Highly Commended, Junior entry in The Perfect Moment category
Who says birds can’t do yoga? Poised gracefully on a beach on Kaafu Atoll in the Maldives, this heron is spreading its wings to catch some sun. After a tropical rainstorm, it adopts the pose to dry off the underside of its wings.
(Image: Emma Collins/ZSL)
Greedy Green Gecko by Jeremy Cusack
Highly Commended, Weird and Wonderful category
A green gecko perches on a papaya, blending in with the surrounding fruit. Photographed on the Sahamalaza peninsula in northern Madagascar, its colouring helps it hide from predators. It is able to perch confidently on the fruit thanks to hairs on its feet which provide a gravity-defying grip.
(Image: Jeremy Cusack/ZSL)