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Pelicans battle for food

Eight peckish pelicans battle over the same tiny carp in Greece. They are being fed by a local fisherman, as the lake has frozen over for the first time in over 10 years, which has led to the death of many pelicans due to starvation. (Photo: Julio Lozano/Caters News)

Best photos of the year from Caters News

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and these striking images of 2017 are no exception. The photo highlights include incredible snapshots of the natural world as well as some awesome animal and human encounters. The vibrant gallery also shows thrill-seekers pushing themselves to the limit with breathtaking stunts captured in perfect clarity. The pictures have been taken by a host of photographers from around the world. (Caters News)

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