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"Nature's Threatening Beauties: From the Majestic Highland Cow to the Fearsome Great White Shark

Background imageThreatening Collection: Highland cow

Highland cow (Bos taurus) rubbing its chin on a stile

Background imageThreatening Collection: Siberian / Amur TIGER - close-up of face

Siberian / Amur TIGER - close-up of face
TOM-445 Siberian / Amur TIGER - close-up of face Endangered species (C.A.) Panthera tigris altaica Tom & Pat Leeson Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageThreatening Collection: Deux meres ( Two Mothers ), 1888. Artist: Leon-Maxime Faivre

Deux meres ( Two Mothers ), 1888. Artist: Leon-Maxime Faivre
Deux meres ( Two Mothers ), 1888. From the Musee d Orsay, Paris

Background imageThreatening Collection: Picture No. 10854827

Picture No. 10854827
Indian Mongoose - attacking Indian Cobra Date:

Background imageThreatening Collection: Great White Shark VT 2255 (M) Underwater close up of head and open mouth - South Australia

Great White Shark VT 2255 (M) Underwater close up of head and open mouth - South Australia Carcharodon carcharias
VT-2255-M Great White / White / White Pointer SHARK - underwater close up of head and open mouth. Carcharodon carcharias Photographed: South Australia

Background imageThreatening Collection: Grizzly Bear WAT 4216 Standing Ursus arctos horribilis © M, Watson ARDEA LONDON

Grizzly Bear WAT 4216 Standing Ursus arctos horribilis © M, Watson ARDEA LONDON
WAT-4216 GRIZZLY BEAR - standing and roaring USA Ursus arctos horribilis The Grizzly is a sub species of the North American Brown Bear Distribution: Alaska, Canada and United States. M

Background imageThreatening Collection: Great Hammerhead Shark - Swims towards the photographer. These sharks are considered dangerous

Great Hammerhead Shark - Swims towards the photographer. These sharks are considered dangerous. Coral Sea. Australia
VT-8479 Great Hammerhead SHARK - swimming towards the photographer Coral Sea. Australia Sphyrna mokarran These sharks are considered dangerous

Background imageThreatening Collection: Great White Shark VT 5022 (M) Underwater view of head, coming to surface	- South Australia

Great White Shark VT 5022 (M) Underwater view of head, coming to surface - South Australia Carcharodon carcharias
VT-5022-M Great White / White / White Pointer SHARK - view of head underwater, coming up to surface, . Carcharodon carcharias Photographed: South Australia. Distribution: Worldwide, Temperate seas

Background imageThreatening Collection: TIGER SHARK - mouth open

TIGER SHARK - mouth open
AU-8-BC TIGER SHARK - mouth open Galeocerdo cuviere Distribution: Tropical and temperate waters, worldwide Auscape Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageThreatening Collection: Tiger Shark - Shark swims in shallow water in lagoon. Coral sea. Australia TIG-018

Tiger Shark - Shark swims in shallow water in lagoon. Coral sea. Australia TIG-018
VT-8485 Tiger SHARK - in shallow water lagoon Coral sea. Australia Galeocerdo cuvieri Distribution: found in temperate and tropical waters

Background imageThreatening Collection: Lion - Male, charging

Lion - Male, charging
CRH-361-m Lion - Male, charging Moremi, Botswana Panthera leo Chris Harvey Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageThreatening Collection: Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niliticus) on shore of Mara River with open jaws

Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niliticus) on shore of Mara River with open jaws, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

Background imageThreatening Collection: Stone Curlew CK 451 Aggressive display Burhinus ondicnemus © C. R. Knights/ ARDEA LONDON

Stone Curlew CK 451 Aggressive display Burhinus ondicnemus © C. R. Knights/ ARDEA LONDON
CK-451 STONE-CURLEWS - aggressive display with wings outstretched Burhinus ondicnemus Distribution: Southern United Kingdom east to southern Russia and south to Spain, Italy and the Balkans

Background imageThreatening Collection: Emerald Tree Boa - 'Gaping' Forest canopy, Peru, Brazil

Emerald Tree Boa - "Gaping" Forest canopy, Peru, Brazil
KEL-379 Emerald Tree Boa - "Gaping" Forest canopy, Peru, Brazil. Corallus caninus Ken Lucas Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageThreatening Collection: Great White Shark - Underwater with fin showing

Great White Shark - Underwater with fin showing
RAF-72 Great White / White / White Pointer SHARK - Silhouette of fin South Africa Carcharodon carcharias Ralf Kiefner Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageThreatening Collection: American alligator C322

American alligator C322
TOM-1496 American alligator Florida, USA Alligator mississippiensis Tom & Pat Leeson Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageThreatening Collection: Crocodile, fresh water - resting on surface Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia

Crocodile, fresh water - resting on surface Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia
VT-8402 Freshwater / Johnston CROCODILE - at surface Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia Crocodylus johnstoni Valerie & Ron Taylor Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageThreatening Collection: Boomslang Snake Showing fangs Chobe, Botswana, Africa

