Wildlife - Professional

Bonobo Feet Rolf Walther
Germany

1st Place - Outstanding Achievement

"Bonobo Feet"



Orphaned Elephant Julia Cumes
USA

2nd Place - Merit of Excellence

"Orphaned Elephant"
A recently orphaned elephant calf looks out of his temporary home in Assam, India.



Fireflies David Yeo
UK

3rd Place - Honor of Distinction

"Fireflies"
An unexpected captured magic moment where the fireflies danced in front my lens.



Baby Ape Rolf Walther
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Baby Ape"



Common Guillemots Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Honorable Mention

"Common Guillemots"
Hornøya, Norway



Face to Face Laurent BAHEUX
France

Honorable Mention

"Face to Face"
5217-Face to Face, Lion Tanzania 2007 © Laurent Baheux



Hunting Male Snowy Owl Annie Katz
USA

Honorable Mention

"Hunting Male Snowy Owl"
Male Snowy Owl in a field outside of Toronto, Canada hunting for food during a snow storm.



Holding Tight Adam Plucinski
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Holding Tight"
There's is no safer place to nap than on mum's back.



Oreo hauwel fabrice
Belgium

Honorable Mention

"Oreo"
canon 5d mark 3



Forest Giraffe Marilyn Maxwell
USA

Honorable Mention

"Forest Giraffe"



Hover, Snowy Owl Wendi Schneider
USA

Honorable Mention

"Hover, Snowy Owl "
Photographed in Canada in January, the lack of snow was an alarming reminder of climate change.From "States of Grace: Fauna: the Aviary" Pigment ink on vellum over silver leaf.



A Foggy Roar christopher mcleod
UK

Honorable Mention

"A Foggy Roar"
Deer roars out to warn off rivals during the annual rutt.



Re-Entry Scott Portelli
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Re-Entry"
Humpback whale calf hitting the surface after breaching



Weddell Seal Scott Portelli
Australia

Honorable Mention

"Weddell Seal"
Weddell Seal on Ice



Flamingos in the Mist alexandre manuel
Portugal

Honorable Mention

"Flamingos in the Mist"



Nostalgia Jan Wieczorek
Poland

Honorable Mention

"Nostalgia"



Reindeer Migration Gary Latham
UK

Honorable Mention

"Reindeer Migration"
Reindeer Migration, Heading into a snowstorm on Sacred Mountain, Lapland.



Peace Hartmut Ahlers
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Peace"



Bonobo Kiss Rolf Walther
Germany

Honorable Mention

"Bonobo Kiss"



Outcast Heather Swan
Canada

Honorable Mention

"Outcast"
Outcast - Wolves



Horses Dilip Bhatia
India

Honorable Mention

"Horses"
One With Landscape



True Love Alexander Varvarin
Russia

Nominee

"True Love"
Seychelles giant tortoises



Long March Anette Mossbacher
Switzerland

Nominee

"Long March"
Three Giraffes on the search for a waterhole along the Etosha Salt Pan in Namibia



Good Night Sleep Tight Anette Mossbacher
Switzerland

Nominee

"Good Night Sleep Tight"
Polar bear sleeping between rocks on a cliff in Svalbard, Norway



Seal Anna Wloch
Poland

Nominee

"Seal"
Antarctica



Icy Stare Annie Katz
USA

Nominee

"Icy Stare"
A Red Fox flashes an icy stare as he runs along the top of a snowbank in Colorado.



Low Rider Annie Katz
USA

Nominee

"Low Rider"
Snowy Owl outside of Toronto, Canada skimming the ground.



Sparring Red Foxes Annie Katz
USA

Nominee

"Sparring Red Foxes"
Two Red Foxes sparring with each other in Colorado.



Explosive Annie Katz
USA

Nominee

"Explosive"
Female Snowy Owl explodes on take off out of a field in Canada.



Radiance Annie Katz
USA

Nominee

"Radiance"
A gorgeous` Red Fox in Colorado.



Africa 3 Anthony Nex
USA

Nominee

"Africa 3"



Ibis and Mangrove Aram Hovsepian
USA

Nominee

"Ibis and Mangrove"



Elephants under Thunder Skies Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Nominee

"Elephants under Thunder Skies"
Maasai Mara, Kenya



Arctic Fox II Arnfinn Johansen
Norway

Nominee

"Arctic Fox II"
Dovrefjell, Norway



Winter Geese Barb Young
USA

Nominee

"Winter Geese"
Geese fly toward me against the east rim of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison River.



Into the Light Barb Young
USA

Nominee

"Into the Light"
Horses moving together in the dust toward the light.



Love Beate Walden
USA

Nominee

"Love"
Love is to provide and keep safe.



