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Kim Taylor / Slow motion clip of female Blackbird (Turdus merula) bathing in a stone birdbath in garden, Surrey, England, UK, May.
Alex Mustard / Giant mottled eel (Anguilla marmorata) in river with villagers washing clothes in background. Ambon, Maluku Archipelago, Indonesia. Banda Sea, tropical west Pacific Ocean.
John Waters / Snipe (Gallinago gallinago) feeding, catches worm and washes it in water, Greylake RSPB Reserve, Somerset Levels, England, UK, February.
Wim van den Heever / Egytian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca) rear view bathing, sings spread, Zimanga Private Game Reserves, South Africa
Jean E. Roche / Stormy seas washing on the shore of Camargue, France, October 2012.
Gavin Hellier / Man and boy feeding undyed fabric into a washing and rolling machine in a sari garment factory, Rajasthan, India, 2011.
Claudio Contreras / Central American Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi) orphan baby hanging from washing line. El Mirador- Rio Azul National Park, Department of Peten, Guatemala.
Andy Rouse / European hare (Lepus europaeus) leveret cleaning,
Andy Rouse / European hare (Lepus europaeus) cleaning feet, UK, May
Sandra Bartocha / Waves of Baltic Sea washing over and polishing coloured pebbles, Markgrafenheide, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, January
Cheryl-Samantha Owen / Cape gannet (Morus capensis) being washed to remove the oil that coats it feathers. After it will be hand reared in rehabilitation at the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal B...
Ingo Arndt / Gentoo Penguin (Pygoscelis papua) preening, Prion Island, South Georgia Island, February