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21 incredible pics from the National Geographic Photo Comp that'll make your eyes happy

Think you captured a great picture of your cat sleeping in your bed this morning? That shot could win you a tidy $10,000.

National Geographic’s annual Photo Contest, which accepts incredible images from sharp-eyed camera-wielders from all over the globe, comes to a close next week with this year’s entries looking beyond phenomenal.

If you don’t own a photogenic pet, but would still like to enter, then know that the official categories include People and Places as well as Nature, so scroll through your iPhone gallery and see if you’ve got something that could go up against these 21 pics that grabbed our attention:

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