'Christmas Card' by Karl Williams. Many of you will be familiar with the image below, taken last winter, of a mute swan trudging across the frozen surface of Loch Ard. A larger, and better, version of this can be seen at my website karlwi.
Alligator catching a bird. Rare and unusual photo. One difference between alligator and crocodile is the alligator, which can be found in southern Florida, has a short, broad nose; the crocodile has a long, thinner one.
Monkey Day Spa - Young Macaques taken care of each other in the hot springs near Shiga Kogen, Japan. These guys come down everyday from the mountains where they live to soak it up. Text and image by - Robert Mullner
A mallard duck loses his balance on the ice and is sent sliding across the surface of a frozen pond in Dortmund, Germany Picture: UDO SCHLOTTMANN / CATERS NEWS (via Pictures of the day: 28 November 2012 - Telegraph)