monitor (Varanus prasinus) with tongue extended, captive from SE Asia.
Cheryl-Samantha Owen / African penguins (Spheniscus demersus) in rehabilitation at Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) with mother and child looking in. Cape Town South Africa. Novemb...
Igor Shpilenok / Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) portrait, resting on snow. Kronotsky Zapovednik Nature Reserve, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russian Far East, March.
Nick Upton / Girl stroking the head of a female Pygmy goat (Capra hircus) with others in the background, Wiltshire, UK, September. Model released.
Franco Banfi / Bridled parrotfish (Scarus frenatus) clownish grin reveals its power tools: grinding teeth used to scrape algae from rock, Maldives, Indian Ocean. Highly commended in the Underwater World Category of...
Franco Banfi / Southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) with calluses covered in parasitic crustaceans named cyamids or whale lice (Cyamus ovalis). Golfo Nuevo, Peninsula Valdes, UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site...
Jurgen Freund,Jurgen Freund / Mareeba rock-wallaby (Petrogale mareeba) Queensland, Australia
Anup Shah / Celebes / Black crested macaque (Macaca nigra) two juveniles approaching with curiosity, one grimacing Tangkoko National Park, Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Elderly woman in the Sundarbans National Park, Bangladesh, UNESCO World Heritage Site. June 2012. No release available.
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / A child cools off with water in the hottest time of year in Bangladesh, during the monsoon season. The Sundarbans National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site. June 2012. No release available.
Edwin Giesbers / Alpine marmot (Marmota marmota), with Mount Grossglockner (3798m) in background, Hohe Tauern National Park, Austria, July