Girdwood in Anchorage Borough, Alaska — The American West (Northwest)
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Calves stand within minutes and begin eating vegetation a few days after birth.
Calves stay with their mothers for 12 months, at which time the mother aggressively chases her offspring away just before giving birth again.
Location. 60° 49.334′ N, 148° 58.959′ W. Marker is in Girdwood, Alaska, in Anchorage Borough. Marker is on Seward Highway. Touch for map. The marker is on the grounds of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Marker is in this post office area: Girdwood AK 99587, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Prickly World (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Living National Symbol (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brown Bears of AWCC (about 600 feet away); 1964 Earthquake (about 600 feet away); Atlantic Salmon-A Threat to the Chugach National Forest? (approx. 4.2 miles away); Coho Salmon Life Cycle (approx. 4.2 miles away).
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