Each of the finalists of the 2021 Comedy Wildlife Awards is a revelation

All photos: Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2021


This WildArt Photographer of the Year competition showcases the interactions between animals and the water they need to live


Squirrels have never looked so good

All photos: Niki Colemont


These are the delicate, joyful, and life-affirming winners of the Bird Photographer of the Year competition

All photos: Bird POTY


Daniel Kordan’s photos of firefly mating season in a bamboo forest are utterly enchanting

All photos: Daniel Kordan via Instagram


There’s something totally mesmerizing about Alex Pick’s “Humanimals” transformations

All Photos: Apicollo Draws, via Instagram


The winners of the Tokyo International Foto Awards are a gorgeous celebration of nature in all its variety

All Photos: TIFA Awards


Simon Needham uses his gorgeous photographs of lions to raise awareness about conservation

All photos: Simon Needham via Instagram


The winners of the Northern Lights photography competition capture the magic and mystery of the Aurora Borealis

All photos via Capture the Atlas


Even the greatest works of art look even better with a nice Australian Shepherd

All photos: Eliza Reinhardt via Instagram

Jack Shepherd

Formerly editorial director @BuzzFeed. Currently editor @Tenderly and writer at large. Email: JackAShepherd at gmail

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