Ismaele Tortella / Tracking shot of a Whooper swan (Cygnus cygnus) family walking, Lofoten, northern Norway, August.
Morley Read / Slow motion clip of a Mute swan (Cygnus olor) with three cygnets, Cornwall, England, UK, May.
Andy Rouse / Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus) hunting in reeds, Bulgaria. Horizontal version of 01609394. Highly honoured in the Bird Category of the Nature's Best Photography Competition 2019.
Andy Rouse / African lion (Panthera leo) female carrying young cub, Masai Mara, Kenya, Africa. Highly commended in the African Wildlife Category of the Nature's Best Photography Competition 2019.
Anup Shah / Olive Baboon (Papio anubis) male with three month old young, Gombe National Park, Tanzania
Martin Willis / Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus) father with begging chick at nest cavity, Queensland, Australia
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) female resting with cubs on glacier. Svalbard, Norway, July.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) female and cubs feeding on Whale carcass. Svalbard, Norway, July.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) and two cubs feeding on Whale carcass. Svalbard, Norway, July.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) and cubs, standing on sea ice. Svalbard, Norway, July.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) and cubs resting on sea ice. Svalbard, Norway, July.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) female and cubs, one cub walking up slope of ice in foreground. Svalbard, Norway, July.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) and cubs feeding on Whale carcass. Svalbard, Norway, July.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) and cubs feeding on Whale carcass, on iceberg. Svalbard, Norway, July 2018.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) female and cubs play fighting. Svalbard, Norway, March 2018.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) group on ice, female and cubs feeding on Whale carcass. Svalbard, Norway, June 2018.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus), two cubs playing, leaping across sea ice, reflected in water. Svalbard, Norway, July.
Danny Green / Polar bear (Ursus maritimus), two cubs walking on sea ice. Svalbard, Norway, July.
Gabriel Rojo / Guanaco (Lama guanicoe) female and newborn baby, nose to nose in grassland. La Pampa Province, Argentina.
Alex Mustard / Dugong (Dugong dugon) male and juvenile Golden trevally (Gnathanodon speciosus) swimming over Seagrass (Halophila stipulacea) meadow. Marsa Nabaa, Marsa Alam, Egypt.
Alex Mustard / Green turtle (Chelonia mydas) resting on sea floor and two juvenile Golden trevally (Gnathanodon speciosus). Marsa El Shouna, Marsa Alam, Egypt.
Oscar Dewhurst / Mute swan (Cygnus olor), two cygnets sheltering under parent's wing. Richmond Park, London, England, UK. April.
Oscar Dewhurst / Mute swan (Cygnus olor) swimming with cygnets in misty lake in morning light. Richmond Park, London, England, UK. May.
Guy Edwardes / Field of flowering Poppies (Papaver rhoeas) at sunrise, Val d'Orcia, Tuscany, Italy. May 2019.
Felis Images / Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica), female and cubs in morning light, cub biting mother's leg. Gir National Park, Gujarat, India. Photo Phillip Ross/Felis Images
Tony Wu / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae australis) female with suckling calf. Vava'u Islands, Tonga.
Stefan Christmann / Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) colony huddled together under the Southern Lights, Aurora australis, Atka Bay, Antarctica. September.
Jack Dykinga / Burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) female and ten chicks aged a few weeks. Marana, Arizona, USA. May.
Tony Heald / Elephant (Loxodonta africana) babies playing, Etosha National Park,Namibia.
Theo Bosboom / Blue hour before sunrise over the dunes of Seilebost beach, Isle of Harris, Hebrides, Scotland. February 2018.
Ingo Arndt / Mountain Lion (Puma concolor) mother and four month old cubs playing, Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile. Siena International Photo Awards 2022 - Remarkable Artwork Award.
Stefan Christmann / Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) egg hatching on father's feet. Atka Bay, Antarctica. August. Winner of the Portfolio category of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards 2019.
Stefan Christmann / Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) chick looking upwards to parents beak. Atka Bay, Antarctica. August. Winner of the Portfolio category of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards 2019.
Heather Angel / Northern white cheeked gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) female standing in tree with baby aged two weeks. Parents captive bred and released. Wild Elephant Valley / Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, China, 2...
Andy Rouse / Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris) family drinking from pool, Ranthambhore, India
Ingo Arndt / Female Puma (Puma concolor) with two cubs aged around four months, Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile, July.
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...
Nick Upton / Juvenile Goldenrod spider (Misumena vatia) camouflaged on a Common hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium) flowerhead, reacting to and catching a fly (Muscidae), Wiltshire, England, UK, June.
Nick Upton / Male Thick-legged flower beetle (Oedemera nobilis), with a Pyramidal orchid (Anacamptis pyramidalis) pollinium attached to its head, nectaring on Common hogweed flowers (Heracleum sphondylium), Wiltsh...
