13 Winning Images From First-Ever Comedy Wildlife Photography Contest


Nature photography awards have long celebrated the beauty and wonder the planet offers us. There’s a new contest in town that celebrates a different quality of the natural world: the absurdity of animals.

Photographer Paul Joynson-Hicks launched the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards to show “the funny side of the majestic creatures we love to photograph and protect.” While providing comic relief for a world in need of a good laugh, the competition also raises awareness for the Born Free Foundation, an international wildlife group.

Here are the winning images:



Hiker Snaps Terrifying Selfie From ‘Edge of the World’

Prince Harry’s Moving Photos From Africa Trip Show Brutal Reality of Poaching

7 Ultimate Hikes From Around the World That Should Be on Your Bucket List

Watch This Eagle Snatch a Drone in Mid-Air

EcoWatch Daily Newsletter