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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/Barcrof

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An owl shows off its eye patch in Andres Vejar’s “Pirate In Disguise” taken in Metropolitana, Chile. Photo by Andres Vejar/CWPA/Barcroft

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That Monday morning feeling… thank you Agustin Ramos Rojas, tremendous!. @agustinramosrojas

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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

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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

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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

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Stopped By A Toll Collector, Queensland, Australia. Photo Katarina Denesova _

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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

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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

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Two penguins look troubled in Peter Odeh’s “Trouble In Parad’ice” on December 13, 2011 in Antarctica. Photo by Peter Odeh/CWPA/Barcroft Images

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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

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A lion does his best Carry On impression in Gill Merritt’s “Oooh matron – carry on up the jungle!” taken on June 1, 2012 in Tanzania. Photo by Gill Merritt/CWPA/Barcroft

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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

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It might look like Pikachu from Pokemon but this little springtail in Israel just wants to say hello: Photo Barcroft Media

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What on earth? The eyes have it..Photo Rio Claro/CWPA/Barcroft

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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

This Year’s Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Are Looking Hilarious Already

 The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are in full swing, so check out some of the fierce competitors jostling for the top prize this year. Paul ‘PJ’ Joynson-Hicks MBE and Tom Sullam founded the awards to spotlight wildlife conservation efforts and to inject some humour into the world of wildlife photography.

More info: Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards