Hakuna Matata! Here are 43 Best Wildlife Photos of 2014

Every year London’s Natural History Museum and the BBC organize the Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest. Photographers from all over the world send in their works. This year more than 40,000 pictures were submitted. Once the submissions have been reviewed, judges announce the short-list of the 50 most incredible works. And here they are.

‘Yellow-Necked Mouse’ by Carsten Braun


‘Winter Hares’ by David Tipling


‘Whats This’ by Peter Mather


‘View of Tokyo’ by Olivier Puccia


‘Too Big But So Tasty’ by Alain Ghignone


‘Shoulder Check’ by Henrik Nilsson


‘Startled by Stargazer’ by Jennifer Jo Stock


‘Shoaling Reef Squid’ by Tobias Bernhard

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‘Sentry Duty’ by Neil Aldridge


‘Sea Lions Dreams’ by Christian Vizl


‘Red Kangaroos at Waterhole’ by Theo Allofs


‘Red Deer and Cranes’ by Marek Kosinski


‘Pure Magic’ by Raviprakash S S


‘Beechnuts Rhythm’ by Sandra Bartocha


‘Piraputangus’ by Adriana Basques


‘Old Cloths’ by Claudio Contreras Koob

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‘Move!’ by Gerry Pearce


‘Moonlight Climber’ by Alexander Badyaev


‘Leaping Gentoo Penguin’ by Paul Souders


‘Las Fauces de la Noche’ by Juan Jesus Gonzalez Ahumada


‘Ladybird Spider’ by Carsten Braun


‘Kings into the Dark’ by Stanley Leroux


King Penguins and Fur Seals’ by Denise Ippolito


‘Innocents Betrayed’ by Hilary O’Leary


‘Big Mouth’ by Adriana Basques

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‘Hide Away’ by Brittany Fried


‘Helical’ by Frederic Brioris


‘Heavy Rain’ by Pierluigi Rizzato


‘Great Peacock Moth Caterpillar’ by Leela Channer


‘Feel Safe’ by Juan Carlos Mimó Perez


‘Diamonds’ by Malgorzata Ksiazkiewicz


‘Dawn Lift-Off’ by Jack Dykinga


‘Dantes Inferno’ by Karen Lunney


‘Caiman Night’ by Luciano Candisani

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‘Bat Festival’ by João Paulo Krajewski


‘Barracuda Swirl’ by Alexander Mustard


‘Bad Hair Day’ by Gordon Illg


‘Australian Sea Lion Pups’ by Michael Patrick O’Neill


‘Facebook Update’ by Marsel van Oosten


‘Flirting Bearded Seal’ by Audun Rikardsen


‘One Eye On You’ by Mohammad Khorshed


‘Apex Predators’ by Justin Black


‘Stretching’ by Stephan Tuengler

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