Forget everything you learned at that once-in-a-lifetime photography class. And if there’s not much to forget to begin with, I’m talking drawing a blank page. We are now entering the alternative National Geographic where no definition, missed focus, awkward poses, and a shaky frame are things to be proud of.

“Crap Wildlife Photography” is a community that celebrates all the failed attempts at catching a grand prix pic of nature. From an out-of-focus mantis and an eagle hidden by a lamppost to a blurred carpenter bee that resembles a coffee stain, the shots are iconic in their own crappy way. A whopping 266K members and counting must be loving the safe space for remarkably low photography standards. And honestly, who wouldn’t?! Let’s take a look at the new batch of their crappiest wildlife pics, and if you just joined in, don’t forget to check out part 1 right here.

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#1

Jump With Joy

Jump With Joy

Oliver Hornberger Report

Pittsburgh rare
Community Member
4 months ago

This is actually a fantastic photo. Shouldn't be in the crappy ones section.

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#2

Add Your Description

Add Your Description

Mark Oertel Report

Nagawa (Cofa) Kishiki
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4 months ago

"Lady, my eyes are up here."

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#3

I Spent Thousands Of Dollars And Several Days To Get A Chance To Photograph A Great White Shark. Here It Is

I Spent Thousands Of Dollars And Several Days To Get A Chance To Photograph A Great White Shark. Here It Is

Kevin Lamb Report

Kaisu
Community Member
4 months ago

Magnificent

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Crap Wildlife Photography is always a safe space to share failed attempts at capturing nature. But chances are, many of the entries were not meant to end up there. In fact, many have likely tried hard to take the pitch-perfect picture.

Animals in motion are particularly susceptible to becoming a crap wildlife photo. So if you still wanna try your luck next time, there’s a thing or two you should know about making it work. Most importantly, set the right camera settings before everything happens; find the right combination of aperture, shutter speed, and ISO.

If you often end up with blurry images, you probably haven’t “set fast shutter speed in order to freeze the animals during that right moment,” argues Julian Rad, wildlife photographer and contributor for Expert Photography. He also suggests ”taking images with an open aperture.” It allows a fast shutter speed.

#4

I Can Show You The World

I Can Show You The World

Michelle Sobek Report

Kaisu
Community Member
4 months ago (edited)

Just taking his fish on a fly around the neighbourhood

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#5

What You Get When You Are Running A 90 Second Night Exposure At 2000 Iso And The Red Ass Firefly Is Attracted To Your Red Light On The Camera

What You Get When You Are Running A 90 Second Night Exposure At 2000 Iso And The Red Ass Firefly Is Attracted To Your Red Light On The Camera

David Rennie Report

Kristof De Smet
Community Member
4 months ago

That is cool!

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#6

This Guy Pecks On Our Door Almost Daily And Brings Offerings Of Bugs Snakes And Lizards

This Guy Pecks On Our Door Almost Daily And Brings Offerings Of Bugs Snakes And Lizards

Justin Singleton Report

Pan Narrans
Community Member
4 months ago

He wants too marry you.

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Another very important thing is making sure your ISO settings are in place in order to achieve that good image quality. “Figure out your camera’s limits and experiment a bit with ISO,” says Julian. This is very important for the overall impression of your final image.

The reason for a blurry image is likely a camera shake. And a lack of sharpness ruins even the best photos. Consider using the image stabilizer, or turning on an image stabilization feature if your camera has one.

#7

I Accidentally Shot This Photo While This Little Bastard Was Attacking Me. Triggerfish Are The Best

I Accidentally Shot This Photo While This Little Bastard Was Attacking Me. Triggerfish Are The Best

Martina Andrés Report

Chuckie
Community Member
4 months ago

Those teefs!

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#8

Interesting Place To Coccoon....

Interesting Place To Coccoon....

Carolina Wolf Report

Pan Narrans
Community Member
4 months ago

This one took some time...

Miss Cris
Community Member
4 months ago

The time to think what would be that "interesting place" ;)

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MsM
Community Member
4 months ago

Dinosaur on the left: "Must avert eyes..."

Mojones
Community Member
4 months ago

Ballsy move

Darlene Wooldridge
Community Member
4 months ago

Do your balls hang low do they swing to and fro?

Aneese
Community Member
4 months ago

LOL Darlene!!

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Mark
Community Member
4 months ago

Is that why they went extinct ;)

Thundercuss
Community Member
4 months ago

How did the caterpillar get the dinosaur to stand still for so long?

Eric Spence
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4 months ago

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Surely you know that dinosaurs have been dead for thousands of years and that this is a scale model?

