The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards winners were recently revealed, and the incredible scenes caught by skilled wildlife photographers will astound you. These photos show that if you have the right eye, you can find humor everywhere, even in the wild.
Ken Jensen took home the ultimate prize after capturing a monkey in a humorous position. Many more bizarre and amusing photographs made the winning list and were highly praised by the judges.
#1 Overall Competition Winner: “Ouch!” By Ken Jensen
“A yellow silk monkey in Yunnan, China — this is a display of aggressiveness, although the monkey seems to be in a terrible position!”
#2 Creatures Under The Sea Award Winner: Chee Kee Teo’s “Time For School”
“To bring its young otter back to and fro for swimming lessons, a smooth-coated otter “bit” it.”
#3 Affinity Photo’s Creatures In The Air Award And #3 Spectrum Photo’s Creatures In The Air Award “I Guess Summer’s Over” by John Speirs is the People’s, Choice Winner.
“I was capturing pigeons in flight when this leaf dropped on the bird’s face,” says the photographer.
#4 Alex Walker’s Serian Creatures On The Land Award Winner: “Ninja Prairie Dog!” By Arthur Trevino
“When this Bald Eagle missed this prairie dog, the prairie dog charged at the eagle, frightening it long enough for it to escape to an adjacent burrow. A real David vs. Goliath battle! _x000D_”
#5 Amazing Internet Portfolio Award Winner: Vicki Jauron’s “The Joy Of A Mud Bath”
“On a scorching day on the beaches of Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe, an elephant enjoys a mud bath against the dead trees.”
#6 Video Category Winner: “Hugging Best Friend After Lockdown” By Rahul Lakhmani
#7 Highly Commended: “Chinese Whispers” By Jan Piecha
“The raccoon cups are whispering secrets to one another.”
#8 Highly Commended: “Treehugger” By Jakub Hodan
“This Proboscis monkey might be rubbing its nose or kissing the rough bark. Monkeys rely heavily on trees for survival. Who are we to pass judgment?”
#9 Honorable Mention: “I Got You” Roland Kranitz contributed to this article.
“I spent my days at my customary “gopher spot,” and these amusing little creatures haven’t betrayed their real character yet.”
#10 Honorable Mention: “Missed” Scaddan, Lea
“A struggle broke out between two Western Grey Kangaroos, and one of them missed kicking him in the stomach.”
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