Murray Cooper / Minden / Rufous-tailed Jacamar (Galbula ruficauda), South America
Mark Raycroft / Minden / Border Collie (Canis familiaris), North America
Winfried Wisniewski / African Lion (Panthera leo) female nuzzling a male, Masai Mara, Kenya
Winfried Wisniewski / European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) pair, Pleven, Bulgaria
Oscar Dewhurst / European robin (Erithacus rubecula) perched on snow-covered branch, Richmond Park, London, UK. January.
Jack Dykinga / Yellow-headed blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) flock flying over reed beds, Whitewater Draw Wildlife Preserve, Arizona, USA.
Oscar Dewhurst / Red knot (Calidris canutus) flock at high tide roost. Snettisham, Norfolk, UK. October.
Konrad Wothe / Stoat (Mustela erminea) in white winter coat standing upright in snow, Upper Bavaria, Germany, Europe. February.
Magnus Lundgren / Juvenile Ocellaris / Common clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) looking out from its home in an anemone, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean.
Magnus Lundgren / School of Yellow-ribbon sweetlips (Plectorhinchus polytaenia) swimming with the current, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean.
Bruce Thomson / Crucifix toad / Holy cross frog (Notaden bennetti) sitting in shallow water after heavy summer rain, Westmar, Queensland, Australia.
David Tipling / Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) doe with fawns in stubble field after harvest, mid summer, North Norfolk, UK. July.
Klein & Hubert / Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer) with Yellow-billed oxpckers (Buphagus africanus) drinking at waterhole in dry season, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia, Africa.
Marie Read / Front view of an adult Black skimmer (Rynchops niger) in flight carrying a fish, Long Island, New York, USA. August.
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Joel Sartore / Photo Ark / A black phase critically endangered Indochinese leopard (Panthera pardus delacouri) snarling, Zoo Taiping, Malaysia. Captive.
Danny Green / European badger (Meles meles) in woodland in late evening light. Scotland, UK, August.
Klein & Hubert / African elephant (Loxodonta africana) calf playing in savanna, Kenya, Africa.
Will Burrard-Lucas / A mating pair of leopards (Panthera pardus) caught in front of a camera trap at night, Laikipia Wilderness Camp, Kenya. Communication Arts Annual 62 Competition 2021 Winner Book Category; Sony World P...
Stephen Dalton / Black witch moth (Ascalapha odorata) in flight, Venezuela. This large moth has a 7 inch wingspan. Wingscales being shed during flight.
Edwin Giesbers / Barn owl (Tyto alba) perched on gravestone in front of church, in evening light. The Netherlands. Captive.
Oliver Wright / Marbled white butterfly (Melanargia galathea) photographed in early morning light. Ledston, Yorkshire, June. Focus stacked image.
Oliver Wright / Portrait of a Emerald damselfly (Lestes sponsa) Yorkshire, August. Focus stacked image.
Oliver Wright / Portrait of a Common darter (Sympetrum striolatum) Yorkshire, July. Focus stacked image.
Markus Varesvuo / Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa) hunting over snow, Kuhmo Finland, March.
Markus Varesvuo / Black-throated Diver (Gavia arctica) Vaala Finland, June.
Espen Bergersen / Common Loon (Gavia immer) flapping wings in water, Iceland, May.
Andres M. Dominguez / Adult male King Eider (Somateria spectabilis).Batsfjord, Norway, March.
Will Burrard-Lucas / White rhino (Ceratotherium simum), portrait. Solio Game Reserve, Solio Ranch, Kenya. Taken with remote camera buggy / BeetleCam. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. All other uses require clearance
Nick Garbutt / American bison (Bison bison) female covered in hoar frost near hot spring, portrait. Midway Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, USA. February.
Danny Green / Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) camouflaged in winter pelage. Svalbard, Norway, April.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) walking across ice, snow covered mountain in background. Svalbard, Norway, April 2018.
Danny Green / Grizzly bear (Ursus arctos) running through water, portrait. Lake Clark National Park, Alaska, USA. September.
Oscar Dewhurst / Mute swan (Cygnus olor) swimming with cygnets in misty lake in morning light. Richmond Park, London, England, UK. May.
Guy Edwardes / Barn owl (Tyto alba) in flight about to land on post in morning light, Hampshire, England, UK. July. Controlled conditions.
George Sanker / Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) landing, wings outstretched. Machias Seal Island, off the coast of Maine, USA. July. This island is disputed between USA and Canada.
Gabriel Rojo / Jaguar (Panthera onca) lying on tree roots, portrait. Mato Grosso, Pantanal, Brazil.