'A Grey Headed Flying Fox having dipped coming straight at me, you can see the reflection in its eyes,' writes photographer Michael Cleary. [2000 x 1333]

'A fish swims trapped inside a transparent jellyfish in this image captured by photographer Tim Samuel in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Byron Bay on Australia's east coast, taken December 8, 2015 and provided to Reuters June 11, 2016.' Photo credit: Tim Samuel Photography [2738 x 1825] [OS]

'A koala soaked by floodwaters sits atop a fence post to escape the deluge in the town of Stirling in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia, September 14, 2016.' Photographer: Russell Latter [3264 x 2448] [OS]

'A lion rests in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.' Published on 18 September 2016. Photo credit: Goran Tomasevic - Reuters [3500 x 2350] [OS]

'A man from Pakistan was almost attacked by a lion after going inside its home in Lahore Zoo Safari to get up-close and take photographs. . . . Nature photographer Atif Saeed, 38, told ABC News . . . the exhilarating experience was 'indescribable.'' [992 x 558] [OS]

'A sloth holds on to the post of a traffic barrier on a highway, in this handout photo provided by Ecuador's Transit Commission, in Quevedo, Ecuador.' Published on 26 January 2016. Photo credit: Ecuador's Transit Commission - Handout via Reuters [1500 x 1014] [OS]

'An elk stands in the basement of a house just outside Hailey about 2 a.m. Wed., Dec. 30, 2015. Blaine County sheriff's deputies and officers from Idaho Fish and Game needed 2 1-2 hours to steer the elk cow out of the house after it fell into a basement bedroom through a window well' [1632x1224][OS]

'At night, in a suburb of Mumbai bordering Sanjay Gandhi national park, leopards slip through the maze of alleys, looking for food. Despite close encounters and occasional attacks, the cats are an accepted part of the Warli people's lives and culture.' Photographer: Nayan Khanolkar [1225 x 811] [OS]

'Bouquet Of Horns' by Nayyer Reza [1280x1080]

'Entwined Lives,' by Tim Laman, orangutan in fig tree, 2016 Wildlife Photography of the Year winner [2400x1800]

'Giant panda cubs are seen inside baskets during their debut appearance to visitors at a giant panda breeding centre in Ya'an, Sichuan province, China, August 21, 2015.' Photo credit: China Stringer Network - Reuters [3500 x 2329] [OS]

'Grizzly Bouquet' photo taken outside of Yellowstone National Park by Jennifer O'Dell [3032x2663]

'Having just dipped its body into the water to wet its fur this Grey Headed Flying Fox breaks from the water and takes to the sky to lick the water off its fur,' writes photographer Michael Cleary. [2000 x 1135]

'Here is one of South America's most poorly-known cats, the Kodkod (Leopardus guigna), spotted hunting in the daytime [in Chile]. Also it is the World's smallest cat, near endemic and considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild...' writes Andrew Whittaker. [1500 x 869]

'Hirasaka Hiroshi poses with the massive wolffish, caught off the coast of the Japanese island of Hokkaido' 1500 x 1100] [OS]

'In this photo taken Sept. 4, 2016 and provided by the Schoenbrunn zoo panda mother Yang Yang holds her twin cubs in their compound at the Schoenbrunn zoo in Vienna, Austria.' Photo credit: Schoenbrunn Zoo via The Associated Press (AP) [2126 x 1417] [OS]

'Its cavernous jaw full of teeth like glittering icicles.' Eel off the coast of Spain. photo by Alex Mustard [1080x758]

'Kitty in the wind' by Tammy Strobel [818×818]

'Lion cubs (Panthera leo) enjoying the fresh air after a storm in the Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya,' writes photographer Chris Schmid. [1305 x 2000]

'Mother giant panda Aibang is seen with her newborn cub at a giant panda breeding center in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China, May 6, 2016.' Photo credit: China Daily via Reuters [1024 x 683 pixels] [OS]

'Mother's Little Headful'; A Gharial with her hatchlings on her head; by Udayan Rao Pawar, India [OS] (1280x854)

'New world record! A swift may be airborne ten months in a row.' Photographer: Marcus Tallroth [1200 x 800] [OS]

'The Australian Giant Cuttlefish aggregation is truly one of nature's great events. Thousands of cuttlefish congregate in the shallow waters around the Spencer gulf in South Australia, to mate and perpetuate the species,' writes photographer Scott Portelli. [2000 x 1333] [OS]

'The other photographer had been staring at the woods for a while when this rather large deer appeared out of nowhere and tiptoed past him. I was laughing so much it was quite hard to take the picture.' [900x581]

'This Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2016 photo provided by the Houston SPCA's Wildlife Center of Texas shows a wounded 53 pound alligator snapping turtle. The turtle is recovering at a Houston wildlife rehabilitation center after fire-rescue crews saved it from a rural drainage pipe.' [1532 x 1149] [OS]

'West African or Nigerian giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis peralta) look smart in the desert of southern Niger.' Photograph: Shanna Baker - Getty [1920 x 1189] [OS]

'Whatcha doin' lady?' A professional photographer out in the field is approached by both a wolf cub and a fawn [966 × 726, credit to Liba Radova]

'When Penguins Attack' Penguins, Antarctica (Photo by Gordon Tait) [990x742]

'Ye Ye, a 16-year-old giant panda, lounges in a wild enclosure at a conservation center in Wolong Nature Reserve [China]. Her name, whose characters represent Japan and China, celebrates the friendship between the two nations.' Photographer: Ami Vitale [2000 x 1333] [OS]

1 of 2 dogs on all of Moyenne Island, Seychelles, playing in the water & hunting for fish. [OC] [5616 x 3744]

14-month old female tiger (Panthera tigris), Bandhavgarh National Park in India; Steve Winter, National Geographic Creative [1770 x 1179]

1st Lesson - A Bear teaches its cub how to climb a tree [576x768]

2.5 year old Mountain Gorilla in its natural habitat in Rwanda [OC] [2365×1567]

3 White Rhinos lined up [1500x1125][OC]

3 months old giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), Zoo Negara, Malaysia [2904 x 1944] [OC]

3 months old polar bear cub (Ursus maritimus) emerges from her birth cave for the 1st time, Bremerhaven Zoo, Germany [1216 x 900] (x-post r-polarbears)

7 week old lion cub meets his dad for the first time [640 x 426]

8 ton Orca jumping 15ft out of the water [964x732]

8 tonne Orca Jump! [894x666]

A ( Canis lupus ) Saying Hello [900x598]

A Barn Owl hunting over Norfolk reeds at dusk. [1247 x 726]

A Basking Shark feeding (Cetorhinus maximus) [3262 x 2394]

A Bengal cat [3500x2432]

A Blindworm being eaten alive by a Viper. This Photo won Best Nature Photo of the Year 2013 Competition in Finland. Photographer: Jukka-Pekka Tikkanen [800x528]

A Chipmunk. [5456x3632]

A Cow Killer Wasp aka a Velvet Ant (does not kill cows), USGS [4711 x 3541] x-post -r-HI_Res

A Den of curious polar bears approach the U.S.S. Honolulu after it breaks through ice in the Arctic Circle, 2003 [2100x1600]

A Fluffy Cow [1280x945]

A Fly on the head of a Vine Snake [1247x816]

A Gelada baboon I met in Simien mountains, Ethiopia [OC] [4896 × 2760]

A Golden eagle trying to fly off with a Roe deer [1591x1588]

A Gorgeous Gastropod [1877 x 2426] [OC]

A Hawaiian Bottle Nosed Dolphin (Tursiops) at Sunset [750 x 750] by Vitaliy Sokol

A Juvenile Bald Eagle Perched in a Tree. [2048 x 1365][OC]

A Little Owl defends its feeding position from a Great spotted woodpecker [990x660]

A Malachite Butterfly (Siproeta stelenes) [2,965×2,224]

A Male (Ram) Bighorn Sheep, (with many battles) Zion National Park, Utah. [OC][1296x864]

A Male Purple Orchid Bee from Guyana by Sam Droege [5488 x 3230] x-post -r-HI_Res

A Mexican Fish close up taken snorkeling around Isla Mujeres [OC] [3804 x 3456]

A Pair of California Condors in the Grand Canyon, AZ [1600x1064]

A Peacock Spider caught in the middle of its mating dance ritual. [Maratus volans] (1,275x1,227)

A Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) In Canada. Photographer: Alberto Ghizzi Panizza [1600 x 1065] [OS]

A Pygmy Seahorse Tries to Blend In. By Jonathan Lavan, Anilao, Philippines [1072x720]

A Red Eyed Tree Frog on a leaf. [1247 x 832]

A Red-Eyed tree frog(Agalychnis callidryas) riding a Hercules Beetle(Dynastes hercules) by Nicolas Reusens [4096x3017]

A Saturniid moth (Rhodinia fugax) [1366x768]

A Saturniidae moth's caterpillar [1038x1741]

A Seagull going in for the kill (on a potato chip)! [OC] [2254x1802]

A Socotra cormorant (Phalacrocorax nigrogularis) in search of a fish meal among the jellies; Hani Bader [990 x 742]

A Walrus in the arctic water. [1400 x 933]

A baboon (Papio) at the zoo [OC] [2190x1456] (x-post -r-itookapicture)

A baby Amazon Milk Frog (Trachycephalus resinifictrix) [720x477]

A baby seal I saw last summer on the East Coast. Surprisingly friendly! [1000x1000]

A bald eagle taking off from the oysters bed in Seabeck Washington. [1440 x 834]

A barred owl [OC] [1,369×1,581]

A bear hiking its way up the John Muir Trail, Yosemite National Park, California [OC] [6000x4000]

A bear waving. [4309x2527]

A beaver comes to visit me while fly fishing in Montana (OC) (3264 X 2448)

A bellowing Red Deer stag in the United Kingdom, October 2014 [990x742]

A brave fisherman drags a writhing Bronze Whaler Shark (Carcharhinus brachyurus) mistakenly caught in a net back to the ocean. Cape Town, South Africa 2016 - photo by Chris Fallows [2048x1336]

A brown bear enjoys the hot steam from a geyser in Kamchatka's Valley of the Geysers by Igor Shpilenok [2560 x 1600]

A bullhead catfish caught by a diamondback water snake [1600x1066]

A calcified eagle at Lake Natrom in Tanzania [900x1125]

A camel yawns after delivering his rider to the Pyramids at Giza near Cairo, Egypt; Claire Thomas [990 x 742]

A camera trap caught this ocelot on a nighttime prowl in the Peruvian National Forest. Photo by Charlie Hamilton James. xpost -r-JunglePorn. [1190x793]

A cat is stranded on a fence due to floodwaters from the Lumber River on October 11, 2016 in Fair Bluff, North Carolina.[OS][1200x800]

A common kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) catching a fish [1960x1226]

A cow and a calf, Mount Arbel, Israel [OC] [6016 x 4000]

A cow watching the Austrian Alps view, 2013 [OC] [1771 x 1179]

A cozy toucan. [1200x900]

A curious deer wandered into our back country camp while I was cooking dinner [OC] [1600x2558]

A curious llama observes a photographer in Patagonia [1600x1200]

A dog warms his musher's nose during a sled race in the Czech Republic [3000 x 2230]

A dove who was flying too low over the Chobe river in Botswana gets eaten by a crocodile [1960x1226]

A female northwestern wolf, Canis lupus occidentalis, stands out against the green grass field; Amy Bell [1200 x 828]

A few hours I went hiking in Northern Italy, and was greated by this cow! [OC] [1415x2048]

A fox dancing in the rain [OS][1072 x 766]

A friend I found near on my car! A common praying mantis (Mantodea) [520x690]

A frog with a friend. [2001x1329]

A gazelle missing one horn looks up at just the right moment in the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya; Kellie Reifstenzel [1200 x 793]

A golden pheasant photographed in Hangzhou Safari Park in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. According to local media, the pheasant has gained popularity recently as its golden feathers resemble the hairstyle of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump [OS][1200x800]

A golden tabby tiger at the Buffalo Zoo [1416 × 1468]

A golden tiger, golden tabby tiger or strawberry tiger [800px × 600px]

A golden-breasted starling [2048×2048] by Anne Elliott

A great white shark dives into the water [2048×1365] Photographed by George Probst

A grey seal pup rolls on the sand near the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust's Donna Nook nature reserve in Louth, England. Seal numbers have continued to increase with over 1,600 pups born at the reserve this year. [OS][1200x800]

