Oh Deer! The Best Comedy Wildlife Photographs of the Year

17 September 2018

Never work with animals, they say.  Well thank goodness these photographers ignored that advice and captured some hilarious moments proving mother nature does indeed have a sense of humour.

Forty one finalists have been announced and are vying for the title of 2018’s Comedy Wildlife Photo of the Year – and voting is open for the People’s Choice Award, so get clicking.

Here are some of our favourites:

Drop everything!  Maybe someone stole its stash of nuts?  Photo by Mary McGowan.

Maybe it was this guy? Crouching squirrel, hidden walnut. Photo by Geert Weggen

Everyone deserves love, right? Photo by Sergy Savvi

My mother says I’m beautiful. Oh deer. Photo by Rob Adamson

We all know that one person… Photo by Christopher Schlaf

Safari Fabulousness. Photo by Kallol Murkherjee

The competition hopes to promote a conversation about conservation.