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Critter Chat: View July Schedule


  • The Alaska Zoo 4731 O'Malley Road Anchorage, AK, 99507 United States (map)

CRITTER CHATS ARE DAILY. ANIMAL HABITATS AND TIMES VARY DAILY. SEE THE SCHEDULE FOR JULY 2019 BELOW.

The Alaska Zoo’s Education and Animal Husbandry staff is proud to present daily Critter Chats, informal talks held at an animal’s habitat. These programs are 30 minutes, with a talk by the staff member followed by time for questions. The times and animal habitats vary daily, so be sure to check the schedule below. The most updated information will be found on zoo grounds, both at the admissions entrance and also on a sign located at the front of the zoo. There is no extra charge beyond regular admission. Annual members are free, so be sure to renew or buy a membership online!

JULY 2019 CRITTER CHAT SCHEDULE, LISTED BY DATE:

  • Monday, July 1: No chat scheduled.

  • Tuesday, July 2: Porcupine, meet at animal presentation area at 1pm.

  • Wednesday, July 3: Black bear, meet at the black bear habitat at 4pm.

  • Thursday, July 4: Porcupine, meet at the animal presentation area at 3pm.

  • Friday, July 5: No chat scheduled.

  • Saturday, July 6: Muskox, meet at the muskox habitat at 12pm.

  • Sunday, July 7: Trumpeter swan, meet at the swan habitat at 3pm.

  • Monday, July 8: Wolves, meet at the wolf habitat at 2:45pm.

  • Tuesday, July 9: Porcupine, meet at the animal presentation area at 3:30pm.

  • Wednesday, July 10: Lynx, meet at the lynx habitat at 4pm.

  • Thursday, July 11: Porcupines, meet at the animal presentation area at 3pm.

  • Friday, July 12: Caribou, meet at the caribou habitat at 2pm.

  • Saturday, July 13: No chat scheduled.

  • Sunday, July 14: Trumpeter swans, meet at the swan habitat at 3pm.

  • Monday, July 15: Brown bear, meet at the brown bear habitat at 11:30am.

  • Tuesday, July 16: Porcupine, meet at the animal presentation area at 3:30pm.

  • Wednesday, July 17: Lynx, meet at the lynx habitat at 4pm.

  • Thursday, July 18: Porcupines, meet at the animal presentation area at 3pm.

  • Friday, July 19: No chat scheduled.

  • Saturday, July 20: See Superhero Day schedule

  • Sunday, July 21: Trumpeter swan, meet at the swan habitat at 3pm.

  • Monday, July 22: Wolves, meet at the wolf habitat at 2:45pm.

  • Tuesday, July 23: Porcupines, meet at the animal presentation area at 3:30pm.

  • Wednesday, July 24: Harbor seal, meet at the seal habitat at 11:30am.

  • Thursday, July 25: Porcupines, meet at the animal presentation area at 3pm.

  • Friday, July 26: Peregrine falcon, meet at the falcon habitat at 11am.

  • Saturday, July 27: No chat scheduled

  • Sunday, July 28: Trumpeter swans, meet at the swan habitat at 3pm.

  • Monday, July 29: Ember the red fox, meet at the infirmary area at 3:30pm.

  • Tuesday, July 30: Porcupine, meet at the animal presentation area at 3:30pm.

  • Wednesday, July 31: No chat scheduled

Earlier Event: July 1
Adventure Camp: Zookeeping 101
Later Event: July 1
Sing-a-long Program for Toddlers