Brown Bear Napping, Alaska
Photo: Joel Sartore
Safely bedded down, a brown bear takes a nap after fishing in the Katmai National Park and Preserve of southern Alaska.
Karni Mata Temple, India
Photo: Rachael Williams
A woman in Deshnoke, Rajasthan, watches as rats drink milk from a pan at the Karni Mata Temple, a monument to the rat goddess. More than 20,000 rats live in the temple, including a handful of white ones, which are thought to be direct descendents of Karni Mata and therefore considered especially sacred.