15 of the Best From This Year’s Funniest Animal Photo Contest

Like everyone else in the world, we at Bright Side adore animals. We know that however hard times are, the charm of our furry and feathered friends can always lift our spirits.

That's why we were delighted to learn of the Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards. Set up by Tanzania-based photographers Tom Sullam and Paul Joynson-Hicks, the contest has one inviolable rule: Be funny. The following 15 shots certainly fit the bill!

How to stop a cheetah in its tracks: tell it a joke!

Is that an owl wearing an owl mask?

Hasn't anyone ever told him not to stick his trunk where it's not wanted?

We still don't know how he got up there...

Get a room, you two!

There's always one poser in every photograph!

Intimidating Eagle lives up to his name.

Eat my body weight in corn? Challenge accepted!


Sunbathing is becoming increasingly popular among kangaroos.

Whom to hit? That is the question...

No one can stop us being together.

They really ought to do this kind of thing behind closed doors.

The latest in wasp fashion accessories.

Loving life!

Based on materials from Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards
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