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The 8 animals with the best comic timing in the world this year

The animal kingdom: admired for being beautiful, powerful, diverse… and absolutely hilarious.

Comedy Wildlife Awards Finals Source: Angela Bohlke/The Comedy Wildlife Awards/Barcroft Images

THE COMEDY WILDLIFE Photo Awards 2016 have been announced – leaving us with some interesting images to giggle at.

Angela Bohlke from the USA snatched the top prize in both the Overall and On the Land categories with her entertaining picture of a fox face-first in snow, which she captured in Yellowstone National Park.

“The picture shows a red fox hunting for his morning breakfast, a small rodent, known as a vole. This photograph is from one of the times he unfortunately, however, hilariously missed.

This year’s contest featured over 2,200 hilarious entries from around the world, with each of the contenders combining exquisite photography skills and perfect comedy timing.

Here are some of the other entries, starting with a speed limit.

Comedy Wildlife Awards Finals Source: Vaughan Jessnitz/The Comedy Wildlife Awards/Barcroft Images

That one friend who can’t just smile like the rest of the group.

Comedy Wildlife Awards Finals Source: MarioGustavoFiorucci/The Comedy Wildlife Awards/Barcroft Ima

This lizard looks like he’s about to take part in an epic martial arts scene.

Comedy Wildlife Awards Finals Source: Anup Deodhar/The Comedy Wildlife Awards/Barcroft Images

The bunny ear/photo bomb.

Comedy Wildlife Awards Finals Source: Adam Parsons/The Comedy Wildlife Awards/Barcroft Images

Is this guy conducting a rodent orchestra?

Comedy Wildlife Awards Finals Source: Perdita Petzl/The Comedy Wildlife Awards/Barcroft Images

Olympian owl.

Comedy Wildlife Awards Finals Source: Austin Thomas/The Comedy Wildlife Awards/Barcroft Images

Think you’re having a bad day?

Comedy Wildlife Awards Finals Source: Tom Stables/The Comedy Wildlife Awards/Barcroft Images

If you’re having a particularly bad day and need a boost, you can find even more images in this video below.

Source: Barcroft Animals/YouTube

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