Ready to meet some wild Alaskan animals? Join an on-line ranger for some interactive activities involving bear, caribou, whales, snowshoe hare, eagle, and more. Discover how animals adapt to the cold, guess who eats who, listen to Alaskan ecosystems, and learn how you can help these animals continue to survive. Check out the Our Wild Neighbors web site by pressing the icon to the right.
Did You Know?
No hoax, iceworms do exist. These small, threadlike, segmented black worms, usually less than one inch long, thrive in temperatures just above freezing. Observers as far back as the 1880’s reported the tiny worms on the surface of glaciers. When sunlight strikes, ice worms burrow into the ice.