A grizzly rests on a tree in the rain, British Columbia, Canada. Michelle Valberg, National Geographic Your Shot [1600 x 1065]

A group of tadpoles swimming. [960 x 720]

A hare cowers in the snow on March 21, 2013 in a field near Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany. (Patrick Pleul-AFP-Getty Images) [1247x787]

A horse in Iceland - their hair grows extra long in the fast, cold winds [OC] [4050x2848]

A horse making it difficult to ignore its sign [960x792]

A humpback whale diving in the arctic waters of a Norwegian fjord. [1024x512] Photo by Andy Farrer

A hyena showing its teeth [1620x1080]

A leopard resting its head on a tree branch, photographed by Sudhir Shivaram. [1067x1600]

A leopard with a damaged eye lifts her head after a successful hunt in Botswana (photo by Wayne Wetherbee) [OS] [1000x666]

A lion family portrait [1600×1067] Photographed by Old.Gear

A lion feeds [498x550]

A lion fighting with a pig. [1024x768]

A lion sleeps at the Caricuao Zoo [4032x2688]

A lion walks against the wind in Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, South Africa, 1996; Chris Johns [2048 x 1368]

A lion yawning in the morning [1000 x 645]

A lion, captivated [900×1350] Photographed by KirbyFolf

A little Mountain Frog [Hylia Eximia] jumped into my hand. [2448 x 2448][OC]

A living fossil, The Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) [2729 x 1845]

A living fossil, the critically endangered Saiga Antelope (Saiga tatarica) [600 x 400]

A lynx I saw outside of Dawson, YT (4000x3000)

A male Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos, spreading his wings [OC] [4240x2832]

A male gorilla has taught himself how to walk a tightrope to try and impress the female at Taronga Zoo, Sydney, Australia. [714x719]

A male jawfish mouthbrooding eggs; Steve Kovacs [OS][1200 x 803]

A male lion in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park; Bjorn Persson [990 x 742]

A melanistic jaguar cub. [1247 x 797]

A monster 5.5m saltwater croc named Brutus gave a boatload of tourists a moment they will never forget south of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia [682x810]

A moose in one of newfoundlands parks (3264 x 1836)

A mother and her Kits. [1600x1033]

A murder of crows in northern California. [1100x825]

A murmuration of starlings put on a display near the town of Gretna Scotland, 6 November 2014. Starlings visit the area twice a year in the months of February & November. (photo by Owen Humphreys) [1328*700]

A new species of peacock spider, nicknamed 'Sparklemuffin' by the graduate student who discovered it, performs a leg-waving mating dance. (Photo by Jurgen Otto) [OS] [676x473]

A pair of Owls. [880x848]

A pair of bald eagles perched on a roof in Southeast Alaska. [4005 x 2253][OC]

A pair of foxes by Hiroki Inoue [1200x753]

A pair of powerful South Polar Skuas attack an Adelie Penguin chick. Photo by Jason Edwards [OS][2400x1350]

A pair of toxic Nembrotha kubaryana nudibranchs; David Doubileet [2048 x 1362]

A particularly majestic-looking silver fox (photo by Matt Knoth) [680x1024]

A picture-perfect whitetail buck I saw in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia [2304x1536]

A piebald python [500x750]

A polar bear (Ursus maritimus) up close [3456 x 2304]

A puffin and a razorbill on the north-east coast of England [OS] [1024x677]

A puma in Bozeman, Montana. [1,200 x 875]

A quintet of baby swans huddled together on their mother's back as they cross a lake in Bushy Park. London, England. Photo by Mike Lane. [858×536].

A random squirrel got in my way while I was taking pictures of Grand Canyon National park. [OC] (5696x3205)

A rare Rhinoceros Iguana (x-post from r-pics)[1200 x 900]

A rare image of a flying peacock [762 x 960]

A rare wild mandarin duck at a city park in Irving, Texas [2048x1112] Photo by Jeff Clow

A rarely-seen opah, or moonfish, photographed near San Clemente Island off the southern California coast by Ralph Pace [OS] [990x660]

A recently hatched Robin [4320 x 3240]

A sea slug that can photosynthesize [800x1215]

A seal amongst the weed [1000 x 750]

A seal cub sunbathing on a rock. Sweden. [3642x2048] [OC]

A shark, only days old. [x-post r-pics] [OC] [3756x2340]

A snowy owl glides inches above a snowplain in a hunt for food. Just outside of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Photo by Rick Dobson-Solent News [782x536]

A species of siphonophore (Marrua orthocanus) [423x600] c-o the NOAA

A specimen of the newly-discovered Australian Peacock spider, Maratus Bubo, shows off his colorful abdomen. [4348x3281]

A spiny-backed iguana floats by photographer Lorenzo Mittiga in the Bonaire Caves of the Dutch Caribbean. (990x742)

A squirrel's breakfast over the Grand Canyon [OC] [6000x4000]

A stoat, Mustela erminea, in winter-white coat. [964 x 643]

A swarm of butterflies with a herd of elephants, from my trip to Botswana, Africa (1710x962)

A teenage female Bonobo (Pan paniscus), with an orange mouth after eating clay - which they do to neutralise plant toxins [1200x920]

A three month old puma cub; Yuri Smityuk [1500 x 1000]

A three-month-old Sumatran tiger cub named Bandar reacts after being dunked in the tiger exhibit moat for a swimming test at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. All cubs born at the zoo must take a swim test before being allowed to roam in the exhibit. Bandar passed his test. [OS] [991x660]

A thylacine or 'Tasmanian tiger' in captivity, circa 1930. The last thylacine died in captivity in 1936. [960 × 715].

A tired king. (Panthera leo) [500x375]

A transparent pregnant frog (x-post from r-pics) [600 x 450]

A tufted puffin [2048×1365] by Heather West

A two week old Eastern Bongo, one of less than 200 in the world, looks out from under mom at Sydney's Taronga Zoo [2116 × 3499]

A very curious (hungry) pair of Banded Toadfish (Torquigener pleurogramma) [628x838] [OC]

A very rare, adrenaline-packed showdown between two spotted predators: a male cheetah and a female leopard. [1,024 x 768]

A very tired red fox (Vulpes vulpes) - Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada [3988 x 2488] [OC]

A visitor at my parents house this weekend- Barred Owl [OC] [1536 × 2048]

A warthog and lion in combat. [1000x750]

A white Arabian horse stallion. [1,600px × 1,200px]

A whitecoat, or juvenile, harp seal swims gracefully in icy water. [2500 × 1667]

A wild boar in the bayou outside of Slidell, Louisiana [911 x 911][OC]

A wild horse herd runs near Duelmen, Germany [4942x2907]

A wolf scavenges on the carcass of a drowned bison in the Yellowstone River; Ronan Donovan [1900 x 1267]

A woodpecker and a little Owl. [2400x1600]

A young Alpine Ibex is intrigued [1092x878] (OS)

A young male elephant seal surrounded by king penguins on Macquarie Island, 1500 km south-southeast of Tasmania. Photo by Gunther Riehle [1072x600] (x-post r-elephantseals)

A young olive baboon (Papio anubis) clings to its mother’s back; Alessandro Tramonti [990 x 742]

A young spectacled caiman [2048 × 1536]

Acorn Woodpecker [1736x3152]

Actual picture I took of an emu on safari in Texas [5184 x 3456]

Adolescent Brown Bear, Yellowstone NP [OC] [4000x2500]

Adopted this beautiful golden-rottweiler-pit-shepard from the humane society. 1st thing he did at his new home was destroy my basketball... Who cares, look at him [2047x1985]

Adorable penguin hanging out with a double rainbow [1600x1200]

Africa: 'A rhino calf waits for his parents attention, while they rest in the warm sun,' writes photographer Gerald Oliver. [2000 x 982]

African Elephant & Mahout [1280×1024]

African Golden Cat (Profelis aurata) [550×399]

African spurred tortoises (Geochelone sulcata).[2200x1760]

After a failed hunt... a Cheetah with her one surviving cub - photo by 'tdwrsa' [3669x2169]

After being swallowed, a rainbow trout fingerling peeks out from the gullet of a northern pike. [1200x1000]

Agitated rattlesnake (Crotalus Cerastes) in Yosemite National Park [4608 x 3456] [OC]

Alaska Red Fox [3805x2750][OS]

Alaska, United States of America: Bears. Photographed by David Silverman. [2000 x 1333]

Alaskan Malamute in the Norwegian Wilderness, Rogaland [3888x1951][OS][OC]

Albino Kookaburra [817 x 870]

Albino Lion [454x640]

All is Safe [Orca] [San Juan Islands, Washington] [OC] [2858x1898]

Alligator pileup at Myakka River State Park in central Florida [OC] [1600x1067]

Amazing blue sea slug (Chromodoris lochi) [1820x961]

Amazing picture of a tiger in the snow [1600x1067]

American Alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) [1000 x 667] [OC]

American Bald Eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus [1200x781]

American White Pelican [OC][2048 x 1365]

American bison(Bos bison) bull in Yellowstone Park.(458x687)

American toad (Bufo a. americanus) puffing up [1600x1200]

Amphioctopus Marginatus. [1920x1080]

An African Bush Elephant faces off against a Hippopotamus [1280x721]

An African Leopard (Panthera pardus pardus) looks up. [1,440 x 900]

An American Bison in Yellowstone National Park [2742x3551] taken by -u-cmickey67

An Elk in Rocky Mountain State Park, CO [3264 x 2448] [OC]

An Octopus in Italy [990x742]

An adult Rüppell’s vulture (Gyps rueppellii) attacks another; Charlie Hamilton James [2048 x 1366]

An albino alligator [1200x800]

An albino peacock (Pavo Cristatus) spreading it's feathers [3888x2592]

An anemone on a snail shell on a hermit crab, Indonesia. NOAA Ocean Explorer, 2010 [1920 x 1080]

An ant takes a drink [1920 x 1080]

An elephant and a giraffe in Etosha National Park in Namibia. [1000x664]

An exhausted Snow Petrel (Pagodroma nivea) that stopped to rest on a ship I was on. [976x653][OC]

An extremely rare occurrence, an all white dolphin was spotted in Monterey bay, off the coast of California.

An otter eats a cutthroat trout in the Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA; Charlie Hamilton James [2048 x 1365]

An owl in mid flight [1600 x 1200]

Anise Swallowtail, papilio zelicaon [OC] [2048 x 1536]

Anna's hummingbird (Calypte anna) British Columbia [OC] (1400x1000)

Anna's hummingbird [OC] [4608 × 3456]

Another tiger pic, as that seems to be the trend today! [OC] [3456x2304]

Ant in a waterdrop (850x618) [AWAPA]

Ants holding seeds [1247x945]

Apple Snail [OC] [1920 x 1080]

Aquatic Scrotum Frog [2197x1463]

Arctic Fox (Vulpes lagopus) at CFS Alert, Nunavut [OC] [1800x1200]

Arctic Fox [2560 x 1440]

Arctic Fox with piercing eyes. Iceland. photo by Benjamin Hardman [1080x1349]

Arctic Wolf [1600 x 1200]

Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus ) [1920x1080]

Arctic fox [498×750]

Arctic fox emerges from the mist, by Anna Henly [1920×1200]

Arctic fox; Paul Souders [1500 x 1000]

Arctic wolf having a nap at CFS Alert [1500x1000] [OC]

Arctic wolf looking straight into my lens @ CFS Alert [1500x1000] [OC]

Armadillo Lizard (cordylus cataphractus) [1280x960]

Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus) [1365x2048]

Astonishing photo taken in the late 70′s, showing a man feeding a polar bear and his cubs condensed milk on the north Russia border. [1024x684]

Atlantic Puffin [1200x800]

Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) [2208x1242]

Atlantic puffins (Fratercula arctica) on a cliffside in Látrabjarg, Iceland; Manuel Schulz [990 x 742]

Atlantic walruses swim amid ice floes off the coast of Greenland. [990x742]

Australia: 'A Grey-headed flying Fox coming straight at me, I ducked just in time,' says photographer Michael Cleary. [1500 x 535]

Azalea, a 19-year-old female chimpanzee whose Korean name is 'Dallae,' smokes a cigarette at the Central Zoo in Pyongyang, North Korea [OS][1200x800]

BLUE HUNTER Blue Shark, Prionace glauca, with a close up of the eye. [1024x682]

Baby Bunny [5123 x 4000] [OC]

