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Andy Murch / Spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias) portrait. Rhode Island, New England, USA. August.
Morley Read / Slow motion clip of a Spiny orb-weaver (Micrathena sp.) weaving a silk nest to protect its eggs, the nest is suspended from a thread to isolate it from predators, Amazon rainforest, Ecuador. Filmed at...
Shane Gross / Thorny or spiny seahorse (Hippocampus histrix) portrait made off Anilao, Philippines.
Pascal Kobeh / Trumpetfish (Aulostomus chinensis) on the coral drop off, Sulu Sea, Philippines.
Georgette Douwma / Mantel of Spiny oyster (Spondylus varius). Indonesia. Indo-West Pacific.
Nick Upton / Running foliage spider / Spiny-legged sac spider (Liocranum rupicola), a nationally scarce species in the UK, hunting at night in an old stone wall, Wiltshire, UK, September.
Jack Dykinga / Greater roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) with Desert spiny desert lizard (Sceloporus magister) prey, Catalina State Park, Arizona, Sonoran Desert, USA. August.
Mark MacEwen / Octopus tree (Didiera madagascariensis), Spiny Forest, Berenty, Madagascar
Alex Hyde / Spined glassfrog (Teratohyla spinosa) Central Caribbean foothills, Costa Rica.
Alex Mustard / Hedgehog seahorse (Hippocampus spinosissimus) female moves over a sandy seabed. Dauin, Negros Island, Philippines. Bohol Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.
Nuno Sa / Long snouted seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus) in captive breeding laboratory at University of Algarve, Portugal. June 2010. Overall winner of the Underwater Photographer of the Year competition 2015.
Suzi Eszterhas / Ring tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) feeding on Spiny forest tree (Didierea trollii).Berenty Private Reserve, Madagascar