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Ann & Steve Toon / Female leopard (Panthera pardus) drinking at night, Zimanga private game reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
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.
Neil Challis / Mudskipper (Periophthalmus) displaying with pectoral fin at the entrance to its hole, Southern Thailand, March.
Simon Littlejohn / Female American mink (Neogale vison) entering a Kingfisher (Alcedo atthias) nest and taking a chick, Stour River, Dorset, UK, July.
Ben Cranke / African fish eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer) pressurises a Saddle-billed stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis) into dropping a freshly caught fish, so that it can be stolen for a meal. Liuwa Plain National...
Pascal Kobeh / Diver under the ice pack not far from the entrance and exit hole through which we can see the security support person, Russia. White Sea. Model released.
Luis Quinta / Balearic shearwater (Puffinus mauretanicus) dead in water due to fatigue from migration. Portugal
Guy Edwardes / Milky Way over Stair Hole, Lulworth, Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Dorset, England, UK, August.
Frederique Olivier / Watchman goby (Cryptocentrus cinctus) and alpheid shrimp mutualism, the goby keeps watch while the shrimps dig and clean a shared burrow in the sand, Uepi Island, Solomon Islands.
Alex Mustard / Jellyfish (Catostylus sp.) swimming in a slick of plastic debris. Turtles feed on jellies such as these and this photo shows how easily they can get confused and feed on plastic instead. Indian Ocean...
Nayan Khanolkar / Tigress (Panthera tigris tigris) with her four cubs from Chandrapur district, Maharashtra, India. She lives in an area known for human-animal conflict and yet is successfully raising her four cubs in...
Staffan Widstrand / RF - African bush elephant, (Loxodonta africana) at night, reflected in waterhole, South Africa