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Neil Challis / Long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) male and small puppy facing up to each other, Central Thailand, July.
Bence Mate / Two Great white egret (Ardea alba) in winter, Kiskunsag National Park, Hungary. December.
David Pattyn / Pair of Great crested grebes (Podiceps cristatus) courtship dance display, The Netherlands, Europe. March.
Mateusz Piesiak / Great-crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) pair courtship display, Lower Silesia, Poland. Winner of Rising Star Portfolio award at Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition 2022.
Tui De Roy / Black rhino (Diceros bicornis) and White Rhino (Ceratotherium simum) bulls facing off. Solio Game Reserve, Laikipia, Kenya. September.
Sven Zacek / Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix) two males facing off on a lekking site, Varumaa county, Southern Estonia. April.
Andres M. Dominguez / Adult male King Eider (Somateria spectabilis).Batsfjord, Norway, March.
Gabriel Rojo / Guanaco (Lama guanicoe) female and newborn baby, nose to nose in grassland. La Pampa Province, Argentina.
Klein & Hubert / Meerkats (Suricata suricatta) standing on the burrow, warming up while facing the sun, Kalahari Desert, South Africa.
Stefan Christmann / Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri), two adults brooding chicks. One chick exhibiting aggression towards other. Atka Bay, Antarctica. September.
Stefan Christmann / Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri), two adults with chicks aged six to eight weeks. Atka Bay, Antarctica. September.
Will Burrard-Lucas / Black and white image of African elephant (Loxodonta africana) bulls males facing off against each other, Tsavo Conservation Area, Kenya. Editorial use only. Other uses need clearance.