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Minnesota to be new home for rescued wolf pups

...they're healthy enough to travel.KTUU-TV reports ( ) that Alaska Zoo Executive Director Pat Lampi says the zoo in Anchorage has worked previously with the Minnesota Zoo, located south of Minneapolis-St. Paul.Fish...
Zoo plans expansion of polar bear exhibit

...area.The first phase will include a cub transition center and the maternity den, according to zoo executive director Pat Lampi.The second phase will double the zoo's capacity for adult bears, with a braided water stream and upgrades to the...
Polar bear cub prepares for new home in New York

...about two weeks."The decision to have him with another cub his own age, it's priceless," said Alaska Zoo director Pat Lampi. "They're normally with their mother and another sibling for the first few years of their lives."The bear's mother...
Alaska Digest ANCHORAGE - The board of the Alaska Zoo could decide this week on a new home for Maggie the elephant. Zoo director Pat Lampi said eight institutions have offered to take the 25-year-old African elephant. He planned to present a list Wednesday...
Zoo officials say elephant had colic

...indicate what zoo officials first suspected - Maggie lay down because she had colic or stomach pain, said zoo director Pat Lampi. The zoo's 8,000-pound elephant went down on her side for several hours Sunday and Wednesday and couldn't get...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...grizzly is too busy having a temper tantrum. ``He was beating on the bars and making a lot of big racket,'' said Pat Lampi, curator of the Anchorage Zoo, who darted the 3´-year-old bear after he broke into the zoo last week for at least...
Protests mount for harnessed elephant

...go,"' said Peggy McFarland. "They'd be respected a lot more in this community if they'd agree to do that." Pat Lampi, the zoo director, only briefly commented on the rally. "It's their right," he said. Anchorage firefighters twice...
Animal-rights group criticizes candidate for elephant's home

...Animals. The place in question is the Elephants of Africa Rescue Society, located in Salinas, Calif. Alaska Zoo director Pat Lampi confirmed EARS is one of the top two locations being considered for Maggie's new home, though he said the zoo board...
Bear cub reunited with sibling after mother was killed

...orphaned brothers standing against the world. "It's pretty obvious they recognize each other," said zoo curator Pat Lampi, clearly relieved that there was no snarling fight. "I think it's great they're sticking by each other." Rabbit...
Lazy elephant avoids custom treadmill

...progress, she has a long way to go. "She has two feet on the treadmill and has touched a third one on it," zoo director Pat Lampi said Tuesday. "Every six inches forward is a new goal. There are a lot of steps to go." Maggie's trainers and zoo...


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