Boomslang Snake Showing fangs Chobe, Botswana, Africa
CRH-261 Boomslang Snake - Showing fangs shows fangs, Botswana Dispholidus typus Chris Harvey Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageThreatening Collection: Young urban Red fox (Vulpes vulpes). Bristol, UK. August

Young urban Red fox (Vulpes vulpes). Bristol, UK. August

Background imageThreatening Collection: Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) portrait, close-up of eyes, Lake Kerkini, Greece

Dalmatian Pelican (Pelecanus crispus) portrait, close-up of eyes, Lake Kerkini, Greece. February

Background imageThreatening Collection: Nichiren Calming the Storm, 19th century. Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi

Nichiren Calming the Storm, 19th century. Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Nichiren Calming the Storm, 19th century

Background imageThreatening Collection: Anaconda and Giant Otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) at water's edge - Guyana - South America

Anaconda and Giant Otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) at water's edge - Guyana - South America
NG-1498 Green ANACONDA & Giant Otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) Guyana, South America Eunectes murinus Nick Gordon Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageThreatening Collection: Rottweiler snarl

Rottweiler snarl
ME-2036 Dog - Rottweiler snarling / growling Johan De Meester Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in anyway

Background imageThreatening Collection: Frilled Lizard - Defensive display perched on termite mound - Kakadu National Park

Frilled Lizard - Defensive display perched on termite mound - Kakadu National Park (World Heritage Area)
JPF-14422 Frilled Lizard - Defensive display perched on termite mound - Kakadu National Park (World Heritage Area) Northern Territory - Australia Chlamydosaurus kingii Jean-Paul Ferrero Please note

Background imageThreatening Collection: German Shepherd / Alsatian - Snarling showing severe aggression with teeth shwowing JPF53070

German Shepherd / Alsatian - Snarling showing severe aggression with teeth shwowing JPF53070
JPF-13953 German Shepherd / Alsatian - Snarling showing severe aggression with teeth showing Jean-Paul Ferrero Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageThreatening Collection: Parrot Snake Costa Rica

Parrot Snake Costa Rica
DOW-4 Parrot Snake - mouth open Costa Rica Leptophis ahaetulla Steve Downer Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageThreatening Collection: Lowland Gorilla - close-up, threatening display

Lowland Gorilla - close-up, threatening display
CAN-2821 Lowland GORILLA - close-up of head, threatening display Gorilla gorilla John Cancalosi Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageThreatening Collection: Kingfisher -Alcedo atthis-, young male, threatening, Middle Elbe, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Kingfisher -Alcedo atthis-, young male, threatening, Middle Elbe, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Background imageThreatening Collection: Brown Tree Snake - Port Moresby - Papua new Guinea

Brown Tree Snake - Port Moresby - Papua new Guinea
EL-1085 Brown Tree Snake - in threat posture Port Moresby, Papua Colubridae: Boiga irregularis Eric Lindgren Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageThreatening Collection: Great White Shark VT 3928 (M) Head on, with mouth open showing teeth	- South Australia Carcharodon

Great White Shark VT 3928 (M) Head on, with mouth open showing teeth - South Australia Carcharodon carcharias ©
VT-3928-M Great White / White / White Pointer SHARK - head on, mouth open, showing teeth. South Australia. Carcharodon carcharias Distribution: Temperate and tropical waters

Background imageThreatening Collection: Durbar Square, Bhaktapur, Kathmandu valley, Nepal

Durbar Square, Bhaktapur, Kathmandu valley, Nepal. Guardian lions on the steps of a temple. Foggy winter morning November 2005

Background imageThreatening Collection: African Elephant bull - giving photographer a bluff charge. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe

African Elephant bull - giving photographer a bluff charge. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe
TOM-852 African ELEPHANT bull - giving photographer a bluff charge. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe. Loxodonta africana This bull was feeding on Acacia tree seed pods

Background imageThreatening Collection: African elephant Bull. Being aggressive. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe, Africa

African elephant Bull. Being aggressive. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe, Africa
TOM-821 African elephant Bull. Being aggressive. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe, Africa. Loxodonta africana Tom & Pat Leeson Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageThreatening Collection: Three Billy Goats Gruff, 1908 (w / c on paper)

Three Billy Goats Gruff, 1908 (w / c on paper)
OVR423075 Three Billy Goats Gruff, 1908 (w/c on paper) by Munthe, Gerhard Peter Frantz Vilhelm (1849-1929); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageThreatening Collection: Red-shouldered Hawk - Adult. Hamden, Connecticut, USA

Red-shouldered Hawk - Adult. Hamden, Connecticut, USA
JZ-1677 Red-Shouldered HAWK - adult on post Hamden, Connecticut, USA Buteo lineatus Jim Zipp Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageThreatening Collection: Western Blue Tongue / Shingleback - opening mouth and exposing blue tongue in threat display

Western Blue Tongue / Shingleback - opening mouth and exposing blue tongue in threat display
ASW-4828 Western Blue Tongue / Shingleback - opening mouth and exposing blue tongue in threat display Bell's Rapids, Perth, Western Australia. Western Australia Tiliqua sp. Alan J. S

