The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards never ceases to delight with their collection of hilarious photographs of wild animals caught in funny situations. Founded in 2015, the organization is focused on the lighter side of wildlife photography and also aims to help promote the conservation of wild animals and their habitats through their humorous photos.
Every year, the competition receives thousands of entries from around the world featuring wild animals captured in some bizarre or funny moments or with some peculiar expressions that make us laugh. This year was no different. Here is a look at some of the best entries from 2021’s Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. From a grumpy pigeon to a giggly lion, these funny wildlife photos are sure to leave you chuckling.
1. "Bald Eagle Gets A Surprise" By Arthur Trevino
This Bald Eagle missed its attempt to grab this prairie dog who then went on to startle the big bird and make its escape.
2. "ROFL" By Giovanni Querzani
A young lion in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, in a relaxed mood.
3. "Monday Morning Mood" By Andrew Mayes
This Pied starling from the Rietvlei Nature Reserve in South Africa seems to be in a rather grumpy mood.
4. "Quarantine Life" By Kevin Biskaborn
These eastern raccoon kits in Southwestern Ontario, Canada are clearly struggling for space.
5. "Yoga Bittern" By KT Wong
A Yellow Bittern trying to get into a comfortable hunting position.
6. "Yay - It's Friday!" By Lucy Beveridge
A young springbok caught in midair in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
7. "Happy" By Tom Svensson
These penguins surfing on the waves on to land look so cheerful.
8. "Sweet-Lips Are For Kissing" By Philipp Stahr
A boxfish photographed with a rather unusual expression at CuraÃ§ao, Dutch Caribbean.
9. "Cranky Hippo" By Rohin Bakshi
The baby hippo wanted his mother's attention, but she's just not in the mood.
10. "Houston We've Had A Problem" By Txema Garcia Laseca
This fish seems to be astonished that the wriggly thing inside the bird's beak isn't a worm after all!
11. "Missed" By Lea Scaddan
Two Western Grey Kangaroos engaged in a furious battle. The one on the right just missed giving a kick to the stomach to its opponent.
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