Caption Contest

Roll Up to This Week’s Caption Contest

Submit a caption for one of our archival photos for a chance to win a yearlong subscription to National Geographic magazine.

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What’s going on in this photo?

Have a funny caption for this photo? Leave your answer in the comments section below for a chance to win a one-year subscription to National Geographic magazine, access to Nat Geo PLUS, and a National Geographic Society T-shirt.

All submissions must be entered by Monday, May 16, at noon ET. The winner will be announced on Tuesday, May 17, along with the photo for next week’s caption contest.

You can see the above photo and more from our archives on Nat Geo’s Found Tumblr. And if you’re already a subscribing member, you can explore more images like this in our online archive.

Update: The winner of this contest has been posted here.

Last Week’s Winner

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Who wrote the best caption for this photo?

The winner for last week’s contest is Nat Geo member Chris Brauner, who wrote:

Nowhere in her How to Train a Bird Dog manual could Ethel find what she had done wrong.

The runners-up were:

Susan Hoagland: He flies through the air, with the greatest of fleas …

Bennet Rasmussen: Squirrel!

There were also references to songs ("Come Fly With Me") and the "Hey Diddle Diddle" rhyme (“The cow jumped over the moon”), as well as jokes about how it’s rude to read over someone’s shoulder.

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