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Bettye McKee
Community Member
4 months ago

And the host does not look happy.

crysta burdick
Community Member
4 months ago

the butterfly behind the dino is beautiful!

Jeff Requier
Community Member
4 months ago

"Oh so its a girl dinosaur"

The Emerald Triangle
Community Member
4 months ago

More like a transvestite.

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Joanna
Community Member
4 months ago

It hit the hot spot ! :D

Sandy Wyman
Community Member
4 months ago

Gee-I don't know?

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Perfumista Perfumista
Community Member
4 months ago

does take some balls

ArianaTheDragonLover_157
Community Member
4 months ago

...I'm not laughing, I'm just having spasms

GARRETT O'BANION
Community Member
4 months ago

That caterpillar has a great sense of humor

CADEN FRENCH
Community Member
4 months ago

*wheeze*

Vincent Chirafisi
Community Member
4 months ago

Yes, about 66 million years!

BORED AT HOME
Community Member
4 months ago

haha

CincyReds
Community Member
4 months ago

Are dinosaurs back?

Annamaria Meisenbach
Community Member
1 month ago

Love this one too

Catherine McCarthy
Community Member
1 month ago

Kim

Jaye Wall
Community Member
2 months ago

Epic Chrysalis penis

Leisa Farrow
Community Member
2 months ago

This is Epic!

Dona Chernesky
Community Member
2 months ago

Honey,my balls keep buzzing!!!!

Nancy FriesDye
Community Member
2 months ago

We like to call it a sac.

Jab Brown
Community Member
3 months ago

HAHAHA

Emma Cook
Community Member
3 months ago (edited)

Nice, eyes of skulls, belly’s of Dino toys, these cocoons have brains

Laura Crawley
Community Member
3 months ago

Pupa! And it’s pupated! And it is gonna be awesome when the monarch butterfly comes out!!! Yes I’m an entomologist, look it up

jovi
Community Member
3 months ago

"that's not a cocoon, that's my...well, that's....."

O Jackson
Community Member
3 months ago

I can see that...

William McCarthy
Community Member
3 months ago

hahahahahahahaha

Melissa Salandro
Community Member
4 months ago

hilarious!

Charlee Morris
Community Member
4 months ago

and i oop

Faith Nicole
Community Member
4 months ago

Well.. ok then

Dawn Adams
Community Member
4 months ago

Mother Nature has a wicked sense of humor !

foxymiST.elliefreak
Community Member
4 months ago

censored

Lynne Stankard
Community Member
4 months ago

Errrrrrrr...........*walks away giggling*

Maya Rosman
Community Member
4 months ago

Tee-hee

SF Angel
Community Member
4 months ago

Sassy little Monarch 😉

Anna Salerno
Community Member
4 months ago

Bawahahahahaha too funny!

Pie Friendly
Community Member
4 months ago

Horny bastard!

Anja Schmidt
Community Member
4 months ago

could also be a lucky birth scene ...

Suzzan Volk
Community Member
4 months ago

wondering what kind of butterfly

Morgan L Watson
Community Member
4 months ago

OMG lol

chachkimooch
Community Member
4 months ago

This just proves that nature has a sense of humor!

Dawn Davies
Community Member
4 months ago

😂😂😂😂

CapnJackSB
Community Member
4 months ago

A Dino-Duck?

Lisa Tetlow
Community Member
4 months ago

Who doesn't like a room with a view?

Peggy Matrician
Community Member
4 months ago

Pink isn't always for females 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

Laura Perkinson
Community Member
4 months ago

I really had to look for this, cracked me up!

Imperfekt
Community Member
4 months ago

The dino is not amused

Garth Robinson
Community Member
4 months ago

Aww nutz!

Allison Rodriguez
Community Member
4 months ago

Theres a butterfly behind the Dino “and extra”

Janet Chaney
Community Member
4 months ago

wow! for sure!

Sandy Wyman
Community Member
4 months ago

The balls of that bug!

Shellia Ventura
Community Member
4 months ago

Laughed so hard

Linda Clements
Community Member
4 months ago

OMGosh, this is just too funny!

Suzanne Haigh
Community Member
4 months ago

Sorry, but this is so funny

Kai Wendorf
Community Member
4 months ago

It took me so long to understand and it took me so long to forget about it.

Sharon Merritt
Community Member
4 months ago

Oh my God, OH MY GOD!!! It took me a minute to find it! HAHAHAHA HAHAHAHA HAHAHAHA

Arrolynn Marsh
Community Member
4 months ago

LOL I don't know what I love more.....the actual photo or the fact that I also have dinosaurs hanging out with my plants lol

LlamuLuva13
Community Member
4 months ago

good lord

Veronica Elizabeth Busby
Community Member
4 months ago

Safe as houses there!

