SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Orca whales (Orcinus orca) pod surfacing together, Shetland, Scotland, UK. April.
Stefan Christmann / Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) breeding colony, mainly males brooding eggs, huddled together on sea ice. Atka Bay, Antarctica. June.
Stefan Christmann / Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri), two chicks aged six to eight weeks huddling together. Atka Bay, Antarctica. September.
Emanuele Biggi / Peruvian Tarantula (Pamphobeteus sp.) and Humming Frog (Chiasmocleis royi) together, Los Amigos Biological Station, Madre de Dios, Amazonia, Peru. These species have a commensal relationship. The tara...
Jack Dykinga / Burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia), two huddled together. Marana, Pima County, Arizona, USA.
Cyril Ruoso / Long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) two juveniles sitting close together. Koram island, Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park, Thailand.
Solvin Zankl / Bioluminescent Sea-fireflies (Vargula hilgendorfii) producing a bright blue light. The light is produced by mixing two chemicals together in the presence of oxygen and is for mating displays or defenc...
Alex Mustard / RF - Bannerfish (Heniochus diphreutes) schooling in coral reef. Long exposure. North Male Atoll, Maldives. Indian Ocean. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Fiona Rogers / Eastern chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurtheii) juvenile female 'Fadhila' aged 5 years and her brother 'Fifty' aged 3 years playing together.Gombe National Park, Tanzania.
Claudio Contreras / Silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis) two swimming together, Jardines de la Reina / Gardens of the Queen National Park, Caribbean Sea, Ciego de Avila, Cuba, January. Vulnerable species.
Theo Bosboom / Banded demoiselles (Calopteryx splendens) pair still clasped together after mating, with two males resting nearby, the Netherlands, July.
Jussi Murtosaari / Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) female and two males huddling together for warmth while sleeping, Finland, May.
Fred Olivier / Close-up of a group of Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) chicks huddled together in a blizzard, covered in snow, Adelie Land, Antarctica, January.
Fred Olivier / Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) chicks huddled together during a blizzard, Adelie Land, Antarctica, January.
Tony Wu / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) female breaching together with her male calf. The calf had a large wound on his left peduncle area, one that appeared to be the result of a large bite, Vava'u,...
Tony Wu / Humpback whales (Megaptera novangliaea) unusual scene with two adults tail-slapping together in rough seas, Vava'u, Tonga, South Pacific
Cyril Ruoso / Golden monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana) females sitting close together with baby inbetween, Qinling Mountains, China.
Carol Walker / Wild pinto Mustang mare and foal running in Sand Wash Basin, Colorado, USA.
Wim van den Heever / Lions (Panthera leo) five drinking together, Ndutu, Tanzania
Tony Wu / Four Sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) rubbing their heads together while socializing, forming an X shape pattern. Caribbean.
Tony Wu / Four Sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) rubbing their heads together while socializing, hanging down. Caribbean.
Tony Wu / Sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) large group gathering together, rubbing together to shed skin, interacting and defecating. Indian Ocean, March.
Tony Wu / Group of Sperm whales (Physter macrocephalus) family group swimming together, Indian Ocean, March.
Alex Mustard / RF- Western clownfish (Amphiprion oceallaris) in Magnificent sea anemone (Heteractis magnifica). Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free...
Pal Hermansen / Domestic reindeer herd (Rangifer tarandus) group close together in enclosure, Oppland, Norway, September 2014.
Wim van den Heever / Blue wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) herd silhouetted against the rising sun with clouds in the background. Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa
Wim van den Heever / Plains zebra (Equus quagga) group of four including foal at sunset, Savuti Marsh, Botswana.
Markus Varesvuo / Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) flock flying in snow, Suomussalmi, Finland, January.
Edwin Giesbers / Brown headed spider monkey (Ateles fusciceps) group resting together, captive occurs in Central and South America.
Gerrit Vyn / Pair of adult Trumpeter Swans (Cygnus buccinator) in flight. Skagit County, Washington. January.
Brent Stephenson / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) mother and large second year cub swim across calm water, Scott Inlet, Baffin Island, Canadian Arctic, August. Vulnerable species.
Edwin Giesbers / Barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus) two sitting close together, Gibraltar Nature Reserve, Gibraltar, June.
Franco Banfi / Schooling Scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica.
Mark Taylor / Tabby cats, Picasso and Smudge, age 3 months, together. Smudge with his paws up on Picasso.
Jeff Vanuga / White horses of the Camargue galloping through marshes in the Camargue, France. April.
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...
Claudio Contreras / Caribbean flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) preparing to sleep, Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, Yucatan Peninsula Mexico, July
Wim van den Heever / Gemsbok (Oryx gazella) viewed from above, Namib Desert, Namibia.
Jurgen Freund / Little red flying-fox (Pteropus scapulatus) flying around and roosting in trees, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland, Australia. December. Second Place in the Man and Nature portfolio category of the Terr...
Alex Mustard / Group of predators hunting together, in an example of 'Nuclear foraging'. The Moray eel (Gymnothorax javanicus) flushes out prey, and is followed by a Napolean wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus) and a Bluef...
Anup Shah / Elephant (Loxodonta africana) calves playing together, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. December
Anup Shah / Elephant (Loxodonta africana) calves playing together . Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. December
Georgette Douwma / Big-eye fish (Priacanthus hamrur). Egypt, Red Sea.
Suzi Eszterhas / Ring tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) feeding on Spiny forest tree (Didierea trollii).Berenty Private Reserve, Madagascar
Anup Shah / Eastern chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurtheii) female 'Gremlin' aged 40 years holding her daughter 'Glitter's' baby daught aged 2 months and her own infant son aged 2 years. With 'Glitter' aged...
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,...
Wim van den Heever / Large pod of Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) porpoising over waves during annual sardine run, Port St Johns, South Africa. Runner up in the Animals in their Environment Category of the Wildl...