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Ben Cranke / King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) walking to the breeding colony. Fortuna Bay, South Georgia Island
Ben Cranke / King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) walking back to their breeding colony. Right Whale Bay, South Georgia Island
Ben Cranke / Southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) subadult males practice sparring. St Andrew's Bay, South Georgia Island
Ben Cranke / Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) and her newborn pup, bonding with calling and nuzzling. Salisbury plain, South Georgia Island
Ben Cranke / King penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) congregate on the beach, seeking a safe point to go into the sea, with male Southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina) blocking their path. St Andrew's Bay,...
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...
Ben Cranke / African fish eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer) attacking a female Saddle-billed Stork (Ephippiorhyncus senegalensis )trying to steal a fish it has just caught. Liuwa Plains National Park, Zambia
Ben Cranke / Snow leopard (Panthera uncia) female in snow, Hemis National Park, Ladakh, India
Ben Cranke / King Penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) approached by an Antarctic Fur Seal (Arctocephalus gazella). A few pecks from the penguins caused the seal to retreat. Southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina)...
Ben Cranke / Snow leopard (Uncia uncia) walking down snow covered slope, Hemas National Park, Ladakh, India. Winner of the Long Lens catergory in the Melvita Nature Images Awards competition 2014.
Ben Cranke / Steller's Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus pelagicus) stood on ice floe, Hokkaido, Japan. February.
Ben Cranke / Hyacinth Macaw (Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus) Piaui, Brazil. July.