Baby Cave Zebra Spiders -Viridasius fasciatus- Ankarana, Madagascar [OC] [4000x3000]

Baby Celepuk Owls. Photograph by Tanto Yensen [1500x1197]

Baby Chameleons [1920x1080]

Baby Dormice (x-post from r-pics) [500 x 684]

Baby Egrets [736x758]

Baby Elephant [990 x 742]

Baby Fox In the Rain by Vladislav Kamenski [1500x1072]

Baby Fox [900 x 636]

Baby Foxes. By: Wenda Atkin [915x653]

Baby Harp Seal (Pagophilus groenlandicus) [1920x1200]

Baby Kitten and Small Bird (yes) Cuddling Together (552x368)

Baby Koala [800 x 1203]

Baby Octopus [1600 X 1200]

Baby Orangutan peeking out from its mother's embrace. [1247 x 1065]

Baby Platypuses (x-post from r-pics) [604 x 459]

Baby Raccoon (Procyon lotor) - Goldstream Provincial Park BC [1024x683][OC]

Baby Radiated Turtle (Astrochelys Radiata) [OC] [4608x3456]

Baby Rhinoceros hornbill [2048x1365]

Baby Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis) [OC] [4608×3072]

Baby Stoat [527 x 397]

Baby Tapir [625 x 765]

Baby aligator close-up [2464 × 1632] [OC]

Baby beaver is thirsty [699x609]

Baby giraffe [1000 x 1294]

Baby jellyfish [3600x2400][OC]

Baby lion plays with snowball in Belgrade zoo [4000 x 2749]

Baby mule deer being playful [1333x2000] [OC]

Baby opossum (Didelphis virginiana) hanging from tree branch, photo by Frank Lukasseck [958 x 512]

Baby parrots whose feathers haven't begun to grow yet [4567x2902]

Baby polar bear twins head outside for the first time at the Dierenrijk Zoo [2661x1849]

Bald Eagle in Deception Pass Washington [3135 x 2090] [OC]

Bald Eagle, Great Blue Heron. Bonnie Block (640px × 430px)

Bald Eagle, Great Blue Heron; Bonnie Block [1500 x 1015]

Bald Eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, [OC] [1920x1280]

Bald Eagle. [2644X1959]

Bald Eagle; Charles Glatzer [1365 x 2048]

Bald eagle family by Terrebonne, OR [1100x880] [OC]

Banded kingfishers [450 x660]

Barking Tree Frog, Hyla gratiosa [OC] [750x915]

Barn Owl, United Kingdom [990x742]

Barred Owl [1024X683]

Barred Owl posing for me on Madeline Island [OC] (6000x4000)

Battle Scarred King (5184x3456)

Bear Family is leading the way. [OC][4608x3456]

Beautiful Australian Peacock Spider. [915×680]

Beautiful Clouded Leapord [700 x 900]

Beautiful Pelican on Catalina Island (OC) [2048x1365]

Beautiful albino cardinal. [403x403]

Beautiful sea turtle in the Red sea.[2272 x 1704][OC]

Beautiful white fallow deer_ Germany. By: Georg May [915×686]

Beauty of Green Turtle [1920 × 1440]

Becky found in next to a Florida river. [OC] 4909 x 3273

Bee-eater (Meropidae) plucking a butterfly from the air (Rhopalocera) by Jözsef L. Szentpéteri [615 x 383]

Beluga Whale, Delphinapterus leucas (1500x995) © Hiroya Minakuchi

Bengal Tiger [2048x1638]

Bengal Tiger in the snow [X-post from aww] [500x750]

Bengal eagle owl mantling over the remains of a rabbit [3479x1900]

Bengal tiger cub. [1920x1200]

Bengal tiger photographed at Kanha National Park, India [2000x1273]

Best Great White Shark picture I obtained. This is off the coast of Isla Guadalupe. [4000x3000] [OC] No Edit. This is natural light from surface.

Best capture I've ever done with a phone. Cows chilling in the Austrian alps. [OC][3072x1728]

Bighorn Sheep . . . Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada . . . Photographed by Dave Bennewith [2048 x 1365]

Bighorn Sheep . . . Photographed by Patricia Bauchman [1600 x 1143] [OS]

Bighorn Sheep in Banff National Park [OC][3578 x 4472]

Bighorn sheep [OC][1024 x 991]

Bird [5472x3648] [OC]

Bison rubs itself against a fire hydrant to help remove molting fur, outside the Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel in Yellowstone National Park [1247x874]

Black Bucks Fighting - Photographed by Hanan Khaleeq - Lal Sunhara National Park Bahawalpur, Pakistan [960x699]

Black panther resting on a log [708x1065]

Black racer (Coluber constrictor) in a tree [OC] [1600x958]

Black-backed woodpecker (Picoides arcticus) in Rocky Mountain National Park, CO [3456x4608] [OC]

Blackbuck. India. Photographed by Hardik Patel. [2000 x 1153]

Blackbuck. Photographer: Hardik Patel [1500 x 1003]

Blanket Octopus [700 x 456]

Blond Canada Goose (I've seen many Canada Geese, and this was a first for me) [OC] [2591 x 1935]

Blood River - Aerial view of a pride of 12 lions feeding on a buffalo killed in the White iMfolozi riverbed: Antoine Marchal [960 × 642]

Blood, White and Blue - Bald Eagle photo by Neil Aldridge [2048x1363]

Blue Half-Moon Betta [2000 x 2000]

Blue Jay in the snow [1920 x 1200]

Blue Sea Slug [1300x976]

Blue whales off the coast of Newfoundland (3264 x 1836)

Blue-Ringed Octopus (Hapalochlaena) [1600x1200]

Blue-ringed octopus, Hapalochlaena maculosa. [1920x1080]

Blue-winged pitta [1024 x 683]

Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus) [990x742]

Bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus) Calf [1254 x 836]

Bonnet Macaque (Macaca radiata) [3872x2592]

Born on the island of Moloka`i, Hawaii, Zoe is the only known captive white (golden) Zebra in existence. [683x1024]

Borneon Dwarf Kingfisher (Ceyx erithaca) [1200x900] [OC]

Bowie the koala has one bright blue eye and one brown, an extremely rare condition is known as heterochromia [648x369]

Brandt's Cormorant Display (Phalacrocorax penicillatus) [6000 x 4000] [OC] (Monterey, CA)

Brawl between a wolf (canis lupus) and a grizzly bear (ursus arctos horribilis) [900X597]

Brazilian Tapir calf @Dublin Zoo... [2300x1314]

Bronze frog (Lithobates clamitans) [OC] [1600x1014]

Brown Bears Having 'Fun In The Snow' . . . Photographed By Paul Keates [1500 x 1115]

Brown Pelican [OC] [1920x1280]

Brown Woolly Monkey (Lagothrix lagotricha) [2564x2722] [OC]

Buffalo Swimming at Yellowstone Nat'l Park (OC) [2048x1290]

Bull Elk, Cataloochee Valley, Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina [OC] [3840x2560]

Bull elephant carefully balancing to reach food high above in Zimbabwe. [1247 x 1562]

Bumblebee [3888x2592] [OC]

Burchell's Zebras (Equus Quagga Burchellii) watching the sunset. Kruger National Park, SA. [5184 x 3456]

Burrowing Owls in the Sonora Desert [1600x1200]

Burton's legless lizard (Lialis burtonis) [4676 x 2772] [OC]

Busaba, a well cared for Indochinese Tigress whose home is at Khao Kheow Open Zoo, Thailand. [990x660]

Bush Viper Snake (x-post from r-pics) [1280 × 800]

Butterflies and Caiman by Mark Cowan [OS] [4000x3000]

Butterflies at The Glasshouse at RHS Wisley Gardens near Woking, England. [3000x1977]

Butterfly at Century Lake, Santa Monica Mountains, Ca [OC] [5184x3456]

Butterfly closeup [2000×1387]

Caimans at Night, Brazil [990x742]

Calico box crab. [955x811]

California 'Happy Cow', behind barbed wire. [2000 × 1335] [oc]

California Newt [1365x910] [OC]

California Red-Sided Garter Snake [638 x 480]

California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) [6000 x 4000] [OC] (Monterey, CA)

Called the koala rescue service for this seemingly confused lil guy [1536x2047] [OC]

Camargue Horses [950x633] photo by Ruti Alon

Camel in Morocco (960x635

Camouflaged Octopus with Sand Encrusted Skin by Jeannot Kuenzel [1200x900]

Camping with my dog in Nantahala, North Carolina. [1920 x 1080]

Can you spot a Snow Leopard (Uncla uncla) stalking bharal blue sheep (Pseudois nayaur)? [1800x1200]

Canada lynx (lynx canadesis) [1024x737]

Cape Fur Seals, South Africa [990x742]

Caribou in Newfoundland (3264 x 1836)

Cat (Felis catus) [2560x1600]

Cat Reaching For Butterfly [1125 x 1500]

Cedar Waxwing catches its breakfast [2180 × 1453] [OC]

Cedar Waxwing, bombycilla cedrorum [OC] [2048 x 1536]

Chameleon (Chamaeleonidae) (1920x1200)

Chameleon [2048x1536]

Charging Black Rhino [2295x1459]

Cheetah [1024 x 768]

Cheetah cub [1600x1067]

Cheetah juveniles practice hunting with wounded Hare in the Serengeti - photo by John Fielding [2000x1414]

Cheetah mid-stride (Acinonyx jubatus) [1024x683]

Cheetah mother nursing her cubs in the rain [933x1400]

Cheetah silhouette photographed by Ingo Knuth [667x1000]

Cheetah up close and personal (Acinonyx jubatus) [1500 x 1000] [OC]

Chicken Farm, Pennsylvania [990x742]

Chinese tree viper - Lalashan, Taiwan [4045 x 2500] [OC]

Chipmuck; Bryce Canyon [800x558] by Unknown

Chipmunk eating at the Upper Lake Joffre, BC, Canada [OC] [3072x2048]

Chipmunk posing for a picture in Mt. Rainier National Park. [OC] [1920x1340]

Churchill, Manitoba, Canada: 'Built for the cold, a polar bear has a good roll in the snow,' writes photographer Henrik Nilsson. [2000 x 1125]

Cliffs of Moher with my sexy model [1335 X 750] [OC]

Clouded Leopard [1024x697] [X-Post from -r-Pics]

Clouded leopard [640 x 436]

Coconut Octopus (Amphioctopus marginatus) [945 x 708]

Collard Lizard, crotaphytus collaris [OC] [2048 x 1536] This one appeared to be bleeding, I wonder if it got into a fight with another male or it is some sort of fake defense mechanism.

