Wildlife - Professional

Ape Hands Rolf Walther
Germany

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Ape Hands"



After Work Pal Hermansen
Norway

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"After Work"
Sledge dogs at afternoon, Eastern Greenland



Fate Sealed Anette Mossbacher
Switzerland

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Fate Sealed"
Brown fur seal cub, Arctocephalus Pusillus. This seal cub has become entangled into a Fishnet.



A Polar Bear Silhouette Wilfred Berthelsen
Norway

Honorable Mention

"A Polar Bear Silhouette"



King Penguins #3 Tomasz Gudzowaty
Poland

Honorable Mention

"King Penguins #3"
King penguin rookery on South Georgia island



Baby Bonobo And Mother Rolf Walther
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Baby Bonobo And Mother"



Darter Bird Jacqui Dean
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Darter Bird"
Dora Creek NSW



Pegasus Christian Ammann
Switzerland

Honorable Mention

"Pegasus"
Elephant in Namibia showering in dust



Duel Sergey Gorshkov
Russia

Honorable Mention

"Duel"
Russia. Wrangel Island. Arctic fox and the snow goose.



Study #2 ellen seefeldt
USA

Honorable Mention

"Study #2"
Cell phone capture



Dust explosion Laurent BAHEUX
France

Honorable Mention

"Dust explosion"
Kenya, 2013



Red Fox Annie Katz
USA

Honorable Mention

"Red Fox"
A Red Fox sitting on a snowbank during a snow storm in Aspen, Co.



Untitled Luca Kleve-Ruud
Norway

Honorable Mention

"Untitled"
A lonely crab is walking on the bottom, while a shoal of salmon is passing over his head.



Near Miss David Rennie
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Near Miss"
Female Osprey coming out of a fishing dive, Spoombill coming into land. A near mid air crash.



Elephant Asie hauwel fabrice
Belgium

Honorable Mention

"Elephant Asie"
canon AE1 dias



Lion approaching Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Honorable Mention

"Lion approaching"
Maasai Mara, Kenya



The Wanderers Pal Hermansen
Norway

Honorable Mention

"The Wanderers"
Wandering emperor penguins



Furious with humans Adam Plucinski
Australia

Nominee

"Furious with humans"
What initially looks like fun, it may actually make a lot of harm to our flying friends.



Bonding Adam Plucinski
Australia

Nominee

"Bonding"
One of many bonding moments the gorilla mother devotes to her young child.



Similarities Adam Plucinski
Australia

Nominee

"Similarities"
Like mother like child.



Winter Coat Al Bruton
USA

Nominee

"Winter Coat"
Bison feeding during blizzard



Walking with Elephants Alwyn Coates
UK

Nominee

"Walking with Elephants"
Shot in the foot hills of kilimanjaro Kenya.



Snow Monkeys in hot water Alwyn Coates
UK

Nominee

"Snow Monkeys in hot water"
Snow Monkeys relaxing in hot springs Japan



Wild Ass Amit Verma
India

Nominee

"Wild Ass"
Wild Ass in Ladakh, India



Flinders Eagle #3 Andrew Wilson
Australia

Nominee

"Flinders Eagle #3"
A Sea Eagle lands on the rusted mast of the Farsund Wreck, Flinders Island, Tasmania.



Spotted Horse Ann Cutting
USA

Nominee

"Spotted Horse"



Fisheye Annie Katz
USA

Nominee

"Fisheye"
A mother Grizzly Bear and her cub share a fish in Katmai, Alaska.



Landing Gull Annie Katz
USA

Nominee

"Landing Gull"
A gull landing in Norway, creating a perfect mirror of itself in the still waters.



Water Rings Annie Katz
USA

Nominee

"Water Rings"
A Herring Gull taking off from a fiord in Norway creating a beautiful surrounding with the splashing water & his mirrored image around him.



Bobcat Annie Katz
USA

Nominee

"Bobcat"
A Bobcat, taking a minute out from hunting, stares right into the lens in Yellowstone Wy.



Polar Bear on drifting ice Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Nominee

"Polar Bear on drifting ice"
Svalbard, Norway



Great Grey Owl Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Nominee

"Great Grey Owl"
Great Grey Owl photographed in Norway



Wild Norwegian Lynx Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Nominee

"Wild Norwegian Lynx"
Wild Norewegian Lynx photographed in Norway.



