The International Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards competition , which rewards the funniest snapshots of the animal world, presented the 44 finalist photos from this year's edition.
A fox that seems to be in negotiations with a pensive mouse, gorilla and tiger, fish, mongooses and smiling giraffes are some of the selected images. The winners will be announced on October 22.
The contest was created in 2015 by professional photographers Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam and aims to highlight the importance of wildlife conservation. (Text and RT photos)