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Bombardier Beetle (Pheropsophus jessoensis) protecting itself by ejecting a boiling, noxious chemical spray, Nagasaki, Japan.
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Nature Production / Bombardier Beetle (Pheropsophus jessoensis) protecting itself by ejecting a boiling, noxious chemical spray, Nagasaki, Japan.
Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) attacking an Arctic Fox (Vulpes / Alopex lagopus) protecting its nest site, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway. Highly commended, MAMMALS,  GDT 2011 competition
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) attacking an Arctic Fox (Vulpes / Alopex lagopus) protecting its nest site, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway. Highly commended, MAMMALS, GDT 2011 competition
Three banded armadillo {Tolypeutes tricinctus} uncurling from defensive ball
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Mark Payne-Gill / Three banded armadillo {Tolypeutes tricinctus} uncurling from defensive ball
Slow motion clip of a Linnaeus' sipo snake (Chironius exoletus) with open mouth, part of threat display, Amazon rainforest, Orellana Province, Ecuador. (non-ex)
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Morley Read / Slow motion clip of a Linnaeus' sipo snake (Chironius exoletus) with open mouth, part of threat display, Amazon rainforest, Orellana Province, Ecuador. (non-ex)
Parrot snake (Leptophis ahaetulla) threat display, Amazon rainforest, Orellana Province, Ecuador. (non-ex)
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Morley Read / Parrot snake (Leptophis ahaetulla) threat display, Amazon rainforest, Orellana Province, Ecuador. (non-ex)
Oriental Flying Gurnard (Dactyloptena orientalis) with pectoral fins extended in defense posture, Anilao, Philippines
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Gary Bell/ Oceanwide / Oriental Flying Gurnard (Dactyloptena orientalis) with pectoral fins extended in defense posture, Anilao, Philippines
Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) cub defending its kill,a large Brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) from another cub, North London, UK. August. Highly commended in the Behaviour : Mammals Category of the Wildlife Ph...
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Matthew Maran / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) cub defending its kill,a large Brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) from another cub, North London, UK. August. Highly commended in the Behaviour : Mammals Category of the Wildlife Ph...
Sardines (Clupeidae) fleeing from predators in the early morning. They were being herded and chased by Trevallies and Blacktip reef sharks in the water, and picked off by brown boobies and terns from...
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Tony Wu / Sardines (Clupeidae) fleeing from predators in the early morning. They were being herded and chased by Trevallies and Blacktip reef sharks in the water, and picked off by brown boobies and terns from...
Large rose sawfly (Arge pagana) larvae feeding on ornamental rose leaves in summer, Berkshire, September
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Nigel Cattlin / Large rose sawfly (Arge pagana) larvae feeding on ornamental rose leaves in summer, Berkshire, September
Common eider duck (Somateria mollissima) female defending her nest from arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus). Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen. June.
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John Shaw / Common eider duck (Somateria mollissima) female defending her nest from arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus). Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen. June.
Boxer Crab (Lybia tessellata) with sea anemones in its claws for defense. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
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Georgette Douwma / Boxer Crab (Lybia tessellata) with sea anemones in its claws for defense. Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Aerial shot of a female Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) and calf surrounded by Killer whales (Orcinus orca), mother hits sideways with her tail fluke to drive Killer whales away, Skjervoy, Tro...
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Espen Bergersen / Aerial shot of a female Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) and calf surrounded by Killer whales (Orcinus orca), mother hits sideways with her tail fluke to drive Killer whales away, Skjervoy, Tro...
Larvae of Birch sawfly (Craesus septentrionalis) in alarm position, Upper Bavaria, Germany. October.
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Konrad Wothe / Larvae of Birch sawfly (Craesus septentrionalis) in alarm position, Upper Bavaria, Germany. October.
Eastern tiger snake (Notechis scutatus) female, Yarra River corridor in suburban Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in mid-summer. She is in a defensive pre-strike position with hood expanded, accompanie...
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Robert Valentic / Eastern tiger snake (Notechis scutatus) female, Yarra River corridor in suburban Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in mid-summer. She is in a defensive pre-strike position with hood expanded, accompanie...
Western gulls (Larus occidentalis) attacking an Elegant tern (Thalasseus elegans) with a broken wing, Southern California, USA, April.
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John Chan / Western gulls (Larus occidentalis) attacking an Elegant tern (Thalasseus elegans) with a broken wing, Southern California, USA, April.
