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Logo bar of the Alaska Public Lands Information Center which are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Tok and Ketchikan
A large momma polar bear and her two cubs stand on the bare hurt ground with the ocean in the background.
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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


 
Graphic image showing Alaska superimposed over the United States. Alaska covers much of the midsection of the country while the panhandle reaches the Carolinas and the Aleutian Islands stretch across Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. Did You Know?
Alaska encompasses 586,412 sq. miles, making it approximately 1/5 the size of the rest of the United States or larger than the combined area of the 22 smallest U.S. states! 85 percent of Alaska lands, or an area twice the size of Texas, are under federal and state ownership.