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'Grab Life By The ...': All The Best Photos From The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

A photo of a testicle-grabbing lion cub has claimed the top prize at the annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.

The 2019 entries included images depicting farting penguins, shocked otters, arguing birds and rhinos weeing wildly, but Sarah Skinner's photo entitled "Grab Life By The ..." was named the funniest in show.

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Sarah Skinner was named the overall winner with her photo called 'Grab Life By The...'.Image: Facebook/Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. 

Skinner was one of 40 finalists vying for top honors for their funny and quirky entires. Finalists were selected from a whopping 4000 entries that came from 68 countries across the globe.

Harry Walker claimed the People's Choice Award for his shot of a shocked little Otter from Alaska called 'Oh My'.

Vlado Pirsa's 'Family Disagreement' was named 'Creatures In The Air' winner for 2019.

Elaine Kruer’s entry, titled 'Bringing Flowers' was also given a special award. She claimed the Amazing Internet Portfolio Award.

People’s Choice Award went to Harry Walker for his shot of a sea otter in Alaska titled 'Oh My'. Image: Facebook/Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.
'Family Disagreement' by Vlado Pirsa was named the Creatures In The Air winner for 2019. Image: Facebook/Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.
Photographer Elaine Kruer’s entry, titled 'Bringing Flowers'. It received the Amazing Internet Portfolio Award. Image: Facebook/ Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards started in 2015 to showcase both the wonders and the quirks of wildlife. The Awards aim to pioneer conservation and animal habitat preservation.

Winners are selected by a panel of judges made up of photographers, TV personalities and leaders in conservation.

'Warning! Territory marking, follow at your own risk' by Tilakra Nagaraj’s was recognised in the Highly Commended Winners. Image: Facebook/Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.
'Laid Back Chimp' by Tom Mangelsen was recognised as a Highly Commended Winner. Image: Facebook/ Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.
Eric Keller’s entry titled 'Inconspicuous' was recognised in the Highly Commended Winners. Image: Facebook/Comedy Wildlife Photography Award.
"Squirrel Wishes' by Geert Weggen was Highly Commended. Image: Facebook/Comedy Wildlife Photography Award.
Alastair Marsh’s entry, titled 'Waltz Gone Wrong!' It was recognised in the Highly Commended Winners. Image: Facebook/ Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.

Contact Siobhan at skenna@networkten.com.au