Joel Sartore / Photo Ark / Two African crowned cranes (Balearica regulorum regulorum) looking around, then one ruffles its feathers, Lincoln Children's Zoo. Captive.
Noemie Stroh / Orbicular batfish (Platax orbicularis) schooling into the blue, Shark Reef, Ras Mohamed National park, Red Sea, Egypt, June.
Matt Roseveare / Parson's chameleon (Calumma parsonii) catching insect with tongue, Eastern rainforests of Madagascar, September.
Eric Baccega / Female Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes troglodytes) swinging along tree branches, Conkouati-Douli National Park, Republic of Congo, Africa.
Eric Baccega / Male Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes troglodytes) trying to catch fallen fruits using stick as a tool, Conkouati-Douli National Park, Republic of Congo, Africa.
Will Burrard-Lucas / Leopard (Panthera pardus) male on moonlit night, Laikipia, Kenya. Taken using camera trap with a long exposure time to expose the stars and a flash to expose the foreground, creating a ghostly effect....
Lewis Jefferies / Close up shot of Pulsating xenid (Heteroxenia fuscescens) feeding , Red Sea, Egypt
Joel Sartore / Photo Ark / African wood owl (Strix woodfordii) looking around and towards camera, Monticello Cente, Monticello Grosseto. Captive.
Uri Golman / Close up of a silverback Mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) face with eyes closed, and hand / fingers, Virunga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Klein & Hubert / African lioness (Panthera leo) with her cub in savanna, Kenya, Africa.
Klein & Hubert / Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) close up of jaw and teeth, Chobe River, Botswana, Africa.
Klein & Hubert / Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer) with Yellow-billed oxpckers (Buphagus africanus) drinking at waterhole in dry season, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia, Africa.
Klein & Hubert / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) calf playing in savanna, Kenya, Africa.
Robert Thompson / African golden emperor moth (Gonimbrasia krucki), close up of male head , Kenya, Africa Controlled conditions.
Pascal Kobeh / A school of Bluespotted cornetfish (Fistularia commersonii), Red Sea, Egypt.
Neil Aldridge / Timelapse of the sun rising over the Okavango Delta in northern Botswana.
Jen Guyton / Mozambican wildlife veterinarian Mercia Angela on her daily walk with Boogli, a female Cape pangolin confiscated as infant by Gorongosa's law enforcement team. Boogli's mother had already b...
Richard Du Toit / Yellow mongoose (Cynictis penicillata) resting, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Northern Cape Province, South Africa.
Richard Du Toit / Amethyst sunbird (Chalcomitra amethystina) Western Cape Province, South Africa.
Richard Du Toit / Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) Kruger National Park, Limpopo Province, South Africa.
Denis-Huot / Aerial view of African elephants (Loxodonta africana) drinking and landscape, Samburu Game Reserve, Kenya
Jeff Foott / Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) sub adult male feeding on vegetation, close up. Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda, Africa.
Ben Cranke / African fish eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer) pressurises a Saddle-billed stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis) into dropping a freshly caught fish, so that it can be stolen for a meal. Liuwa Plain National...
Will Burrard-Lucas / Male melanistic leopard (Panthera pardus) at night, under a starry sky. Laikipia Wilderness Camp, Kenya. Communication Arts Annual 62 Competition 2021 Winner Book Category; Sony World Photographer Awa...
Will Burrard-Lucas / A mating pair of leopards (Panthera pardus) caught in front of a camera trap at night, Laikipia Wilderness Camp, Kenya. Communication Arts Annual 62 Competition 2021 Winner Book Category; Sony World P...
Will Burrard-Lucas / Male melanistic leopard (Panthera pardus) at night, under a starry sky. Laikipia Wilderness Camp, Kenya. Photographed with a camera trap. Nature Photographer of the Year Competition 2021 Winner - Anim...
Andy Murch / Pyjama shark (Poroderma africanum), two in reef, amongst kelp. Simon's Town, Western Cape, South Africa. May.
Andy Murch / Happy Eddy (Haploblepharus edwardsii) amongst Cape sea urchin (Parechinus angulosus) and starfish. False Bay, Western Cape, South Africa. June.
Andy Murch / Cape fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus) playing with Dark shyshark (Haploblepharus pictus) carcass, seal diving in background. False Bay, South Africa. May.
Andy Murch / Bronze whaler shark (Carcharhinus brachyurus) group feeding alongside Cape gannet (Morus capensis) during sardine run. Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa. June.
Shane Gross / Dugong (Dugong dugon) feeding on Tapegrass (Halophila stipulacea), accompanied by juvenile Golden trevally fish (Gnathanodon speciosus). Marsa Alam, Egypt.
Shane Gross / Dugong (Dugong dugon) male and juvenile Golden trevally (Gnathanodon speciosus) shoal swimming over Turtlegrass (Halophila stipulacea) seagrass bed. Marsa Alam, Egypt.
Hermann Brehm / Lion (Panthera leo), females interacting, with cub, Masai Mara, Kenya
Bence Mate / Wild dog (Lycaon pictus) two pups playing in dust, Mkuze, South Africa. August. Highly commended in the Mammals category of the GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition 2020.
Karine Aigner / A white cat peeks out a blue door. Chefchaouen, Morocco.
Suzi Eszterhas / Leopard (Panthera pardus) mother and cub age four months , Jao Reserve, Okavango, Botswana
Anup Shah / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) babies playing . Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. July 2017.
Anup Shah / Lion (Panthera leo) males walking together . Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.
Enrique Lopez-Tapia / Child holding up a migratory locust, Southern Chad. September 2019.