Even if you're visiting Alaska for just a little while, you can see all the native wildlife—and more!—at this beautiful little zoo. The 20-acre facility, located on the beautiful areas of South Anchorage, has been providing locals residents and visitors alike with a caring, well-run zoological society for more than 45 years.
The resident birdlife provides a great range of native Alaskan raptors, including many species of owls and eagles. Mammals include everything from Dall sheep, moose, muskox and caribou to such predators as the Canada lynx, wolf, red fox and arctic fox. There are also species of Arctic animals from northern Asia, including the Tibetan yak, snow leopards, and the Amur tiger.
Prince William Sound was formed by the slow cutting of rock by a glacier. The glacier is still... Read more