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Logo bar of the Alaska Public Lands Information Center which are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Tok and Ketchikan
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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.
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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



 



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A graphic image of a calculator. The text reads Alaska public lands statistics. Did You Know?
In 2007, Alaska’s nonfuel raw mineral production was valued at $3.52 billion. While gold production led to a major boom in Alaska at the turn of the century, zinc production now outranks gold as Alaska's number one valued nonfuel mineral.