Animal Reactions to November Earthquake

Ever wonder how animals would react in an earthquake? Well on November 30, 2019, a 7.1 earthquake hit southcentral Alaska causing the resident animals of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to display some interesting behaviors. Musk ox assumed their protective stance by standing in a circle and looking outward, facing the threat. Wolves and coyotes…

AWCC’s Holiday Event is December 8

The Holiday Event at the AWCC is right around the corner on Saturday, December 8. The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is hosting a fun-filled holiday event for anyone who has ever wanted to take their photo with a reindeer! Visitors will also meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy tasty holiday treats, and create an ornament…

AWCC Welcomes Babies!

The past few months have been an exciting one for the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center! We have welcomed new members to the family; four wood bison calves, a female reindeer calf, a male muskox calf and a male porcupette that was rescued from Juneau. The first male wood bison calf was born Sunday, April 22, to…
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