Derek Galon / Drone shot flying along a river and revealing the top of Middleham Falls, Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Dominica, 2019.
Heather Angel / Man using pole to propel bamboo raft on Lijang / Li River, Karst peaks beyond. At dawn, Lijiang River Scenic Zone, Yangshuo county, Guangxi, China.
Marie Read / California quail (Callipepla californica), male emerging from behind snowbank in winter, Mono Lake Basin, California, USA
Marie Read / Horned Puffin (Fratercula corniculata) flying over a pattern of kelp and sea foam, photographed from above, St. Paul, Pribilof Islands, Alaska, USA. July.
Philippe Clement / Common raven (Corvus corax) calling from top of sea cliff, Eshaness, Northmavine, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, May.
Suzi Eszterhas / Cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus), adult with two week old baby on back. Northern Colombia.
Ole Jorgen Liodden / Landscape of Lillehooksbreen glacier at Svalbard, Norway, July 2008.
Dong Lei / Kawakarpo Mountain, view to summit with drifts of snow and the moon setting, Meri Snow Mountain National Park, Yunnan Province, China. May 2010.
Markus Varesvuo / Puffin (Fratercula arctica) silhouetted at sunset, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, July.
Floris van Breugel / Autumnal landscape with snow, Arrigetch Peaks region of Brooks Range, Gates of the Arctic National Park, Alaska, USA, August 2014.
Pal Hermansen / Aerial view of crater lake in snowy mountain, near Landmannalaugar, Iceland, June 2014.
Kirkendall-Spring / Mount Rainier reflected in tarn above Mystic Lake in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, USA, August 2014.
Bert Willaert / View from the top of the Ozarde waterfalls near Koyna Lake during the monsoon. Western Ghats, India, August 2010.
Nick Garbutt / The view at night from 'At the Top', 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building at 829.8m at night. Dubai, United Arab Emirates. April 2013
Alex Mustard,Alex Mustard / Green surf anemones (Anthopleura xanthogrammica) grow in shallow water below the temperate rain forest. Browning Pass, Port Hardy, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. North East Pacific Ocean.
Andrew Parkinson / Gannet (Morus bassanus) sub-adults roosting on a coastal rock Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, July
Andrew Parkinson / Cliff top view of a gannet (Morus bassanus) colony. Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK, July.
Andy Rouse,Andy Rouse / Aerial view of Lesser Flamingos (Phoenicopterus / Phoeniconaias minor) in flight. Lake Magadi, Kenya.
Paul D Stewart / Aerial view of Grand Prismatic thermal spring in Yellowstone National Park, USA. The bright colours are natural, coming from thermophile bacteria in the water. People can be seen walking on the raised...
Alex Mustard / Yellow tube sponge (Aplysina fistularis) top view of tubes with water swirling around them, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies, Caribbean Sea.
Nick Garbutt / Atlantic puffins (Fratercula arctica) gathering around burrows on cliff top, Isle of Lunga, Treshnish Isles, Isle of Mull, Scotland, UK, June
Bert Willaert / Amplectant pair of Natterjack Toads (Epidalea / Bufo calamita) with reflection in water. Belgium, Europe, July.
Martin Gabriel / Stag Beetle (Lucanus cervus) pair mating. Bavaria, Germany, June.
Orsolya Haarberg,Orsolya Haarberg / The fishing village of Lovund, with the top of Tomskjevelen (Tomma island) in the background, Luroy, Helgeland, Nordland, Norway, July 2009.
Thomas Marent / Crimson-patched Longwing (Heliconius erato) butterfly, Colombia
Thomas Marent / Banana Spider (Nephila clavipes) female and smaller male, Bocas del Toro, Panama
Thomas Marent / Peacock Butterfly (Inachis io) on flowers, Switzerland
Thomas Marent / Silver-washed Fritillary (Argynnis paphia) butterfly, Switzerland
Thomas Marent / Red Stink Bug (Pycanum rubeus) nymph, Sepilok, Borneo, Malaysia
Albert Lleal / Celebes Leaf Insect (Phyllium celebicum), native to southeast Asia
Albert Lleal / Holothuroidean (Oneirophantites tarraconensis) fossil, 15 cm in length, Spain
Ingo Arndt / Monarch (Danaus plexippus) butterfly feeding on nectar of Goldenrod during migration, East Coast, USA
Ingo Arndt / Blue Morpho (Morpho peleides) caterpillar hatching out of egg, Costa Rica
Ch'ien Lee / Huntsman Spider (Heteropoda sp) defending egg sac from Peters' Bow-fingered Gecko (Cyrtodactylus consobrinus), Gua Baju, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
Ch'ien Lee / Australasian Giant Centipede (Ethmostigmus rubripes) recently molted juvenile, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
Christian Ziegler / Brown-throated Three-toed Sloth (Bradypus variegatus) hanging from branch, Panama
Christian Ziegler / Strawberry Poison Dart Frog (Oophaga pumilio) individuals showing color variations, Bocas del Toro, Panama
Steve Gettle / Moth, Huron Meadows Metropark, Michigan