Mozambique spitting cobra (Naja mossambica) spitting venom. Kruger, South Africa. Controlled conditions.
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Guy Edwardes / Mozambique spitting cobra (Naja mossambica) spitting venom. Kruger, South Africa. Controlled conditions.
Royal Flycatcher (Onychorhynchus coronatus) in defensive posture, Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica
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Ingo Arndt / Royal Flycatcher (Onychorhynchus coronatus) in defensive posture, Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica
Royal Flycatcher (Onychorhynchus coronatus) in defensive posture, Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica
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Ingo Arndt / Royal Flycatcher (Onychorhynchus coronatus) in defensive posture, Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica
African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) in defensive posture towards safari vehicle, Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, South Africa
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Suzi Eszterhas / African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) in defensive posture towards safari vehicle, Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Porcupinefish (Diodon nicthemerus) in defensive posture, Port Phillip Bay, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia
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Gary Bell/ Oceanwide / Porcupinefish (Diodon nicthemerus) in defensive posture, Port Phillip Bay, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia
Katydid (Clonia wahlbergi) in defensive posture, Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique
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Piotr Naskrecki / Katydid (Clonia wahlbergi) in defensive posture, Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique
Mexican Red Rump Tarantula (Brachypelma vagans), Belize
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Piotr Naskrecki / Mexican Red Rump Tarantula (Brachypelma vagans), Belize
Group of Black bullhead (Ameiurus melas) shoaling to protect themselves against predators, River Rhone, Rhone-Alpes, France, July.
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Remi Masson / Group of Black bullhead (Ameiurus melas) shoaling to protect themselves against predators, River Rhone, Rhone-Alpes, France, July.
Slow motion clip of Wood ants (Formica rufa) on anthill, squirting formic acid to repel threat, Bavaria, Germany, April.
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Konrad Wothe / Slow motion clip of Wood ants (Formica rufa) on anthill, squirting formic acid to repel threat, Bavaria, Germany, April.
Guineafowl pufferfish (Arothron meleagris) puffed up in defence, Hawaii.
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David Fleetham / Guineafowl pufferfish (Arothron meleagris) puffed up in defence, Hawaii.
Lesser Hedgehog Tenrec (Echinops telfairi) in defensive posture, Mangily, Madagascar
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Chien Lee / Lesser Hedgehog Tenrec (Echinops telfairi) in defensive posture, Mangily, Madagascar
Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) five year old juvenile male named Fanwwaa throwing bark, Bossou, Guinea. Sequence 2 of 3
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Cyril Ruoso / Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) five year old juvenile male named Fanwwaa throwing bark, Bossou, Guinea. Sequence 2 of 3
Swallow-tailed Nightjar (Uropsalis segmentata) female in defensive posture on nest, South America
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Murray Cooper / Swallow-tailed Nightjar (Uropsalis segmentata) female in defensive posture on nest, South America
Tropical shield mantis (Choeradodis rhombicollis) in defensive position, on flower, Chinambi, Carchi, Ecuador.
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Lucas Bustamante / Tropical shield mantis (Choeradodis rhombicollis) in defensive position, on flower, Chinambi, Carchi, Ecuador.
Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) in defensive display, Yaak, Montana
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Donald M. Jones / Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) in defensive display, Yaak, Montana
Female Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) defending pup on beach, chasing male away, Horsey, Norfolk, November.
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Five Films / Female Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) defending pup on beach, chasing male away, Horsey, Norfolk, November.
Sawfly larvae (Nematus pavidus) defensive posture, Peatlands Park, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. September.
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Robert Thompson / Sawfly larvae (Nematus pavidus) defensive posture, Peatlands Park, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. September.
Saddleback Galapagos Tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra hoodensis) in defensive posture, Espanola Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
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Tui De Roy / Saddleback Galapagos Tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra hoodensis) in defensive posture, Espanola Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
European barracuda (Sphyraena sphyraena) and Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) circling baitball of Atlantic horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) Formigas Islets, Azores. Finalist in the Underwater Categ...
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Jordi Chias / European barracuda (Sphyraena sphyraena) and Bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix) circling baitball of Atlantic horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) Formigas Islets, Azores. Finalist in the Underwater Categ...