Lion stretching out Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Nominee

"Lion stretching out"
Maasai Mara, Kenya



Twinkling Egrets Baiju Patil
India

Nominee

"Twinkling Egrets"
This photo was been taken at Kagzipura in India, Aurangabad. These Egrets were sleeping on trees



Shadow Baiju Patil
India

Nominee

"Shadow"
This Photo Taken by in India Runthambor National Park tiger Reflection in the water(Drinking water)



Geese in the Full Moon Barb Young
USA

Nominee

"Geese in the Full Moon"
Geese fly in the full moon over the West Rim of the Gunnison Gorge National Recreation Area.



Great White Egrets Bence Mate
Hungary

Nominee

"Great White Egrets"
Showing this threatening position to each other is the sign of being ready for the fight.



Night Stars Bence Mate
Hungary

Nominee

"Night Stars"
Very shy Grey Herons at the lake, photo made after years of preparation and weeks spent in a hide.



Sable Island Family Bev Pettit
USA

Nominee

"Sable Island Family"
Wild horse family, Sable Island, Nova Scotia



Spectators at the Feast charlotte boulton
UK

Nominee

"Spectators at the Feast"
The pecking order Naibosho, Kenya



Pelican Chieko Tanemura
USA

Nominee

"Pelican "



White Bears Can Jump Chris McLennan
New Zealand

Nominee

"White Bears Can Jump"
A polar bear jumps between icebergs far to the north of Svalbad.



Andean Wild Horse Clayton Hairs
Australia

Nominee

"Andean Wild Horse"
Dusk in the Andeas, and wild horses descend the summits looking for respite from the ensuing cold



Majestic Danielle Austen
USA

Nominee

"Majestic"
Great Egret at the Everglades National Park, Florida.



Battle for Dominance Debby Thomas
USA

Nominee

"Battle for Dominance"
Two stallions in mock battle.



Reflected Run Debby Thomas
USA

Nominee

"Reflected Run"
Camargue horses galloping through the still water lake.



Nina & Lucky Deborah Roffel
Netherlands

Nominee

"Nina & Lucky "
Tiger cubs Nina & Lucky, showing each other affection.



I Rule Eleszabeth McNeel
USA

Nominee

"I Rule"
Young Stallions at Play



Kitty Frank Bevans
USA

Nominee

"Kitty"



Sixtus' Hands Frank P. Wartenberg
Germany

Nominee

"Sixtus' Hands"
shot in berlin



Little Egrets In Flight George Apostolidis
Australia

Nominee

"Little Egrets In Flight"



Lionheart Georgina Goodwin
Kenya

Nominee

"Lionheart"
African lions are fast becoming endangered, an estimated 23,000- 39,000 remain in the wild.



Canine club of Kolhapur II Girish Menon
India

Nominee

"Canine club of Kolhapur II"



Gazelle in the Thar Desert I Girish Menon
India

Nominee

"Gazelle in the Thar Desert I"



Canine club of Kolhapur III Girish Menon
India

Nominee

"Canine club of Kolhapur III"



Lion King Gorazd Golob
Slovenia

Nominee

"Lion King"



Three Red-Crowned Crane Hiromichi Endo
Japan

Nominee

"Three Red-Crowned Crane"



Clark Jack Standing on Thin Ice Jack Clark
Canada

Nominee

"Clark Jack Standing on Thin Ice"
Canada geese arrive too early in the north to find there pond iced over.



Clark Jack Murder Roost Jack Clark
Canada

Nominee

"Clark Jack Murder Roost"
January late day crows gather to roost for the night



Mass of Knot Jack Hill
UK

Nominee

"Mass of Knot"
A mass of Knot roost as a high tide pushed them off their feeding ground.



Equine Portrait Jayne Silberman
USA

Nominee

"Equine Portrait"



Bird in Paradise Jenet Stewart
Australia

Nominee

"Bird in Paradise"
A common honeyeater, an ordinary bird in an extraordinary piece of nature.



Fur Farm Jim Hodson
France

Nominee

"Fur Farm"
Silver Fox - now a coat.



