New Book Zooms in on Famed Wyoming Bear Family

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 a grizzly bear…

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Grizzlies of Pilgrim Creek

A critically-acclaimed book by photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen and journalist Todd Wilkinson explores in breathtaking images and narrative the dramatic story of famous mother bear Grizzly 399. As Tom Brokaw, Ted Turner, Jane Goodall and Yvon Chouinard say, it’s an important conservation tale for our time. It’s an adventure you will never forget.


The Matriarch – Grizzly 399 by Thomas D. Mangelsen