It's not easy looking good for photographs, and that rule doesn't just apply to humans. While smiling is a natural instinct for us homo sapiens (well, for some of us at least), it isn't so easy for other animals. That's not to say that they don't try. They do. But as you can see from this hilarious list compiled by Bored Panda, they generally end up failing. Big time. They do however succeed in making us laugh.

Do you have any derpy pets that don't know how to smile for the camera? Then add them to the list below and don't forget to vote for the funniest!

#1

Well, He Tried

Well, He Tried

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
4 years ago

It's true.... dogs DO take after their owners!

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#2

My Friend's Husky Is Special

My Friend's Husky Is Special

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Sarah Hoskovec
Community Member
4 years ago

I think you meant to say "Huffthky"

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#3

My Local Dog Rescue Just Posted This On Their Facebook Page

My Local Dog Rescue Just Posted This On Their Facebook Page

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Evisa Isabella Rose
Community Member
4 years ago

*When you feel the urge to laugh but you must be serious* ;-)

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#4

My Dog Broke

My Dog Broke

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Rizzan
Community Member
4 years ago

I don't think you read the assembly directions correctly.

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#5

My Friend Doesn't Have The Most Photogenic Cat

My Friend Doesn't Have The Most Photogenic Cat

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

go to bed you're drunk

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#6

Our New Puppy Isn't Exactly Photogenic

Our New Puppy Isn't Exactly Photogenic

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Rocha
Community Member
4 years ago

Hangover face lol

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#7

Stick Fetching Gone Wrong

Stick Fetching Gone Wrong

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Frau Blucher
Community Member
4 years ago

Predator.. Arnie is coming

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#8

Moon Moon Did It Again, Dad....

Moon Moon Did It Again, Dad....

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Tamara Le Quéau
Community Member
4 years ago

Dammit Moon Moon

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#9

Happy Deer Eating An Apple

Happy Deer Eating An Apple

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Katherine Dagold
Community Member
4 years ago

when the waiter comes and asks you how you're doing

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#10

He Likes Sprinklers...

He Likes Sprinklers...

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
4 years ago

"AHhhhhh - Choooooo"

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#11

This Guy

This Guy

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Evisa Isabella Rose
Community Member
4 years ago

*Damn girl you're a ten! A TEN! From head to toe!!!* ΧD

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#12

Elegant Giraffe

Elegant Giraffe

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

when you realised you have to vote between Trump or Clinton

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#13

This Cute-Awkward Look

This Cute-Awkward Look

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Evisa Isabella Rose
Community Member
4 years ago

*When you see your best friend kissing your girlfriend* look

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#14

Derp

Derp

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Brinda Kansara
Community Member
4 years ago

Blah :p

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#15

Pretty

Pretty

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Naima Ivansdóttir
Community Member
4 years ago

looks like goofy :D

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#16

You're Home Early

You're Home Early

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Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

"I've seen things..."

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#17

Moon Moon's Equally Retarded Cousin

Moon Moon's Equally Retarded Cousin

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Evisa Isabella Rose
Community Member
4 years ago

What kind of family is this..???? ;-P

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#18

Hope Smiling

Hope Smiling

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

Turn that justin beiber song down

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#19

Bing Bong

Bing Bong

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Brinda Kansara
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm being eaten

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#20

Derpy Cat

Derpy Cat

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Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

When you're studying for exams....

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#21

This Bat-cat

This Bat-cat

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Flora Polvado
Community Member
4 years ago

What the frack kind of cat is that!?!?!? I want one!

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#22

My Cat Is Very Photogenic

My Cat Is Very Photogenic

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Sa Pa
Community Member
4 years ago

Smoke weed everyday

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#23

Doggo Not Looking Great

Doggo Not Looking Great

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Evisa Isabella Rose
Community Member
4 years ago

Wow! The Doggo's nails!

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#24

Smoosh!

Smoosh!

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

that dog has no bones

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#25

Go Home, Pug, You're Drunk

Go Home, Pug, You're Drunk

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

try to follow 2 kids with their kit kat

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#26

The Best Photo Bomb Ever

The Best Photo Bomb Ever

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Evisa Isabella Rose
Community Member
4 years ago

*Me me me... me first!!!* ΧD

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#27

Was Walking By A Fence And This Little Derp Came To Say Hello

Was Walking By A Fence And This Little Derp Came To Say Hello

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Lihi Porat
Community Member
4 years ago

IT'S MOON MOON AGAIN!!