Scorpion (Brachistosternus pentheri) in defensive posture, Provincial Reserve Luro Park, Argentina
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Agustin Esmoris / Scorpion (Brachistosternus pentheri) in defensive posture, Provincial Reserve Luro Park, Argentina
Scorpion (Brachistosternus ferrugineus) in defensive posture, Argentina
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Agustin Esmoris / Scorpion (Brachistosternus ferrugineus) in defensive posture, Argentina
Fulgorid Planthopper (Phrictus quinquepartitus) in defensive posture, Braulio Carrillo National Park, Costa Rica
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Paul Bertner / Fulgorid Planthopper (Phrictus quinquepartitus) in defensive posture, Braulio Carrillo National Park, Costa Rica
Western rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis), threat display, South Dakota, USA, September.
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Silke Arndt / Western rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis), threat display, South Dakota, USA, September.
Western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox), defensive rattling, Arizona, USA, April.
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John Cancalosi / Western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox), defensive rattling, Arizona, USA, April.
Blue Crab (Discoplax hirtipes) with claws raised in defensive / aggressive posture, endemic to Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, Australian Territory
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Ingo Arndt / Blue Crab (Discoplax hirtipes) with claws raised in defensive / aggressive posture, endemic to Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, Australian Territory
Blue Crab (Discoplax hirtipes) with claws raised in defensive / aggressive posture, endemic to Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, Australian Territory
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Ingo Arndt / Blue Crab (Discoplax hirtipes) with claws raised in defensive / aggressive posture, endemic to Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, Australian Territory
Common starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) flock flying in formation to confuse hunting Peregrine Falcons (Falco peregrinus), Rome, Italy. January 2009
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Ingo Arndt / Common starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) flock flying in formation to confuse hunting Peregrine Falcons (Falco peregrinus), Rome, Italy. January 2009
Saturniid moth caterpillar close up of spines {Automeris banus} Costa Rica
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Ingo Arndt / Saturniid moth caterpillar close up of spines {Automeris banus} Costa Rica
Giant silkworm moth caterpillar close up of spines {Lonomonia cyniva} Carabobo, Venezuela
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Ingo Arndt / Giant silkworm moth caterpillar close up of spines {Lonomonia cyniva} Carabobo, Venezuela
Saturniid moth caterpillar close up of spines {Syssphinx mexicana} Costa Rica
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Ingo Arndt / Saturniid moth caterpillar close up of spines {Syssphinx mexicana} Costa Rica
Slug caterpillar moth larva {Acharia nesea} Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Ingo Arndt / Slug caterpillar moth larva {Acharia nesea} Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Slug caterpillar moth larvae mimicry {Limacodidae} Comoe NP, Ivory Coast
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Ingo Arndt / Slug caterpillar moth larvae mimicry {Limacodidae} Comoe NP, Ivory Coast
Slug caterpillar moth larva mimics bug {Limacodidae} Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Ingo Arndt / Slug caterpillar moth larva mimics bug {Limacodidae} Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Brush footed butterfly caterpillar mimics snake {Archaeoprepona demophoon} Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Ingo Arndt / Brush footed butterfly caterpillar mimics snake {Archaeoprepona demophoon} Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Looper moth caterpillar mimics twig {Geometridae} Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Ingo Arndt / Looper moth caterpillar mimics twig {Geometridae} Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Slug moth caterpillar mimics seed pod {Perola sp} Guanacaste, Costa Rica, Central America
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Ingo Arndt / Slug moth caterpillar mimics seed pod {Perola sp} Guanacaste, Costa Rica, Central America
Cryptic Lobster moth caterpillar mimics ant {Stauropus fagi} Germany
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Ingo Arndt / Cryptic Lobster moth caterpillar mimics ant {Stauropus fagi} Germany
Tussock moth caterpillars mass together for defense. Comoe NP, Ivory Coast {Lymantriidae}. This behaviour tricks predators into thinking the caterpillars are a single, much larger, organism.
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Ingo Arndt / Tussock moth caterpillars mass together for defense. Comoe NP, Ivory Coast {Lymantriidae}. This behaviour tricks predators into thinking the caterpillars are a single, much larger, organism.
