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Robert Valentic / Eastern brownsnake (Pseudonaja textilis) juvenile. Australia.
Brandon Cole / Two Olive-brown sea snakes (Aipysurus laevis) interacting, venomous species. Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Pacific Ocean. Noevmber.
Chris Mattison / Sidewinder (Crotalus cerstastes) in sand dunes, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California, USA, May.
Franco Banfi / Green anaconda (Eunectes murinus) swimming inFormoso River, Bonito, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Daniel Heuclin / Rhinoceros viper (Bitis nasicornis), from Central Africa, captive, July.
Radomir Jakubowski / Marbled white butterfly (Melanargia galathea) on Horsetail (Equisetum), Herbitzheim near Saarbruecken, Saarland, Germany. Finalist in the Macro category and winner of the audience award in the Montpho...
Claudio Contreras / Mexican / Brown Vine Snake (Oxybelis aeneus) with mouth open. Maria Madre Island, Islas Marias Biosphere Reserve, Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California), Mexico, June.
Daniel Heuclin / Indian cobra (Naja naja naja) studio shot, captive, from India and East Pakistan
Daniel Heuclin / Brown-banded Southern Water Snake (Nerodia fasciata) head in profile as it tastes the air with tongue. Controlled conditions. Lake Fausse-Pointe State Park, Louisiana, USA, November.
Juergen Freund / Olive python (Liasis olivaceus) perched on top of a termite mound. Many pythons shelter in hollow termite mounds when not hunting. Queensland, Australia, February
Rolf Nussbaumer / Western Cottonmouth snake (Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma) on lake flicking tongue. Fennessey Ranch, Refugio, Coastal Bend, Texas Coast, USA