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Our Wild Neighbors in Alaska
 

From pygmy shrews that weigh less than a penny to gray whales that weigh 16-45 tons, Alaska is the Last Frontier for animals as well as people. Our Wild Neighbors is a free educational resource book with lots of fun activities about Alaska's animals. You can also have fun with the interactive flash activities offered on this website. Enjoy learning about Our Wild Neighbors in Alaska!



Our Wild Neighbors iBook Cover: depicts a cartoon scene with ranger, child, eagle, salmon, and rabbit in a forested mountain vista.
Cameron Sanders et al/NPS

Click HERE for fun interactive activities all about Alaska's animals



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Download the resource book as a 1.5meg pdf at http://alaskacenters.gov/upload/Our-Wild-Neighbors-An-Educational-Resource-Book.pdf



 



Our Wild Neighbors Cover Our Wild Neighbors Sample Page Our Wild Neighbors Sample Page


 
A brown, irregularly shaped volcanic mountain  rises above a valley. The sky is blue with few clouds. Did You Know?
In 1912, one of the most violent eruptions ever recorded occurred in the wilderness of Katmai National Park & Preserve. The blast collapsed 7,500 foot Mount Katmai to its present elevation of 6,716 feet. In the resulting Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, fumaroles issued steam hot enough to melt zinc.