Winner: On The Land prize
The annual Comedy Wildlife Awards provide a humorous take on the wild kingdom by choosing the funniest images from around the world. The competition not only provides laughs, but seeks to promote wildlife conservation.
Here are this year's winners and a few top contenders.
A baby dormouse laughs on a yarrow flower.
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Winner: Overall and Portfolio categories
An owl struggles to keep his grip as others are perched on a branch in Opusztaszer, Hungary.
Tibor Kercz/ CWPA/Barcroft Images
Winner: Under The Sea category
A green turtle seems to clearly have the edge over a Napoleon Maori wrasse, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia.
Troy Mayne/CWPA/Barcroft Ima
Winner: In The Air prize
A widgeon flies with it's flock in front of a contrail.
John Threlfall/CWPA/Barcroft Images
These monkeys broke away from their group for a good time on a motorbike parked near the entrance to the reserve in Tangkoko Batuangus Nature Reserve, Indonesia.
Katy Laveck Foster/CWPA/Barcroft Images
Smile for the camera
A baby lemon shark appears to show off a big toothy smile in Bimini, the Bahamas.
Not quite what mom had in mind
A polar bear cub hitches an awkward ride on her mother in Wapusk National Park in Manitoba, Canada.
Daisy Gilardini/CWPA/Barcroft Images
Battle of the amphibians
Two amphibious mudskippers look like they are in an operatic duet on tidal mudflats in Krabi, Thailand.
Daniel Trim/CWPA/Barcroft Images
A red ghost crab cleans sand from its eyes after emerging from a burrow at the Frazergunj beach, in West Bengal, India. The eyes of ghost crabs are supported on stalks and give them a wide field of vision.
Arkaprava Ghosh/CWPA/Barcroft Images
A young elephant seal looks pretty distressed in San Simeon, Calif. on Dec. 13, 2016.
George Cathcart/CWPA/Barcroft Images
Three king penguins approach the only church in Grytviken, South Georgia Island, British Overseas Territory.
Carl Henry/CWPA/Barcroft Images
A harbor seal appears to be having a good laugh about something in Sherman Oaks, San Diego.
Brian Valente/CWPA/Barcroft Images
Outsourcing seatbelt checks
A perfectly juxtaposed giraffe and plane in Masai Mara, Kenya.
Graeme Guy/CWPA/Barcroft Images
A sea otter hangs out on his back early morning after waking up in Elkhorn Slough, Calif.
Penny Palmer/CWPA/Barcroft Images
A blue wildebeest creates an optical illusion standing on a mound in Masai Mara, Kenya.
Jean Jacques Alcalay/CWPA/Barcroft Images
I have a headache
A mother brown bear seems to be striving for some peace and quiet in Martinselkonen, Finland.
Tag, you're it
Fox cubs play in County Meath, Ireland.
John Sheridan/CWPA/Barcroft Images
Just not happy right now
A mountain gorilla grimaces as he comes out of the bush after the rain in Virunga National Park, Rwanda.
Josef Friedhuber/CWPA/Barcroft Images
Stand up straight
Two king penguins stand at attention while another appears to give them orders in the Falkland Islands.
Miguel Illana/CWPA/Barcroft Images