Conservation is serious business, but the behavior of the animals we work to save can be quite the opposite. The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards is all about embracing both of those realities: It promotes the Born Free Foundation, which works to save imperiled individual animals as well as entire species, by celebrating the lighthearted side of wildlife watching. The competition, which debuted last year, is in full swing once again.
Check out some of our favorite shots (so far), below. And if you’ve captured any critters in a candid moment, it’s not too late to have the last laugh—the deadline for submissions is October 1.
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