Meet Our Animal Care Staff!

David Rehak Suma, Educational Animal Keeper Favorite Animal? For the past two summers, I have been fortunate enough to raise our Black-Tailed Sitka Deer fawns. This experience has shown me how playful the fawns can be and how the proper upbringing can influence the behavior of the deer. They are also the cutest animals on the planet.  …

Meet Our Animal Care Staff!

Hanna Sundstrom, Lead Animal Keeper Favorite Animal? AWCC: It’s hard for me to choose a favorite animal, but I have always been interested in bears, so they’re at the top of my list. I also gained a huge appreciation for muskox and moose while I’ve been here – they have a much larger personality than people realize. Overall:…

Meet Our Animal Care Staff!

Katie Middlebrook, Lead Animal Keeper Favorite Animal? AWCC: Red Foxes, Sitka Black-Tailed Deer, Canadian Lynx Overall: Great White Shark after doing conservation research in Mosselbaai, South Africa Where are you from? I grew up in Glendale, AZ but lived in Alamogordo, NM for 4 years and in Anchorage, AK for the past 3. My husband is in the military,…

NEW Moose Encounter!

Have you ever wanted to see animals native to Alaska up close? What about having them take food out of your hand? Starting today at 10am we will be offering a new program experience – Moose Encounter! This experience is just $10 per person and allows the visitor to feed our five bull moose while…

Welcome to Summer

Blue skies. Golden sun. Green grass. Fireweed. Who doesn’t love summer? I know our animals love rolling in the grass and mud, trudging through the ponds and creeks, and smelling the fresh mountain breeze. Sure it gets warm, but that’s what the water is for! Are you interested in seeing what our animals love most…
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