Branding Day JOE PATRONITE
USA

Nominee

"Branding Day"
A young calf being dragged to branding during spring-time sessions at the Hoo Doo Rnach (WY.USA)



My Two Friends Jon Glaser
USA

Nominee

"My Two Friends"
This photograph was taken in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado



Awesome Anemone Judith Orr
USA

Nominee

"Awesome Anemone"



Happy Fella Julie Ewing
Australia

Nominee

"Happy Fella"
Images of Man's Best Friends



Ready Karen Cohen
USA

Nominee

"Ready"



Which Way Karen Lunney
Australia

Nominee

"Which Way"
A giraffe crosses a road in the Masai Mara region of Kenya.



Tanzanian Zebra Karen Lunney
Australia

Nominee

"Tanzanian Zebra"



Antarctic Symphony Karen Lunney
Australia

Nominee

"Antarctic Symphony"



White on White Lance Carter
USA

Nominee

"White on White"
A willow ptarmigan In its winter white plumage.



Lion in the grass Laurent BAHEUX
France

Nominee

"Lion in the grass"
Kenya, 2013



One zebra Laurent BAHEUX
France

Nominee

"One zebra"
Namibia, 2004



Rhinos quartet Laurent BAHEUX
France

Nominee

"Rhinos quartet"
Kenya, 2013



White Lion Cub Study 30 Lennette Newell
USA

Nominee

"White Lion Cub Study 30"
White Lion Cub



Gossip Leora Eger-Dreyfuss
Israel

Nominee

"Gossip"
Mholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Center South Africa



Seriously? Leora Eger-Dreyfuss
Israel

Nominee

"Seriously?"
Mholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Center South Africa



Caspian Tern - Hiding Les Imgrund
Australia

Nominee

"Caspian Tern - Hiding"
A Caspian Tern with wings outstretched in a perfect arc.



Snow Dance Lisa Cueman
USA

Nominee

"Snow Dance"



Mom I am Hungry Liyun Yu
USA

Nominee

"Mom I am Hungry"



Gentoo Loo Malcolm Schuyl
UK

Nominee

"Gentoo Loo"
Gentoo Penguin



Rare Cheetahs Marilyn Maxwell
USA

Nominee

"Rare Cheetahs"
Ndutu, Tanzania



Escape Marilyn Maxwell
USA

Nominee

"Escape"
Okavango Delta, Botswana



Scent of Wild Dog Marilyn Maxwell
USA

Nominee

"Scent of Wild Dog"
Okavango Delta, Botswana



Short Tailed Leopard Marilyn Maxwell
USA

Nominee

"Short Tailed Leopard"
Up in the Trees, Tanzania



Blast Off Mike Reyfman
USA

Nominee

"Blast Off"
Black-legged Kittiwakes taking off from blue glacial iceberg. Svalbard, High Arctic



Let It Snow! Mike Reyfman
USA

Nominee

"Let It Snow!"
Chinstrap penguins in the Astrolabe Island, Antarctica.



Zebra shadows Pal Hermansen
Norway

Nominee

"Zebra shadows"
Zebras in early sun, aerial from balloon.



Cheetahs Pal Hermansen
Norway

Nominee

"Cheetahs"
Cheetahs and savanna, Masai Mara



Bird Formation Pal Hermansen
Norway

Nominee

"Bird Formation"
Sandpipers in formation against strong wind



Guanaco's Song Patricia Jarvis
USA

Nominee

"Guanaco's Song"
Springtime in Torres del Paine



Long-Neck Dancers Paul Kennedy
USA

Nominee

"Long-Neck Dancers"
Three Giraffes prance across a plain in Namibia



Smilin' Douglas Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee

"Smilin' Douglas"
Zambia



Hyena Profile Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee

"Hyena Profile"
Goin' after it. Botswana



Wildebeast Jump Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee

"Wildebeast Jump"
Jumping into the River



Walking Along Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee

"Walking Along"
3 In a Row in Ngorongoro Crater



Eléphant-Dust Philippe-Alexandre Chevallier
France

Nominee

"Eléphant-Dust"
Eléphant dust bathing in chobe river. Botswana



Snowy Wonder Phyllis Burchett
USA

Nominee

"Snowy Wonder"
Snowy Owl Female hunting



Party of Four Phyllis Burchett
USA

Nominee

"Party of Four"
Icelandic Horses, Iceland



wild monkey Rajesh Dhungana
Nepal

Nominee

"wild monkey"
wild monkey crying in Nepals Jungle



Heron returning to nest Reece Donihi
USA

Nominee

"Heron returning to nest"
Heron Roost at Devils Lake,WI



Waterfowl and Reeds at Sunrise, Merced National Wildlife Ref Rob Badger
USA

Nominee

"Waterfowl and Reeds at Sunrise, Merced National Wildlife Ref"
Waterfowl and reeds at sunrise, Merced National Wildlife Refuge, Merced County, California. Included



