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David Pattyn / Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) male, with kid on mountain ridge in heavy winter snowfall, Valsavarenche, Gran Paradiso National Park, Italy. January. BioPhoto International Nature Photography Competition 2...
David Pattyn / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) carrying chick on its back to keep it warm, Valkenhorst Nature Reserve, Valkenswaard, The Netherlands,May. Vogelwarte Photo Competition 2022 - Birds category...
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...
Orsolya Haarberg / European shags (Phalacrocorax aristotelis) in breeding plumage, perched on rock, with Common guillemot (Uria aalge) flock in flight in background, Hornoya Island, Finnmark, Norway. March.
Orsolya Haarberg / Eurasian elk (Alces alces) feeding on Mountain birch (Betula pubescens) in snow, Tjamotis, Lapland, Sweden. March.
Orsolya Haarberg / Three Eurasian elk (Alces alces) resting in deep snow surrounded by animal tracks, Tjamotis, Lapland, Sweden. March.
Alex Mustard / Group of Clarion angelfish (Holacanthus clarionensis) cleaning an Oceanic manta ray (Mobula birostris) as it swims over the reef, Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico, Pacific Ocean.
Alex Mustard / Large school of Glassfish (Apogonidae) swimming over colourful corals (Dendronephthya sp.) on a reef, Similan Islands, Thailand, Andaman Sea.
Pal Hermansen / Red-throated diver (Gavia stellata) taking off, Sweden.(Winner of bird category Wildlife Photographer of the Year 1993 competition)
Pal Hermansen / Whooper swans (Cygnus cygnus) gathered in snow. Tysslingen nature reserve, Sweden. March.
Pal Hermansen / Northern hawk-owl (Surnia ulula) holding rodent in talons to feed to young. Telemark, Norway. May.
Pal Hermansen / Arctic skuas (Stercorarius parasiticus) in flight, ready to attack anyone walking too close to their nest nearbyHotellneset, Svalbard archipelago. July.