Wildlife - Professional

Lonely Boy Jennifere Thompson
Australia

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Lonely Boy"
When growing up in a man's world it can be lonely. When you are a monkey it means extinction.



Peering Crocodile Cristina Mittermeier
Canada

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Peering Crocodile"
An American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) peers above the thin blue line, and we make eye contact th



Dusky Scott Portelli
Australia

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Dusky"
Taking a breath begins with an exhale



Sheep Alexandra Cearns
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Sheep"
This is Francine the rescue sheep. She was handed in to a vet clinic after being found wandering the street. She was underweight and malnourished. She was taken in by Possum Valley Sanctuary in Perth Australia and is now back to full health.



a last kiss Wolf Ademeit
Germany

Honorable Mention

"a last kiss"
The sick chimpanzee baby died a few days after taking this picture.



Guy Victoria Parnall-Vaughan
UK

Honorable Mention

"Guy"



Flamingo Lee Gordon
USA

Honorable Mention

"Flamingo"
Flamingo preening



Let's play. Andrey Gudkov
Russia

Honorable Mention

"Let's play."
Brown bears. Finland.



Last chase Bjorn H Stuedal
Norway

Honorable Mention

"Last chase"



Collosus Scott Dere
USA

Honorable Mention

"Collosus"
A close encounter with one of Africa's giants will humble anyone who dares to experience it.



Rain Flight Martin Steenhaut
Belgium

Honorable Mention

"Rain Flight"
Great Tit flying off in light rain. France



You are not alone Pedro Jarque
Spain

Honorable Mention

"You are not alone"
Empathy is not restricted to humans



Awestruck Annie Katz
USA

Honorable Mention

"Awestruck"
A Scottish Mountain Hare, surprised, in the Scottish Highlands, Scotland.



Baby Ape playing Rolf Walther
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Baby Ape playing"



Steely Eyes Annie Katz
USA

Honorable Mention

"Steely Eyes"
A Coyote scours the banks of the Madison River, looking for breakfast, in Yellowstone National Park.



Serenity Annie Katz
USA

Honorable Mention

"Serenity"
A Scottish Mountain Hare during a snowstorm in the Scottish Highlands, Scotland.



War Horse Tina Thuell
St. Kitts/Nevis

Honorable Mention

"War Horse"
The Andalusian or PRE, Pure Spanish Horse, better known as a War Horse, was prized by nobility!



Pelicans Lee Gordon
USA

Honorable Mention

"Pelicans"
Pelicans on pilings



Giant of the Savannah Roie Galitz
Israel

Honorable Mention

"Giant of the Savannah"
An alpha male Elephant in a threat display in the Serengeti, Tanzania



Remora Scott Portelli
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Remora"
Remora attach themselves for a ride and clean up any of the dead skin from the baby whale.



Lethal Stare Jasmine Rossi
Argentina

Honorable Mention

"Lethal Stare"
yacare alligators in muddy water, northern Argentina



Cheetah Snack Paula Durbin
USA

Honorable Mention

"Cheetah Snack"
Maliah and her cubs



Connection Scott Portelli
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Connection"
The females are quite protective of the young and will keep them close



Dolphin Race Steve Zmak
USA

Honorable Mention

"Dolphin Race"
Na Pali Coast, Kauai 2017



Reflections of a Beaver Dawn Benko
USA

Honorable Mention

"Reflections of a Beaver"
A beaver swims in a swamp in High Point State Park in Montague, New Jersey.



A Long Call Jennifere Thompson
Australia

Honorable Mention

"A Long Call"
In a man's world it's a long call to for an Orang-utan to be heard.



Frogs Fell From the Sky Joyce P. Lopez
USA

Honorable Mention

"Frogs Fell From the Sky"
True Story



Just Her Eye Kristen Warning
USA

Honorable Mention

"Just Her Eye"
Just Her Eye



Glider Sreekumar Krishnan
India

Honorable Mention

"Glider"
Lady of the lake



Interrupted Siesta Alexander Varvarin
Russia

Nominee

"Interrupted Siesta"



Reptilian Alexandra Cearns
Australia

Nominee

"Reptilian"
This bearded dragon lizard is one of the education animals at Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in Australia and helps members of the community learn about reptiles.



Wild Beauty Alexandria Neoh
Singapore

Nominee

"Wild Beauty"
Wild Macaque in Malaysia



Sea gulls flight path Andrew Kemp
Brazil

Nominee

"Sea gulls flight path"
Light trails from a flock of sea gulls



Snow dance of cranes Andrey Gudkov
Russia

Nominee

"Snow dance of cranes"
Hokkaido. Japan.



