Over 50 Powerful Photos That Capture Extraordinary Moments In The Wild

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These amazing photos show animals in a way that you’ve never seen them before. Each image serves as a reminder that we share the planet with some truly awe-inspiring creatures.


Baby Weasel Takes A Magical Ride On Woodpecker’s Back.

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What at first might seem like a magical woodpecker ride… was actually a battle for survival! After the woodpecker landed, they fought and then the weasel fled hungry.
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Photo by: Thomas Hawk

A frog sails through the rain on a homemade sailboat.

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photo by: Penkdix Palme

Mexican Standoff.

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Double headed vulture.

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Photo by: Eko Adiyanto

An owl and a woodpecker attempt to intimidate one another.

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Photo by: Penkdix Palme

An elephant guards the body of a fallen friend from scavengers.

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Photo by: John Chaney

Panda enjoying a stunning view.

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Photo by: Tim Flach

A leopard retreats to the trees for a well-earned meal.

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Photo by: Simon E

Mother’s care.

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Humans or animals – mothers stay mothers. You can nearly hear: “But mu-u-u-m!!!” from this baby in Monkeys’ Sanctuary, Bali, Indonesia. Photo by Julia Wimmerlin

A sleeping walrus on a Russian submarine.

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Photo by: Caters

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A Whale Shark greets the local fishermen in Papua Indonesia.

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The beautiful multi-colored cuckoo wasp.

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The elegant coconut octopus is found in the tropical waters of the western Pacific Ocean.

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An ant drinks from a droplet of water.

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Tiger in the tunnel.

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Photo by A. Apana

Two stallions battle for dominance.

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Photo by: Vedran Vidak
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Photo by: Kevin Dietrich
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Photo by: Kevin Schafer
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Photo by: Paul Keates

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The breathtaking African Bush Viper is well known for its beautifully colored scales.

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Photo by: Sam Morris
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Photo by: Suyud Wahyudin
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Photo by: Eiko Jones

An arctic fox enjoys the snowfall.

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Photo by: Hendri Venter
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Photo by: Orpelli Massimiliano
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Photo by: Dirk Kanz
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Photo by: Robert Dreeszen

An elegant blue half-moon betta fish.

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Photo by: Tom Samuelson

In an amazing display, fish hitch a ride on the back of a whale shark.

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Photo by: Alexander Safonov

A clownfish and eel meet for the first time.

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Photo by: Steve Winter

The vibrant weedy seadragon carries fertilized eggs.

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Photo by: Richard Wylie

The sardine run in South Africa sees billions of fish form into unimaginably large groups as they migrate to warmer waters.

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Photo by: afridive.com
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Photo by: Kyle McBurnie
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Photo by: Joel Sartore
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Photo by: Nicolas Reusens
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Photo by: Edwin Kats
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Photo by: Chris McLennan

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Goat kids playing at 14,000 feet

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Photo by: Tinman
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Photo by: Ariel Schalit

Tiny baby octopii emerge from their strange pods.

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Photo by: Nemesiscom
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Photo by: Robin Moore

The delicate glasswinged butterfly.

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