Fernleaf
Community Member
4 months ago

:|

Markki Nelson
Community Member
4 months ago

Peen-yata! Get the stick!

i like jelly
Community Member
4 months ago

Ok then

Laverne De Fazio
Community Member
4 months ago

Took a little while to find, but it is perfect.

BlackRabbit
Community Member
4 months ago

nutting to see here folks

Cat Anderson
Community Member
4 months ago

lol lol

TheCatsanddogs2222
Community Member
4 months ago

oops

James F. Wilson Jr.
Community Member
4 months ago

It is hard to try to look manly when you've been painted pink.

Margaret Brodie
Community Member
4 months ago

😂😂😂😂😂🙈

Vivi Da Poo
Community Member
4 months ago

ok, enough

Johanne Trudeau
Community Member
4 months ago

Hahaha!!!

Becky Rademacher
Community Member
4 months ago

Hahahahaha

S
Community Member
4 months ago

Cockoon

Lola
Community Member
4 months ago

They’re hangin’ a bit low.

Adit Danhorn
Community Member
4 months ago

this should be higher

Leann Keir
Community Member
4 months ago

Hahaha

Deborah Orr
Community Member
4 months ago

LOL.......

glowworm2
Community Member
4 months ago

Oh! Oh! That's where it is!

Teak_the_FoxWing
Community Member
3 months ago

-_-

Eyad Kamel
Community Member
3 months ago

How is this wildlife?

ERIN W.
Community Member
4 months ago

OOPS!!!

Paul Chang
Community Member
4 months ago

Horny butterfly mom

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#9

Car Camping In Idaho A Few Years Ago. Bull Elk Came Up On The Car In The Middle Of The Night And I Had My Own Jurassic Park T-Rex Experience

Car Camping In Idaho A Few Years Ago. Bull Elk Came Up On The Car In The Middle Of The Night And I Had My Own Jurassic Park T-Rex Experience

Carly Muench Report

Nagawa (Cofa) Kishiki
Community Member
4 months ago

License and registration, please.

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#10

The Beautiful Whitetail Deer. Full Of Grace... And Our Idiot Cat Who Mistook Her For My Dog And Decided To Give Chase

The Beautiful Whitetail Deer. Full Of Grace... And Our Idiot Cat Who Mistook Her For My Dog And Decided To Give Chase

Madi Hagen Report

Pan Narrans
Community Member
4 months ago

You're mistaken. The cat is full of grace! The deer is just scenery to let your cat shine.

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#11

Best Crap Shot I've Taken!

Best Crap Shot I've Taken!

Michelle Schwartz Report

David Jeu
Community Member
4 months ago

Not a big fan of the new spiderman.

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#12

The Magnificent Sight Of An Elephant On The Dusty Plains Of Africa Scratching Its Balls On A Termite Mound

The Magnificent Sight Of An Elephant On The Dusty Plains Of Africa Scratching Its Balls On A Termite Mound

Mike Redding Report

David Jeu
Community Member
4 months ago

For a moment i thought it was a pile of poop.

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#13

I Tried My Best, Ok

I Tried My Best, Ok

Sheldon Grant Report

Bob Belcher
Community Member
4 months ago

Flying upside down after a long night if partying

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#14

Some Get Magestic Hawk Shots... I Get These

Some Get Magestic Hawk Shots... I Get These

Wendy Reyn Report

Slinkman
Community Member
4 months ago

Hawkward..

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#15

Tried To Get The Perfect Picture Of A Deer In The Rain. Instead I Get A Picture Of It Bolting, And It Looks Like It Has A Bird Nest With A Single Egg Instead Of An Ass

Tried To Get The Perfect Picture Of A Deer In The Rain. Instead I Get A Picture Of It Bolting, And It Looks Like It Has A Bird Nest With A Single Egg Instead Of An Ass

Tom Cunningham Report

mummy pig
Community Member
4 months ago

it's a gem, lol:D

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#16

When Your Subject Is Moving Far To Quickly For You To Possibly Capture It In Focus

When Your Subject Is Moving Far To Quickly For You To Possibly Capture It In Focus

Deanne Poschwatta Report

Nagawa (Cofa) Kishiki
Community Member
4 months ago

Good thing the tree move real slow.

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#17

I've Never Seen This Animal Before! Does Anyone Know What It's Called?

I've Never Seen This Animal Before! Does Anyone Know What It's Called?

