Alaska Zoo@alaskazoo

The Alaska Zoo is a home for orphaned, injured and captive-born animals, dedicated to the conservation of Arctic, sub-Arctic and like climate species.

http://www.alaskazoo.org/

When it’s only Monday and you just can’t find your motivation.
Our male wolverine is the best at showing us his relaxed side!!
Photo by Kerri Hancock, Zookeeper.
#alaskazoo #zoo #animals #alaskananimals #alaskalife #alaska #nonprofit #wolverine #gulogulo #relaxing #mondays #goodside


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Papa Murphy’s Day is off to a great start! Join us today from 10am to 4pm for superheroes, pizza, games, and more!!!
Our North American porcupines are loving their rodent pizzas too!
#alaskazoo #zoo #animals #alaskananimals #alaskalife #alaska #nonprofit #northamericanporcupine #porcupine #rodent #pizza #papamurphys #enrichment


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The flying squirrels love their treats! Trainers work hard to train for voluntary weights, voluntary handling, and voluntary entering into their mobile habitat for Outreach programs too!
Photo by Enrichment Coordinator, Angelica Evans.
#alaskazoo #zoo #animals #alaskananimals #alaskalife #alaska #nonprofit #training #flyingsquirrel #squirrel #treats #workhard #enrichment


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A pizza fit for a polar bear!! Join us Saturday, July 7th, from 10am to 4pm for Superheroes Day presented by Papa Murphy’s! “Pizza” enrichment for the animals, and FREE Mini Murph Pizza for the first 1000 kids into the zoo!
Photo by Enrichment Coordinator, Angelica Evans.
#alaskazoo #zoo #animals #alaskananimals #alaskalife #alaska #nonprofit #polarbearpizza #pizza #papamurphys #superheroes #yum #enrichment


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Today Alaska Zoo Adventure Camp campers got to hop on the polar bear scale in the dens and see if they weigh as much as a bear! They weighed in at 1200 lbs!!
Photo by LaVerne Lee Maynard, Adventure Camp Assistant.
#alaskazoo #zoo #animals #alaskananimals #alaskalife #alaska #nonprofit #polarbear #adventurecamp #scale #weighingin


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Brother tigers are always good for waking each other up mid-nap!
These Amur tiger boys love getting rowdy and making big noises.
#alaskazoo #zoo #animals #alaskananimals #alaskalife #alaska #nonprofit #amurtiger #tiger #bigcats #criticallyendangered #brothers


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This week’s Wildlife Diaries on camels was GREAT!
Make sure you join us next week on Tuesday for Ryan Kildea speaking about the Endangered Species Act.
Photo by Sam Lavin, Zookeeper.
#alaskazoo #zoo #animals #alaskananimals #alaskalife #alaska #nonprofit #camel #wildlifediaries


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Swan baby cuteness overload!
These trumpeter swan cygnets are just too adorable.
Photo by LaVerne Lee Maynard, Summer Camp Assistant.
#alaskazoo #zoo #animals #alaskananimals #alaskalife #alaska #nonprofit #trumpeterswans #swan #waterfowl #cygnet #toocute


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Smokehouse BBQ is here until 3pm today! Swing over, grab some food and enjoy viewing cold-weather animals!! #alaskazoo #zoo #animals #alaskananimals #alaskalife #alaska #nonprofit #smokehousebbq


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Happy Saturday!
Photo by Distance Learning Coordinator, Shannon Ozee.
#alaskazoo #zoo #animals #alaskananimals #alaskalife #alaska #nonprofit #porcupine #erethizondorsatum #saturday #dandelion


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This is one happy, dirty wolf!! He rolled in pond mud and fish carcass, so he smelled pretty nice too!
Photo by Zookeeper Tim Lescher.
#alaskazoo #zoo #animals #alaskananimals #alaskalife #alaska #nonprofit #graywolf #canislupus #wolf #scentrolling #dirtywolf


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The cygnets (baby swans) have hatched! They’re so cute you need to come see them while they’re still fluffy!
#alaskazoo #zoo #animals #alaskananimals #alaskalife #alaska #nonprofit #trumpeterswan #cygnets #swan #waterfowl #babyswans #sofluffy


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