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David Pattyn / Common starling (Sturnus vulgaris) murmuration, flock gathering above trees before landing at winter roost, blurred motion. The Netherlands. February.
Alex Mustard / RF - Bannerfish (Heniochus diphreutes) schooling in coral reef. Long exposure. North Male Atoll, Maldives. Indian Ocean. (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
Guy Edwardes / Beech (Fagus sylvatica) avenue, Moor Crichel, Dorset, England, UK. May 2017.
Markus Varesvuo / Black grouse (Tetrao / Lyrurus tetrix) flock flying in snow, Suomussalmi, Finland, January.
Claudio Contreras / Morelet's crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii) in sinkhole, Cenote Carwash, near Tulum, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, January
Franco Banfi / Schooling Scalloped hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna lewini) Cocos Island National Park, Costa Rica.
Ben Hall / Marine Iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) on rock with lava lizard sitting on its head, Galapagos Islands, May.
Wim van den Heever / Gemsbok (Oryx gazella) viewed from above, Namib Desert, Namibia.
Wim van den Heever / Red-and-green macaw (Ara chloropterus) in flight, Pantanal, Brazil. August.
Georgette Douwma / Big-eye fish (Priacanthus hamrur). Egypt, Red Sea.
Sven Zacek / Otter (Lutra lutra) walking in fresh ice, Southern Estonia, January.