The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2016 (see 2015 here) came to an end on October 1st, and the shortlisted final 40 entries have finally been revealed.


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Laughter is not the only thing this annual event that focuses on revealing the amusing side of nature wants to bring you, though – as the authors state on their website, “way more importantly, this competition is about conservation.“ They work together with Born Free Foundation, animal welfare, and conservation charity, that takes action worldwide to save lives, stop suffering and protect species in the wild.

Founded by two passionate wildlife photographers, this quirky competition showcases the cute silliness of glorious animal kingdom. This year‘s awards have six amazing categories to explore and we assure you that there‘s no shortage of fun in them. Take a look at the final 40 entries below and vote for your favorites!

More info: comedywildlifephoto.com (h/t)

#1

Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards Shortlist

Adam Parsons Report

Hans 1 month ago

The rare, big headed nose-falcon. Only its feet are submerged. Scientists still cannot explain its ability to actually fly.

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#2

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Gil Gofer Report

Hans 1 month ago

That smile is priceless.

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#3

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Angela Bohlke Report

Anna Brandigi 1 month ago

I'm sure I left my keys here somewhere...

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#4

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Mario Gustavo Fiorucci Report

Hans 1 month ago

Family photos...there is always someone looking akward.

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#5

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Philip Marazzi Report

#6

Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards Shortlist

Perdita Petzl Report

Evisa Isabella Rose 1 month ago

*Next we are going to play the ''Moonlight sonate'' by Beethoven...* ;-)

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#7

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Artyom Krivosheev Report

Tricia Ferrell 1 month ago

This is so creepy yet adorable. I can relate.

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#8

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Tom Stables Report

Evisa Isabella Rose 1 month ago

*My life in a picture...*

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#9

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Ashish Inamdar Report

Anna Brandigi 1 month ago

When you were watching a movie with your parents and a sex scene comes on

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#10

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Henrik Spranz Report

Elena 1 month ago

lol, so adorably awkward

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#11

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Brigitta Moser Report

Evisa Isabella Rose 1 month ago

*Oh, dear....*

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#12

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Anup Deodhar Report

#13

Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards Shortlist

Patricia Bauchman Report

McDecoil Philips 1 month ago

Boo that's him, go kick his ass! 😂

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#14

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Mary Swaby Report

Anna Brandigi 1 month ago

Erry day I'm puffling

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#15

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James Mitson Report

cristian timis 1 month ago

Camo level 999

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