Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2021 Finalists Revealed Published 10 hours ago
The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards' 42 finalists have been announced. Each one shows anthropomorphic expressions taken from the animal kingdom.
Image source Martina Novotna caption Mr Giggles is a grey seal taken by Martina Novotna in Ravenscar (UK).
The finalists include a seal that seems to laugh, a baboon who looks like it is singing, and an angry starling. These are just a few of the hilarious moments captured by international photographers.
Paul Joynson Hicks and Tom Sullam founded the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. They are both passionate conservationists and professional photographers.
The competition, which is co-hosted by Save Wild Orangutans, aims to provide some light-hearted relief and highlight the importance of wildlife conservation in a positive and engaging way.
On 22 October, the winners will be announced during an awards ceremony.
Here are some finalists' entries to make you smile.
Monday morning mood by Andrew Mayes. Taken in Rietvlei (South Africa).
image source Andrew Mayes image caption A pied starling
Let's Dance, Andy Parkinson, Kamchatka Peninsula (Far East Russia).
Image caption by Andy Parkinson Brown bears
Image source Anita Ross caption: A burrowing Owl
Brook Burling's Foot Jam, taken in Wisconsin, USA
image source Brook Burling image caption A raccoon
Chee Kee Teo takes in Singapore: Time for school
Image source: Chee Kee Teo caption for Smooth-coated Otters
Taken in Taiwan, Chu han Lin shows you who leaps the highest.
image source Chu han lin image caption Mudskippers
Clemence Guiinard took this picture of a baboon that feels like a tenor in Saudi Arabia.
Image source: Clemence Guiinard caption A hamadryas babyoon
Fluff, taken in Groenlanden Ooij, Netherlands by Edwin Smits
Image source Edwin Smits caption: A Konik horse
Dancing away to glory, taken by Sarosh Lodhi in Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (India).
Image caption Langurs from Sarosh Lodhi
Siddhant agrawal takes smoked deer dinner in Jim Corbett National Park (India).
Image caption Siddhant Aggrawal: A Tiger
Drawing me like one your French bears by Wenona Sueydam, taken in Kodiak (Alaska), USA
Image source: Wenona Suydam caption: A brown bear