Gator Roberta McGowan
USA

Nominee

"Gator"
Swamp creature from the Okefenokee



Curiosity Roberta McGowan
USA

Nominee

"Curiosity"
This image inside the image marks the foal's curves and shapes



Echoes Roberta McGowan
USA

Nominee

"Echoes"
The bull's longhorns tell a story that echoes of times past



Baby Ape Foot Rolf Walther
Germany

Nominee

"Baby Ape Foot"



Bonobo Rolf Walther
Germany

Nominee

"Bonobo"



Orang Utan Rolf Walther
Germany

Nominee

"Orang Utan"



Olive Grove And Mule Rolf Walther
Germany

Nominee

"Olive Grove And Mule"



Love Sandy Young
UK

Nominee

"Love"
Two Elephants hold "hands" Sri Lanka



Turtle Leg Scott Fowler
New Zealand

Nominee

"Turtle Leg"



The family of the bears Sergey Gorshkov
Russia

Nominee

"The family of the bears"
Russia. Kamchatka. Kuril Lake.



Hekla Stuart Vesty
USA

Nominee

"Hekla"



Reef shark and coral Stuart Chape
Western Samoa

Nominee

"Reef shark and coral"



Lost Highway Susan Kerr
Canada

Nominee

"Lost Highway"
Mustang from a wild horse reserve on a walkabout.



The Discussion Susan Kordish
USA

Nominee

"The Discussion"
Horses behaving as nature dictates during meal time.



Got My Eye On You Suzy Cossman
USA

Nominee

"Got My Eye On You"



Camouflage Tariq Zaidi
UK

Nominee

"Camouflage"



Hulik-Tomas_Chamois in cave Tomas Hulik
Slovak Republic

Nominee

"Hulik-Tomas_Chamois in cave"
Tatra chamois (Rupicapra rupicapre tatrica) time to time are visiting a cave in High Tatra National



Elephant seals fightng Tomasz Gudzowaty
Poland

Nominee

"Elephant seals fightng"
South Georgia island, St. Andrew's Bay



Elephant seals #3 Tomasz Gudzowaty
Poland

Nominee

"Elephant seals #3"
South Georgia island, St. Andrew's Bay



Birds' Paradise Tomasz Gudzowaty
Poland

Nominee

"Birds' Paradise"
South Georgia island, St. Andrew's Bay



Albatrosses Tomasz Gudzowaty
Poland

Nominee

"Albatrosses"
Albatrosses on Jason Steeple island



Elephant seals #8 Tomasz Gudzowaty
Poland

Nominee

"Elephant seals #8"
South Georgia island, St. Andrew's Bay



Elephant seals #12 Tomasz Gudzowaty
Poland

Nominee

"Elephant seals #12"
Young elephant seals. South Georgia island, St. Andrew's Bay



King Penguins #7 Tomasz Gudzowaty
Poland

Nominee

"King Penguins #7"
South Georgia island, St. Andrew's Bay



Gran Sasso Vincent O'Byrne
Ireland

Nominee

"Gran Sasso "



Aligator Wayne Schoenfeld
USA

Nominee

"Aligator"
Animals by Wayne Schoenfeld



Egret, Reflected Wendi Schneider
USA

Nominee

"Egret, Reflected"
City Park, Denver, CO from "States of Grace: the Aviary"



Goshawk Wendi Schneider
USA

Nominee

"Goshawk"
From "States of Grace: the Aviary"



The Nomad (05) Werner Dursteler
Spain

Nominee

"The Nomad (05)"
Leica Monochrome



The Nomad (06) Werner Dursteler
Spain

Nominee

"The Nomad (06)"
Leica Monochrome



Adaptation Yoong Wah Alex Wong
Turkey

Nominee

"Adaptation"
The wild ducks in northern China adapted to the daily city/industrial - concrete forest lifestyle.



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