RAW VIDEO: Alaska Zoo Polar Bear, Wolf Run for "President"
September 5, 2012
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The Alaska Zoo is conducting a "presidential election" between a polar bear and a gray wolf in a fundraising and promotion effort. According to the zoo's development director, the winner will claim zoo presidency.
AP (May 27, 2014) The Alaska Zoo is expanding its polar bear exhibit and building a Polar Bear Transition Center to help polar bears that become orphaned as cubs learn how to survive in the wild. (May 27)
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AP (Sep. 22, 2013) A polar bear cub made its first public appearance at a zoo in Australia on Saturday to the delight of visitors and keepers. Nineteen-week-old Henry is the first polar bear cub to be born at Sea World ... watch video
Newsy (May 30, 2014) Firefighters found five orphaned wolf pups in an area stricken with a massive forest fire in Alaska. Those pups are being cared for at the Alaska Zoo.
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AP (June 28, 2012) Three black bear cubs are being kept at The Alaska Zoo. They were taken to the zoo by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage after their mother was ... watch video
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Reuters (May 13, 2012) The Denver Zoo is vying to become the greenest zoo in the world with the installation of a new energy system run entirely on waste. Using a process called gasification - engineers at the zoo have ... watch video
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