Pensive Silverback Brian Adams
USA

Nominee

"Pensive Silverback"



[Un]Domesticated, Silent Scream Cathrin Schulz
South Africa

Nominee

"[Un]Domesticated, Silent Scream"
A project with animal handler Luke Cornell and his wild animal sanctuary. South Africa, 2014.



Snow Monkey's Mealtime Chieko Tanemura
USA

Nominee

"Snow Monkey's Mealtime"



Flock of the Year Craig Moodie
Australia

Nominee

"Flock of the Year"
Study of the best Victoria Sheep farmers for 2016



Seal Hospital, Pieterburen II Deborah Roffel
Netherlands

Nominee

"Seal Hospital, Pieterburen II"
Zeehonden Creche Pieterburen (NL), a hospital for seals.



Nina and Lucky Deborah Roffel
Netherlands

Nominee

"Nina and Lucky"



Pigeon Voyageur Des Harris
Australia

Nominee

"Pigeon Voyageur"



Australian Bearded Dragon Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee

"Australian Bearded Dragon"



Ball Python Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee

"Ball Python"



Canadian Goose Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee

"Canadian Goose"



Hold On Dianne Yudelson
USA

Nominee

"Hold On"



Vulnerable Fethi Karaduman
Turkey

Nominee

"Vulnerable"
Kenya 2015



Flying Quail Georgina Goodwin
Kenya

Nominee

"Flying Quail"
Flying quail, farmed for quail hunting in south west Georgia, USA.



Demoiselle Cranes Girish Menon
India

Nominee

"Demoiselle Cranes"



In Silence We Met Gorazd Golob
Slovenia

Nominee

"In Silence We Met"



Caravan Gorazd Golob
Slovenia

Nominee

"Caravan"



Highlanders Guy Offerman
Netherlands

Nominee

"Highlanders"
Vlieland



Are You Following Me Harvey Duze
USA

Nominee

"Are You Following Me"
2 turtles sitting on a partially submerged log on a warm and sunny fall afternoon.



Stormin Stallion Heather Swan
Canada

Nominee

"Stormin Stallion"
Stormin Stallion



Rhino Extinct jack kenner
USA

Nominee

"Rhino Extinct"
There is a rhino slaughtered every three hours. Stop the demand for keratin with education



Pteropus-vampyrus Jano Stovka
Slovak Republic

Nominee

"Pteropus-vampyrus"



Hunting Jano Stovka
Slovak Republic

Nominee

"Hunting"



The Feel Of Black & White Jeff Katz
USA

Nominee

"The Feel Of Black & White"



See Level Jeff Katz
USA

Nominee

"See Level "



Remuda Crossing Joan Davis
USA

Nominee

"Remuda Crossing"
This group of horses weave across the landscape as they trek from their winter to summer homes.



Brown Violetear John Wiseman
Australia

Nominee

"Brown Violetear"



Executionerfrog 2 John Wiseman
Australia

Nominee

"Executionerfrog 2"



Steenbok John Wiseman
Australia

Nominee

"Steenbok"



Moments Rest Lance Carter
USA

Nominee

"Moments Rest"
Monkey in India pauses for a moment.



Resting Place Lance Carter
USA

Nominee

"Resting Place"
Monkeys in India rest and prune each other.



Elephants Crossing the Plain I Laurent BAHEUX
France

Nominee

"Elephants Crossing the Plain I"
473-Elephants crossing the plain I, Kenya 2013 © Laurent Baheux



Body Guards Laurent BAHEUX
France

Nominee

"Body Guards"
7580-Elephant-Body guards, Kenya 2013 © Laurent Baheux



Cheetah Cub with Mother Laurent BAHEUX
France

Nominee

"Cheetah Cub with Mother"
2091-Cheetah cub with mother, Tanzania 2015 © Laurent Baheux



Slow Loris Lennette Newell
USA

Nominee

"Slow Loris"
Live slow loris shot from top. Educational primate.



For Your Eyes Only Liyun Yu
USA

Nominee

"For Your Eyes Only"



Where is Mama Bear? Lynn Clayton
New Zealand

Nominee

"Where is Mama Bear?"
Lake Clark National Park, Alaska



Should I Be Scared? Lynn Clayton
New Zealand

Nominee

"Should I Be Scared?"
Grizzly Bear looking at me in Lake Clark National Park, Alaska



Bear Lunch Lynn Clayton
New Zealand

Nominee

"Bear Lunch"
Grizzly Bears love the spawning Salmon in Lake Clark National Park, Alaska



Splendor Marco Crupi
USA

Nominee

"Splendor"
Courtship in full effect



Domain Marilyn Maxwell
USA

Nominee

"Domain"



 Wildebeest Marilyn Maxwell
USA

Nominee

" Wildebeest"



Dawn Patrol Marilyn Maxwell
USA

Nominee

"Dawn Patrol"



Two Vultures Marilyn Maxwell
USA

Nominee

"Two Vultures"



Wild Faroese Horse Matthew James Smith
USA

Nominee

"Wild Faroese Horse"
Wild Horse native to the Faroe Islands



The Path of Friendship ND CHOW
Japan

Nominee

"The Path of Friendship"



Old Timers Oliver Klink
USA

Nominee

"Old Timers"
The World as it should be.



