Dog: Beagles “The image of these cute Beagle puppies was taken during a photo shoot for the kennel "Keturi Varomi” (in English it means 4-wheel drive) in Lithuania.” Instagram / gkcphotos Technical specification Canon EOS 70D, EF50mm f/1.8 II, 50mm, ƒ/3.5,1/320s, ISO 1600
Royal Society reveals best nature pictures of the year
Tadpoles overhead. Overall winner, Category winner: Ecology and Environmental Science. Tadpoles of many anuran species come in high numbers, but not many make it to adulthood. Here a group of common toad (Bufo bufo) tadpoles is seen from below by Bert Willaert, Belgium. It was shot with a canon G12 camera in a Recsea underwater housing and a Dyron dome port.
Only the fifth set of mountain gorilla twins ever to be reported in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. The mountain gorilla is officially listed as critically endangered. This image by Diana Rebman was in the running for the 2013 Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Species.