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Chien Lee / Minden / Black-headed Cat Snake (Boiga nigriceps) swallowing alive Harlequin Flying Tree Frog (Rhacophorus pardalis) prey, Kubah National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia, sequence 1 of 4
Jack Dykinga / Sandhill cranes (Antigone candensis), in flight against the setting full moon at dawn. Whitwater Draw, Arizona Game and Fish Wildlife area, Arizona, USA.
Brian Bevan / Grass snake (Natrix natrix) at pond edge sensing with tongue, Bedfordshire, UK, September.
Brian Bevan / Grass snake (Natrix natrix) sensing with tongue while swimming through duckweed in pond, Bedfordshire, UK, September.
John Cancalosi / Captive corn snake (Pantherophis guttatus) eating an Eastern chipmunk (Eutamias sp.). The chipmunk was found dead and fed to the captive snake. North America.
Robert Valentic / Golden tree snake (Chrysopelea ornata) male, Patong Beach, Phuket Island, Thailand. Controlled conditions
John Cancalosi / Corn snake (Pantherophis guttatus) young hatching, captive. Maryland, USA.
Morley Read / Tropical flat snake (Siphlophis compressus) climbing on a flowering bromeliad (Aechmea) in the Amazon rainforest, Orellana Province, Ecuador.
Morley Read / Slow motion clip of a Linnaeus' sipo snake (Chironius exoletus) with open mouth, part of threat display, Amazon rainforest, Orellana Province, Ecuador.