Presenting the year's very best wildlife images, Wildlife Photographer of the Year Portfolio 21 is the latest memorable collection of photographs from this highly successful series. It features all winning and commended photographs from the Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011 competition. Taken by the world's top professional and amateur photographers, the images are not only technically flawless, but creative, innovative and surprising. Each stunning photograph is accompanied by an extended caption that explains where and how it was taken. This outstanding collection features a wide range of natural subjects and styles, from vivid scenes of animal behaviour and breathtaking landscapes to the beauty of plant life and pictures of urban wildlife. Together they reveal the splendour, drama and variety of life on Earth.