Born in northern Germany in 1953, Norbert Rosing is a passionate nature and wildlife photographer with special dedication to the Arctic, North American landscapes, and the national parks of Germany. His images have been published in magazines all over the world, such as GEO, Terre Sauvage, BBC Wildlife, Sinra, Terra, Naturfoto, and Photo Technik International. Rosing's first cover story in National Geographic magazine, "Bear Beginnings: New Life on the Ice," was published in December 2000. Since then he has also covered musk oxen, walruses, bald eagles, and snow foxes for the magazine, among other subjects. Rosing has published many books, including Unknown Germany, Cheetahs, The World of the Polar Bear, German National Parks, Yellowstone: Land of Fire and Ice, and Yellowstone: America's Playground.