Jenna Lindquist Report

Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
4 months ago

It’s a Deerkey

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#18

Two Majestic Bald Eagles, One Photo Bombing Sea Lion... And A Crappy Auto Focus

Two Majestic Bald Eagles, One Photo Bombing Sea Lion... And A Crappy Auto Focus

Roelant Siekman Report

Ola Polowczyk
Community Member
4 months ago

Majestic.

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#19

Beautiful Brown Hyena In Namibia

Beautiful Brown Hyena In Namibia

Geesche Neuburg Report

R L
Community Member
4 months ago

Peek a boo!

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#20

One Of The Rarest Moments I've Ever Come Across In My Entire Life. Nailed. It.

One Of The Rarest Moments I've Ever Come Across In My Entire Life. Nailed. It.

Fräulein Hauteclocque Report

Stimpy
Community Member
4 months ago

Please stop throwing the owls

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#21

I Stayed In Nashville And Was Told There Was A Baby Groundhog In The Garden. I Got Obsessed With Seeing It And To My Delight It Appeared On The Last Morning. I Think It Thought It Was Hidden Behind The Pole

I Stayed In Nashville And Was Told There Was A Baby Groundhog In The Garden. I Got Obsessed With Seeing It And To My Delight It Appeared On The Last Morning. I Think It Thought It Was Hidden Behind The Pole

Felicity Cowie Report

Nagawa (Cofa) Kishiki
Community Member
4 months ago

Or pole dancing.

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#22

I Can Relate

I Can Relate

Cedrick Louault Report

nanashi
Community Member
4 months ago

accurately represents the mood I had during lockdown.

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#23

Behold The Red-Bellied Woodpecker Feasting On A Block Of Fresh Suet

Behold The Red-Bellied Woodpecker Feasting On A Block Of Fresh Suet

Heidi Harrison Report

Pan Narrans
Community Member
4 months ago

Oeh, I love the antics of squirrels. Especially the European red ones. They're so cute.

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#24

Disappointed Old Man Dove Gives You One Minute To Get The Heck Off Of His Lawn

Disappointed Old Man Dove Gives You One Minute To Get The Heck Off Of His Lawn

John Scharpen Report

Slinkman
Community Member
4 months ago

'Where is that rapport i asked you about 14 days ago?'

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#25

Hey Sexy

Hey Sexy

Alex Kuier Report

Talia
Community Member
4 months ago

More like "Hey thekthy"

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#26

I Don’t Want To Talk About It

I Don’t Want To Talk About It

Kevin Becker Report

Miss Cris
Community Member
4 months ago (edited)

It looks as if the giraffe is floating

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#27

He Caught Me

He Caught Me

Lizzy Lizzard Report

Kristof De Smet
Community Member
4 months ago

You lookin' at me?

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#28

Came In Looking For A Midnight Snack, I Assume

Came In Looking For A Midnight Snack, I Assume

Ellie Els Report

MsM
Community Member
4 months ago

This picture is not of the best koality

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#29

It's That Crazy Door To Door Salesman Again

It's That Crazy Door To Door Salesman Again

Mike Davis Report

Slinkman
Community Member
4 months ago

Mantizzzzzhereagain!!Youwantbuymystuff?

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#30

He’s Angry About Something

He’s Angry About Something

Gregory Jahner III Report

Ola Polowczyk
Community Member
4 months ago

He lost a fight and just now came up with a perfect response.

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#31

‘Eagles In Speedboats’ Would Be The Name Of My Hipster Synth Electro Band

‘Eagles In Speedboats’ Would Be The Name Of My Hipster Synth Electro Band

Belle Samantha Raee Report

Demi Zwaan
Community Member
4 months ago

Omg, that bird is huge!

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#32

I Was Going For Cute, Then He Turned Around

I Was Going For Cute, Then He Turned Around

Kyndria Brown Report

Gert
Community Member
4 months ago

Other squirrels hide their nuts. This one's a rebel!

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#33

Eat Mee!

Eat Mee!

John Victor Jacobson Report

Francis
Community Member
4 months ago

i know humans with less clean teeth...

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#34

A Snow Bunting Tries To Put More Spin To Its' Crap Story

A Snow Bunting Tries To Put More Spin To Its' Crap Story

Daniel Cadieux Report

Colin Allcars
Community Member
4 months ago

Almost looks like it's getting ready to drill into that rock.

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#35

Ok, I’m Going!

Ok, I’m Going!

Sue Latimer Report

Jon S.
Community Member
4 months ago

I have never seen the tongue teeth before!

