A dumpy tree frog appears to prepare for take-off as a dragonfly balances on its head in Jakarta, Indonesia
Engineer Thomas Selig, 28, set up his camera on a tripod 100 metres away from a cluster of female lions and cubs in the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. He then retreated to a safari vehicle to take pictures with a remote control. A lioness decided to make off with his camera, and proceeded to chew it !
A male Black-naped Monarch, Hypothymis azurea oberholseri, feeds his babies at a nest in a park in Taipei. The adult male black-naped monarch is about 16 cm long and is mainly pale azure blue apart from a whitish lower belly. It has a black nape and a narrow black gorget. The female is duller and lacks the black markings.
A flamingo and chick at Dvur Kralove Zoo, Czech Republic