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Anchorage zoo installs treadmill for its elephant

...Just how do you get a more than 4-ton animal fighting the battle of the bulge to use a treadmill? Zoo director Tex Edwards is optimistic she can do it. "Every time we've undertaken to teach Maggie something new she has always learned it...

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Orphaned bear cub bound for Kansas

...cub is now at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage where staff members call him Kris - after Kris Kringle, said zoo director Tex Edwards. The cub will be sent to the Topeka Zoological Park in Kansas in the next couple of weeks, he said. "It's not...

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Alaska's only elephant to stay in state

...treadmill. At 9,120 pounds, Maggie could stand to lose a few pounds - maybe more than a thousand actually, zoo director Tex Edwards said Thursday, announcing a decision to keep Maggie instead of moving her to the 550-acre North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro...

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State Briefs

...have waited for two years to bring the endangered species to Anchorage. "This is a big deal for us," zoo director Tex Edwards said. Molly will be hidden for several days so she can adapt to her concrete den. Then she will be on permanent exhibition...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091202/sta_stbriefs.shtml
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Cubs get catered meals 35 times a week

...headed to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio, possibly as soon as late June or early July, said Alaska Zoo director Tex Edwards. The Midwest facility wants the Anchorage cubs for its big North America exhibit, where they would grow up in an enclosure...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062004/sta_cubmeals.shtml
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Zoo group: Alaska's elephant should be moved

...recommends that female elephants be kept in groups of three or more. In a letter this month to Alaska Zoo director Tex Edwards, Butler said the AZA had been keeping track of the debate. "We do not doubt your commitment, but we must express...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...under the supervision of a bear advisory group with the American Zoological Association, according to zoo director Tex Edwards. That cub, nicknamed Chinitna, was captured a few weeks ago at Chinitna Bay on the west side of Cook Inlet. "It's...

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Zoo ponders future of Maggie the elephant

...elephant has been in Anchorage. Wrote Lee: "The children of Alaska love Maggie." They definitely do, zoo director Tex Edwards said. About a year ago members of the zoo board of directors and staff began meeting with elephant experts and zoo...

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Zoo sought for Hoonah cubs

...under the supervision of a bear advisory group with the American Zoological Association, according to zoo director Tex Edwards. That cub, nicknamed Chinitna, was captured a few weeks ago at Chinitna Bay on the west side of Cook Inlet. "It's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070201/Loc_Cubs.html
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State will send Hoonah fawn to Alaska Zoo

...found it where it had been left and returned it to Boettcher, who has cared for it since. Zoo director Louis "Tex" Edwards told the Empire this morning that he agreed to care for the fawn at least until the fall, when state officials would...

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