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Alex Mustard / Manta ray (Mobula alfredi) feeding on plankton aggregated in the lights from a boat at night, North Ari Atoll, Maldives, Indian Ocean.
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,...
Ann & Steve Toon / Female leopard (Panthera pardus) drinking at night, Zimanga private game reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Hans & Judy Beste/ Lochman Agency / Squirrel glider (Petaurus norfolcensis) female gliding at night, showing pouch, Queensland, Australia. Photo Hans & Judy Beste / Lochman Agency.
David Hall / Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) swimming close to surface at night, Tiger Beach, Bahamas, Caribbean Sea.
David Hall / Splendid toadfish (Sanopus splendidus) emerging from its daytime hiding place at night, Cozumel, Mexico, Caribbean Sea.
Matthew Maran / Red fox dog (Vulpes vulpes) jumping into an urban litter bin beside a busy road to feed, London, England, UK, August.
Guy Edwardes / Porthleven during Storm Eunice. Cornwall, England.
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Tony Wu / Female limpet (Lottia emydia) spawning, releasing a stream of eggs into the water. Hokkaido, Japan.
Matthew Maran / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) walking through Highgate Cemetery Mausoleum at night, London, UK. August. GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition 2022 - Rewilding Europe Award - third place
Milan Radisics / Female Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) waiting to be fed at the back entrance of a house, Hungary. January.
Doug Gimesy / Grey-headed flying-fox (Pteropus poliocephalus) feeding on pink Eucalyptus blossom, Olinda, Australia, February. Rescued animal in controlled conditions.