Anup Shah / Lion (Panthera leo) male approaching, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. Taken with remote wide angle camera.
Nick Garbutt / Leopard (Panthera pardus) female drinking at night. South Luangwa National Park, Zambia.
Fabrice Cahez / Wild cat (Felis sylvestris) in snow, Vosges, France, February.
Mark Bowler / White lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari) on forest floor, Lago Preto Conservation Concession, Yavari River, Peru.
Richard Kirby / Svalbard reindeer (Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus) mother and calves, Svalbard, Norway, February.
Uri Golman / Greenland reindeer (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus) in velvet, Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, June.
Sharon Heald / African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) low angle portrait, Chobe National Park, Botswana.
Andy Rouse / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus cristatus) in urban environment Cardiff, UK
Gabriel Rojo / Wild puma (Puma concolor) walking across rocks, Torres del Paine National Park, Chile.
Danny Green / Steller's sea eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus) close up portrait, Japan, February
Danny Green / Mountain Hare (Lepus timidus) resting with ears back, Scotland, March. Highly Commended in the Animal Portrait Category of the BWPA Competition 2015.
Lynn M Stone / Free-range New Hampshire rooster, by corn pile in snow-covered field. Higganum, Connecticut, USA.
Cyril Ruoso / Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) in habitat with boat, Rinca Island, Komodo National Park, Indonesia. Non-ex
David Pattyn / Alpine ibex (Capra ibex), portrait of young male. Alps, Aosta Valley, Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy. September.
Theo Webb / Female Bonobo (Pan paniscus) resting, Max Planck research site LuiKotale in Salonga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Alex Hyde / Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) on snow, Cairngorms National Park, Scotland. January.
Paul Williams / Red leaf monkey (Presbytis rubicunda) mother holding baby, Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia August.
Andy Rouse / Little owl (Athene noctua) on old wheel, UK, April.
Marie Read / American goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) male in breeding plumage, perched in Eastern redbud flowers in spring, New York, USA May.
Terry Whittaker / Family of Red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) on railway embankment, Kent, UK, July.
Ben Cranke / Coyote (Canis latrans) in the snow, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA. January.
David Pattyn / Spectacled caiman (Caiman crocodilus) resting in shrinking pool, Pouso Alegre lodge. Pantanal, Brazil. Highly commended in the Other Animals Category of the GDT competition 2013.
David Pattyn / Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) portrait, Lake Kerkini, Greece. February. Highly honoured in the Birds Category of Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards Competition...
Igor Shpilenok / Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) portrait, resting on snow. Kronotsky Zapovednik Nature Reserve, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russian Far East, March.
Gerrit Vyn / Spotted owl (Strix nebulosa) Gifford-Pinchot National Forest, Washington USA
Andy Rouse / African Lion (Panthera leo) adult looking from behind tree, half hidden. South Luangwa, Zambia, Africa.
Brent Stephenson / Domestic Sheep (Ovis aries) ewe and two lambs, probably Romney x Perendale. Unshorn. Cape Kidnappers, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, September.
Andrew Parkinson / Mountain hare (Lepus timidus) alert portrait in white winter coat, Monadhliath Mountains, Scotland, UK, February.
Matthew Maran / Black Bear (Ursus americanus) with a Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in its mouth. Ucluth Inlet, Barkley Sound, Vancouver Island, Canada, September.
Andy Rouse / Long Eared Owl (Asio otus) UK, controlled conditions, April, Captive
Mark Taylor / Portrait of a Beagle puppy.
Anup Shah / Bornean Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus wurmbii) female 'Tata' and her unnamed baby aged 2-3 months portrait. Camp Leakey, Tanjung Puting National Park, Central Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia. June 2010. Reh...
Edwin Giesbers / Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus) with its beak tucked under its wing. The Netherlands, June.
Ernie Janes / Domestic beef cattle in winter rearing shed, Scotland, UK, November 2007
Edwin Giesbers / Buffy fish owl (Ketupa ketupa) head portrait, captive
Edwin Giesbers / Orang utan (Pongo pygmaeus) head portrait of dominant male called Richie, Semengoh Nature reserve, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia, Endangered
Andrew Parkinson / Coot (Fulica atra) portrait, revealing the size of its enormous feet as it crosses a frozen lake. Derbyshire, UK, January (non-ex) Highly commended in the Portfolio category of the BWPA Competition 20...
Stephen Dalton / Greater kestrel (Falco rupicoloides) perched on telegraph pole, South Africa
Laurent Geslin / European beaver (Castor fiber) at night, France
Mark Taylor / Basset Hound puppy, Betty, 9 weeks, walking across.
Nick Hawkins / Volcan Alcedo Galapagos giant tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra vandenburghi), portrait. Isabela Island, Galapagos.
Christophe Courteau / Mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) silverback sitting amongst Potato crop on farmland next to / outside Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda.
Tony Heald / Southern giant petrel (Macronectes giganteus) fighting with Northern giant Petrel (Macronectes halli). Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) male observing in background. St Andrews Bay, South Ge...
Tony Heald / Southern giant petrel (Macronectes giganteus) and Northern giant Petrel (Macronectes halli) fighting with beaks raised upwards. Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) male observing in background....
Mark Hamblin / RF - Brown hare (Lepus europaeus) close-up portrait. Scotland, UK. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Mark Hamblin / RF - Roe deer buck (Capreolus capreolus) in field, Scotland, UK, August. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Mark Hamblin / RF - Mountain Hare (Lepus timidus) adult resting in snow hole in winter habitat, Scotland, UK, Febraury. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Mark Hamblin / RF - Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) in woodland habitat in snow. Scotland, UK, December. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)