In June of 2009, a rare total solar eclipse blanketed certain portions of the planet in total darkness. Czech photographer Miloslav Druckmüller traveled to the middle of the Pacific ocean to the Marshall Islands to capture the incredible event.
To create the photos above, he compiled over 40 images shot from two different cameras.
Lionesses pounce on a crocodile after the reptile attempted to attack one of the pride’s cubs. The protective females leapt into action to fend off the crocodile after it had attempted to pick off the youngster. During the encounter the crocodile managed to bite one of the big cats but was soon killed by the pride. It all unfolded on the Duba Plains in Botswana | image by Tony Goldman