"And each year we see a wider variety of of species doing funny things, whether it's a very naughty penguin (which had my kids rolling around the floor in hysterics) or dancing lions, a chillin' chimp or even bee-eaters having a shouting match -- they're hysterical."|
There's a serious side to the awards. They're also about encouraging folks to support wildlife conservation at home and on their travels by shopping responsibly and avoiding products whose production harms animal habitats, restricting water use and becoming a "wildlife influencer" who cares for the environment.
The results of the contest, organized in partnership with international wildlife charity Born Free Foundation, are due to be announced on November 13, with the winner getting a one-week safari in Kenya's Masai Mara.