Collared lizard [1638x2048]

Colorful Chameleon [960x669]

Colorful fish. [1920x1200]

Colorful squid cuttlefish underwater in crystal water. [2302x2848]

Common Kingfisher with prey (Alcedo atthis) [OS] [2309x1535]

Common flat lizard (Platysaurus intermedius rhodesianus) [4000x3000] [OC]

Composite 30 hour exposure of elephants, zebras, wildebeests, meerkats, and hippos by Stephen Wilkes [2048x1222]

Contemplating Cow [OC] [4608x3072]

Coopers Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) preening at sunrise [OC] (883x589)

Corba spitting venom [554x617]

Cormorant (Phalacrocorax melanoleucos) [Sandy Scott] [991x658]

Costa's Hummingbird (Calypte costae)[5472x3648][OC]

Cougar (Puma concolor) [2048x1365]

Cougar (Puma concolor) [640 x 640]

Cow Wash [620x600]

Cow(s) in the Pyrenees[3444X1932][OC]

Cows in Skye (Scotland) [OC] [1551x2327]

Coyote (Canis latrans) in Death Valley National Park, California. [OC] [2446x2446]

Crabs (Polybius henslowii) by Rui Guerra [1500x1001]

Crazy photo of a Leopard fighting a Crocodile, with permission of photographer: Justin Black [1200x802]

Crested Caracara and Scissor-tailed Flycatcher; Jerry Black [1500 x 1112]

Crested hawk-eagle, Nisaetus cirrhatus. [1008 x 977]

Crocodile and Butterflies [1920 x 1200]

Crocodile surprised by a Monitor Lizard; Hendy Lie [1500 x 905]

Crocodile with its prey-piranha. [800 x 548]

Cross Spider (Araneus diadematus) in her spider net! Bederkesa, Northern Germany. Picture: iPod6 (8MP). [3672 x 2448] [OC]

Crow Rides on the Back of a Bald Eagle, photograph by Phoo Chan [880x658]

Crow chasing Owl (Photo: Chia Boon Oo Lawrence) [1600x1200]

Cryptochiton Stelleri. [1280x850]

Cuban flower bat emerging from a flower of the blue mahoe tree, photo by Merlin Tuttle [990x742]

Cuban treefrog. [OC] [5184x3456]

Cuddling lynx (x-post from r-awwducational) [697x460]

Curious But Scared And Cautious: '6 weeks old Eurasian female lynx cub,' writes photographer Cecilie Sønsteby. [2000 x 1333]

Curious Calf and Mom, Free-range cattle in Arizona [2000 × 1335] [oc]

Cute Hedgehog laying in the grass [500x750]

Cute black cat [500x473]

Dairy Cow picnicing atop of Grindelwald Valley, Switzerland | Nathan Yan [OC] | [2048x1600]

Dancing Polar Bear at Bernard Spit in Alaska [858x536]

Dancing Verreaux's Sifakas. [915x610]

Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) - Victoria BC [1024X683] [OC]

Day at the Amsterdam Zoo [OC] [6000x4000]

Death Valley Coyote [3072x2304] [OC]

Deep Discoverer Discovers A Very Deep, Ghostlike Octopod: 'This ghostlike octopod is almost certainly an undescribed species and may not belong to any described genus. Image courtesy of NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Hohonu Moana 2016.' [1920 x 1080] [OS]

Deer I saw in the fields on my Sunday walk last week. [OC][1440x961]

Deer at Point Reyes National Seashore [2000x1490]

Deer in the Mist by Nigel Hodson [5116x2628]

Descendant of a million year old species- The Nautilus [1280x1024] [OS]

Desert Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma platyrhinos) [OC] [3648x2736]

Dhole [463x663]

Diamondback terrapin hatchling [OC] [2216x2216]

Diamondback, Big Bend National Park [990x742]

Did I Just Stumble Into a Dairy Commercial? (Seis, Italy) [960x640][OC]

Dingo at Australia Zoo sticking its tongue out at me! [1259x1800][OC]

Dinnertime for a Great Grey Owl. [1400x902]

Dolphin pod in the surf. [1200x817]

Domestic Cat (Maine Coon), Felis Catus - welcoming Spring [1080x1080] [OC]

Domestic Feline observing Ant [970x624]

Double-crested Cormorant [2048x1365]

Dragonfly covered by a dew, photograph by Mirosław Świętek [850x636]

Drinking in Sync [3507x2338][OC]

Dune Gecko (Stenodactylus petrii) [960x638]

Eagle drinking water with look of consternation [554 x 835]

Eastern Grey Kangaroo (Macropus Giganteus) [OC] [960 x 720] - I stumbled across this beauty while on a hike outside Cambria, ACT, Australia

Eastern Imperial Eagle [1423x717]

Eddie, a 15-year-old sea otter at the Oregon Zoo. [2200x1238]

Egyptian cobra. (Naja haje) [1024x949]

Egyptian goose mother and her young [3504 × 2336] [OC]

Eight-day-old white lion cub [1000x666]

Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi [670x447]

Elephant Seal [1280 x 847]

Elephant [880x660]

Elephant butt. Taken in Zambia during my nursing exchange in Africa. [2048X1536] [OS]

Elephant charges through the water at photographer Ben Cranke [1,072 x 1,608]

Elephant driver poses for a portrait while taking his elephant out for a swim (info in comments). [990x605]

Elephant hose! -Chiang Mai, Thailand [716 x 638]

Elephants . . . Photographed by Alessandro Catta [2500 x 1064] [OS]

Elephants grazing in Lake Amboseli, Amboseli National Park, Kenya. Photographed by George Steinmetz. [2400 x 1600]

Elephants grazing in Lake Amboseli, Kenya [1210 x 791]

Elephants stroll the Serengeti Plain in Tanzania; Yaron Schmid [990 x 742]

Elephants, at the end of the day, on the plains of Africa [2880 x 2073]

Elk herd at Steel Creek, Buffalo National River, Arkansas by Joe Busby [960 X 720]

Elk in Colorado [OC] [2400x1564]

Elk; Snow Canyon [600x399] by Bryce Canyon Country

Emerald Tree Boa and White's Tree Frog[633x421]

Ermine (AKA Stoat or Short-tailed Weasel) (photo by Alexia Burille) [990x742]

Ethiopian Wolf (Canis Simensis) by Ignacio Yufera [1800x1200] [OS]

Ethiopian wolf stalking. [1800x1029]

Etosha National Park, Namibia: This is an elephant '[c]overed with white sand [at] Etosha, to get rid of the heat and insects!' says photographer Jimbos Padrós. [1500 x 839]

Eurasian Wolf [628x864]

Eurasian bullfinch [3026 × 2161]

Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) [1000 x 667]

Eurasian lynx and kitten; Laurent Geslin [681 x 1024]

Eurasian lynx treks through thick snow at the edge of a forest in the Canton of Fribourg in the Swiss Alps; Laurent Geslin [1600 x 1064]

European Starling [554 x 831]

European bison in Autumn, Poland | © MilousSK [4555x3037]

European bison in Białowieża Forest (Poland-Belarus) [1,600 × 1,200]

Exquisitely decorated camel. [960x604]

Extremely Rare Golden Tiger (x-post from pics) [570x593]

Eye of the... Zebra [1200x400] [OC]

Fallow Deer, England [990x742]

Fallow deer buck and fawn, photo Mark Bridger [990x742]

Family of Orcas Swimming Together [4331x3249] [OS]

Farm life in the Ecuadorian Andes - dog & ewes [4272x2848] [OC]

Father robust frog (Austrochaperina robusta) guarding his eggs [3478 x 3072] [OC]

Feeding boa at London Zoo. [4032*3024] [OC]

Feel the WRATH of the mighty Dik-Dik [2073 x 2764] [OC]

Female Old World swallowtail butterfly (Papilio machaon), Lot, France by Didier Descouens [6,244 × 4,734 ]

Fennec Fox, Morocco [990x742]

Fennec fox (Vulpes zerda ) [1920x1200]

Fighting Bull Elephants [3087x2057][OC]

Fire shrimp (Lysmata debelius); Joel Sartore [1500 x 999]

First I couldn't figure why the Bee wasn't Moving and then.....I found why. [3397 x 2265]

First time posting, my friend said you guys would like this. Gray Fox in my front yard (Northern Adirondacks). Urocyon cinereoargenteus borealis. [OC] [3775 x 5483]

Fish at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. [OC] [5312x2988]

Five-year old white lion Ludwig in a private zoo west of Kiev, Ukraine [5184x3456]

Flabellina iodinea. [1280x877]

Flamingo (Phoenicopteridae Ruber) [OC] [5184 × 3456]

Flawless Bush Viper [1000x600]

Floppy the Cheetah (Acinonyx Jubatus Jubatus) stretching, Tshukudu Game Lodge in Hoedspruit, SA. [5184 x 3456][OC]

Florida Manatee [990x742]

Flying Fish - ( x-post from -r-pics) [1600 x 1200]

Flying Gurnard Fish in New Zealand [1532x1606]

Flying Squirrel. Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana photo by Alexander V. Badyaev [1532x1080]

For my cakeday, I give you a Cheetahs and their prey [3072x2015]

Former stray cat in our villa at Puerto Vallarta Mexico[OC][5184x3456]

Found a chameleon on my study abroad trip to Kenya. (2560x1920) [OC]

Four O'Clock Caterpillar (Dysphania Numana) [OC] Cairns, Australia [540 x 675]

Four night monkeys (Aotus lemurinus) squeeze themselves into a hollow in a tree trunk 25 feet above the floor of the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest. [682x812]

Four-day old newborn Western lowland gorilla holds onto her mother. [1750x1167]

Fox (x-post from r-pics) [1600 x 1444]

Fox Tango - Two sibling foxes have a little squabble by Brittany Crossman [1500x980]

Fox in the garden this morning [2044x1649] [OC]

Fox in the snow [900x600]

Foxes of Kamchatka [1050x656]

Free diving with whales [1200x797]

Friend of mine found a stray cat (felis catus) and snapped a gorgeous picture. [OC] [4368x2912]

Friendly little glass shrimp (Paratya australiensis) [628x838] [OC]

Frog in the water in a boat [999x661]

Frozen Frog on lakes of Oslo, Norway [990 × 639]

Galapagos land iguana [2938x2203][OC]

Gazelles in Nairobi National Park, Kenya [4320x3240]

Gekkota vs Diptera - My Table, Madagascar [OC] [4160x3120]

Gelada . . . Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia . . . Photographed by Morgan Gustison [3072 x 2304] [OS]

Gentoo Chicks. [915x610]

Geoduck love, Hong Kong style [OC] [508 x 768]

Geosesarma dennerle, a newfound species of vampire crab native to Java (photo by Chris Lukhapu) [1190x793]

German Raccoon [2048x1365]

Giant African Snail (Achatina fulica) [OC] [2576 x 1932]

Giant Bat Colony Hibernating Covers Every Inch Of Cave Ceiling - Eastern Bent-winged Bats by Kei Nomiyama [1500x1000]

Giant Cave Zebra Spider -Viridasius fasciatus- Ankarana, Madagascar [OC] [4608x3456]

Giant Leopard Moth (x -post from r-pics) [2560 x 1600]

Giant Monkfish [1200x695]

Giant karma, karma, karma Chameleon - He Comes and Goes, Madagascar [OC] [3915x2938]

Giraffe Ate Everything He Could Reach. [2048x1366]

Giving me his good side @ Yellowstone NP! [OC] [2208x 1242]

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska, USA: Mountain goats (Oreamnos americanus) photographed by Art Wolfe [2000 x 1333]

Glasswinged butterfly (Greta oto) [OC] [3264x2448]

Glowing eyes of an alligator at dusk [3000*2052]

Golden Doodle at Mount Pisgah. [1175x1739]

Golden Eagle chasing Fox away [1200x800] Photo by Yves Adams

Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) killed a reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) [800x533]

Goliath Bird-eating Spider (Theraphosa blondi) [667 x 1000]

Goodbye my friend: 'We came across an elephant whose corpse was overcome by vultures and jackals. Another elephant approached. She chased away the predators and very slowly and with much empathy wrapped her trunk around the deceased elephant's tusk. She stayed several hours guarding her.' [1247x831]

Gorgeous Pink Snake [4259x2851]

Got a nice pic of a pronghorn antelope at Yellowstone (plus bison for added effect) [1316x2000] [OC]

Got a pic of a Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus) in flight [2000x1175] [OC]

Got the stink eye from this Bison in Yellowstone [OC] [6000 × 4000]

Grasshopper & snail, One Leaf [1000x667]

Gray Whale Escorted by Dolphins, San Diego, CA (OC) [3164x2096]

Gray tree frog sleeping on the handle of a bow saw - Christian Island, Ontario [3462 x 1905][OC]

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) [OC] [3000x2000]

Great Blue Heron I Saw Today In Upstate New York [5996x3994]

Great Blue Heron, (Ardea herodias), [5184 × 3456] [OC]

Great Migration of Wildebeest . . . Photographed by Sergey Agapov [1863 x 1080]

Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) [533 x 800]

Great White Shark Feeding[1920x1080]

Great egret (Ardea alba) hunting for fish in shallow water in central Florida [OC] [1280x814]

Great grey owl in Alberta, Canada [OC][713x1070]

Great horned owl in newfoundland (3264 x 1836)

Great white shark off the coast of the town of Gansbaai,South Africa [2496x1692]

Greek Bee (Icteranthidium grohmanni) by Brooke Alexander [5235 x 3694] x-post -r-HI_Res

Green Heron at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Preserve in Willow Springs, IL. [OC] [2888 x 1928]

Green Horse Fly, (Chlorotabanus crepuscularis) from North Carolina by Ashleigh Jacobs. [4018 x 3275] x-post -r-HI_Res

Green Sea Turtle [1680x1050]

Green Sea Turtles [1144x754]

Green Turaco (x-post from r-Birdpics) [425 x 640]

Green anole (Anole carolinensis) [OC] [6016x4016]

Green dragon (Japalura brevipes) from Daxueshan (大雪山) region of Taiwan. [5148 x 3316] [OC]

Greenland, Kingdom of Denmark: 'I spent a half a day with them [Musk Oxen] and I went closer and closer. Once I came to close the bigger Musk Ox protected the younger and this very moment I took this photograph,' says photographer Stefan Forster. [1200 x 800]

