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Orsolya Haarberg / Dead sea urchin covered in snow amongst rocks on beach in winter, Nesna, Helgeland, Norway. February.
Alex Mustard / Large school of Glassfish (Apogonidae) swimming over colourful corals (Dendronephthya sp.) on a reef, Similan Islands, Thailand, Andaman Sea.
Alex Mustard / Blue lion's mane jellyfish (Cyanea lamarckii) drifting through a seaweed forest with Red pom-pom seaweed (Ceramium sp.) and Spaghetti seaweed (Himanthalia elongata), Island of Coll, Inner Hebrides, Sc...
Lucas Bustamante / Peacock katydid (Pterochroza ocellata) on leaf in defensive posture, Yasuni National Park, Amazon Basin, Ecuador.
Klein & Hubert / Swallow (Hirundo rustica) in flight chasing a Tsetse fly (Glossina sp.), Kenya, Africa.
Ross Hoddinott / Common blue butterflies (Polyommatus icarus) roosting in morning light, Devon, UK. July.
Jussi Murtosaari / Swallowtail butterfly (Papilio machaon) in flight, Finland, June.
Guy Edwardes / Two Banded demoiselle (Calopteryx splendens) roosting on Hemlock water-dropwort (Oenanthe crocata), River Stour, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England, UK, June.
Andy Sands / Focus Stacked image of a Cuckoo Bee (Nomada goodeniana) roosting by clamping onto vegetation with its mandibles and hanging on for the night. Photographed just after dawn. Hertfordshire, England, UK,...
David Fleetham / Day octopus (Octopus cyanea), occurs in both Pacific and Indian Oceans, from Hawaii to eastern coast of Africa, moving across coral reef, Hawaii, Pacific Ocean.
David Fleetham / Day octopus (Octopus cyanea) ventral view portrait, Hawaii, Pacific Ocean.
Alex Hyde / Male Orange-tip butterfly (Anthocharis cardamines) wing scales detail, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. April. Focus stacked image. 1.13mm across in real life, x88 magnification when print...