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Neil Challis / Common butterfly lizard (Leiolepis belliana) mother emerging from burrow with its babies, Southern Thailand, March.
Neil Challis / Mudskipper (Periophthalmus) displaying with pectoral fin at the entrance to its hole, Southern Thailand, March.
Nick Upton / Heath sand wasp (Ammophila pubescens) excavating a nest burrow in a bare sandy patch of heathland, flying back and forth, carrying away balls of sand between its mandibles and its raised front legs, D...
Charlie Summers / Black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) leaving a Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) burrow whilst hunting for prey on snow covered prairie. Colorado, USA. January.
Charlie Summers / Black-footed ferret (Mustela nigripes) at edge of Prairie dog (Cynomys sp) burrow, hunting for prey. A reintroduction programme is underway with approximately 300 individuals of this critically endang...
Staffan Widstrand / Eurasian Hoopoe, (Upupa epops) coming out of burrow. Pusztaszer protected landscape, Kiskunsagi, Hungary, May
Nick Upton / Buff-tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) queen about to land at her nest burrow in a garden lawn with loaded pollen sacs to provision grubs that will become future workers for her colony, Wiltshire,...
Klein & Hubert / Long eared jerboa (Euchoreutes naso) digging a burrow at night, Gobi desert at dawn. Mongolia
Klein & Hubert / Long eared jerboa (Euchoreutes naso) digging a burrow with teeth, Gobi desert, Mongolia
Dave Bevan / Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) returning to nest site, falls over, Yorkshire, England, UK, May.
Dave Bevan / European beewolf (Philanthus triangulum) returning to nest with European honey bee (Apis mellifera) prey, digging for entrance, Suffolk, England, UK, July.
Frederique Olivier / Watchman goby (Cryptocentrus cinctus) and alpheid shrimp mutualism, the goby keeps watch while the shrimps dig and clean a shared burrow in the sand, Uepi Island, Solomon Islands.