Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2015
Entries to participate in this competition closed on 1st October 2015.
The competition was for anyone with outrageous and weird photos animals doing, well, funny stuff.
This distressed hippo was among the early contenders for the contest.
The competition was founded by Joynson-Hicks to celebrate the silliest photos in the field.
Judges for the competition were Kate Humble, the TV presenter and Hugh Dennis, the famous comedian known for his role in BBC sitcom Outnumbered.
Chubby hamster triumphs in comedic wildlife photography contest. The humorous photo titled "Rush Hour" nabbed top honors in the inaugural competition.
Julian Rad, the Austrian photographer responsible for the winning hamster image, was awarded with an impressive array of prizes, including a trophy, a Nikon D750 camera and a seven-day guided photo safari trip to Tanzania.
This photo titled 'You haven't seen me...' got the Silver runner-up.
“The number and quality of the entries was fantastic,” judge and British comedian Hugh Dennis told Peta Pixel.
"The finalists should be very proud of themselves, as should the animals they photographed, simply for looking so funny. Sadly there is no way of telling them," he added.