Some of the best animal pictures around have been picking up prizes in a top wildlife photography competition.
An amazing image of a wolf leaping over a gate in Spain won the top prize in the Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2009 awards.
So can you do any better?
We asked you to send us some photographs of the animals where you live and you didn't let us down. Check out some of your best animal snaps by clicking on the link to the right of this text.