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Heather Angel / Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) sliding down slope on back after losing footing. Panda Breeding Centre, Wolong, Sichuan, China. January 1987.
Heather Angel / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) forages on pollen in Apple (Malus domestica) flower, collecting pollen in pollen basket. In garden, Surrey, England, UK. May.
Heather Angel / Northern white cheeked gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) female standing in tree with baby aged two weeks. Parents captive bred and released. Wild Elephant Valley / Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, China, 2...
Heather Angel / Giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) portrait, in falling snow. Captive bred, in enclosure, Panda Breeding Centre, Wolong, Sichuan Province, China. February 2008.
Heather Angel / Man using pole to propel bamboo raft on Lijang / Li River, Karst peaks beyond. At dawn, Lijiang River Scenic Zone, Yangshuo county, Guangxi, China.
Heather Angel / Common wasp (Vespula vulgaris) sipping nectar from a Water figwort (Scrophularia auriculata) flower, UK. August.
Heather Angel / Marmalade hoverflies (Episyrphus balteatus), feeding on pollen from Regal lily (Lilium regale) picking up pollen on their legs, UK. July.
Heather Angel / Freshwater green hydra (Hydra viridissima) moving over a petri dish. Green colour comes from the symbiotic relationship with green alga Chlorella vulgaris
Heather Angel / Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) parent feeding chick, another chick next to it looks headless, Antarctica
Heather Angel / Butterflies and day flying moths feed from Loofah flower (Luffa cylindrica) and pick up pollen on their legs, underside of thorax and antennae, South Sichuan Bamboo Sea, China
Heather Angel / Black coral vine (Kennedia nigricans) flowers, pollinated by honeyeaters (flowers triggered by honeyeater, releasing the stamens, style and stigma), Western Australia Sequence 2 of 2
Heather Angel / Black coral vine (Kennedia nigricans) flowers, pollinated by honeyeaters (showing untriggered flowers), Western Australia Sequence 1 of 2