Oasis Annie Katz
USA

Nominee

"Oasis"
Gulls gather for some down time and relaxation at a private waterfall oasis in Norway.



Seagull Annie Katz
USA

Nominee

"Seagull"
A Seagull flying directly into the sun at dusk in a dark fiord in Norway.



The Bison Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Nominee

"The Bison"
Bison, Yellowstone



Galloping in Sagebrush Barb Young
USA

Nominee

"Galloping in Sagebrush"
An exuberant gallop on a lovely summer day in the sagebrush in the Colorado Mountains.



Onaqui Wild Stallions Bev Pettit
USA

Nominee

"Onaqui Wild Stallions"
Two wild stallions share a rare tender moment on the Onaqui Range in the Great Basin Desert of Utah.



Osprey Bjorn H Stuedal
Norway

Nominee

"Osprey"



Eagle fight Bjorn H Stuedal
Norway

Nominee

"Eagle fight"



ICELANDIC HORSE ROUNDUP bobbie goodrich
USA

Nominee

"ICELANDIC HORSE ROUNDUP"
photographed in the North of Iceland at an annual centuries old horse roundup.



Pelicans at Lake Nakuru Chris Dei
USA

Nominee

"Pelicans at Lake Nakuru"
Remains of the day at Lake Nakuru Kenya



Marabou Stork, Kenya Chris Dei
USA

Nominee

"Marabou Stork, Kenya"
Three Marabou Stork silhouetted against the sky as we left the Rift Valley in Kenya



Seafood Cemetery Christoph von Haussen
Germany

Nominee

"Seafood Cemetery"
a whole harbor of dead seafood animals



Close Formation, Trumpeter Swans Craig Blacklock
USA

Nominee

"Close Formation, Trumpeter Swans"
From the book: St. Croix & Namekagon Rivers — The Enduring Gift.



Orcas of Norway Cristina Mittermeier
Canada

Nominee

"Orcas of Norway"
I talked myself into remaining calm as a whole pod of orcas came straight towards me



Lion's Mane Cristina Mittermeier
Canada

Nominee

"Lion's Mane"
A Lion's Mane Jellyfish is silhouetted against the sun's rays in British Columbia's Great Bear Sea⠀



The Ice Queen Cometh DeAnne Warner
USA

Nominee

"The Ice Queen Cometh"
The Ice Queen Cometh. Canadian Lynx. Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada. November 2017.



Light Play Debby Thomas
USA

Nominee

"Light Play"
Spanish horse caught by the light.



Shoebill Eclipse Dvir Barkay
USA

Nominee

"Shoebill Eclipse"
Rim lighting on an endangered Sheobill in the swamps of Uganda



Zakula Emmanuel Panagiotakis
USA

Nominee

"Zakula"
Zakula, the gorilla, with her hand on her hip



Camels Filip Gierlinski
UK

Nominee

"Camels"
A herd of wild camels gather as the storm rolls in across the Mongolian Steppe



JellyBelly Florian W. Mueller
Germany

Nominee

"JellyBelly"
Dance like nobody's watching



Dragonfly Landing Harvey Duze
USA

Nominee

"Dragonfly Landing"
Dragonfly rests on branch of bush at the Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge near Sudbury, Mass.



Penetration. Jan Wieczorek
Poland

Nominee

"Penetration."
Warmia. Poland.



Inflight Jasmine Rossi
Argentina

Nominee

"Inflight"
Egrets in the Ibera wetlands, northern Argentina



The Great Stallion Jessica Cardelucci
USA

Nominee

"The Great Stallion"
A wild mustang stands in the Great Basin, 2018.



Face Off Jonathan Banks
UK

Nominee

"Face Off"
Two African bull elephants in a face off stand at the shore line of Lake Manyara in Tanzania



Teeth and floss Joseph Anthony
Hong Kong

Nominee

"Teeth and floss"
On Sri Lanka assignment. Composition a challenge due to head movement. Story and details drew me in.



Horse Breath Julie Shipman
USA

Nominee

"Horse Breath"
photographing horses on a winter day in utah



Dove Kay Erickson
USA

Nominee

"Dove"
A Dove Takes Flight



Lions In Love Kirsten Heer
Germany

Nominee

"Lions In Love"
photograph taken in the "Tierpark Hagenbeck" in Hamburg in 2016



Not on My Watch Lance Carter
USA

Nominee

"Not on My Watch"
Shri Lanka elephant family protect their newest family member with a hard stance.



Winter's Horses Landry Major
USA

Nominee

"Winter's Horses"
A herd of horses runs through fresh snow in Montana.



