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Michael D. Kern / Kaleidoscope pattern formed from picture of Greenbottle blue tarantula (Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens) - see original image number 01482830 EMBARGOED FOR NAT GEO UNTIL the end of 2015
Alex Mustard / Grooved brain coral (Diploria labyrinthiformis) at night with polyps extended to feed, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies. Caribbean Sea.
Nick Garbutt / Aggregation / bloom / swarm of Moon Jellyfish (Aurelia aurita) in the clear waters of Loch Na Keal, off the Isle of Mull, north west Scotland, UK, June, Photographed through the surface.
Andy Rouse / Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) portrait in sea-ice landscape. Wide angle / fish-eye shot. Svalbard, Norway, September.
Klaus Echle / Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) walking along a fallen trunk, silhouetted in misty forest. Black Forest, Germany, November.
Pal Hermansen / Aerial view of winter lake with thin, cracking ice after the first snow, Follo, Norway. December. GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition 2022 - Landscapes Category Winner.
David Pattyn / Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) male, with kid on mountain ridge in heavy winter snowfall, Valsavarenche, Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy. January. BioPhoto International Nature Photography Competition 2...
Orsolya Haarberg / Dead sea urchin covered in snow amongst rocks on beach in winter, Nesna, Helgeland, Norway. February.
Orsolya Haarberg / Beech (Fagus sylvatica) trees covered in frost, Calonda, Harghita county, Transylvania, Romania. April.
Alex Hyde / Focus stacked, inverted image of Diatoms on a microscope slide. Diatoms are single-celled algae which produce approximately 25% of the oxygen we breathe as well as being responsible for approximately...
Tim Laman / A frost-covered windowpane backlit at sunrise on a cold February morning, New Hampshire, USA.
Pascal Kobeh / Large school of Pacific cownose rays / Golden cownose rays (Rhinoptera steindachneri), Sea of Cortez, Baja California, Mexico.