Greta Oto, the glasswinged butterfly [800x600]

Grey peacock-pheasant (Polyplectron bicalcaratum), also known as Burmese peacock-pheasant; [2500 x 1890]

Grizzly Bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) [500 x 750]

Guianan cock of the rock (Rupicola rupicola) by Joel Sartore [1500x999]

Guinea pig (1136x640)

Had a visitor on my balcony. Accipiter cooperii [1200x1600][OC]

Had the pleasure of swimming with fur seals last week. [2603 x 3026]

Hammerhead sharks (c)Alexander Safonov (1000x665)

Handsome male lion [2048x2048]

Handsome pine marten (Martes martes) - [2907x2213]

Happy Resting Gorilla [OC] [2816x1956]

Harambe the Gorilla [2460px × 2460px]

Hare [1200 x 797][OS] © Dan Dinu

Harlequin shrimp (Hymenocera picta); Matteo Visconti-UPY [1500 x 969]

Harlequin shrimp in Indonesia photo by Filippo Borghi [1080x1349]

Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja) [403 x 640]

Hawk shocked by a bee fly-by, by Elena Murzyn,[1072x720]

He thought I wouldn't notice him if he hide below the table [OC] [6000x4000]

Herd of horses in the Icelandic highlands by (photo by Charlotte Goss) [990x742]

Hermit crab in Cuba using a toothpaste cap as a shell. OP & photo by redditor HSmidt [5472x3648]

Heron in the sunrise [2824 × 2003] [OC]

Hide and Seek - big eyed mantid peeking through leaf - photo by Rahat M. Ahmed [1024x683]

Highland Cattle [OC] [4608x2592]

Highland cattle (Bos taurus) [OC] [2928x3024]

Highland cattle in Finland, kind of emo [2320x2824]

Himalayan Monal, a ground bird from the western Himalayas of India [OC][1024x768]

Hooded merganser [2048x1365]

Horned Ghost Crab, by the Thai National Parks [1,280 × 854] -r-HI_Res link in comments

Horses at 2 AM sunset in Iceland [OC] [3000x1644]

Horses by Standing Stone, Clifden, Co. Galway, Ireland [OC] [4000x3000]

House sparrow (Passer domesticus) sitting in chainlink fence [OC] [5184 x 3456]

Human non-fearing bird in Charleston, NC [OC] [1900 x 1266]

Hummingbird collided with bee and it ended up impaled on its beak [950x713]

Humpback Whale 2km from Sydney Harbour (x-post -r-Australia) [2048x1365]

Humpback Whale Breaching ( Megaptera novaeangliae ) [ 2998x3910 ] [ oc ]

Humpback Whales in Alaska, USA. Photo credit: Duncan Murrell - Robert Harding - Bios [1333 x 878] [OS]

Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) lunging out of the water in Tromsø, Norway [978x550]

Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae); Craig Parry [990 x 742]

Humphead Wrasse in a school of Glass Fish [990 × 742] by Christian Miller

Hunting Ballet: 'Cheetah hunting an impala captured in the Masai Mara, Kenya,' writes photographer Chris Schmid. [1500 x 934]

Huskies pant during a sled dog training session at Feshiebridge, in Aviemore, Scotland. [3000x2135]

Husky on Water [653x586]

Husky puppy in the rain at the Main Square, Cracow, Poland; 2010-07-23 [OC][2768x1968]

Hyena at dusk. Sabi Sands, South Africa [OC] [3345 x 2174]

I found this beautiful swan at the lake Jarkovci, Serbia [OC] [2396x2996]

I got to meet these three beautiful Highland Cattle (Bos taurus) when I visited Denmark [3888 X 2592] [OC]

I laid belly down in male jaguar urine, in 105 Fahrenheit temp, for 2 hours to get this photo! (Panthera onca) (OC) [2947x1958]

I recently went to Thailand with a friend who is obsessed with elephants. In one of my favorite photos from the trip, this is her seeing one in person for the first time. [3888x2592] (x-post r-itookapicture)

I think it kinda looks like these dolphins are holding hands. Milford Sound [OC] [896x1200]

I took a picture of some jellies at the aquarium. I had to wait forever for the perfect moment. [1920x1080]

I'm coming after you - A male Siberian Tiger climbs a tree [597x900]

I'm not sure what kind of bird these are (3264 x 1836)

I'm pretty sure every day is better with a Tasmanian Devil. © Jonathan Ampersand Esper [2300x1533]

I'm watching you! A female Great Horned owl on her nest in Louisiana by Dennis Demcheck [1024 x 763]

Iceland Horses [OC][3589x2397]

Icelandic Horse [2633x2503] (OC)

Icelandic Horse [3245x2448] [OC]

Icelandic Horse foals [OC] [4000x3000]

Icelandic Horse is pretty sure there's a lot more to life than being really, really, ridiculously good looking, and plans on finding out what that is [2633x2503] (OC)

Icelandic Horses [OC] [3888 × 2592]

Icelandic Horses, Halskov Overdrev, Denmark [2560 x 1536] [OC]

Icelandic Mini Horses - outside Reykjavik, Iceland [OC] [3997x2655]

Icelandic horse. [1000x773]

If I Hold Still You'll Feed Me Again... Right? Prairie Dogs in SD [OC][2048x1366]

Impala (Aepyceros melampus) [4000 x 3000] [OC]

Inca Tern (Larosterna inca): A Bird with a Beautiful Mustache [721x480]

Incredibly Rare Gooty Tarantula (Poecilotheria metallica) [1000x847]

India: 'A checkered keelback water snake in a pool of water. A common species of nonvenomous snake found in Asia, feeds mainly on small fish and water frogs,' writes photographer Ajax Thomas. [667 x 1000]

Indian Bullfrog. [640x427]

Indian Roller in flight, from India [OC][900x615]

Indochinese Tigress - at Khao Kheow Open Zoo - Thailand 2012 by Ashley Vincent - [964 x 623]

It looks like the stag is breating fire by Craig Denford [650x434]

It's so fluffy I'm gonna die! [5774x3248][OC]

Jaguar (Panthera onca) [1920x1080]

Jaguar cub (panthera onca) [OC] [3744x3547]

Jaguar trying to cool off (x-post from -r-pics) [700x1000]

Jaguar, Ecuador [990x742]

Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrel (Pteromys momonga) [1024x768] [x-post from -r-EyeBleach]

Jelly Fish (Medusozoa) [2560x1714]

Jewell Caterpillar (x-post from r-woahdude) [640 × 423]

Jumping Spider [3243x3243] [oc]

Jumping for Joy by Octavio Aburto (Munk's Devil Ray) [1024 x 681]

Just a Little Sheep on Neist Point in Scotland [OC] [3264x2448]

Just a god damn cow (bos taurus) doing cow stuff. [OC] [3264x2448]

Juvenile Crested Gecko - Correlophus ciliatus (aka Rodney McKay) [1200x675] [OC]

Juvenile black racer (Coluber constrictor) [OC] [1600x1118]

Kamchatka brown bear (Ursus arctos beringianus), Kurile Lake, Russia. [1200x800]

Kangaroos want to come inside from the cold - Canberra, ACT [635 x 619]

Kangaroos, Australia [990x742]

Kea, one of most intelligent parrots. It lives in New Zealand. [4288x2848]

King Cheetah Cub [996x682]

King Cheetah [500x297]

King Penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus), Gold Harbour, South Georgia Islands; Jay Dickman [990 x 729]

King Penguins from my recent expedition to South Georgia [800x1200] 2016, John Bozinov [OC]

King of the Hill: An American Bison on the National Bison Range, Moiese, Montana; Mark Mesenko [1200 x 776]

Kingfisher (x - post from r-pics) [900 x 650]

Kingfisher - momentarily dry [1100x1509]

Kingfisher [1600x900]

Known as the 'Ghost Deer' in my neck of the woods (Albino Buck) [960 × 720]

Komodo dragon - Rinca Island, Indonesia [4996x3216] [OC]

Ladies and Gentlemen I give you the Margay ! Scientific name : Leopardus Wiedii (640 X 640)

Larval cusk-eel [2048x1371]

Lazy bobcat (Lynx rufus) at Wildlife Safari Park in Ashland, NE [OC] [3427 x 2570]

Leaf Tailed Gecko [964 x 592]

Leaopard, Panthera pardus - Tanzania [3001x2000][OC]

Leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) on Georgia coast [2048x1152]

Lemur (Lemuroidea) with pup [OC] [4000x3000]

Leopard [2560 x 1600]

Leopard [5,184 x 3,456] (OS) [OC]

Leopard attacking monkey (2343x1538) [AWAA]

Leopard basking in the warm glow of the morning sun in Nagarahole, Karnataka, India [1067 x 1600]

Life Inside a Snow Globe [900x600][OS]

Light through a pelican's beak shows a fish. [1302x802]

Like A Model: A Seal In Germany Photographed By Rob Janné [800 x 1200]

Lilac Breasted Roller v-s Scorpion (679 x 530)

Lion (Panthera leo) [533 x 800]

Lion (Panthera leo), Blair Drummond Safari Park. [1280x882] (see comment for more pix)

Lion Cub [1287 × 621]

Lion Cub with Parents (Panthera leo) [1100 x 733]

Lion [OC] [5472 × 3648]

Lion cub at Aalborg Zoo [2000x1680][OC]

Lion in Tree, Zambezi River, Zambia. [2400x1597]

Lion on the Serengeti [990x742]

Lion taking a nap in the sun [2,048 x 1,361]

Lioness [2480x1620] [OC]

Lioness and cubs drinking. (x-post r-pics) [1200 x 1697]

Lioness at the San Diego Zoo [4000x2667][OC]

Lioness holding her cub by Nick Brandt. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya [2000x1601]

Lionesses Drinking at a Watering Hole [800x533]

Lions Fight Hyenas over a Kill in Etosha National Park by NingYu Pao [1500x1000]

Lions On The Plain . . . Photographed By Daria Klepikova [2000 x 1329]

Lions play-fighting at the Madikwe game reserve [1187x1500]

Little Caracal [1300x661]

Little fish escapes from pelican's beak. [700 x 600]

Little sun bear 'Ernst' in his enclosure at the Zoologischer Garten zoo in Berlin. [2374x1497]

Livingstone's Turaco bird [500x754]

Lizard [OC] [3840x2400]

Long-eared owl (Asio otus); Patrick Pleul [1500 x 1098]

Long-snouted seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus), Mediterranean Sea off Sant’Agnello; winner of the SINWP ‘Best of Nature’ competition [1010 x 674] © Marco Gargiulo

Longhorn beetle takes flight, Mount Kinabalu, Borneo [4756 x 3360] [OC]

Look at This Baby Muskox [818x554]

Looking very.......elkegant [3279x2722][OC]

Lovely Lemurs, Lemuriformes [3164 x 2191]

Luggage llamas on a mission trip in Bolivia. photo credit goes to my dad [2304 x 1536]

Lynx in a tree photographed by René Unger, Wildpark Schloss Tambach, Germany [1362x1031]

Maasai giraffes at sunset, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya photo by James Warwick [750x1124]

Macropinna Microstoma - fish with transparent head (964x619)

Magnificent eyes [1280x1024]

Majestic Friesian Stallion [554x759]

Majestic Looking Windswept Icelandic Horse [OC] [987x654]

Majestic Tiger in the Taiga [1920 x 1080]

Malayan Tiger (Panthera tigris jacksoni) [1500x1500]

Male Anthophora Montana (bee) by Amber Reese [4221 x 3404] x-post -r-HI_Res

Male Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) [6000x4000] (St. Louis Zoo) [OC]

Male Lion - Intense Stare [2000x1333][OC]

Male White Tiger - Intense Stare [2000x1333][OC]

Male blue-winged Kookaburra, Dacelo leachii. [7039 x 727]

Male lion [1536x2048]

Male red-legged honeycreeper (Cyanerpes cyaneus), Costa Rica [1920x1349] © Tim Zurowski

Mama and baby grizzly bear go for a swim in Kurile Lake in Russia (photo by by Marco Mattiussi) [990x742]

Man-faced Stink Bug [564 x 846]

Manatees in Florida [990x742]

Mandrill (Mandrillus Sphinx) at the Calgary Zoo [OC] [900x1200]

Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) [880 x880]

Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) at San Diego Zoo [OC] [2048x1365]

