Comic critters

“Every animal has his or her story, his or her thoughts, daydreams and interests,” writes animal rights activist Ingrid Newkirk, “all feel joy and love, pain and fear”. Her poetic tribute is inspiring, but it leaves out one thing. Animals can also be really, really funny — a point proved by this year’s excellent Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.

In Pictures:

Comic critters

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All images © the photographer/Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2018.