Entries For The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2017

Photographers Paul Joynson-Hicks MBE and Tom Sullam founded Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards to spotlight wildlife conservation efforts and to inject some humour into the world of wildlife photography.

A young elephant seals looks shocked at his friends revelation in George Cathcart’s “WTF?!”, taken on December 13, 2016 in San Simeon, California. (Photo by George Cathcart/CWPA/Barcroft Images)
A red fox surveys his shot in Douglas Croft’s “Must Have Three-Putted”, on January 25, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Douglas Croft/CWPA/Barcroft Images)
A giraffe checks plane safety in Graeme Guy’s “Outsourcing Seatbelt Checks” on November 17, 2008 in Masai Mara, Kenya. (Photo by Graeme Guy/CWPA/Barcroft Images)
A red kangaroo starts his day with some martial arts in Andrey Giljov’s “Kung Fu Training – Australian Style” taken on August 16, 2013 in Fowlers Gap, Australia. (Photo by Andrey Giljov/CWPA/Barcroft Images)
Three elephant seals put on a show in Roie Galitz’s “Three Tanors”, taken on January 7, 2016 in South Georgia Island. (Photo by Roie Galitz/CWPA/Barcroft Images)
One finch uses its neighbour to snooze while another peers over their shoulder in Kristine Mayes’ “Hello? Are You Awake?”, on August 17, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Photo by Kristine Mayes/CWPA/Barcroft Images)
An owl struggles to keep his grip as his owl friends look the other way in Tibor Kercz’s “Help!!!”, on June 1, 2017 in Opusztaszer, Hungary. (Photo by Tibor Kercz/CWPA/Barcroft Images)
A magellanic penguin flaps his wings in Victoria Stanley’s “The Operating System Cannot Run”, on February 15, 2017 in Isla Martillo, Beagle Channel. (Photo by Victoria Stanley/CWPA/Barcroft Images)
An Indri flashes the A-OK sign in Yamamoto Tsuneo’s “I’m OK”, on July 25, 2012 in Analamazaotra Special Reserve, Madagascar. (Photo by Yamamoto Tsuneo/CWPA/Barcroft Images)