Photo Essay: The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

During a five press trip to Anchorage, it snowed, it rained, but for one day, Alaska did its damnedest to show off, and I was lucky enough to spend a day hanging out at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. By now I’m sure you’ve guessed that I love animals, and having done volunteer work with wildlife rehab programs in the past, I had to come here! The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center “is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska’s wildlife through conservation, public education, and quality animal care. AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round and provides spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Animals that cannot be released into the wild are given a permanent home at the center” – Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center


Alaskan Brown Bear


A Curious Raven Eyeballs My Presence


Grazing Elk


Lonesome Male Buck


Perfect Winter’s Day


“Camera Shy” – This young male elk charged me at the fence numerous times!


Musk Ox


This young bison was keen on a head scratch – It was hard to resist!

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