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#28

Busted

Busted

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Catalina Ioan
Community Member
4 years ago

aaw, the gremlin's just mad there was no water left in the pot

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#29

The Llama Of Machu Picchu

The Llama Of Machu Picchu

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rai mei
Community Member
4 years ago

Maria: Soon her Mama with a gleaming gloat heard Lay ee odl lay ee odl lay hee hoo What a duet for a girl and goatherd Maria and the Children: Lay ee odl lay ee odl-oo Maria and the Children: Ummm (ummm) . . . Odl lay ee (odl lay ee) Odl lay hee hee (odl lay hee hee) Odl lay ee . . . . . . yodeling . . .

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#30

My Dog Is So Photogenic It's A Wonder She Hasn't Been Asked To Do An Iams Commercial Yet

My Dog Is So Photogenic It's A Wonder She Hasn't Been Asked To Do An Iams Commercial Yet

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

Cheech & Chong dog

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#31

My Friend Holding A Derp

My Friend Holding A Derp

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Anna Ada
Community Member
4 years ago

trying to look cute ;)

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#32

Bunny Derp

Bunny Derp

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

did i just heard the word 'carot'?

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#33

My Co-workers Cat Has Suddenly Realized Something I Want To Know About

My Co-workers Cat Has Suddenly Realized Something I Want To Know About

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Vervelende Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

They took my balls!

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#34

Derpy Horse

Derpy Horse

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Catie Brandyberry
Community Member
4 years ago

Maybe she's born with it, maybe it's neigh-boline

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#35

Elfie & Gimli

Elfie & Gimli

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Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

They look like cartoon villains.

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#36

Woke Up Like This

Woke Up Like This

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

note to self: don't put my nose in the vaccum

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#37

There Is No Better Way To Put It. My Dog Is Retarded

There Is No Better Way To Put It. My Dog Is Retarded

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

looks like a stuff animal

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#38

Derpy After-bath Face

Derpy After-bath Face

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

he's cute

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#39

Our Cat Was So Photogenic When He Was A Kitten

Our Cat Was So Photogenic When He Was A Kitten

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Rocha
Community Member
4 years ago

That face when my mom hears me making up stupid lies about going back home at midnight...

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#40

Aww Yisss, Catnip

Aww Yisss, Catnip

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Kirsa Rasmussen
Community Member
4 years ago

something is wrong with this cat, the eyes and nose are dirty :-(

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#41

If I Lay Here, If I Just Lay Here

If I Lay Here, If I Just Lay Here

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Evisa Isabella Rose
Community Member
4 years ago

...would you lie with me and just forget the world?~~~<3

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#42

I Guess My Cat Isn't Very Photogenic

I Guess My Cat Isn't Very Photogenic

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Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

cat selfie!

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#43

Bwahaha!

Bwahaha!

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Lu Karina
Community Member
4 years ago

Hello there!

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#44

Garrus, The Most Photogenic Cat In The Land!

Garrus, The Most Photogenic Cat In The Land!

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Elin Aasen
Community Member
4 years ago

I died. Totally charming! :):)

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#45

Tasty Glass

Tasty Glass

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Tracey Lynn
Community Member
4 years ago

The snozzberries taste like snozzberries!

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#46

My Cat Sneezing

My Cat Sneezing

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Brinda Kansara
Community Member
4 years ago

Sleeping selfie

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#47

I'm Happy And I Know It

I'm Happy And I Know It

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Evisa Isabella Rose
Community Member
4 years ago

Happy or Evil seal??? Hmmmm

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#48

My Strangley Flexible Friend

My Strangley Flexible Friend

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Shaheris Suhel
Community Member
4 years ago

Reminds me of aunt petunia from.hp.

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#49

Stink-eye Blep

Stink-eye Blep

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Evisa Isabella Rose
Community Member
4 years ago

Seems to have drunk all them twelve ounce bottles..! ;-P

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#50

New Post Sign In Sign Up Next Post A Derpy Ginger Seal

New Post Sign In Sign Up Next Post A Derpy Ginger Seal

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Joy Kinas
Community Member
4 years ago

Aww. Those eyes!

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