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Zoo plans expansion of polar bear exhibit

...such permit issued in the nation."We're very pleased that they entrust us with that," Lampi said.According to zoo officials, there has been an increase in orphaned cubs from the North Slope. Lampi said that with increases in Arctic activity...
Minnesota to be new home for rescued wolf pups

ANCHORAGE - An Alaska Zoo official in Anchorage says five wolf pups rescued by firefighters from...three males will remain at the Alaska Zoo infirmary for now. Zoo officials say the pups were left without food and water for several days...
Polar bear, wolf vie to be Alaska Zoo 'president'

...interior Alaska about 275 miles southwest of Fairbanks.Supporters will be able to buy the election. Ballots are $1. Zoo officials are hoping people will stuff ballot boxes attached to the animals' pens or online. Floyd said money from outside...
Anchorage zoo installs treadmill for its elephant

...either end so she can get on and off the treadmill, which is separated from her main living quarters by steel beams. Zoo officials are eager to get the elephant house renovation completed and Maggie back in her permanent home before the snow flies...
Sitka black-tailed deer spotted in Anchorage

...Zoo were all safe at home this week, as were the seven that live at Big Game Alaska, the wildlife park in Portage, zoo officials said. "My guess is that it came from Prince William Sound," said Rick Sinnott, the state Fish and Game Department's...
Alaska Digest

...A party celebrating the birthdays for the popular animals will be held at the zoo Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. Zoo officials say the bears will get a big surprise birthday cake. Cake for humans also will be available for visitors at 1 p...
Juneau Empire Story Archive bones, then infant formula and blueberries. "It was amazing how they really came to life," Boettcher said. Zoo officials say one possible destination for the cubs is the cool mountains of central Mexico. A zoo in Morelia, at 7,000 feet...
California center offers to take, pay for Maggie

...professional training to prepare her for crate travel, zoo officials said Friday. The facility also would pay for Maggie' able to make a decision shortly afterward. Alaska Zoo officials already are planning to meet with the PAWS officials...
Alaska Digest

...Maggie to see if she can make the trip. She also needs to be crate trained, and no one knows how long that will take. Zoo officials also will have to put together the logistical puzzle of flying an animal estimated at 8,000 pounds from Alaska to...
Zoo officials: Maggie not likely to leave this summer

...the number of new homes Alaska Zoo officials are considering for the state' least a month, according to zoo officials. The most important thing is...anybody's guess how she will do." Zoo officials have not yet named any of the...


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