Mantispa styriaca, a mantisfly [2.281 × 1.521]

Marine Iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) [1500x996]

Mary River Turtle [600 x 618]

Mary River turtle (Elusor macrurus) with a punk hairstyle [768×1024]

Masai Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi) at the LA Zoo [6000x4000] [OC]

Massive Albino Buck [905 x 679]

Mating Chinese beetles [OC] [3648 x 2736]

Meditating Lemur (Eulemur rufus) [3456 x 4608]

Mediterranean house gecko (Hemidactylus turcicus), photograph by Dariusz Kucharski and Kornelia Kucharska [990x742]

Meerkat (2592x1944)

Meerkat (Suricata suricatta) [3456x5184] (OC)

Meet Bhutan's national animal, the Takin [OC] (1365x2048)

Meeting at waterhole [1280x800]

Mexican Jay (Aphelocoma wollweberi), hoping you have peanuts to share [1305x979][OC]

Mexican Lance-headed Rattlesnake [2048x1365]

Mexican prairie dog (Cynomys mexicanus) [3344x3408]

Mimic Poison Frog transporting tadpole - Peru photo by John Clare [1440x961]

Miniature Donkey [6000x4000] [OC]

Monarchs taking a breather on their annual march to Mexico; Acton Nature Center; Acton, TX [OC] [3264 x 2448]

Mongolian Ibex [683x1024]

Moon Jellyfish at PPG Aquarium [4252 × 3189] [OC]

Moose Babies [720 x 1116]

More Caribou in Newfoundland (3264 x 1836)

Morning Dew On A Dragonfly [960 x 630]

Morning breath [OC] [5472x3648]

Morning dew on a dragonfly (2048 × 1365)

Morning run horses [2560X1600]

Mother Lion and her Baby [1920x1080]

Mother bear and cubs in Katmai National Park, Alaska [1920x1200]

Mother donkey and her foal [2400x1478]

Mother grizzly and cub; Karie Lefebvre [1500 x 1001]

Motola, an elephant that was injured by a landmine, wears her prosthetic leg in Lampang, Thailand [5177x3449]

Mountain Goat [OC] (2048x1365)

Mountain Goat kid, oreamnos americanus [OC] [2048 x 1536]

Mountain Lion [4928 x 3264] [OC]

Mountain Lion running in snow near Bozeman, Montana. [1247 x 920]

Mountain Lions in Grand Teton National Park [990x742]

Mountain goats (Oreamnos americanus) photographed at 'over 14,000 feet [4267.2 meters] high on Mount Evans in Colorado, US' by Verdon Tomajko. [2500 x 1804] [OS]

Mute Swan, cygnus olor [OC] [2048 x 1536]

My Bean, queen of her jungle - Kitty Cat [OC] - (2400x1275)

My dog Mowgli (heeler-collie mix) loves fall time [5184x345] [OC]

My dog and a Deer having a stare down in Yosemite National Park, California. [OC] [3264x2448]

My hen Amelia's cozy bed [OC] [6444 X 4298]

My mom's betta fish (Betta Splendens)[2306x2306][OC]

My new chameleon, just after a shed [2448x1836]

Naked mole-rats, also known as sand puppies, are burrowing rodents native to East Africa [1515x1131] (by Roman Klementschitz)

Nanny Mountain Goat, Black Hills, SD July 2016 [OC] [3378x2633]

Narwhals [1900x1200]

Narwhals in broken sea ice shot from a helicopter (2060x1373)

Narwhals in sea ice, shot from an ultralight plane on floats in the Arctic Bay of Baffin Island. By Paul Nicklen [2060x1373]

Nesting great horned owl (Bubo virginianus) at Fort De Soto Park in Florida [OC] [1280x822]

Newborn reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) [2000x2666]

Newly hatched Philippine crocodiles (Crocodylus mindorensis) at the London Zoo [1180x787] (x-post r-Crocodilia)

Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania: 'Five Lion cubs from the Masek Pride posing perfectly for a family portrait. This was one of the highlights of the February photo safari to Ndutu,' writes photographer Mario Moreno. [1200 x 800]

Nibbler enjoying his prey. [4160x2336]

Nomad Bee *Nomada* [1024 × 693] [OC]

Northern Flicker [1600x1066]

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) mockingly hiding from me in his fortress [1351x2000] [OC]

Northern gannet [2048x1365]

Norway - a Killer Whale is attracted by the sounds of a Fishing Boat by Audun Rikardsen [1500x1043]

Norwegian Forest Cat [1600 x 1002]

Not all wasps are yellow. Here's a multi-colored Cuckoo Wasp. [1600x1072]

Not so sheepish of the camera [1800x2250][OC]

Oakleaf butterfly [650x432]

Ocean sunfish - Mola mola [500 x 348]

Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) [2562x1714]

Octopus Bimaculoides. [1280x859]

Octopus Eggs Before They Are Hatched [600x743]

Octopus hiding in Clam Shell by Paul Rosenblum [800x498]

Okapi (Okapia johnstoni) [3888x2592]

Okapi, the endangered forest giraffe of the Congo [664x799]

Okinawa Coconut Crab -- ''The pinching force of the largest coconut crab is almost equal to the bite force of adult lions,' said marine biologist Shin-ichiro Oka of Japan's Okinawa Churashima Foundation, who led the research published in the journal PLOS ONE.' [800 x 800] [OS]

Old boy green tree frog (Litoria caerulea) - Kimberleys, Australia [2444 x 2020] [OC]

Old elephant rescued from the logging industry [2800x1867][OC]

Older Red Eared Slider Turtle w- Moss Growing on it - Photographed in a Mexican Cenote [4410 x 3192]

Olive Whistler (Pachycephala olivacea)[1600 x 1067][OC]

Olympic Chipmunk [OC] [4320x3240]

On Lord Howe Island black rats made tree lobsters extinct, now 2001 scientists discovered 24 still living ones under a bush on a small&rocky island 'Ball's Pyramid' and resurrected the former population in Melbourne Zoo [624x833]

One Napping Leopard . . . Tarangire National Park, Tanzania . . . Photographed By William Toti [2000 x 1331]

One-Eyed Snow Leopard ,Photographer: Johannes Nollmeyer [1024x683]

Orbicular batfish, also known as a spadefish (Platax orbicularis); Brian Skerry [989 x 742]

Orchid Mantis(Hymenopus coronatus) by Nitsirk Eel [680x1020]

Orcinus Orca underneath Mt. Baker [3099 X 2061] Photo by Brittany Bowles

Orphaned cheetah cubs [1692x1138]

Oryx Antelope [1024 x 768]

Oryx in Etosha, Namibia [5184x3456] [OC]

Osprey; Thomas Chadwick [1500 x 1000]

Owl Wings (Strigiformes) [2560x1600]

Owl and Mouse, Minnesota [990x742]

Owl in flight (x-post from r-Owls) [1920 x 1080]

Paddle-tailed Darner (Aeshna palmata) in flight - Bitterroot River, Montana [2789x1846] [OC]

Paint me like one of your French Cows [1600x1200] [OC]

Pair of Hyacinth macaw in their nest [1200 x 800]

Panda born in Belgium's Pairi Daiza zoo: 'Screaming seemingly well beyond the power of his 171 gram frame, the tiny pink male cub was tenderly cared for, washed and cradled by his mother [Hao Hao] in her black-and-white fur and carried around in her mouth.' [5472 x 3648] [OS]

Pangolin AKA The Scaly Anteater [1920x1200]

Panthera tigris [OC][5472x3648]

Paparazzi and a Tiger. [2048x1365]

Paper Wasp (Polistes Annularis)Nest - Savannah, GA [OC] [4608x3456]

Parakeets, Ecuador [990x742]

Peacock Mantis Shrimp [2560 x 1696]

Peacock [2048x1536]

Peacock in flight [878 x 1297]

Pelobatidae Frog. [5184x3456]

Penguins standing on receding Iceberg [1500x846]

Pharaoh Eagle-owl (photo by Husain Alfraid) [990x742]

Photo I took of a neighborhood dog is oddly similar to a renaissance portrait.[1280x1920] [OC]

Photographer Uda Dennie took this photograph of a drop of water balanced in the head of this jumping spider, in his garden, in Batam Island, Indonesia. [960x675]

Piercing gaze of the Snow Leopard (Uncia uncia); Michel Zoghzoghi [1200 x 773]

Pigmy rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius) [OC] [1280x866]

Pigs [1,280px × 960px]

Pink Amazon River Dolphin (xpost -r-ColorPink) [2400x1600]

Pink Cockatoo, Parrots in Paradise [990x742]

Pink Flamingo, photographer Joe Pellegrino [2048x1365]

Planet Earth II's Iguanas [1225x1838]

Planthopper - New species of insect found living in the South American Rainforest [634 x 826]

Plasticized Shark (x-post from -r-pics) [976x549]

Platypus [2100X1394]

Playful Finnish brown bear cubs (Ursus arctos) in the forest – photo by Valtteri Mulkahainen [599x853]

Playing Orphan Elephants, Haridwar, India (photo by Ashwati Vipin) [990x742]

Poison dart frog stand off. [OC][2048x1375]

Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) ; [3888 x 2592] [OC]

Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus), on the brink - by Andy Rouse [1920 x 1280]

Polar Bear - photo by Paul Souders [750x877]

Polar Bear in Field of Flowers [1920x1080]

Polar Bear on melting sea ice, 82° North [1200 x 800] John Bozinov [OC]

Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) doing the Macarena? [1600x1200]

Polar bear cub riding its mother. (x-post r-pics) [1500 x 1000]

Polar bear cub. [991 x 641]

Polar bear playing in a flower field_ Canada. By: Dennis Fast [915x647]

Polar bear taken by Cory Richards. National Geographic [1920x1080]

Polyommatus Bellargus [3941x2488]

Polyphemus Moth(Antheraea polyphemus) atop the Southeastern Olympic mountains in Washington state by Chaucer [4288x2848]

Porcelain snake (Albino Corn snake-Pantherophis guttatus guttatus) [1080x1620]

Portrait of Green Mambas (Dendroaspis angusticeps) [1000x644]

Portrait of a jaguar [2000x1633][OS]

Portrait of a polecat (mustela putorius) - [1024x819]

Post-larval monkfish; George Stoyle [1500 x 998]

Potter wasp. [1000x545]

Praying Mantis [720 x 480]

Pride of lions in Hwange National Park (Panthera leo bleyenberghi) [1000 x 645]

Primary Color Ants [808x600]

Pronghorn buck from National Bison Range, Montana [2180x1453] [OC]

Pteropod [OC] [1200×800]

Puffin Fight! (photo by Danny Green) [990x742]

Puffin island off the coast of Newfoundland (3264 x 1836)

Puffin with a mouthful of sand eels [928x1024]

Purple Finch; Gail Bisson [1500 x 1070]

Pygmy rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius) [OC] [1600x1067]

RIP Darwin (my brother's pet panther chameleon (Furcifer pardalis))[2048x1536][OC]

Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus) taken in Australia [760x960]

Rainbow lorikeet, Trichoglossus (haematodus) moluccanus, Perth, Western Australia [2764x1843][OC]

Rare Kingfisher [1600 x 1181]

Rare Species of Mosquito: Sabethes cyaneus [601x640]

Rare adult male ribbon seal. Russia, Ozernoy Gulf. [3008x2000]

Rare and endangered Australian sea lions play in the shallow waters of Hopkins Island, South Australia. Photo by Michael Patrick O'Neill [991x661]

Rare lesser-spotted Cheetah [633x272]

Raven's(Corvus corax) Breath by Doug Dance [2048x1365]

Red Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus) [1200 x 1200]

Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) [OS] [1200x1800]

Red Fox [1200x800]

Red Fox in Thetford Forest, England. [1247 x 822]

Red Fox on Kodiak Island, AK by Jonny Armstrong [1800x1200]

Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens) [OC] [5184 × 3456]

Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens), Chengdu China [1080x762][OC]

Red Panda (x-post from r-pics) [1024 x 681]

Red Panda at the Smithsonian's National Zoo enjoys a grape [5184 × 3888][OC]

Red Panda; Surendra Pradhan [990 x 742]

Red deer stags at the Scottish Deer Centre in Fife, Scotland; Jim Richardson [990 x 684]

Red fox (Vulpes vulpes) by Ivan Kislov. [1920x1080] (x-post)

Red fox [1024×651]

Red fox and white cat (x-post from r-unlikelyfriends) [600x418]

Red fox in a snow storm [1920×1200]

Red kangaroo w. baby (Osphranter rufus) [3840X2160]

Red-and-green Macaw in flight (Ara chloropterus) [1920x1200]

Red-eyed tree frog (Agalychnis callidryas), Costa Rica; Sammantha Fisher [990 x 742]

Red-eyed tree frog (Agalychnis callidryas); Wikipedia user Natox [3024 x 1998]

Red-footed booby (Sula sula) [1024x768]

Red-shafted northern flicker [1500x1200]

Regal ring-neck snake. [720x510]

Reindeer Father and Son (x-post from r-pics)[919 x 827]

Reindeer; Paul Souders [1500 x 1000]

Relaxed Seal in the Swimming Pool . . . Kingdom of the Netherlands . . . Photographed by Janak Kouzel [1900 x 1900]

Relaxed seal in the pool [1000x1000]

Relaxing Grizzly [4195x2797]

Rescued as a kitten after being abandoned in the wild by its mother in 2007, Calusa, nicknamed 'Lucy,' is one of no more than 165 surviving Florida panthers. [990x742]

Rhino, from the series Land of Nothingness by Maroesjka Lavigne [1700x1100]

Richard, the outdoor housecat [970x920]

Ricord's giant anole [1536x2048]

Ring Tailed Vontsira-Mongoose [OC] [4000x3000]

Ring-Necked Pheasant, phasianus colchicus [OC] [6000 x 4000] Disclaimer: this bird was not caged in any way, it was wild, and happened to be near a building in Warwick, New York, USA.

