Solvin Zankl / Baby Olive Ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) struggles against the swell to swim away from the beach where it hatched, Ostional, Costa Rica. October. Winner of the Underwater category of the G...
Wild Wonders of Europe / Zankl / Loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) hatching, Dalyan Delta, Turkey, July 2009
Solvin Zankl / Honey bee (Apis mellifera) collecting pollen from the flower of an apple tree, Germany
Solvin Zankl / Common mole (Talpa europaea) feeding on a grub underground, Germany. Live, captive animal.
Solvin Zankl / Bioluminescent Sea-fireflies (Vargula hilgendorfii) producing a bright blue light. The light is produced by mixing two chemicals together in the presence of oxygen and is for mating displays or defenc...
Solvin Zankl / Common fangtooth (Anoplogaster cornuta) deep sea species from Atlantic Ocean close to Cape Verde. Captive.
Solvin Zankl / Common fangtooth (Anoplogaster cornuta) portrait, deep sea species from Atlantic Ocean off Cape Verde. Captive.
Solvin Zankl / Thongweed (Himanthalia elongata) edible plant sold as 'Sea Spaghetti' for human consumption. From Roscoff, France, April. Preserved specimen.
Solvin Zankl / Kelp forest (Laminaria hyperborea), Atlantic Ocean, North West Norway, March.
Solvin Zankl / Great capricorn beetle (Cerambyx cerdo) on Oak tree (Quercus sp) Niedersachsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley, Germany, July.
Solvin Zankl / English oak tree (Quercus robur) in moonlight, Nauroth, Germany, February.
Solvin Zankl / Gall wasp (Cynips quercusfolii) emerging from the oak gall. Germany, October.
Solvin Zankl / English oak tree (Quercus robur) silhouetted against orange sky with star trails, Nauroth, Germany, October.
Solvin Zankl / Springtail (Dicyrtomina ornata) on oak tree leaf. Niedersechsische Elbtalaue Biosphere Reserve, Elbe Valley, Lower Saxony, Germany, December.
Solvin Zankl / 'Femeiche' the Court Tree at night, an ancient English oak (Quercus robur) used in the Middle ages as Vehmic or secret court in which serious criminals were judged and executed. Erle, Germany, Octobe...
Solvin Zankl / Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) silhouetted against oak tree leaf. Elbe, Germany, June.
Solvin Zankl / Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) male on oak tree. Elbe, Germany, June.
Solvin Zankl / The Scarce Merveille du Jour (Moma alpium) caterpillar with urticating hairs on English oak tree (Quercus robur) leaf, Stettin Lagoon, Bay of Szczecin, Germany, August.
Solvin Zankl / Deepsea Basket star (Gorgonocephalus lamarckii) specimen, from the North Atlantic near Iceland.
Solvin Zankl / Deepsea Viperfish (Chauliodus sloani) specimen from the North Atlantic near the North West of Spain, at a depth of 560-580m.
Solvin Zankl / Deepsea Octopus (Bathypolypus bairdii) specimen from the North Atlantic, near the Faroe Islands at a depth of 805m
Solvin Zankl / Illuminated netdevil (Linophryne arboritera), female specimen, from deepsea Atlantic Ocean near Cape Verde at a depth of 1900m.
Solvin Zankl / Deepsea Isopod (Glyptonotus antarcticus) from Antarctic Ocean at a depth of 231m.
Solvin Zankl / Deep sea squid (Histioteuthis corona) specimen, from deep sea Atlantic Ocean.