Bence Mate / Green / Double-crested basilisk (Basiliscus plumifrons) running across water surface, Santa Rita, Costa Rica. Did you know? This amazing lizard is colloquially known as the 'Jesus Christ lizard' for i...
Carol Walker / Mustang herd standing in snow. Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, South Dakota, USA. January 2017.
Sandra Bartocha / European beech (Fagus sylvatica) and Pines reflected in Schweingartensee lake.Serrahn, Muritz-National Park, World Natural Heritage site, Germany, Europe. November 2015.
MYN / Corne van der Linden / Variety of orchids from the Banksia Woodland, Swan Coastal Plain. Including Pansy orchid (Diuris magnifica), Slender sun orchid (Thelymitra vulgaris), Cowslip orchid (Caladenia flava), Plain sun orchi...
Juan Carlos Munoz / Cabin sheltering traditional behives, Bavsica, Julian Alps, Slovenia. October 2014.
Solvin Zankl / Portuguese Man-of-War (Physalia physalis) close up of tentacles, Sargasso Sea, Bermuda
MYN / Tim Hunt / Composite of Caddisfly (Trichoptera) larva and cases, Worcestershire, England, UK, May.
Konrad Wothe / View up into canopy with sun rays shining through the leaves, lowland rainforest, Panguana Reserve, Huanuco province, Amazon basin, Peru.
Pal Hermansen / Composite of flying butterflies (Lepidoptera) on sphere.
Pal Hermansen / Colourful corn (Zea mays) seeds against white background.
Ernie Janes / Field poppies (Papaver rhoeas) and Corn Chamomile (Anthemis arvensis) growing in organic Barley (Hordeum vulgare) crop, Norfolk, England, UK. July.
Kristel Richard / Band of wild Mongolian horses running on plains at the foot of Dungurukh Uul mountain, near the border with China and Kazakhstan, Bayan-Olgiy aymag, Mongolia. September.
David Woodfall / Mixture of flowers, including Marigolds (Calendula officinalis) sown to attract wild bee species grown on roundabout / underpass of Motorway, M32, in inner city Bristol, Avon, UK, September.
Ann & Steve Toon / Cornfield annual summer wildflowers growing on one of the plant charity Landlife's National Wildflower Farms, St Helens, Merseyside, UK, June.
Ann & Steve Toon / Wildflowers, including poppies (Papaver rhoeas), corn marigold (Glebionis segetum), cornflowers (Centaurea cyanus) and corn chamomile (Anthemis arvensis), being grown for seed by Landlife, Fir Tree Fa...
David Tipling / Red campion (Silene dioica) flowering in woodland amongst Bluebells and Greater stitchwort. Thursford Wood, North Norfolk, UK, May.
Alex Hyde / Alpine meadow, Nordtirol, Austrian Alps, July 2014.
Alex Hyde / Wildflowers and hut in alpine meadow, Nordtirol, Austrian Alps, July.
MYN / Lily Kumpe / Composite of seashells from beach on Bali, Indonesia. Meetyourneighbtous.net project
Alex Mustard / Split level view of shallow coral reef in the Red Sea at sunset. Gordon Reef, Sinai, Egypt. Strait of Tiran, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea.
Peter Cairns / Wood patterns in Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA, January.
Jouan Rius / Black oak (Quercus velutina) in autumn, in Yosemite valley, Yosemite National Park, California, USA, December 2012.
Floris van Breugel / Japanese maple (Acer palmatum) leaves floating in a small pond in late autumn in Seattle's Washington Park Arboretum. Washington USA
Daniel Heuclin / Armadillo Lizard (Cordylus cataphractus) biting its own tail while trying to roll into a defensive ball, captive, from South Africa
Floris van Breugel / Hillside and swirling mists illuminated by the afternoon sun, in North Cascades Mountains, Washington, USA, September 2012.
Theo Bosboom / La Hoegne mountain stream in autumn, under water, near Hockai, Belgian Ardennes, November
Theo Bosboom / Beech (Fagus sp) leaves in autumn, Angerenstein park, Arnhem, the Netherlands, November 2011
Paul Harcourt Davies,Paul Harcourt Davies / Emergence of Two-tailed Pasha butterfly (Charaxes jasius) Podere Montecucco. Orvieto, Umbria, Italy August. Sequence 6 of 9
Paul Harcourt Davies / Emergence of Two-tailed Pasha butterfly (Charaxes jasius) Podere Montecucco. Orvieto, Umbria, Italy August. Sequence 1 of 9
Paul Harcourt Davies,Paul Harcourt Davies / Poppies (Papaver rhoeas) in flower, growing near the military cemetry, Bolsena, Italy. Taken with fisheye lens
Barrie Britton / Mantellid Frog Tadpoles (Guibemantis species) developing on leaf overhanging pond. Association Mitsinjo Reserve, Andasibe, Madagascar. Photograph taken on location for BBC 'Wild Madagascar' Series, Fe...
Sven Zacek,Sven Zacek / Baltic sea is freezing up along the northern coast of Estonia. Lahemaa National Park, Estonia, January 2012.
Sven Zacek,Sven Zacek / Ice sheets before sunrise in Estonia. December 2009.
David Tipling / Red-crowned Cranes (Grus japonensis) displaying at dawn Hokkaido, Japan, February. Did you know? Red crowned cranes mate for life.
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Zanzibar red colobus (Piliocolobus kirkii) in tree, Jozany Forest, Zanzibar, Tanzania. Highly endangered. Did you know? Zanzibar red colobuses are called 'Poison monkeys' by the local people on the is...
Brandon Cole / A vibrant, busy coral reef with many species of hard and soft corals, a cloud of Scalefin anthias (Pseudanthias squammipinnis) fish swarming about, Fiji, tropical Pacific Ocean.
Nick Upton / 2020VISION / A Long-legged fly (Neurigona quadrifasciata) rarely recorded in the UK, found during Bioblitz survey at Abbots Pool and woodland reserve, silhouetted against an Ivy leaf (Hedera helix), Bristol, UK, J...
Tui De Roy / Wolf-Volcano giant tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra becki) portrait with ground finch (Geospiza sp. ) sitting on foot, Isabela Island, Galapagos. Did you know? Galapagos tortoises have a mutualistic relati...
Ernie Janes / Apricot tree (Prunus ameniaca) Moorpark variety in blossom trained against a wall in walled garden, UK, March.
Paul D Stewart / Photomontage of living gecko feet showing a variety of forms. Gecko feet employ very small subdivided filaments to bond with their substrates at the molecular level using Van Der Waals' forces. Every...
Roland Seitre / Spanish / Iberian Lynx (Lynx pardina) cub portrait, part of a breeding and reintroduction program. Captive: critically endangered. Andalusia, Spain, June 2006.
Daniel Heuclin / Goliath frog (Conraua goliath) sitting on rock on side of river, Cameroon.
Linda Pitkin / 2020VISION / Black brittlestar (Ophiocomina nigra), yellow colour variety, with Common brittlestars (Ophiothrix fragilis), on sea bed, St Abbs (St Abbs and Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve), Berwickshire, Scotlan...
Konrad Wothe / Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus roratus) courtship behaviour in rainforest, Cape York Peninsula, North Queensland, Australia, captive