A Gentle Look in the Eye Lee Scott
USA

Nominee

"A Gentle Look in the Eye"
Desert Big Horn Sheep in Zion National Park, Utah



Young Orangutan Lennette Newell
USA

Nominee

"Young Orangutan"
Young orangutan eating leaves in forest.



Bison in Yellowstone Lynn Clayton
New Zealand

Nominee

"Bison in Yellowstone"
Suddenly this large bull appeared out of the mist.



Humpback Whale Breaching Lynn Clayton
New Zealand

Nominee

"Humpback Whale Breaching "
This young humpback made about ten breaches alongside our boat....off Sydney Heads



The Black and White Spider Image Malcolm Schuyl
UK

Nominee

"The Black and White Spider Image"
A spider in its web in the Peruvian Rainforest



Ghost buck Marc Stapelberg
Australia

Nominee

"Ghost buck"
A gemsbok in the sousousvlei in Namibia



Encounter Marilyn Maxwell
USA

Nominee

"Encounter"
Elephants are hunted for their ivory and for damaging crops.



Snow Horse Mark Harvey
UK

Nominee

"Snow Horse"
Black Friesian horse in virgin snowscape



Heron Duel Martin Steenhaut
Belgium

Nominee

"Heron Duel"
2 Herons face to face against a white sky. Hungary



AllSeeing Michael Finn
Ireland

Nominee

"AllSeeing"
Maasai Mara, Kenya.



Peruvian Paso Heritage Michael Tweddle
Peru

Nominee

"Peruvian Paso Heritage"
Never mounted Peruvian Paso Horses enjoying the desert.



Making Wake Neil L. Johnson
USA

Nominee

"Making Wake"
Shot from bridge in Boston Gardens.



Black tit Pal Hermansen
Norway

Nominee

"Black tit"
Blactit wide angle portrait



Like Mother Like Daughter Pamela Pauline
Australia

Nominee

"Like Mother Like Daughter"



Where is That Kid Now Patricia Jarvis
USA

Nominee

"Where is That Kid Now"
Horses on the Range in Colorado waiting for their friend.



Dancing in the Wind Patty Hosmer
USA

Nominee

"Dancing in the Wind"



Fig the Leopard Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee

"Fig the Leopard"



Kalahari Lion Peter Delaney
South Africa

Nominee

"Kalahari Lion"
Portrait of a Kalahari Lion



Embrace Peter Delaney
South Africa

Nominee

"Embrace"
Zebra Stallions stand tall and embrace, testing each other strengh



Leopard Rajesh Dhungana
Nepal

Nominee

"Leopard"
Agressive Leopard, Nepal



The Dance Richard Mack
USA

Nominee

"The Dance"
Great White Egrets dance as they land. Whitewater Lake, Wisconsin.



Peacocks of Osian Robi Chakraborty
USA

Nominee

"Peacocks of Osian"
Osian, Rajasthan, India



Baby Orang Utan Rolf Walther
Germany

Nominee

"Baby Orang Utan"



Deer Pig Rolf Walther
Germany

Nominee

"Deer Pig"



Camouflage Sacha Ineichen
Switzerland

Nominee

"Camouflage"



Pony Herd Shelley Paulson
USA

Nominee

"Pony Herd"
A herd of welsh ponies run through a pool of evening light.



Elephant Simon Puschmann
Germany

Nominee

"Elephant"



Don't Look Now Steve Gosling
UK

Nominee

"Don't Look Now"
Three inquisitive King Penguins at Gold Harbour, South Georgia



Lonely Penguin Steve Gosling
UK

Nominee

"Lonely Penguin"
A lone Penguin trudges to the beach at Gold Harbour, South Georgia



Rejected Steve Gosling
UK

Nominee

"Rejected"
Two King Penguins, King Haakon Bay, South Georgia



Giraffe Tree Steven Haberland
Germany

Nominee

"Giraffe Tree"
2018 Southafrica



Snow Owl Susan Brunner
Switzerland

Nominee

"Snow Owl"



Emperor Penguin Chicks Thomas Kokta
USA

Nominee

"Emperor Penguin Chicks"
3 Emperor Penguin Chicks in Antartica



Together Victoria Hillman
UK

Nominee

"Together"
Roosting Marbled White Butterflies



Cicada Wendi Schneider
USA

Nominee

"Cicada"
States of Grace: Fauna - Denver, CO



Taijitu Yingting Shih
Taiwan

Nominee

"Taijitu"
A red crane cleaning its own feathers looks like a taijitu.



The King Of The Forest Zig Koch
Brazil

Nominee

"The King Of The Forest"
The monkey defends his females. Looking to me and shaking vigorously the tree trying to afugent me.



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