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Andy Rouse / Maasai Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) silhouetted by beams of light from setting sun, Maasai Mara, Kenya, Africa. Winner of the African section of the Nature? Best Windland Smith Rice...
Charlie Hamilton-James / Black rat (Rattus rattus) resting on stone slab next to food left by visitors, Karni Mata Temple (The Temple of Rats), a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Karni Mata and famous for thousands...
Guy Edwardes / Glastonbury Tor at sunrise surrounded by early morning mist. View from Walton Hill, Somerset, England, UK. June 2019.
Michel Roggo / Rangimairewhenua or Blue Lake, Nelson Lakes National Park, South Island, New Zealand, February 2013. Photographed for The Freshwater Project
Orsolya Haarberg / View over the Lysefjorden from the Preikestolen / Pulpit rock, Forsand, Rogaland, Norway. June 2012.
Floris van Breugel / Ice cave with melt water running through, Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau, Alaska, USA, August 2014.
Sven Zacek / Rays of sunshine behind pine trees, Southern Estonia, May early morning.
Andy Rouse / Maasai Giraffe
(Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi)
under setting sun
Maasai Mara, Kenya, Africa
Ben Cranke / Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) at dawn, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Felicity Lanchester,Felicity Lanchester / Cloud iridescence forming above a cumulonimbus cloud, caused by light refraction through individual water droplets and ice crystals at high altitude, Sierra Leone.
Merryn Thomas / Broadhaven Beach, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Pembrokeshire, Wales, March 2012.
Orsolya Haarberg,Orsolya Haarbe / The Northern lights (Aurora borealis) viewed from Moskenes, Lofoten, Nordland, Norway, March 2006.