Season 2 of Alaska Animal Rescue is now live on DisneyPlus!

Come behind the scenes with our Animal Care staff and learn what it takes to care for the animals that call AWCC home. The show follows staff from the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, the Alaska SeaLife Center, and the Alaska Raptor Center as they respond to animals in need.

Meet Our Interns!

Tierney Gannon, Animal Care Intern Favorite Animal? AWCC: Hugo the Grizzly Bear or Snickers the Porcupine Overall: Toads Where are you from? Lockport, Illinois Education? Ohio State University; Major: Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology Minor: Spanish Aspirations? I want to travel and work in multiple locations and countries and to find a career that includes working with wildlife, education and traveling. How do you…

Meet Our Animal Care Staff!

Cameron Ward, Hoofstock Keeper Favorite Animal? AWCC: Canadian Lynx Overall: Pangolin, an animal related to the armadillo  Where are you from? Originally I’m from Columbia, Missouri, but I grew up in East Lansing, Michigan.  Education? Majored in Health Sciences and minored in Biology at Truman State University  What has AWCC done for you? AWCC has given me the opportunity to live…

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,…
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