David Fleetham / Endangered Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) stretches neck to be cleaned by Yellow tangs (Zebrasoma flavescens) and Goldring tangs (Ctenochaetus strigosus), North Pacific, Hawaii, USA.
Robert Thompson / African golden emperor moth (Gonimbrasia krucki), close up of male head , Kenya, Africa Controlled conditions.
Etienne Littlefair / Green ant mimic spider (Myrmarachne smaragdina), adult female hunting, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, March.
Etienne Littlefair / Net-casting spider (Deinopis sp.), seen at night, awaiting passing prey items, the web net is thrown over prey to aid in capture. Wonga beach, north Queensland, Australia, February.
John Chan / Calliope hummingbird (Stellula calliope) chasing insects before returning to its perch, Southern California, USA, April.
Claudio Contreras / Laysan albatross (Phoebastria immutabilis) calling mate,Guadalupe Island Biosphere Reserve, off the coast of Baja California, Mexico, March
Solvin Zankl / Portrait of Sea elephant (Cardiopoda placenta) marine pelagic gastropod mollusc in the family Pterotracheidae. Deep sea heteropod. Atlantic Ocean, close to Cape Verde. Controlled conditions.
Solvin Zankl / Portrait of Scaleless black dragonfish (Melanostomias biseriatus), Atlantic Ocean close to Cape Verde.
Solvin Zankl / Portrait of Sea butterfly (Diacria trispinosa) deep sea species from Atlantic Ocean off Cape Verde. Captive.
Doug Gimesy / Royal penguin (Eudyptes schlegeli) walks along the beach. Sandy bay, Macquarie Island, Australian Territory.
Doug Gimesy / Portrait of Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae).
Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia.
Richard Du Toit / Yellow mongoose (Cynictis penicillata) resting, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Northern Cape Province, South Africa.
Richard Du Toit / Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) Kruger National Park, Limpopo Province, South Africa.
Jeff Foott / Gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) sub adult male feeding on vegetation, close up. Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda, Africa.
Pal Hermansen / Portrait of a Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus), Telemark, Norway.
Andy Rouse / European Robin (Erithacus rubecula) in snowy garden, Wales, UK, January.
Andy Rouse / European Robin (Erithacus rubecula) in frosty garden, Wales, UK, January.
Will Burrard-Lucas / Male melanistic leopard (Panthera pardus) at night, under a starry sky. Laikipia Wilderness Camp, Kenya. Photographed with a camera trap. Nature Photographer of the Year Competition 2021 Winner - Anim...
David Fleetham / Close up at the dental plates of Three color parrotfish (Scarus tricolor) as it comes in for a bite of hard coral, Fiji.
Bence Mate / Bittern (Botaurus stellaris) with marsh frog (Rana ridibundus) that has just woken up from hibernation, Kiskunsag National Park, Hungary. Honoured in the Montier Photo Awards 2020.
Pal Hermansen / Beaver (Castor fiber) portrait. Trondelag, Norway. May.
Sergey Gorshkov / Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) at night, taken with remote camera in Land of the Leopard National Park, Far East Russia, November.Highly Commended in the Animal Portraits Category of the Wil...
Tui De Roy / Black rhino (Diceros bicornis) with very long horn, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Laikipia, Kenya. October.
Doug Perrine / Black-footed albatross (Phoebastria nigripes) pair at sunset. Sand Island, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, Northwest Hawaiian Islands, USA.
Danny Green / Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) blue morph, portrait in snow. Hornstrandir Nature Reserve, Iceland, March.
Danny Green / Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) cub in meadow, portrait. Hornstrandir Nature Reserve, Iceland, July.
Danny Green / Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) female, portrait. Bandhavgarh National Park, India, December.
Danny Green / Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) male resting in undergrowth, portrait. Bandhavgarh National Park, India, December.
Danny Green / Big horn sheep (Ovis canadensis) male looking down from snowy ledge, portrait. Yellowstone National Park, USA, January.
Brandon Cole / Amazon river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) split level view showing playful dolphin with mouth open. Rio Negro, Brazil.