With 1,961 square miles of land, hundreds of miles of trails, Alaska wildlife roaming the city and Alaska’s most accessible glaciers nearby, Anchorage has almost as many story ideas as it does moose.
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Anchorage might appear at first glance to be a typical American city, but closer exploration shows some surprising facets of urban life in Alaska. The city’s 300,000 human residents share their space with an estimated 1,500 moose, not to mention bald eagles, bears, beavers,...
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