Ring-Tailed Lemur [4844x3475] Bronx Zoo, NYC [OC]

Rise and Shine [700x525]

Robin, Halland, Sweden (photo by Tommy Eliasson) [990x742]

Rooster in Oregon [OC][2405 x 3607]

Rose-breasted Cockatoo aka Galah (Eolophus roseicapilla) [3684 x 2070] [OC]

Roseate Spoonbill Family Photo by Cindy Hansen [2400x1743]

Rosy Maple moth [734x733]

Ruddy Darter Dragonfly, Sympetrum sanguineum [OC] [6000 x 4000]

Running Rhino (x-post from r-pics) [950 x 629]

Russian Flying Squirrel. By: Masatsugu Ohashi [ 1,024×682]

Russian man feeding a polar bear and his cubs with milk, 1970 [640x480]

Saddle-billed Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis); Goran Tomasevic [1500 x 960]

Saiga antelope. [1180x787]

Sailfin Lizard [1024x683]

Saimaa ringed seal, the worlds most endagered seal. [2362x1520]

Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) [2816x2112]

San Diego Zoo's Baby Hippo [1536x2048]

San Francisco garter snake (Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia) [1024×768]

Sassy Bird [1920x1080]

Sassy blue peacock Niagara Falls, Canada [1334x750] [OC]

Satanic Leaf-Tailed Gecko (Uropatus Fantasticus) [751 x 1153]

School of hungry Fish - Photo taken w- a Panasonic DMC Camera snorkeling around Isla Mujeres , Mexico [OC] [4104x3026]

Scottish Highland Cow [960 x 960]

Scottish Higlander in the fog [OC][5472x3648]

Scottish Long-Horned Bull [1024x682]

Scottish Wildcat - An endangered, ancient cat species with very interesting lives [1000x739]

Scottish red deer grazes in Glen Etive, Scotland [1920×1272]

Screech Owl, Carolina Raptor Center (photo by Matt Cuda) [990x742]

Sea Lions, Galápagos Islands, photo by Sandro Lonardi [990x742]

Sea Swallow (Glaucus atlanticus) [634x444]

Sea Turtle headed home [1808x2411] [oc]

Sea eagles [900×900]

Sea turtle [3648 x 2736]

Seal and Crab, Galápagos [990x742]

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania: 'A lion's life in the wild is tough. This guy would roam through our camp every night roaring and claiming his territory,' writes photographer William Toti. [1457 x 1457]

Sharpnose sevengill shark (Heptranchias perlo). Photograph by Tracey Jennings [990x742]

Shasta VI, the University of Houston's cougar, when he was a cub [685x1024]

Sheep . . . West Sussex, England, United Kingdom . . . Photographed By Alfredo Sinatora [2048 x 1536]

Sheep at Boar's Tusk, Wyoming [6000x4000]

Sheep leaping over a creek in Iceland. By Wendy Quadling, [1000x667]

Sheep looking majestic. Glengesh Pass, Ireland [OC] [1920x1272]

Short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus); Douglas Gimesy [1500 x 1000]

Showdown. Wild stallions in Bosnia fighting for supremacy. [1200x900]

Siberian Husky walking on a frozen lake [1280×853]

Siberian Husky; Russell Cheyne [1500 x 978]

Siberian Tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) [6000x4000]

Siberian husky [1680 × 1050]

Silkie Chickens [1280x780]

Size Matters: Meerkats in Botswana. Photographed by Matt Engelmann. [2000 x 1333]

Skogafass Stairs, Iceland [OC] [4033×3024]

Sled dogs in a race [1247 x 696]

Sleeping Gorilla in Prague Zoo [OC] [5184x3456]

Sleeping Panda cub [2500x2031][OC]

Sleeping baby Galapagos tortoise (Geochelone nigra) [803 x 1200] [OC]

Sleepy Mangabey Monkeys Cuddle Together by Ella C. Sap [2048x1536]

Sleepy blackfooted ferret kit (mustela nigripes) - [3560x2848]

Slipper Lobster, Fort Lauderdale, FL [2048 x 1366] [OC] 2013

Slug near Grays Harbor, WA state [1600x1066] [OC]

Small spider... In Durazno, Uruguay [1334x750]

Smiling Arctic Fox [2065x1629]

Smiling Turtle basking in a Mexican Cenote [OC] [3468x2490]

Snake with fish [568 x 612]

Snake, on a ledge, pulling out a kangaroo from the water below [766px × 1,024px]

Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina) Ruling the Trail [OC] [6000x4000]

Sneaky marmot, Yellostone [2000x1091] [OC]

Snorkeling with Garibaldi in Catalina [OC] [1920 x 1080]

Snorkeling with a Humpback whale in Tonga [1247x895] photo by Conni Weise

Snow Leopard [4318 x 3456].. [OC]

Snow Leopard in the Himalayas [2983x1934]

Snow Monkeys enjoying a warm bath [1500x998]

Snow leopard; Russell Cheyne [1500 x 878]

Snowcap Hummingbird. [640x653]

Snowshoe Hare. Photographer: Tom Reichner [810 x 539] [OS]

Snowy Owl in Greenland. [1620 x 1080]

Snowy Owl in flight. [1589 x 1059]

Snowy Owl, Canada [990x742]

Snowy owl in newfoundland (3264 x 1836)

Soggy Tiger Panthera tigris (1240 x 1229)

Somali cat [2048x1536]

Some country life. Eating fence. [1280x854]

Some goats hanging out on the hills of Pennsylvania [OC] [4442x2961]

Some type of beautiful wasp? Solomon Islands. [3008 x 2000]

Someone's wandering dromedary in the Sahara Desert, Morocco [OC][3264x2448]

South Africa: 'Sometimes rhinos are a bit aggressive. Before sunset we [had] been attacked by this one. Fortunately it stopped before [running] into our car,' says photographer Jacky Kobelt. [1500 x 1063]

Southern three-banded armadillo (Tolypeutes matacus). Photo by Tim Flach [1600x1600]

Sparring Foxes, Alaska [990x742]

Sparring Wolves [990x742]

Sparrows in the middle of the debate [797 x 554]

Spike-nosed tree frog (Litoria sp. nov.) [1600x1200]

Spiny Flower Mantis (Pseudocreobotra wahlbergii) [929 x 1170]

Spirit Bear [1200x799]

Splendid Fairywren ( x -post from r-pics) [400 x 602]

Spotted Dog from Kalimpong (Canis lupus familiaris) [788 × 562]

Spotted Orbweaver (Neoscona crucifera) [OC] [6000x4000]

Spotted Towhee - Victoria BC (Pipilo maculatus) [1024×683][OC]

Spring Azure on my fingertip [2048x1350] [OC]

Squirrel Monkey [OC][1200 x 800]

Squirrel [OC][6000x4000]

Squirrel running along a branch, photographed by Stefano Ronchi [1000x714]

Stag in the frost, photo by Nicolas Le Boulanger [990x742]

Stalk-eyed fly (Diopsidae) - Mt. Kinabalu, Malaysian Borneo [3444x2232] [OC]

Standing out from the crowd: Rare white giraffe is spotted roaming with her herd in Tanzania national park [634 x 951] [OS]

Startled a reindeer by opening my window [OC] [3456x4608]

Stray dog (AKA Satan) in Detroit [960x638] Photo by Joe Gall

Stripe-throated Hermit defending its territory from an Eyelash Viper in Costa Rica by Chris Jimenez [OS][1600x1067]

Stunning Victoria Crown Pigeons (Goura victoria) [6000 x 4000] [OC]

Sulcata Giant Tortoise with 45 Hatchlings (x - post from r-pics) [720 x 500]

Sumatran Tiger [1000x1000]

Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) [550 x 374]

Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae), Perth Zoo [3000x2000][OC]

Sumatran tiger at Perth Zoo [6000x4000] [OC]

Sun shines on two small fox cubs [2560 x 1701]

Sunrise nap at the top of Mt. Lincoln, CO [1219 x 960] pc: Cody Hansen

Sure cassowaries are mean, BUT they're basically dinosaurs so it's ok. [800x1198]

Surfer and dolphin, Western Australia [964 x 605]

Swamp wallaby (Wallabia bicolor) with bub [4196 x 2628] [OC]

Swimming tiger [1366x738]

Swinging baby Chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes - [821x539]

Tadpole Run [1600x1200]

Tasmanian Devil in defensive stance, at Tasmanian Devil Conservation Park, Tasman Peninsula. [1348x1282]

Tawny Frogmouths perched in a tree in Queensland, Australia. Photo by Malcolm C. [OS] [990x742]

Tern Chick, Sri Lanka [990x742]

Texas Longhorn [2048x1834]

That face [1000x668]

The 'Atlantic Puffin'. (Fratercula arctica), [1920x1200]

The 'Golden Snub Nosed Monkey'.[1024x736]

The 'Raccoon Dog'. [1600x12000]

The 'Steller's Sea Eagle', (Haliaeetus pelagicus), [2048x1461]

The 'Tiger Frog'.(Phyllomedusa tomopterna) [1920x1200].

