Main picture: dozy dormouse waking up on the Isle of Wight. Top row: adder, green shield bug, whinchat. Second row: speckled wood butterfly, puffin, roe deer. Third row: violet oil beetle, red mason bee and grey wagtail. Fourth row: razorbills, labyrinth spider, variable damselfly. Fifth row: red squirrel, Duke of Burgundy butterfly, young kestrels. Sixth row: elephant hawk-moth caterpillar, small white butterfly, great-crested newt. Seventh row: springer spaniel Oakey, wood mouse, dew on moorland grass. Eighth row: ring ouzel, four-spotted chaser, elephant hawk-moth. Ninth row: large red damselfly, red admirals on bowl of fruit, ragged robin. Tenth row: house sparrow, palmate newt, hornet. Eleventh row: black redstart, capercaillie, smooth snake. Twelfth row: German wasp, skylark on Dartmoor, robin. Thirteenth row: Emperor moth, cuckoo, golden plover flock. Fourteenth row: Helmeted guinea fowl, slender mongoose and elephant, Zambia 2017. Fifteenth row: Lilac-breasted roller, lions, elephants beside Luangwa River. Sixteenth row: pond skater, Brentor Church in Devon, fieldfare. Seventeenth row: boxer mantis, green crested lizard and trilobite beetle in Borneo. Eighteenth row: speckle-bellied keelback snake, water monitor lizard, nocturnal spider. Nineteenth row: lantern bug, tiger leech, tree-fern unfurling. Twentieth row: ocean sunfish, manx shearwater and minke whale. Twenty-first row: dock bug, salmon leaping Tavistock weir, European hornets fighting. Twenty-second row: pool frog, common cranes, small skipper. Twenty-third row: heath fritillary, crab spider, green hairstreak. Twenty-fourth row: high brown fritillary, pygmy shrew, whinchat. Bottom row: bog hoverfly, hummingbird hawk-moth and great spotted woodpeckers.
Home page slideshow: dock bug, common cranes, beautiful demoiselle, dormouse, adder and bumblebee on artichoke flower. Click on gallery images above to enlarge.