Wildlife & Nature Photography

Beetle beauty and the spiral of love by Javier Aznar González de Rueda.

Enjoy a world exclusive sneak peek at some of the award-winning images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 competition. 

A giant tortoise wanders through the highlands, Santa Cruz Island.

Native and invasive species found on this fascinating archipelago. 

A gentoo penguin fends off a striated caracara as it attempts to steal a meal.

Striated caracaras, also known as Johnny Rooks, are making a comeback. What does it mean for farmers and wildlife? 

Highly commended: South Africa’s long-tongue fly by Michael Whitehead

Now in its third year, this important contest gives ecologists around the world the opportunity to share their best images. 

Aye-aye extracting beetle grubs from wood.

Find out why one of Earth’s strangest creatures has evolved a woodpecker-like lifestyle. 

‘Early sunbathing small tortoiseshell butterfly’ by Rowans Primary School

Children from 10 Hertfordshire schools have been photographing wildlife on their doorsteps. 

Langurs outside of a troop regularly test the dominant male

Why the sacred status of these monkeys allows them to flourish in and around Jodhpur, India. Photos by Anup Shah and Fiona Rogers. 

European brown bear, Finland

16-year-old wildlife photographer Kyle Moore reveals how he captured this amazing shot. 

Honourable Mention in the Animals category: Conner Haines

Be inspired by a selection of amazing wildlife images taken using iPhones and share your best smartphone pics. 

Plastic models will test the level of aggression in lizards.

Gabriele de Filippo has photographed a study that assesses the colours and behaviour of Mediterranean lizards. 

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