Wildlife

Photos: Alaska Zoo polar bear party

  • Author: Bob Hallinen
  • Updated: January 20
  • Published January 20
Lyutyik, the Alaska Zoo’s remaining polar bear, came into the polar bear habitat and ignored the enrichments placed in the enclosure in Anchorage, Alaska on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. A celebration of life for Ahpun, the zoo’s other polar bear that recently died, was held at Gateway Hall at the zoo. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
People gathered to greet Lyutyik, the Alaska Zoo’s remaining polar bear, as it came out to explore the enrichment place in his enclosure in Anchorage, Alaska on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. A celebration of life for Ahpun, the zoo’s other polar bear that recently died, was held at Gateway Hall at the zoo. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
People gathered to greet Lyutyik, the Alaska Zoo’s remaining polar bear, as it came out to explore the enrichment place in his enclosure in Anchorage, Alaska on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. A celebration of life for Ahpun, the zoo’s other polar bear that recently died, was held at Gateway Hall at the zoo. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Emma Louvier and Julia Louvier look at a polar bear skull and paws during the polar bear party at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage, Alaska on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. A celebration of life for Ahpun, the zoo’s other polar bear that recently died, was held at Gateway Hall at the zoo. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Ezekiel Swayne, Ezra Swayne and Chantelle Swayne watch as Lyutyik, the Alaska Zoo’s remaining polar bear, comes out to explore the enrichment place in his enclosure in Anchorage, Alaska on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. A celebration of life for Ahpun, the zoo’s other polar bear that recently died, was held at Gateway Hall at the zoo. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
People gathered to greet Lyutyik, the Alaska Zoo’s remaining polar bear, as it came out to explore the enrichment place in his enclosure in Anchorage, Alaska on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. A celebration of life for Ahpun, the zoo’s other polar bear that recently died, was held at Gateway Hall at the zoo. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)
Ezekiel Swayne tastes a s’more he made with the help of his mother Chantelle Swayne after watching Lyutyik, the Alaska Zoo’s remaining polar bear, in Anchorage, Alaska on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. A celebration of life for Ahpun, the zoo’s other polar bear that recently died, was held at Gateway Hall at the zoo. (Bob Hallinen / ADN)

People gathered to greet Lyutyik, the Alaska Zoo's remaining polar bear, as he came out to explore the enrichment place in his enclosure in Anchorage, Alaska on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. A celebration of life for Ahpun — the zoo's other polar bear, which died New Year's Eve — was held at Gateway Hall at the zoo.

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