An Intimate Look at Yellowstone’s Most Famous Grizzly Mama

MOTHER NATURE NETWORK | By Jaymi Heimbuch Explore the life of bear 399 and her cubs through the images of Tom Mangelsen.  Of the many grandeurs Yellowstone National Park has to offer, perhaps the one that’s simultaneously the most endearing and most terrifying is a mother grizzly bear. To see the bulk of a huge

Saga of the World’s Most Famous Grizzly

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR | By Todd Wilkinson Bear No. 399 provides a cautionary tale of the revival of the rugged symbol of the American West as Washington considers removing grizzlies from federal protection. Read full length story> Download PDF article> (436KB)

Books Show Nature’s Wonders

IDAHO STATESMAN | By Rocky Barker Two books hot off the presses show and tell remarkable stories about the smallest and largest creatures in the Northern Rockies.  “Grizzlies of Pilgrim Creek,” by writer Todd Wilkinson and photographer Tom Mangelsen, shows how the great bear has gone from the brink of extinction to a frequent tourist

These 18 Photos of Grizzly Bears will Make You Want to Get in Your Car and Drive to Yellowstone Right Now

MOTHER JONES | By Luke Whelan – A new book captures the majestic creatures – and explains why they’re in trouble. By the end of the year, the federal government will likely propose taking the grizzly bear off the endangered species list… Read full length story> View or download PDF article> (1.1MB)

Recovery Story told through Star Mama Grizzly

GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE | By Karl Puckett – A star grizzly bear that already has her own Facebook page and Twitter handle (@grizzlybear399) is now the subject of a new book, “Grizzlies of Pilgrim Creek, an Intimate Portrait of 399, the Most Famous Bear of Greater Yellowstone.” Read full length story> Or download PDF article>

The Big Wild

WESTERN ART & ARCHITECTURE | By Todd Wilkinson – Considered one of the greatest living nature photographers, the uncompromising Thomas D. Mangelsen takes on a career-defining beast in his own backyard. Unbelievable though it may be, collectible wildlife photography in some circles is…   Read full length story>

2015 National Outdoor Book Award Winner: Design & Artistic Merit

NOBA | This magnificent book will catch your breath.  And once your breath returns to normal, and you turn the page, well, your heart will stop.  Within the covers of The Last Great Wild Places is the life work of accomplished photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen.  It is a work spanning forty years during which he has captured

New Book Zooms in on Famed Wyoming Bear Family

INDEPENDENT RECORD | By Brett French – BILLINGS — The motionless brown patch nestled in the chokecherry bushes 50 yards across the draw looked like a log to Todd Wilkinson as he hunted for grouse in the forest east of Bozeman a few weeks ago. But when the log moved he suddenly realized it was

Mama Bear: Book on Grizzly Sow 399 Shows Perils, Potential of Yellowstone Delisting

RAVALLI REPUBLIC | By Eve Byron – Step into the realm of the most famous grizzly mother in the world during a presentation in Missoula at 7:30 p.m. Monday with Montana journalist Todd Wilkinson and photographer Thomas Mangelsen. Mangelsen, one of America’s greatest nature photographers… Read full length story> View or download PDF article> (211KB)

New Book Zooms in on Famed Wyoming Bear Family

BILLINGS GAZETTE | By Brett French – The motionless brown patch nestled in the chokecherry bushes 50 yards across the draw looked like a log to Todd Wilkinson as he hunted for grouse in the forest east of Bozeman a few weeks ago. But when the log moved he suddenly realized it was a grizzly bear…