Wildlife photography can be absolutely stunning to look at, but eventually, after scrolling through pages and pages of photo contest winners, you can start to feel like you’ve seen it all. Not so. Have a look at these 18 wildlife photos that extraordinarily capture unique moments in nature.
This perfectly timed photograph by Bridgena Barnard shows that moments kill. Two cheetahs corner a springbok faun in this impeccable image.
#2 Kangaroo Chillin’
This kangaroo looks like it has just enjoyed a greasy fast food meal and is now appreciating a relaxing moment bathing in the sunlight. This photo was taken by Graham McGeorge and was a winner in the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.
#3 Blown Away
A harvest mouse hangs out on a dandelion in this image taken by British photographer Matt Binstead. With his tail wrapped around the stem for support, this little guy isn’t about to give up his vantage point.
#4 Orangutan in The Rain
A winner in the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards, this photo of an orangutan hiding from the rain by Andrew Suryono was taken in Bali, Indonesia. Sometimes, the best photos are taken at the most unexpected times.