Nick Upton / Sand-loving / Square-headed wasp (Tachysphex costae) feeding on Sea holly flowers (Eryngium maritimum) on a beach, Sardinia, Italy, June.
Suzi Eszterhas / African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) herd drinking at waterhole, Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana
Suzi Eszterhas / African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) mother and calf at waterhole, Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana
Edwin Giesbers / Sword-grass moth (Xylena exsoleta) caterpillar on Field gladiolus (Gladiolus italicus). Cyprus. April.
Jiri Lochman / Brush-tailed phascogale (Phascogale tapoatafa) female with young, Kingston Forest, Western Australia, October.
Nick Hawkins / American lobster (Homarus americana) in eelgrass (Zostera marina). Nova Scotia, Canada. July
John Cancalosi / Great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) chick stretching its wings in nest in a Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea), is groomed by its parent, Sonoran Desert, Arizona, USA, May.
Mary McDonald / Adult Mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) holding baby, Hirwa group, Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / RF - Brown Hare (Lepus europaeus) running through field of grass , Scotland, UK.May (This image may be licensed either as rights managed or royalty free.)
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Beetle, (Rhagonycha fulva), feeding on oxeye daisy flower, Scotland, UK, July.
SCOTLAND: The Big Picture / Red deer, (Cervus elaphus), stag in rough grassland, Jura, Scotland, UK., April
Oscar Dewhurst / Great bittern (Botaurus stellaris) with recently caught fish prey in beak. Suffolk, UK. November.
Oscar Dewhurst / Great bittern (Botaurus stellaris) head and neck, looking up through reeds. Suffolk, UK. November.
Oscar Dewhurst / Great bittern (Botaurus stellaris) in flight over water. London, UK. December.
Oscar Dewhurst / Great bittern (Botaurus stellaris) portrait. Suffolk, UK. November.
Oscar Dewhurst / Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) watching prey through long grass. London, UK. November
Oscar Dewhurst / Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) sitting on a frozen lake at the edge of the reeds. London, UK. December.
Bernard Castelein / Rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta), mixed group of female and juveniles, walking along a track, Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, India
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...
Bence Mate / African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) juveniles playing with the leg of an impala, trying to drag it in three different directions. Mkuze, South Africa. Commended in Glanzlichter photo competition 2020.
Neil Aldridge / White rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) mother and calf, prepare to leave a boma - a secure enclosure - in the Okavango Delta in northern Botswana after being translocated from South Africa as part of...
Ross Hoddinott / RF - Marbled white butterfly (Melanargia galathea) resting among tall grasses and bathed in warm, early morning sunlight, Volehouse Moor, Devon, UK. July. (This image may be licensed either as rights...
Marie Read / Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) male displaying in cattail marsh, Viera Wetlands, Brevard County, Florida, USA, January.
Marie Read / Common loons (Gavia immer), two adults and chick swimming on a misty lake in early morning, Michigan, USA. June.
Marie Read / Sandhill cranes (Grus canadensis) (Florida race), adult with two small chicks crossing highway, Kissimmee, Florida, USA, March.
Marie Read / American oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) adult feeding chick, Long Island, New York, USA. June.
Nick Upton / Mediterranean sea holly / Pyrenean eryngo (Eryngium bourgatii) flowering on montane pastureland, Covadonga, Picos de Europa, Asturias, Spain, August.
Suzi Eszterhas / Colombian red howler monkey (Alouatta seniculus) mother and baby in tree. Northern Colombia.
Suzi Eszterhas / Cotton-top tamarin (Saguinus oedipus), adult with two week old baby on back. Northern Colombia.
Konrad Wothe / Gladiolus (Gladiolus palustris) flowering with meadow brown butterfly (Maniola jurtina), Upper Bavaria, Germany.
David Pattyn / Great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus) adult with freshly caught fish. Tench (Tinca tinca) to feed to its young chick, Valkenhorst Nature Reserve, Valkenswaard, The Netherlands, June
David Pattyn / Mute swan (cygnus olor) family, Valkenhorst Nature Reserve, Valkenswaard, The Netherlands, June
David Pattyn / Common Potoo (Nyctibius griseus) camouflaged on tree with a young juvenile opposite it, Mindo cloud forest area, Ecuador, July
TJ Rich / Four chocolate working cocker spaniels on wall. Mother and offspring. Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales
TJ Rich / Black working cocker spaniel in bluebells, in beech woodland, Micheldever Woods, Hampshire, UK
Willi Rolfes/ BIA / Alpine Marmot (Marmota marmota) parent with young feeding, Hohe Tauern National Park, Austria