High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Alaska Zoo is a zoo in Anchorage, Alaska located on 25 acres (62 ha) of the Anchorage Hillside. It is a popular attraction in Alaska, with nearly 200,000 visitors per year. The zoo is currently home to more than 120 birds and mammals representing some 50 species. The zoo has the widest variety of animals native to the state of Alaska as well as some exotics such as [Siberian TigerAmur tigers, Bactrian Camels, and yaks. In addition to viewing, the zoo specializes in education, research, wildlife conservation, and animal rehabilitation; many of the animals currently in the zoo were found orphaned or injured.