One of the greatest awards shows of the year is well underway. The “Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards 2016” are well-liked Internet past time in which people submit their funniest pictures of animals out in nature.
These images are all judged by a panel of experts who try to find the most side-splitting photograph.
This year’s panel contains comedian Hugh Dennis, wildlife TV show host Kate Humble, and African landscape photographer Tom Sullam. Additionally, Comedy Wildlife Awards founder Paul Joynson-Hicks is the panel’s final judge.
The goal of this awards contest goes beyond just providing a few easy laughs. In fact, the competition is meant to raise awareness about the pets and animals that we encounter every single day.
In last year’s contest, Julian Rad won with his picture of chubby-cheeked hamster spiriting straight at the camera.
Below are some of this year’s most popular contestants.
1. Edward Kopeschny Took This Photo Of A Very Happy Snowy Owl Near Ontario, Canada
2. Alexander Pfeiffer Used A High Speed Camera To Snap This Image Of A Horse Shaking Its Head
3. Charles Kinsey’s Camera Scared These Penguins So Bad That They Completely Hide Their Heads From View
4. The Farne Islands Are Home To Some Very Silly Puffins, Check Out This One’s Funny Walk!
5. This South African Cheetah Is Laughing Like Crazy