Moon moth caterpillar with defence spines {Automeris chaconia} Peru
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Ingo Arndt / Moon moth caterpillar with defence spines {Automeris chaconia} Peru
Saturniid moth caterpillar with warning colouration {Syssphinx mexicana} Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Ingo Arndt / Saturniid moth caterpillar with warning colouration {Syssphinx mexicana} Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Cecropia moth caterpillar with warning coloration {Hyalophora cecropia} North America
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Ingo Arndt / Cecropia moth caterpillar with warning coloration {Hyalophora cecropia} North America
Silkmoth caterpillar with eye spots to mimic snake {Oxytenis beprea} Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Ingo Arndt / Silkmoth caterpillar with eye spots to mimic snake {Oxytenis beprea} Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Silkmoth caterpillar with eye spots to mimic snake {Oxytenis modestia} Guanacaste, Costa Rica, Central America
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Ingo Arndt / Silkmoth caterpillar with eye spots to mimic snake {Oxytenis modestia} Guanacaste, Costa Rica, Central America
Oleander hawkmoth caterpillar showing eye spots for defense {Daphnis nerii}
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Ingo Arndt / Oleander hawkmoth caterpillar showing eye spots for defense {Daphnis nerii}
Ornate box turtle retracted into shell {Terrapene ornata} USA
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Ingo Arndt / Ornate box turtle retracted into shell {Terrapene ornata} USA
Velvet-purple Coronet (Boissonneaua jardini) hummingbird in defensive posture, Las Tangaras Bird Reserve, Colombia
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Thomas Marent / Velvet-purple Coronet (Boissonneaua jardini) hummingbird in defensive posture, Las Tangaras Bird Reserve, Colombia
Black-winged Lapwing (Vanellus melanopterus) calling during defensive display, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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Eric Sohn Joo Tan/ BIA / Black-winged Lapwing (Vanellus melanopterus) calling during defensive display, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Prairie rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis), threat display, South Dakota, USA September. Sequence 1 of 3
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Ingo Arndt / Prairie rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis), threat display, South Dakota, USA September. Sequence 1 of 3
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) in broken wing display, Texas
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Alan Murphy/ BIA / Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) in broken wing display, Texas
Silk moth (Automeris zugana) sequence 2 of 2, with wings open to reveal eyespots, a means of deterring predators, photographed on a white background in mobile field studio, Cordillera de Talamanca mou...
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Alex Hyde / Silk moth (Automeris zugana) sequence 2 of 2, with wings open to reveal eyespots, a means of deterring predators, photographed on a white background in mobile field studio, Cordillera de Talamanca mou...
Hooded crow (Corvus cornix) mobbing Buzzard (Buteo buteo) Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. January.
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Bence Mate / Hooded crow (Corvus cornix) mobbing Buzzard (Buteo buteo) Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. January.
Herring gull (Larus argentatus) mobbing White tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with fish prey, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary. March.
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Bence Mate / Herring gull (Larus argentatus) mobbing White tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with fish prey, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary. March.
Gull mobbing White tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with fish prey, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary. March.
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Bence Mate / Gull mobbing White tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) with fish prey, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Hungary. March.
Juvenile White tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)in flight, with Hooded crow (Corvus cornix) mobbing it, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. January.
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Bence Mate / Juvenile White tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)in flight, with Hooded crow (Corvus cornix) mobbing it, Lake Csaj, Kiskunsagi National Park, Pusztaszer, Hungary. January.
Black-and-white kitten, Loona, age 11 weeks, arching back.
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Mark Taylor / Black-and-white kitten, Loona, age 11 weeks, arching back.
Grass snake (Natrix natrix) juvenile playing dead, Alvao, Portugal, April.
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Luis Quinta / Grass snake (Natrix natrix) juvenile playing dead, Alvao, Portugal, April.
Eastern Spinebill (Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris) in defensive posture, New South Wales, Australia
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Greg Oakley/ BIA / Eastern Spinebill (Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris) in defensive posture, New South Wales, Australia
Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) in broken wing display, Massachusetts
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Michael Milicia/ BIA / Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) in broken wing display, Massachusetts
Prairie Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis) in defensive posture, South Dakota
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Ingo Arndt / Prairie Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis) in defensive posture, South Dakota
Pacific golden-plover (Pluvialis fulva) male performing distraction display pretending to have broken wing, Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, USA. June.
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Gerrit Vyn / Pacific golden-plover (Pluvialis fulva) male performing distraction display pretending to have broken wing, Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, USA. June.
Barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus) baring teeth as a sign of submission, Gibraltar Nature Reserve, Gibraltar,
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Edwin Giesbers / Barbary macaque (Macaca sylvanus) baring teeth as a sign of submission, Gibraltar Nature Reserve, Gibraltar,
Raven (Corvus corax) mobbing Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus), Hornoya Island, Varanger Peninsula, Norway, March.
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Staffan Widstrand / Raven (Corvus corax) mobbing Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus), Hornoya Island, Varanger Peninsula, Norway, March.
Mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) male in defensive posture, Lekedi Natural Preserve, Gabon
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Thomas Marent / Mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) male in defensive posture, Lekedi Natural Preserve, Gabon
Mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) male in defensive posture, Lekedi Natural Preserve, Gabon
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Thomas Marent / Mandrill (Mandrillus sphinx) male in defensive posture, Lekedi Natural Preserve, Gabon
Drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus) male in defensive posture, Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary, Nigeria
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Thomas Marent / Drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus) male in defensive posture, Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary, Nigeria
Drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus) male in defensive posture, Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary, Nigeria
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Thomas Marent / Drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus) male in defensive posture, Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary, Nigeria
Drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus) male in defensive posture, Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary, Nigeria
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Thomas Marent / Drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus) male in defensive posture, Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary, Nigeria
Backlit detail of branching fire coral (Millepora alcicornis) showing the hair like polyps, filled with stinging nematocysts. East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.
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Alex Mustard / Backlit detail of branching fire coral (Millepora alcicornis) showing the hair like polyps, filled with stinging nematocysts. East End, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Caribbean Sea.
Cheetah  (Acinonyx jubatus) male juvenile aged about 18 months approaching a kill, wide angle view. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.
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Anup Shah / Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) male juvenile aged about 18 months approaching a kill, wide angle view. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.
Arctic tern (Sterna paridisea) mobbing, Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) in Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway, July.
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Ole Jorgen Liodden / Arctic tern (Sterna paridisea) mobbing, Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) in Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway, July.
Black backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) attacking Cape fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus) pup, Sperrgebiet National Park, Namibia, December. Sequence 3/6
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Solvin Zankl / Black backed jackal (Canis mesomelas) attacking Cape fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus) pup, Sperrgebiet National Park, Namibia, December. Sequence 3/6
Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) owlets at burrow with one stretching, Montana
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Donald M. Jones / Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia) owlets at burrow with one stretching, Montana
King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) in defensive posture, Agumbe Rainforest Research Station, Western Ghats, India
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Thomas Marent / King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) in defensive posture, Agumbe Rainforest Research Station, Western Ghats, India
Devil's Praying Mantis (Idolomantis diabolica) in defensive posture, Tanzania
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Thomas Marent / Devil's Praying Mantis (Idolomantis diabolica) in defensive posture, Tanzania
Elk (Cervus elaphus) bull calling in defensive display, North America
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Mark Raycroft / Elk (Cervus elaphus) bull calling in defensive display, North America
Elk (Cervus elaphus) bull in defensive posture, North America
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Mark Raycroft / Elk (Cervus elaphus) bull in defensive posture, North America
Common crane (Grus grus) displaying in defense against Red fox {Vulpes vulpes} Pernaja, Finland, May 2005. Magic Moments book plate.
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Markus Varesvuo / Common crane (Grus grus) displaying in defense against Red fox {Vulpes vulpes} Pernaja, Finland, May 2005. Magic Moments book plate.
Female Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi) defending her pup from two males, which are aggressive with each other, Molokai Island, Hawaii, USA.
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Doug Perrine / Female Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi) defending her pup from two males, which are aggressive with each other, Molokai Island, Hawaii, USA.
Female Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi) fighting with a male trying to mate with her, Molokai Island, Hawaii, USA.
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Doug Perrine / Female Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi) fighting with a male trying to mate with her, Molokai Island, Hawaii, USA.
African forest elephant (Loxodonta africana cyclotis) calf keeping larger juvenile from gaining access to a mineral dig, Zanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republic
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Jabruson Motion / African forest elephant (Loxodonta africana cyclotis) calf keeping larger juvenile from gaining access to a mineral dig, Zanga-Ndoki National Park, Sangha-Mbaere Prefecture, Central African Republic
Bearded Pig (Sus barbatus) male in defensive posture, Bako National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
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Anup Shah / Bearded Pig (Sus barbatus) male in defensive posture, Bako National Park, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia