Comedy is all around us. And for the fifth year in a row, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are here to show us examples of that truism through the lens of some of the most talented photographers in the world.
The contest just announced its finalists for 2019, and they are all phenomenal. You can find all of them over at the official website, but in the meantime some of our favorites are below.
We begin with a handful of animals who are oddly human:
And now, animals doing dirty, gross, hilarious things:
And, finally, our favorite hyper-specific category: extremely relatable bears.