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Maxime Aliaga / Leopard (Panthera pardus) standing in the rain, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
David Pike / Red kite (Milvus milvus) landing on grass, Marlborough Downs, Wiltshire, UK. January.
Theo Bosboom / Fallow deer (Dama dama) in distance between two large Oak trees (Quercus sp.) and flowering heather, on a misty morning, Deelerwoud - Veluwe Nature Reserve, The Netherlands, August.
Konrad Wothe / Stoat (Mustela erminea) in white winter coat standing upright in snow, Upper Bavaria, Germany, Europe. February.
Karine Aigner / Portrait of a wild female Bobcat (Lynx rufus) kitten playing, Texas, USA. September.
Andres M. Dominguez / Northern wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe) male, Arcos de la Frontera, southern Spain. April
Andres M. Dominguez / European hare (Lepus europaeus), Danube Delta, Romania. July.
Sven Zacek / Ural owl (Strix uralensis) female watching fledgling learning to climb and balance on branch. Owlet's first day out of nest. Tartumaa County, Southern Estonia. June.
Jack Dykinga / Bighorm sheep (Ovis canadensis) males grouped together before the rutting season. Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada, USA, February.
David Pattyn / Alpine marmot (Marmota marmota) carrying grass and other nesting material across snow to its nest while another one is on the lookout, Gran Paradiso National Park, Aosta Valley, Italy, April
Paul Hobson / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) cub looking at camera, in morning. Sheffield, England, UK. June.
Sue Flood / Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) walking with young chick at Snow Hill Island rookery, Antarctica. October.