This year's finalists include a prairie dog attempting to fight off a bald eagle, a giggling seal, and a portrait of a moody Pied starling.
The elephant was shot dead following the incident, and people have been urged not to get close to the animals in the Zimbabwe park.
When Simon Dell noticed a mouse wandering around his garden, he quickly gave him a name and a home. Now, the mouse and his family live in an intricate village in Dell's garden, built by Dell himself.
I was in the Alaskan Peninsula, shooting photos on the opposite river bank to my guide. There was a mom with one cub and a fairly big male bear nearby and all of a sudden, all three bears are going bananas and I'm literally triangulated right in the middle of them.
Wildlife photographer Euan Rannachan spoke to Newsweek about his underwater adventures with the apex predators.
The photo, captured in China, shows the predator eyeing her prey, who appears to gasp in shock.