The Alaska Zoo, 4731 O'Malley Rd, Anchorage

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    4731 O'Malley Rd,
    Anchorage, AK, United States

    The Alaska Zoo is a zoo located in Anchorage, Alaska located on 25 acres of the Anchorage Hillside. It is a popular attraction in Alaska, with nearly 200,000 visitors per year.
    The zoo is currently home to more than 100 birds and mammals representing some 50 species. The zoo has Show more... the widest variety of animals native to the state of Alaska as well as some exotics such as Siberian Tiger, Amur tigers, Bactrian Camels, and yaks.
    In addition to viewing, the zoo specializes in education, research, wildlife conservation, and animal rehabilitation; many of the animals currently in the zoo were found orphaned or injured.

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    Love the fact that we're caring for injured animals

    2014-03-08 5
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    Not as large as some other zoos but many of the animals are rehabbed or injured and cannot be released into the wild which is prettt neat. Local animals mostly

    2013-06-02 4
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    We loved the zoo! Spend the extra and get the tour.

    2013-07-10 5
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    I came from the minnesota and am use to a big huge crouded animals galore zoo but coming here i realized that this zoo in Alaska can't have zebras, giraffes, elephants etc because of the cold. Its not healthy for them to be up here. They mainly help injured animals. They are more active earlier in the day.

    2011-12-31 3
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    I love this zoo and go here often. There are lots of idiots that go here from big citys. They like to complain about everything. Well, I got a piece of advice for ya.... This is Alaska and if you don't like it go home. Most of the animals living at the zoo are there because they were injured and could no longer live in the wild. It's not the kids throwing coffee cup lids I'm worried about. I'm worried about the "adults" acting like children at the zoo. Most people that come visit Alaska put this idiot hat on, shove their head in the sand, and wonder why they leave injured or close to death. Most of these animals are crepuscular. It means that they are more active in the morning and early evening. If you can't get your lazy but up early enough or have to hit the bar too early you probably won't see much. I hope this helps those of you that expect a big city zoo on a petting zoo budget.

    2011-07-31 5
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