All creatures great and small! Stunning images from international wildlife photography contest

These are the incredible images taken by photographers hoping to be crowned the winners of an prestigious international competition.

More than 530 snappers took part in the Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers’ Creatures Great and Small competition.

From exotic frogs to a jumping fox, all these pictures are winners and runners up – but each shot is stunning in its own way.

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British snapper Michelle Howell grabbed the top prize with a pic of a colourful Argentinian Ornate Horned Frog.

Phil Jones, CEO of the Societies said: “The competition did not disappoint with the quality of images entered.”

Here are a selection of the best the competition had to offer…