Brandon Cole / Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) attacking below surface. Dyer Is, South Africa NOT FOR SALE IN USA, DIGITALLY ENHANCED
David Fleetham / Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) dorsal fin visible on surface. Guadalupe Island, Mexico.
Anup Shah / Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) male juvenile aged about 18 months approaching a kill, wide angle view. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.
Andy Rouse / Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) portrait, whilst stalking, Bandhavgarh, India.
Gabriel Rojo / Wild puma (Puma concolor) walking across rocks, profile, Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.
Gabriel Rojo / Wild puma (Puma concolor) walking across rocks, Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.
Staffan Widstrand / White Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) in its winter fur looking at the camera, Svalbard, Norway, Arctic, September
Espen Bergersen / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) walking through snow, Lapland, Finland, March.
Espen Bergersen / Common raven (Corvus corax) pair in courtship display, flying upsidedown and calling, Hornoya bird cliff, Norway. March.
Cyril Ruoso / Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) walking through grassland, Kanha National Park, India. Non-ex
Franco Banfi / Pygmy blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda) subspecies of blue whale, diving down, Mirissa, Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean. Endangered species.
Franco Banfi / Pygmy blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda) subspecies of blue whale, Mirissa, Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean. Endangered species.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Galapagos penguin (Spheniscus mendiculus) group underwater, Galapagos. Endemic.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) close up of eye, hidden in vegetation, Bandhavgarh, India.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Eurasian eagle-owl (Bubo bubo) in flight, Norway, July.
Solvin Zankl / Brown hyena (Hyaena brunnea) stalking fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus) pup, Sperrgebiet National Park, Namibia, December. Sequence 1/8
Andy Trowbridge / Arctic fox (Alopex / Vulpes lagopus) stalking / hunting silhouetted against a colourful sky at sunset. Dovrefjell National Park, Norway, September.
Pascal Kobeh / Sicklefin lemon shark (Negaprion acutidens) in the lagoon of Picard Island, Aldabra, Seychelles, Indian Ocean.
Espen Bergersen / Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) and Killer whale (Orcinus orca) feeding on a bait ball of Herring. Andfjorden close to Andoya, Nordland, Northern Norway. January.
Terry Whittaker / Pine marten (Martes martes) walking along edge of water, orange glow in sky behind from the lights of Inverness. Black Isle, Scotland, UK, September. Photographed by camera trap.
Ben Cranke / Snow leopard (Uncia uncia) walking down snow covered slope, Hemas National Park, Ladakh, India. Winner of the Long Lens catergory in the Melvita Nature Images Awards competition 2014.
Sam Hobson / Northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) adult male in flight above tree canopy in urban cemetery, Berlin, Germany, March. Nominated in the Melvita Nature Images Awards competition 2014.
Mark Taylor / Bengal male cat stalking.
Nick Garbutt / Male Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) known as 'Sundar' (B2) patrolling territory, Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh, India. Endangered species.
Sam Hobson / Northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis), young adult male taking flight from building with prey. Berlin, Germany. March. Nominated in the Melvita Nature Images Awards competition 2014.
Eric Medard / Feral cat (Felis catus) at night, taken with infra-red remote camera trap, France, November.
George Sanker / Alligator (Alligator mississippienis) at the surface, with clouds reflected on the water, Everglades, Florida, USA, March.
Andy Trowbridge / Arctic Fox (Alopex / Vulpes lagopus) hunting in fresh snow, during moult from grey summer fur to winter white. Dovrefjell National Park, Norway, September.
Andy Trowbridge / Arctic Fox (Alopex / Vulpes lagopus) portrait in early morning light, during moult from grey summer fur to winter white. Dovrefjell National Park, Norway, September.
Charlie Summers / Black Bear (Ursus americanus) hunting for spawning Salmon during low tide, Neets Creek estuary, Alaska, July.
Chris & Monique Fallows / Cape Gannet (Morus capensis) feeding on sardines, Port St Johns, Transkei, South Africa.
Chris & Monique Fallows / Great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) cruising on the surface at sunset, Dyer Island, Gansbaai, South Africa
Chris & Monique Fallows / Blue Shark (Prionace glauca) tail, Cape Point, South Africa.
Fabrice CAHEZ / Wildcat (Felis silvestris) crouched low in woodland, Vosges, France, April
Denis-Huot,Denis-Huot / Leopard (Panthera pardus) looking for prey, Masai-Mara Game Reserve, Kenya
Sandesh Kadur / Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) walking along fallen tree trunk, Assam, India, captive. Vulnerable species.
Nick Garbutt / Adult male Fosa (Crytoprocta ferox) prowling on deciduous forest floor. Kirindy Forest, western Madagascar.
Juan Carlos Munoz / Male African lion (Panthera leo) at night, Kalahari Desert, Botswana.
Denis-Huot,Denis-Huot / Grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis) looking for salmon, Brooks river, Katmai national park, Alaska, North America,
Igor Shpilenok,Igor Shpilenok / Kamchatka Brown Bear (Ursus arctos beringianus) recently risen from hibernation in the caldera of the Uzon Volcano. Kronotsky Zapovednik Nature Reserve, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russian Far East, April.
Vladimir Medvedev / Camera trap image of wild Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) walking through woodland, Lazovsky Zapovednik Nature Reserve, Primorsky Krai, Far East Russia, November 1994
Vladimir Medvedev / Wild female Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) on rocky hillside, Kedrovaya Pad reserve, Primorsky Krai, Far East Russia, January. Critically endangered species. Commended in Wildlife Photograp...
Andy Rouse / Portrait of African Leopard (Panthera pardus) 'Bahati', 'Olive's' daughter. Masai Mara, Kenya, Africa.
Edwin Giesbers / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) behind long grass, The Netherlands, March
Robin Chittenden / Grass snake (Natrix natrix) swimming at surface, Dobrogea Tulcea, Danube Delta, Romania, May
Andy Rouse / Short Eared Owl (Asio flammeus) hunting above grassland. UK, Europe, December.
Nuno Sa / Great Blue Shark (Prionace glauca), dorsal view against dark water. Over 20 million Blue Sharks are fished annually, as bycatch and due to the high value of their fins. Azores, North Atlantic, Septemb...
Andrew Parkinson / Barn owl (Tyto alba) adult in flight in evening light, Norfolk, UK