RAW VIDEO: Alaska Zoo Polar Bear, Wolf Run for "President"
September 5, 2012
AP / Powered by NewsLook.com
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)
Video ... watch video
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.
Video provided by ... watch video
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
AP (Mar. 20, 2013) An orphaned polar cub is making its temporary home at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage. An official says the bear's mother was killed March 12. The cub is about 3 or 4 months old and weighs just over 18 ... watch video
CBC (Apr. 12, 2013) A Winnipeg woman is among a number of people fighting to get a polar bear out of a South American zoo and brought to Canada, but an animal-protection activist warns the chances of the bear being ... watch video
July 6, 2015 Lupus, multiple sclerosis, and type-1 diabetes are among more than a score of diseases in which the immune system attacks the body. But why the immune system begins its misdirected assault has ... read more
July 7, 2015 Increasing amounts of environmentally valuable and protected land are being cleared for rubber plantations that are economically unsustainable, new research suggests. More widespread monitoring is ... read more
July 7, 2015 New research has identified the neural circuit in the brain of the fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) that is responsible for detecting a taste pheromone, which controls the ... read more
July 7, 2015 High vitamin C concentrations in the blood from the intake of fruit and vegetables are associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and early death, new research ... read more
Dec. 10, 2014 Studying the social interaction of bears through the use of camera traps and visual observations requires that humans be able to tell individuals apart. A study done using volunteers to study the ... read more
Apr. 9, 2014 The California condor was one of the first species to be listed under the Endangered Species Preservation Act in 1966 when the population was reduced to a handful of birds. Through a massive ... read more
Apr. 1, 2014 The Jamaican iguana continues to be critically endangered, with only a single location left for the recovering population in the Portland Bight Protected Area. A recent proposal by Jamaican ... read more