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#36

Nessie? Is That You? (Don’t Do Panorama Photos With Animals)

Nessie? Is That You? (Don’t Do Panorama Photos With Animals)

Alexandra Shyshkina‎ Report

Peachikeen
Community Member
4 months ago

Looks like one of those swan boats.

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#37

Last Year These Guys Came Up Through A Vent Into My Kitchen... The Cats And Dog Watched Calmly And Disinterestedly As I Scooped Them Up With Oven Mitts And Cursed Myself For My Single Status

Last Year These Guys Came Up Through A Vent Into My Kitchen... The Cats And Dog Watched Calmly And Disinterestedly As I Scooped Them Up With Oven Mitts And Cursed Myself For My Single Status

Janette Frank Report

Elina Kuusisto
Community Member
4 months ago

Cute!!

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#38

Ineffective Means Of Deterrence

Ineffective Means Of Deterrence

René Biberstein Report

Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
4 months ago

Haha, this reminds me when I was at the hospital in the outdoor garden. My daughter pointed out an owl high on one of the windows. I attempted to take a photo of it until a pigeon landed on it’s head and I realised it was a deterrant,

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#39

That Time I Learned Snakes Can Climb Brick Walls

That Time I Learned Snakes Can Climb Brick Walls

Jennifer Wills Report

Kaisu
Community Member
4 months ago

I love it how it follows the lines of the bricks

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#40

Noticed A Carpenter Bee Following Me While I Was Doing Yard Work Today, So I Decided To Take A Picture

Noticed A Carpenter Bee Following Me While I Was Doing Yard Work Today, So I Decided To Take A Picture

Trevor St Jacques Report

Kaisu
Community Member
4 months ago

It's trying to tell you something important

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#41

"What Do You Mean I Can’t Eat Inside!!”

"What Do You Mean I Can’t Eat Inside!!”

MK Doren Report

Kjorn
Community Member
4 months ago

are you eating eggs? are you serious??

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#42

Walking Home From The Bar One Night, I Was Challenged By This Powerful Trash Panda

Walking Home From The Bar One Night, I Was Challenged By This Powerful Trash Panda

Riley Sophia Penaluna Report

Kelly Mungai
Community Member
4 months ago

WATCH OUT for the laser eyes! Quick,Duck! Or fry on the ground u stand.

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#43

My New Camera Had A Night Mode And Was Trying To Get An Owl On The 4th Of July. I Think We Got Nuked Instead

My New Camera Had A Night Mode And Was Trying To Get An Owl On The 4th Of July. I Think We Got Nuked Instead

Chris Hildebrant Report

Mark
Community Member
4 months ago

Bad 80s SFX!

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#44

Needs A Cuddle, Whatever It Is

Needs A Cuddle, Whatever It Is

Viv Viv Report

Samantha Lomb
Community Member
4 months ago

Tasmanian devil

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#45

Not Quite The Majestic Leopard Shot I Wanted

Not Quite The Majestic Leopard Shot I Wanted

Jane Wolstencroft Report

Katrin
Community Member
4 months ago

Testicles are really a very unattractive bodypart

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#46

We All Have Days Like This

We All Have Days Like This

Amanda Fulghum Report

Mark
Community Member
4 months ago (edited)

Well at least it got the food, just has to eat it off the ground instead now :)

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#47

A Graceful Kudu In South Africa

A Graceful Kudu In South Africa

Nicole Liebenberg Report

Jill Pulcifer
Community Member
4 months ago

I think he wants you to get off his lawn.

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#48

Put A Trail Cam At Floor Level By The Front Door To See The Feral Cat We Thought We Were Feeding. Will Never Go Out That Door After Dark Again

Put A Trail Cam At Floor Level By The Front Door To See The Feral Cat We Thought We Were Feeding. Will Never Go Out That Door After Dark Again

Robin Bridgewater Tingley Report

Peter Kelly
Community Member
4 months ago

You fed the cat...to the bear!

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#49

Well... There Was A Frog Here

Well... There Was A Frog Here

Jenna Poncelet Report

Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
4 months ago

Took me a moment to realise.

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#50

Not Quite Sure I Interpreted The "Crap Wildlife" Part Of The Name Of The Group Name Correctly, But One Thing Is For Sure: This Polar Bear Is Not Peeing

Not Quite Sure I Interpreted The "Crap Wildlife" Part Of The Name Of The Group Name Correctly, But One Thing Is For Sure: This Polar Bear Is Not Peeing

Vide Brandt Report

Bender Bending Rodríguez
Community Member
4 months ago

Is that a CocaCola bear making more CocaCola?

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