The Moment, overall winner and joint winner of the 2019 wildlife photographer of the year for the category ‘behaviour: mammals’. Yongqing Bao’s image shows a hungry marmot, not long out of hibernation, being confronted by a fox in China’s Qilian mountains. Photograph: Bao Yongqing/2019 wildlife photographer of the year
Today, not much to say, other than wow, thanks to the Guardian’s sharing of these photos, compiled by Eric Hilaire.
A panther leaps over a creek in the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge in the Everglades – the last refuge of the subspecies. This photograph is part of a set that was highly commended in the 2019 wildlife photojournalist story category, part of this year’s wildlife photographer of the year awards. Photograph: Carlton Ward Jr/2019 wildlife photographer of the year
King penguins gather in Volunteer Point, north of Stanley in the Falkland Islands. The region has an incredibly rich biodiversity, including more than 25 species of whales and dolphins, but it is the guaranteed ability to get up close and personal with penguins that makes it such an enticing destination. There are five penguin species in the archipelago: king, rockhopper, gentoo, magellanic and macaroni. Photograph: Pablo Porciuncula Brune/AFP via Getty
A leopard walks past an elephant in the Maasai Mara reserve in Kenya. Photograph: Baz Ratner/Reuters
See the entire collection here.