Publish: 14 Sep 2019, 12:17 pm
These fascinating pictures are Highly Commended image in this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year (WPY) competition.
The overall winners will be announced by London's Natural History Museum (NHM) next month.
The category and Grand Prize winners will be celebrated at a NHM ceremony on Tuesday 15 October. The museum will then open its annual exhibition of the best photos on the following Friday.