Thank you to all the photographers that participated in the Large Mammals Photo Contest, sharing their best photos showing whales, elephants, bears and other large mammals. Congratulations to the winners and finalists, and a special round of applause for the Grand Jury Winner who wins a Nikon D7100.

A special thanks to the photographers that helped us find the following finalists and some of the most popular photos by voting for their favorite submissions. Stay tuned for the winners announcement and more cool photo contests.

"I'll Get 'Cha!" by terryc

"Connect" by galsworth

"Humpback Breaching at Sunset" by jborys

"Walking in Savannah" by jacksoncarvalho

"Feeding Frenzy redux" by patrick9x9

"No More Photos (2)" by (A)Athena_B

"Follow the leader home in the rain " by leonhugo

"Watching You" by inge_vautrin

"Red Deer Wo" by (A)Scraggymutt

"Elephant" by mtraufler

"Bearly There" by paulamillercravens

"Number Nine ~" by ReneeBlake

"Partners II" by BRIN

"Dust Bath 2" by annamarieharding

"It's chilly today" by (A)jules1580

"Open Wide" by DanielNorwood

"bovine-attitude" by FrankSomma

"Bull African Elephant" by Rainer-foto

"Dry and Dusty" by kdooley

"Safe" by Gahpir

"Glacier Bull Moose" by clfowler

"image" by oliverschwenn

"Rhino11" by StevenAndrew

"Black Rhino bull" by AndChisPhoto

"Approaching Storm" by SilverCity

"Power" by Lensup

"Smokey is My Name, Cuddling is My Game" by kaariclicks

"Tiger reflection" by DPMPhotography

"King of the Jungle" by kish71

"Grizzly" by DavidMonty

"Been There Done That!" by chuckittome

"Free style jump" by (A)Rougedemilo

"Thai Elephant" by fernandob

"River Stroll" by saraascalon

"The Waltz" by karyntureckischiller

"Zebras-1" by TroyWheatley

"Whale" by Kim2Wright

"Humpback Whale feeding" by LizV

"Sloth Bear" by lordalpha69

"Rhino" by (A)Kriskow

"Brown bear" by kimschou

"Lion King" by ctbehrend

"Playing in the Water" by zquentin

"Rhino" by garycox1

"Right side up" by joebaxter

"Great American Bison 7" by lancealexanderlowrie

"Home on the Range" by warrenstowell

"Peek-A-Boo" by wazza

"Elephant" by LadyTeapotPhotography

"Amanda & Canopener" by (A)Spider1987

"Alaska-10671" by michaelwilson

"Whale face" by CrazyBradyLady

"Little different models :-)" by Chris_Photoshooter

"Rainbow Cow" by GeoffColeImages

"Polar bear face" by paaluglefisklund

"Elephant in the Jungle" by antonjankovoy

"Grizzly" by Isle

"Young Lion bw copy" by simonmartinlewis

"America the Great" by lucyunsworth

"Red Stag" by btcphotography

"Wiveton Downs 25/03/15" by (A)mushroomgodmat

"Parked horse" by ChristopherLH

"Grizzly 148" by RJHPhoto

"Seal Cape Palliser May-2013" by stephencoppinger

"Fierce" by HappyTree

"Elephant Landscape" by michelleslater