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Tom Mangelsen

Bearded photographer dressed in camouflage jacket holding a large zoom camera with a rugged coastal backdrop
Tom Mangelsen in Alaska. Photo: Sue Cedarholm

Tom Mangelsen is one of the most acclaimed nature photographers of our time, having traveled throughout the world for more than 40 years observing and photographing the Earth’s last great wild places. Tom cofounded The Cougar Fund and serves as a Founding Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers, among many other conservation activities. He has produced three books of fine art, and recently teamed up with writer Todd Wilkinson to tell the story of Yellowstone’s famous Grizzly 399 in the book, Grizzlies of Pilgrim Creek. Visit:

Wildlands Network is profoundly grateful to Tom Mangelsen for his photographic contributions to our website, and for his ongoing commitment to wild nature.