A photograph of a three-month-old lion cub tumbling down a tree trunk after trying to find a path to the ground in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, has won the 2022 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.
Wildlife photographer Jenifer Hadley from the USA came out on top with his image entitled Not so cat-like reflexes, beating 5,000 entries submitted from more than 85 countries.
The image also won the Alex Walker’s Serian Creatures of the Land Award.
The annual photography competition is free to enter and is in its eighth year, taking in entries from professional and amateur photographers.
Jennifer Hadley, ‘Not so cat-like reflexes’ Lion cub (Serengeti National Park, Tanzania) – This three-month-old cub and his sibling were in a tree. The other lionesses were in other trees and on the ground. He wanted to get down and walked all over the branches looking for the right spot and finally just went for it. It was probably his first time in a tree and his descent didn’t go so…