Some of best entries to Natural History Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Last gasp: Behaviour, mammals - A large bull tries to crush a newborn hippo on Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe. Photo / Adrian Hirschi
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The London Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year has released some of the top images from this year's competition.
It showcases the world's best nature photography and photojournalism.
Through their ability to inspire curiosity and wonder, the images showcase wildlife photography as an art form and challenges us to consider both our place in the natural world and our responsibility to protect it.
The overall winners will be announced 15 October 2019