The votes are in! We received thousands of fantastic photos of wildlife and wild lands in this year’s photo contest, and had our supporters vote for their favorites. It was close competition, but here are the winners of Defenders of Wildlife’s 2014 photo contest.
Grand Prize Winner - Gray Beauty, Sam Parks
Our grand prize winner - with over 12,000 votes - is a breathtaking photo of a gray wolf, taken by Sam Parks. With over 9,500 votes, the first place Wildlife photo goes to Raj Das with his photo titled, Piping Plover Mom and Chick. In the Wild Lands category, first prize goes to Warren Sander with his spectacular photo, Mountain Stream Tranquility. This amazing photo received more than 6,000 votes.
These beautiful images are an amazing reminder of what all of us are fighting to protect. Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you to everyone who entered the contest this year!
For more stunning photos of wildlife and wild lands, visit our blog  for a slideshow of the honorable mentions.