Background imageThreatening Collection: Wood ant defence posture Bedfordshire UK 005174

Wood ant defence posture Bedfordshire UK 005174
BB-1422 Wood ant defence posture Bedfordshire UK Formica rufa Brian Bevan Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageThreatening Collection: African Elephant - breeding herd with matriarch threatening. Okavango Delta, Botswana, Africa

African Elephant - breeding herd with matriarch threatening. Okavango Delta, Botswana, Africa
VAN-281 African ELEPHANT - breeding herd with matriarch threatening Okavango Delta, Botswana Loxodonta africana Ingrid Van den Berg Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageThreatening Collection: Southern Blue Ringed Octopus - Displays bright blue rings when annoyed

Southern Blue Ringed Octopus - Displays bright blue rings when annoyed. Venomous, Has killed several people Tumby Bay
VT-8387 Southern Blue-ringed Octopus - Displays bright blue rings when annoyed. Tumby Bay, South Australia Hapalochlaena maculosa Venomous

Background imageThreatening Collection: Galapagos Sharks - Many sharks congregate in the lagoon for tourist feeding. Lord Howe Island

Galapagos Sharks - Many sharks congregate in the lagoon for tourist feeding. Lord Howe Island. Australia GAL-006
VT-8472 Galapagos SHARKS - many congregate in the lagoon for tourist feeding. Lord Howe Island. Australia Carcharhinus galapagensis Valerie & Ron Taylor Please note that prints are for personal

Background imageThreatening Collection: A shower passing over Loch Morar in Scotland looking towards Rhum

A shower passing over Loch Morar in Scotland looking towards Rhum
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageThreatening Collection: Frill-necked lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii), with collar spread in threat display

Frill-necked lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii), with collar spread in threat display. Alice Springs, Northern territory, Australia

Background imageThreatening Collection: 'One step closer and it will cost you your head!' (chromolitho)

"One step closer and it will cost you your head!" (chromolitho)
2782918 "One step closer and it will cost you your head!" (chromolitho) by European School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageThreatening Collection: The Blinding of Samson, 1609. Creator: Peter Paul Rubens

The Blinding of Samson, 1609. Creator: Peter Paul Rubens
The Blinding of Samson, 1609. An episode from the life of Samson recounted in the Old Testament. According to this account

Background imageThreatening Collection: Man and woman fencing (?), between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Man and woman fencing (?), between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Man and woman fencing (?), between c1910 and c1915

Background imageThreatening Collection: Mrs. Adolph Topperwein. [with gun], between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Mrs. Adolph Topperwein. [with gun], between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Mrs. Adolph Topperwein. [with gun], between c1910 and c1915

Background imageThreatening Collection: Morishita, between Shono and Kameyana: Actor Ichikawa Enzo Hori no Ranmaru, from the series

Morishita, between Shono and Kameyana: Actor Ichikawa Enzo Hori no Ranmaru, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road (Tokaido gojusan tsugi no uchi), 1852

Background imageThreatening Collection: The peasants quarrel, 1653. Creator: Adriaen van Ostade

The peasants quarrel, 1653. Creator: Adriaen van Ostade
The peasants quarrel, 1653. In a plain interor, three men are involved in a violent quarrel. One the fiercest - armed with two knives - raising one of them high - has just got up from his chair



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"Nature's Threatening Beauties: From the Majestic Highland Cow to the Fearsome Great White Shark, and Everything in Between" Get ready to be captivated by the untamed power and awe-inspiring beauty of nature's most threatening creatures. In one frame, we find ourselves face-to-face with a magnificent Highland cow, its imposing horns and intense gaze reminding us of its wild ancestry. Next, our attention is drawn to the depths of the ocean where a Great White Shark emerges from darkness, showcasing its razor-sharp teeth in an underwater close-up that sends shivers down our spines. But it doesn't stop there; a Siberian tiger demands our respect as we lock eyes with this apex predator. Its close-up reveals every detail of its fierce expression, leaving no doubt about its place at the top of the food chain. Leon-Maxime Faivre's masterpiece "Two Mothers" transports us to another realm where two grizzly bears stand tall against a backdrop of wilderness. Their powerful presence reminds us that even amidst tranquility, danger may lurk. Venturing into Australian waters once more, we encounter a great hammerhead shark swimming towards us - an undeniable symbol of danger in these vast seas. The king of beasts makes his entrance as well - a male lion charging forward with unparalleled strength and determination. Witnessing such raw power leaves us humbled by nature's might. As if that wasn't enough adrenaline for one caption, we come across not just one but two instances involving tiger sharks. One showcases their menacing open mouths while lurking in shallow waters; another captures their graceful movement through coral reefs. A Nile crocodile basks on the shore with jaws wide open – an intimidating sight that serves as a reminder never to underestimate these ancient reptiles' predatory prowess. Lastly, an emerald tree boa takes center stage among forest canopies in Peru and Brazil. Its gaping mouth hints at potential danger, reminding us that even the most beautiful creatures can possess a threatening side.