Tokai Forest, South Africa Photo: Penny R. Robartes
Sadhu, India Photo: Massimiliano Sticca
Sunset, South Africa Photo: Giampiero Torello
Penguin, South Georgia Island Photo: Max Seigal
Chicken Farm, Pennsylvania Photo: Peter Essick
Chickens provide the fertilizer on this Pennsylvania farm. The mobile coops are relocated daily to distribute manure evenly so that it won’t drain into the Chesapeake Bay.
Elephant Seal, California Photo: Mike Gin
Female elephant seal scratching her head while another sleeps peacefully behind her on the beach in San Simeon, California.
Seaside, Havana Photo: Paolo Pellegrin
The century-old stone wall of the Malecon, Havana’s famous oceanside esplanade, shields the city - imperfectly - from the battering of roiling seas. On calmer nights people come out to stroll on the street.
Eurasian Otter, England Photo: Charlie Hamilton James
A female Eurasian otter searches for prey in a river in western England. An otter’s eyes become more convex underwater, the better to see fish.