Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2017: Little owl falling of branch beats amorous bears to top spot:
More than 3,500 entries from 86 countries were submitted in the five categories.
A little owl falling off a branch beat a couple of bears in a compromising position and a pair of monkeys apparently riding a motorbike to win the annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Award.
More than 3,500 entries from 86 countries were submitted,capturing the mischief, mayhem and downright clumsiness of creatures.
The overall winner was Tibor Kercz who wowed the judges with his well-timed photo of an owl clumsily trying to regain its footing on a branch.
Taken in Opusztaszer, Hungary, he won a safari in Kenya as well as a trophy handmade by disabled men and women in Tanzania.
While he won the overall competition, others triumphed in four other categories: On The Land, Under The Sea, Portfolio and Juniors.
Judges, including comedian Hugh Dennis and presenter Kate Humble, chose the winners.
John Threlfall won the Up In The Air Category, with a photo of ducks flying through the sky over Preston, with one soaring in front of a plane tail. Each category winner …