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Winners Of Comedy Wildlife Photography Award Show Animals At Their Funniest (10 Pics)

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are an opportunity to have a little chuckle at the same time as seeing some amazing wildlife.

Winner, Julian Rad

The photos are lighthearted and meant to be hilarious. This unusual competition is a combination of funny animal portraits and strong technical skills.

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Alison Buttigieg

One popular type of photo is animals acting in human-like ways. For example, one image shows a gorilla picking its nose for the camera.

Bronze Runner-up, Oliver Dreike
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Or a seal enjoying a giant belly laugh.

Julie Hunt

What about the baby hippo who is hilariously acting out because he it can’t seem to get the birds off its back.

Marc Mol
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Confusion has also been a winner, for example, the deer who can’t seem to grasp the concept of camouflage.

Silver Runner-up, Liam Richardson

Its founder, Paul Joynson-Hicks, explains what inspired him to start the event.

“I often enter wildlife photography competitions but I love seeing the funny pictures. Strangely enough, they are harder to come by than you might think.”

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Charlie Davidson

These photos are from the event’s first year (2015) and since then there have been many more entries, check them out here.

Mohammed Alnaser
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Vuzuru Masuda

Graham McGeorge

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