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Polar bear cub prepares for new home in New York

...Point Lay residents rescued the cub and named it for the Inupiat word for their village. Alaska Airlines flew Kali to Anchorage. Zoo officials recorded its weight at 18.6 pounds, Lampee said, but Kali is more than triple that at nearly 66 pounds...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-14/polar-bear-cub-prepares-new-home-new-yo
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

Grizzly bear breaks into Anchorage Zoo Zoo looking for new home for hungry...said Pat Lampi, curator of the Anchorage Zoo, who darted the 3´-year-old...tantrum. Grizzly bear breaks into Anchorage Zoo 042400 Local 7 The Juneau Empire...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042400/Loc_bear.shtml
Anchorage zoo installs treadmill for its elephant

A 16,000-pound treadmill specifically built to exercise Maggie the elephant arrived at the Alaska Zoo, but the question remains: Just how do you get a more than 4-ton animal fighting the battle of the bulge to use a treadmill?

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091405/sta_20050914007.shtml
News
Send Maggie to a sanctuary

Although I applaud the American Zoo and Aquarium Association's efforts for stepping in to encourage the Anchorage Zoo to release Maggie the elephant to a place with a warmer climate, companionship in other elephants, and a larger outside yard...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020105/let_20050201020.shtml
Opinion
Zoo sought for Hoonah cubs

...Thomas "Smitty" Smith told a crowd gathered Sunday to watch a mid-afternoon snack being fed to the cubs at the Anchorage zoo. "You might see a little bit of fighting. "They're siblings, and one of them is already becoming dominant...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070201/Loc_Cubs.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Thomas "Smitty" Smith told a crowd gathered Sunday to watch a mid-afternoon snack being fed to the cubs at the Anchorage zoo. "You might see a little bit of fighting. "They're siblings, and one of them is already becoming dominant...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070201/Loc_Cubs.shtml
Military airlifts Alaska's only elephant to California

...At the sanctuary, Maggie will have 30 acres where she will live with nine other elephants. Maggie arrived at the Anchorage zoo as a baby in 1983 after her herd was culled in South Africa. She lives as the sole occupant in the zoo's elephant...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110207/sta_20071102017.shtml
News
Alaska Digest

...Eileen Floyd said that "we'll never know" what caused the trauma. The two-humped Bactrian camel arrived at the Anchorage zoo in March, traveling from Minnesota to be a companion and a potential mate for an older female named Tula. On the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061807/sta_20070618014.shtml
News
Fawns better off left alone

...removed from the wild, they often become severely dehydrated because it is difficult to get them to drink. The surviving twin will go to a local resident who is certified to work with wildlife. If it survives, it will go to the Anchorage Zoo.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061400/Loc_fawns.html
Local
Glacier bear hit by vehicle disappears

...said a garbage-raiding glacier bear captured some years ago in the Gastineau Avenue area downtown ended up in the Anchorage Zoo. As one of the people who worked to change garbage handling rules to cut down on the number of bear incidents in the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061206/loc_20060612025.shtml
News

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