The next of our series of image galleries featuring photos collected as part of the Wild Wonders of Europe project shares pictures of the majestic creatures inhabiting the mountains of Europe. From rare raptors to prehistoric oxen, creatures cavorting in the snow or stoically enduring the cold, these photos further prove that conservation of our wilderness treasures is a worthy goal.
Click to be rewarded with the efforts of some of Europe's finest professional photographers seeking to "capture the unseen moment, the animal and the movement that would otherwise pass unnoticed."
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