Glorious images from the British Wildlife Photography Awards

The British Wildlife Photography Awards were established in 2009 to "recognise the talents of photographers practicing in the UK, while at the same time highlight the great wealth and diversity of Britain’s natural history."

We'll break that down for you: cute animal photos!

Check out some of the winners from the 2012 awards in the gallery above.

Just have a look at that squirrel, would you? There's no WAY he is letting you anywhere near that acorn.