WildLife winning photo of the year ! Adorable !

Wow! Nearly 57,000 wildlife-loving people like you voted in our second annual photo contest!

We had nearly 8,500 amazing entries in this contest, and today it’s my distinct pleasure to announce the winning photos.


Right click to download the 2011 wildlife photo contest winn
Our grand prize winner — with more than 32,000 votes — was an adorable photo of brown bears taken by Jim Chagares. The first place Wildlife photo was Noelle Zaleski’s captivating image of a fox’s morning stretch. In the Wild Lands category, first prize goes to James Dick for his amazing photograph of a smoky sunset in Grand Teton National Park. His photo received nearly 22,000 votes.

These beautiful images are an amazing reminder of what Defenders like you and me are fighting to protect.

Will you help Defenders save something wild? Please consider supporting our work with a donation of $20 or more.

Your contribution will not only help secure a brighter future for imperiled wolves, polar bears and other wildlife (and the wild places where they live), but also entitle you to a subscription to our stunning DEFENDERS quarterly publication, which is full of fantastic wildlife articles and stunning photos like the ones above.

Congratulations to all the contest winners and thanks to everyone who entered the contest and all of the caring people who support our work to save the lives of imperiled wildlife and protect our wild places.

For the Wild Ones,

Rodger Schlickeisen Rodger Schlickeisen
President
Defenders of Wildlife

P.S. You can see amazing photos like these in our DEFENDERS quarterly. Please donate $20 or more online or call 1-800-385-9712 to contribute by phone and secure your subscription today!

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