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Dogs attack day-old moose calf

ANCHORAGE - A one-day old moose calf that was attacked by dogs in the town of Talkeetna was taken to a wildlife center where a large gash on its back was cleaned and stitched up.
Catholic Social Services to receive citation

...A memorial has been held for Shaggy.She's the 2-year-old bear that escaped her enclosure at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and was found shot to death in Portage last week.Some of Shaggy's cremated remains were spread Wednesday...
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Taquka, the Kodiak bear, arrives at Sweden's Orsa Bear Park

...transport the bear cub to Sweden. While the facility in Sweden was being built, the cub was housed at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Portage.The new enclosure at the Orsa Bear Park, next to the Carnivore Centre in Grönklitt, Sweden...
Orphaned brown bear cub finds a temporary refuge

...Sound off on the important issues at Kotzebue's rescued brown bear cub has found temporary refuge at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Portage. The orphaned female grizzly cub was rescued near Kotzebue by an Alaska Department of Fish and...
ATIA announces 2011 marketing committee

...Alaska Tours, Dennis McDonnell of Major Marine Tours, Toni Walker of Logistics LLC and Ethan Tyler of Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Interior members include Deb Hickok of the Fairbanks Convention & Visitors Bureau, Brett Carlson of Northern...
State awaits federal action to release bison

...from Canada for more than two years in anticipation of restoring the animals to Alaska. The herd at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Girdwood numbers 89 animals. The department announced a target release date of spring 2012 but that...
Alaska wildlife center takes orphaned bear cub

PORTAGE GLACIER - The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is assisting the state Department of Fish and Game in placing the second motherless cub in a month from Kodiak. KTUU reports the...
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State officials want wood bison to roam in Alaska again

...would be trucked to Alaska from the national park in Alberta. They would spend at least two years at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center near Portage and released only after the state veterinarian certified them disease free, Rogers said...
Reintroduction of wood bison hits a snag

...on reintroducing wood bison in Alaska for the last 20 years and has a herd of 79 wood bison held at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center south of Anchorage. The state was planning to release the animals in the Minto Flats east of Fairbanks...
Two delayed bison reach Popof Island

...the gene pool of the Popof Island herd, but Abigail and Kelly have arrived. The bison had been at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Portage. They were selected, tested for disease and tagged at the center before making the trip from...


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