That Look Packer Sharon
USA

Nominee

"That Look"
the look given to those who invade a sanctuary



Big Belly Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee

"Big Belly"
Okavango Delta, Botswana



Buffalo, Bird & Bush Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee

"Buffalo, Bird & Bush"
Got my fan and cleaner with me - I'm ready to go!



Cheetah On The Runway Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee

"Cheetah On The Runway"
Botswana - Runway Cheetah



Lion Paula Durbin
USA

Nominee

"Lion "
Okavango Delta, Botswana - He caught two piglets for a snack



All Together Peter Svoboda
Slovak Republic

Nominee

"All Together"
Herd of sheeps feeding on Tuscan fields



Giant Tortoise, Galapagos Islands Philip Lee Harvey
UK

Nominee

"Giant Tortoise, Galapagos Islands"
A Giant Tortoise can live to well over 100 years old.



Marine Iguanas, Galapagos Islands Philip Lee Harvey
UK

Nominee

"Marine Iguanas, Galapagos Islands"
These marine reptiles are only found in the Galapagos Islands.



Sally Lightfoot Crab, Galapagos Islands Philip Lee Harvey
UK

Nominee

"Sally Lightfoot Crab, Galapagos Islands"
Sally Lightfoot crag, Galapagos Islands.



The Dancing Heron Pierre Perrault
Canada

Nominee

"The Dancing Heron"
A dancing heron moving through branches in my city Montreal



Loxodonta Africana R.D.Wayne Holloway
Australia

Nominee

"Loxodonta Africana"



Tiger Rajesh Dhungana
Nepal

Nominee

"Tiger "
Tiger male and female



Wildlife Roberto Soares-Gomes
Brazil

Nominee

"Wildlife"
Instituto Vital Brazil, Niterói, Brazil.



Baby Orang Utan Rolf Walther
Germany

Nominee

"Baby Orang Utan"



Bonobo Rolf Walther
Germany

Nominee

"Bonobo"



Opposite Samuel Feron
France

Nominee

"Opposite"
I worked around the opposition: black vs. white, up vs. down, left vs. right, sharp vs blurred



Ocean Ripples Scott Portelli
Australia

Nominee

"Ocean Ripples"
Adult Humpback whales on a sandy ocean floor



Flamingos Stefanos Kouratzis
Cyprus

Nominee

"Flamingos"
At Larnaca salt lace, flamingos resting before migrating to warmer places.



Peacock Sue Foll
UK

Nominee

"Peacock"



GO4 Tom D. Jones
Belgium

Nominee

"GO4"
The word game has its origin in colonial times when wild game was being hunted. Hunting was consider



GO6 Tom D. Jones
Belgium

Nominee

"GO6"
The word game has its origin in colonial times when wild game was being hunted. Hunting was consider



GO7 Tom D. Jones
Belgium

Nominee

"GO7"
The word game has its origin in colonial times when wild game was being hunted. Hunting was consider



GO11 Tom D. Jones
Belgium

Nominee

"GO11"
The word game has its origin in colonial times when wild game was being hunted. Hunting was consider



GO12 Tom D. Jones
Belgium

Nominee

"GO12"
The word game has its origin in colonial times when wild game was being hunted. Hunting was consider



The Seal Smile Tommaso Rada
Portugal

Nominee

"The Seal Smile"
A detail of the mouth of a stuffed a stuffed seal exposed in the Natural History Museum of Porto (Portugal)



Metallic Beauty Victoria Hillman
UK

Nominee

"Metallic Beauty"
Beautiful Demoiselle (Calopteryx virgo), Transylvania, Romania, Canon 7D & Canon 100mm f/2.8 macro. Male beautiful demoiselles are fiercely territorial in the summer months making the small streams ru



Fightclub Wolf Ademeit
Germany

Nominee

"Fightclub"



Vortex Wolf Ademeit
Germany

Nominee

"Vortex"



Horned Helmet Yingting Shih
Taiwan

Nominee

"Horned Helmet"
A duck and its reflection.



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