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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.
Klein & Hubert / Resplendent quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno) male, perched on lichen covered branch in rainforest, Costa Rica.
Lucas Bustamante / Peacock katydid (Pterochroza ocellata) on leaf in defensive posture, Yasuni National Park, Amazon Basin, Ecuador.
Guy Edwardes / Resplendent quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno) male arriving with food at nest hole in cloudforest, Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica.
Karine Aigner / Greater one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) standing in shallow water watching a White-throated kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) fly by, Bardia National Park, Terai, Nepal.
Alex Hyde / Eggs of Salmon slime mould (Trichia decipiens) fruiting bodies covering a moss-covered Oak limb. Each orange sphere seen here is approximately 0.7mm across, Padley Gorge, Derbyshire, UK. November.
Ann & Steve Toon / Southern masked weaver (Ploceus velatus) building nest hanging from tree branch, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa.
Staffan Widstrand / Pair of Eurasian bee-eaters (Merops apiaster) perched on branch, Pusztaszer reserve, Hungary. May.
Magnus Lundgren / School of Yellow-ribbon sweetlips (Plectorhinchus polytaenia) swimming with the current, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean.
Bruce Thomson / Crucifix toad / Holy cross frog (Notaden bennetti) sitting in shallow water after heavy summer rain, Westmar, Queensland, Australia.
Mateusz Piesiak / European bee-eater (Merops apiaster) two perched on branch, Lower Silesia, Poland.
Eduardo Blanco / Tree silhouetted against volcanic eruption, Cumbre Vieja Volcano, La Palma, Canary Islands, September 2021.