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Nick Upton / Harvest mouse (Micromys minutus) cleaning its nose on Common hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium) flowerhead after release, Moulton, Northampton, UK, June.
Tony Wu / Female limpet (Lottia emydia) spawning, releasing a stream of eggs into the water. Hokkaido, Japan.
Doug Gimesy / Forest and Wildlife officers Lachlan Clarke (right) and Emily Cordy watch as a mother koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) and her joey are released. Editorial use only.
Nick Upton / Captive reared juvenile White stork (Ciconia ciconia) in flight over the Knepp Estate soon after release, Sussex, UK, August 2019.
Nick Upton / Captive reared juvenile White stork (Ciconia ciconia) with a GPS tracker on its back in flight over the Knepp Estate soon after release, Sussex, UK, August 2019.
Nick Upton / Pine marten (Martes martes) male standing on a feeding table in a soft release cage after arrival from Scotland, during a reintroduction project by the Vincent Wildlife Trust, Cambrian Mountains, Wale...
Adrian Davies / Lesser pond sedge (Carex acutiformis) releasing pollen.
Tony Wu / Twinspot snapper (Lutjanus bohar) shoal rushing up to spawn, releasing a cloud of milky white sperm and eggs in the water column. Caroline Islands, Palau, November.
Laurent Geslin / Conservationists releasing radio collared wild European lynx (Lynx lynx) from Switzerland into Kalkalpen National Park, Austria, March 2013.
Laurent Geslin / Young male European lynx (Lynx lynx) running after release in Jura Mountaiins, Geneva canton, Switzerland, May 2013.
Laurent Geslin / European lynx (Lynx lynx) emerging from crate during translocation from Switerland to Kalkalpen National Park, Austria. May 2011
Pedro Narra / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) hatchling caught in fishing net, Bissagos Islands, Guinea Bissau. Endangered species. 3rd Place in the SOS Especes Menacees / SOS Endangered Species Portfolio category of...