The Secret Lives of Alaska Animals: Special guest post

Note: Kids, this is your lucky day! Animal expert Ken Keffer has joined us on the AKontheGO blog to talk about our state’s amazing animals, and some fun facts you might not know. Ken co-wrote the new book “The Secret Lives of Animals” with Stacy Tornio, and I am having a blast reading it. Ken […]

Alaska Moose and the Case of the Mysterious Noise

[I love sharing stories that come from regular Alaskans who, like us, sometimes forget the protocols when it comes to wild animals on our property. This story by Ashley Taborsky is a perfect reminder that we live, work, and play within the boundaries of a truly unique landscape. Do you have a story to tell? […]

Kids Corner – Animal jokes for the whole family

Need a laugh? Everyone does; humor is an important part of the human condition. Kids, try these animal jokes out on your parents at dinner tonight and see who can go the longest without spurting milk out of his or her nose. Or, something. Happy weekend! ~EK and AK Kid     Q: Where do […]

Alaska Zoo Events in March

The Alaska Zoo has long been a resource for animal education in the Anchorage area, with an overarching theme of conservation and protection of species that reside in the circumpolar north. It’s the only zoo in Alaska, too, drawing thousands of visitors annually, thanks to a year-round opportunity to view a wide variety of creatures […]