Caption Contest Winners

View the featured photos and top entries in National Wildlife's monthly caption contests

03-15-2017 // NWF Staff

EVERY YEAR the editors of National Wildlife select unusual or funny images from our annual photography competition to feature in our monthly caption contests. We then invite readers to write captions for the photos. Here are the caption contest winners and runners-up, along with the images that inspired them.

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March 2017

Snowy Owl


--Julie Nichols, Rowley, Massachusetts


"I've been working out. Can't you tell?"
--Joann Pigott, Houston, Texas

"You want some of THIS?!"
--Marla Herring, Hoover, Alabama

"OMG, I’ve been caught!"
--Victoria Bullard, Peotone, Illinois

"I just gotta be free, I gotta be me!"
--Cheryl Johnson, Kansas City, Missouri

"Where’s the party?!"
--Dianne Jacobs, Banning, California

February 2017

Snowy Owl


"If I could just reach that itch..."
--Terresa Strock, Marion, Virginia


"Here's looking at you, kid!"
--Joann Pigott, Houston, Texas

"Yes, there is a downside to being a narcoleptic predator."
--Kenneth Tredwell, Advance, North Carolina

"Dang, the water seems to have frozen in my ear!"
--R. Hallam, Merritt Island, Florida

"Owl be watching you!"
--Joann Pigott, Houston, Texas

"Don't like my dancing, I don't give a hoot."
--Michaela Shires, Walkerton, Minnesota

January 2017

Fox diving in snow


"I think I'm in over my head!"
--Cindy Tebo, Catawissa, Missouri


"Bottoms Up!"
--Laura Jaskiewicz, Rhinelander, Wisconsin

"I know I left it here somewhere!"
--Jim Ashton, Oregon

"Well, that didn't go as planned."
--Tracy Brunner, West St. Paul, Minnesota

Not every Redd Foxx is a successful stand-up comedian.
--Kenneth Tredwell, Advance, North Carolina

Sea Otter, by Scot Ferraro

Check out more funny photos in our gallery of past years' Caption Contest winners >>



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