The Alien Beauty Of Jellyfish - Alexander Semenov [880x1080]

The Alps: Ibex. Mount Blanc. Photographed by Eve & Fab Photography. [1500 x 844]

The Alps: Ibex. Mount Blanc. Photographed by Eve & Fab Photography. [1920 x 1080]

The Cassowary (Casuarias casuarias), one of Australia's most beautiful and deadly animals. [2593x2476]

The Chunky Salamander (Pseudoeurycea cephalica) [OC] [1895x2289]

The Cincinnati Zoo has a traveling version of its Cat Ambassador Program where zoo trainers bring cheetahs to local schools. And that means road trips. But not in a cage. Nope. When these cheetahs go out on the town, they ride shotgun. [1280x960]

The Dik-dik, a very small gazelle that stands about 12-16 in from the ground. [857x1280]

The Endangered Takahē [960 x 629]

The Fennec (desert fox), Which Inhabits The Sahara Desert And Arabia. By: Francisco Mingorance [915×583]

The Fly! Photo taken from Harlem, NYC [OC] [1528x1608]

The Galápagos giant tortoise (Chelonoidis nigra) is the largest living species of tortoise. This one is a baby. [3072x3421]

The Green Vine Snake [1024x768]

The Ice Bear, 2013 National Geographic photo of the year. [1600x1066]

The Lubber Grasshopper (Romalea guttata) [1798x3669] [OC]

The Maui's dolphin, one of the rarest dolphins in the world. Only 55 are estimated to exist. (x-post from -r-dolphinpics) [950x630]

The Orchid Mantis [1024 x 681]

The Pangolin [1920 x 1200]

The Patou, a Pyrenees mountain dog. [1,600px × 1,071px]

The Piglet Squid [930 x 767]

The Ptarmigan molts when the snow melts so it can maintain its camouflage [OC] [4728 x 3564]

The Spirit bear and a friend [650 x 520]

The Splendid Fairywren (Malurus splendens), also known as the Splendid Wren [1600x1200]

The Yellow-throated Marten, also known as the kharza (Martes flavigula) - [900x598]

The Zebras of Ngorongoro Crater [2736x3648][OC]

The annual deer rut in Richmond Park by Dan Kitwood [1200x800][OS]

The atelopus frog is known by many names such as the clown frog or the Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad. Whatever you call the frog, it is a neo-tropical toad that was once quite wide spread living throughout Costa Rica and Panama. [750x592]

The breathtaking blue iguana of the Caymans (*Cyclura lewisi*) [1000x1000]

The cat after the hunt [592 x 820]

The endangered Amur Leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) [3345x2222] Photo by Michael Turner

The eyes of an ibex (Capra ibex) rotate on 3 axis [4312x3450]

The friendly rabbit that lives in my backyard. [OC] [2293x1529]

The fur of a horse ices up in the -40 cold of Mongolia. [2551x1701]

The incredible story of one woman’s loyalty to her horse – she spent three hours holding its head above the tide after it got stuck in the mud on a beach in Australia. [721x480]

The most interesting Tiger in the world [1920x1200]

The oldest chimp in Gombe and undisputed matriarch of the S family, Sparrow, a 56-year-old female (second from the right, looking up) and two generations of offspring enjoy a tight-knit grooming session. [990x742]

The peacock spider, a species of jumping spider. (Maratus volans) [2000x1125]

The red-tailed black cockatoo has stars on her face. Photographer Leila Jeffreys [792x1024]

The tail of a southern right whale in Argentina [2086 x 1500]

The tiger (Panthera tigris) [2468x1643]

The wise old man, Chimpanzee [OC] [2592x1944]

Thick-necked Whitetail Deer buck [5254x3517] [OC]

This Cheetah cub never stopped staring at us as we drove away. [OC] [4897 x 3265]

This bunny was a little too provocative for -aww [640 x 426]

This cheetah was a bit of a messy eater! [OC] [4288x2848]

This is Jai from Maharashtra, India. He's the largest wild tiger in Asia. [2048x1360]

This lynx (Lynx Canadensis), flicks his ear to ward off bothersome gnats; Jimmy Tohill [OS][1200 x 799]

Thorny Dragon [1587x942]

Those eyes! Focused red fox that hunts near my house. Vulpes vulpes [1510 x 965] [oc]

Thought I should give this little guy some attention. It's called a banded linsang (Prionodon linsang). Basically It's a giraffe cat. [OS] [650 x 432]

Three male Greater Birds of Paradise displaying on a tree, Irian Jaya (New Guinea) [1800x1339]

Tickell's Blue Flycatcher from India [OC][1024x790]

Tiger (Panthera tigris) [4216x3064] - Amersfoort Zoo, Netherlands

Tiger Mother Licking Her Cub. Only 3,200 left remaining in the wild. (1920x1080)

Tiger aka Panthera tigris [5472x3648] [OC]

Tiger bursts to freedom after being rescued from a poacher's snare in the Russian Far East [2048 x 2072]

Tiger cub crouched on a log (x-post from r-awwducational) [900x643]

Tiger in swamp [2000x1331]

Tiger in water by Ivan Lee [687x1031]

Tiger tug-o-war [ 1024 × 713 ]

Tigers First Game of Patty Cake [OS][1600x1067]

Tiny Hermit Crab in a tiny green home. [4928x3264] [OC]

Tortoise with her 5 day old son [634x419]

Transparent Octopus [1314x731]

Tri-colored Bumblebee [1920 × 1280] [OC]

Triple Kill :: The Kingfisher makes a perfect dive at 100 km-hr into the little frozen hole in Germany to catch fish for food. This Amazing moment captured by photographer Gisela Delpho [626x928]

Turtle Claws [OC] [1920x1280] These can really tear you up if your not careful.

Turtle [1800x1200] [OC]

Twin giant panda cubs [8688x5792]

Twins! (Panthera leo) by Chad Cocking [800x533] from Nature Magazine

Two Red Panda Cubs (Alan Porritt) [1400x932]

Two Red Pandas look tangled up as they play in the snow. [849 × 525] (x-post from r-redpandas)

Two Tigers Playing Together [2560 x 1920]

Two eaglets watch a bald eagle fly from their nest; Charlie Neibergall [1500 x 867]

Two gharials, the giant, critically endangered, Indian crocodiles, in their basin in the Prague zoo, Czech Republic [1200x630]

Two lynxes clashing in a dangerous tussle [1920x1200]

Two male Panther chameleons (Furcifer pardalis); Christian Ziegler [1600 x 1067]

Two-month-old snow leopard cub at the Brookfield Zoo [2200x1572]

USA: Frank van Manen, a United States Geological Survey (USGS) grizzly bear researcher, 'snapped this picture of a mother grizzly bear and her cub in Yellowstone National Park.' [2957 x 1957]

Unamused snowy tiger. [499x676]

Uncomfortably close to a Hippo. (2350 x 1763) [OC]

Untamed giraffe on Sirbaniyas Island, UAE [OC] [4000x6016]

Ural Owls, Estonia [990x742]

Ursus arctos horribilis, a grizzly bear from Canada's Yukon Territory, wearing a coat of ice. [990x742]

Very rare Giant Armadillo in Brazil (Priodontes Maximus) [600x450]

Victoria Crown Pigeon [OC][2000x3000]

Violet-Backed Starling (x-post from r-pics) [600 x 510]

Vitelline Masked Weaver (Ploceus vitellinus) building nest, Samburu Nat'l Reserve, Kenya - photo by James Warwick [1080x1349]

Vulpes Lagopus (Arctic Fox) [640x538]

Vulture [960 x 638]

Vulture and Hyena [1500x998] [OS]

Waitomo Glow Worms, Arachnocampa luminosa[2400x1350][oc]

Wasp looking at it's shadow (x -post from r-Macroporn) [900 x 1116]

Waxwing [1024x683]

We are the Owl family. Hoo are you? Photographer: Michael Milfeit [1417 x 945]

We've had Tawny Frogmouth's nesting in our back yard for as long as I can remember | Sydney, Australia | [OC] [4000x3000]

Weasel (Mustela nivalis) [1000×667]

Weedy Sea Dragon [990x742]

Went to Yosemite National Park---at the top of Clouds' Rest I was greeted by a friendly squirrel. (3072x2304)

West Indian Manatee. Crystal River, Florida, USA. Photo credit: Todd Pusser - [1300 x 869] [OS]

Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis) - From Montana's Only Known Population [3180 × 2120] [OC]

Western Fence Lizard from Montana's only known population [1920x1280] [OC]

Wet Tiger Shake [1191 x 646]

Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus) [666x971] (r-pics x-post)

What a morning - An elephant walks past the Makanyane Safari Lodge in South Africa [970x545]

When the smoke cleared, I realized he had advanced and was focused directly on me. [3000 x 1380] [OC]

While scouring the frozen tundra, an arctic fox scores a goose egg—and secures a critical meal for its pups - photo by Sergey Gorshkov [2048x1363]

Whispering Burrowing Owls [1200x798][OC]

White Breasted Nuthatch in Pulaski County Missouri. [OC][1600x1200]

White Buffalo [640X640]

White Ibis [OC] [1600x1067]

White Rhino in Sanbona [OC] [4752x3168]

White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum); Stephane Berube [OS] [1500 x 1000]

White Stoat (Mustela erminea) [620x620]

White swans and black ducks receiving food during the winter [1920x1080]

White-naped crane [2048x1365]

White-tailed Eagle catching a fish in Norway [1000x1000]

White-tailed Ptarmigan [1600x1066]

White-tailed deer fawn (Ododcoileus virginianus) by Jerry Mercier (1058x705)

White-tailed eagles (Haliaeetus albicilla). Photograph by Willi Rolfes [2048x1363]

Whitetail Deer in Late Spring and his reflection [OC] [4000x2660]

Whitetail Deer, Arkansas [990x742]

Who are you looking at? Picture Taken By Doug Wheller [1024 x 1023]

Who knew a leopard cub eating the insides of an impala could be so damn cute! [OC] [4288x2848]

Wild Animal Encounters, Sydney, Australia: 'At first [8-month-old lion cub] Mal hesitantly got his feet wet [in the pond], but it wasn't long before he found his courage and plunged into the water. It was then a quick spot of lion paddle before enjoying a congratulatory cuddle from Ben [2514x1710]

Wild Coydog chillin' in my backyard [2000x1325]

Wild Deer in London [2110 x 2110] photo by @jackmaxandchuck

Wild Mustangs, Equus ferus caballus, Jicarilla Wild Horse Refuge, New Mexico [OC][2208 x 1242]

Wild horse In Tizi Ouzou, Algeria [OC] [3256 , 2448]

Wild horses of Assateague, resting. [900px × 600px]

Wild white horses of the Camargue Nature Park, France, by Danil Korzhonov [1300×914]

Wild wolf in snowstorm [2268 x 1815]

Wine-Throated Humming Bird [435x580] (x-post r-pics)

Winter White (Ermine) [990x742]

Wolf Eating a Watermelon [960 x 761]

Wolf Pack stare down at Bad Mergentheim Wildlife Park in Germany. Photo by Harald Grunwald [3684x2603]

Wolf checking out a partially submerged camera (photo by Ian McAllister) [990x742]

Wolverine (Gulo gulo); Frederick Florin [1500 x 998]

Wonderfully camouflaged Eastern Screech Owl(Megascops asio); Graham McGeorge [1200 x 871]

Work horse in the Swiss alps [2400x1600][OC]

World's Tiniest Chameleon (Brookesia Micra) [2178x1432]

World's oldest living animal, Jonathan the Tortoise, gets a new lease of life after vet puts him on a healthy diet... at the age of 183 [962 x 577] [OS]

Yellow Eyed Penguin, Enderby Island, New Zealand Subantarctic [OC] [1350x1800]

Yellow Jacket Takes Lunch [OC] [3681x2582]

Yellow garden spider (Argiope aurantia) catching some morning sun [OC] [640x960]

Yellowstone's Golden Poplar and Two Bison [1217x2000] [OC]

Yorkshire Terrier on Horseback [700x468]

Yosemite Valley Ravens. 'Alternate' (OC) [2660x4730]

You would never know that he is 13 years old (yellow lab) [966x1268]

Young Alligator Snapping Turtle [3264x2448] [OC]

Young Buck Says Hello [1600x1200][OC]. Olympic National Park, WA 07-2016.

Young Crocodile | Bentota Lake, Sri Lanka [4096 x 2160]

Young Gibbon going bananas on the family photo [2048x1366]

Young Giraffe Inspected by its Adults [500x659]

Young Lion and Camera Trap [2560x1703]

Young Lynx [640x611]

Young otter running toward the camera, Photograph by Mark Bridger [990x742]

Zebra (Equus quagga) [2048x1036]

Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata) [OC] [5184 × 3456]

Zebra, Equus quagga, [3001x2000][OC]

Zebras in Etosha, Namibia [4413x2732] [OC]

Zebras, Serengeti [990x742]

Zen fox [1200x800]

[OC] A yak standing in front of Lhotse Shar, (8,383m) the 11th highest mountain on earth. Shot from Gorak Shep in Solukhumbu, Nepal. [2896x1944]

[OC] Lioness in Tanzania [1247 × 828]

[OC] Starfish. (5184x3456)

[OC]Arctic tern,Sterna paradisaea, giving me the eye. [1088x870]

[OC]My Euro-Portuguese Goldfinch Rocky Balboa [960x720]

[OS] Humpback whale mother and calf, Fabrice Guerin, Tonga [980x742]

[OS] Long finned pilot whale (Globicephala melas) by Greg Lecoeur [1600 x 1059]

[OS] Mantis riding a mamba [858x536]

a seal in a kelp forest. [2304 × 1728].

all three are the same specie, sea angel (Clion limacina) [OS] [880×495]

baby lion in the snow [1600 × 1000]

baby raccoon [1600 × 1200]

bee-eater at work [1920x1200]

bird of paradise [1920x1280]

blue footed boobies[2560x1440]

elk and Grand Tetons in winter [OC] [4166 × 2781]

hylidae frog sitting on a leaf.[2293x1720]

lion (Panthera leo) (1920x1080)

red bird of paradise - new guinea [2400x1600]

red panda (Ailurus fulgens) [2560x1600]

ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) [OC] [2048x1175]