This is a highly-anticipated contest for animal photography enthusiasts: every year, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards rewards photographers for shooting the most unusual wildlife photos of the year. Here are the finalists for 2019. Check out some of the funniest entries in the video above!
We won't know who's taking home the award until November 13th. But, until then, you can take a look at the finalists for the 2019 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.
Every year, this award is given to a photographer for shooting the most exceptional nature or wildlife photo of the year.
And this year is no exception: check out the funniest photos of 2019 in the gallery below! If you want to see last year's winners, click here.
25 of the 40 Funniest Photos of 2019
The 25 pictures you'll find below are a selection of our favorites, but there are actually 40 photographers in the running. We'll let you decide which one is your favorite!
Among those we've selected, you'll see a funny picture shot by photographer Thomas Mangelsen of a visibly heated argument between an emperor penguin and a fur seal.
"Amazingly, the fur seal didn't use its considerable size advantage to put a quick end to the fight," he said, surprised. He witnessed this on an island in South Georgia, Antarctica.
This turtle follows the rules of the road to the letter!
You can be a squirrel and enjoy the beauty of nature!
This adorable capybara wishes you a lovely evening!
This groundhog is clearly tired of having its picture taken.
A "sizeable" duel on the ice pack.
Have you heard the expression "to laugh like a zebra"?
This tiny insect is giving you a big wave.
This bear cub isn't very good at playing "hide and seek"
An... invigorating shower!
A bird of prey in the line of fire!
This small fish looks like he just received bad news.
Hedwig called: she's doing well!
We'd like to know what they're arguing about!
Have you heard the expression "serious like an otter"?
To fight or to hunt zebras?... Pick one.
This little seal is having a good time.
A brown bear deep in thought.
This penguin probably surfs better than you!
This little otter can't believe its eyes!
"To love one another is to look in the same direction," right?
Angry daddy in 3, 2, 1...
It's a hard knock life for this baby monkey!
The cast of "La La Land" could never!
Golden rule: never wake up a squirrel from a nap.