Animals at Anchorage Int’l Airport

I checked in with Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport yesterday, asking after the status of some of the taxidermy animals I remember seeing on my last pass through.

Turns out the record-setting polar bear is not currently on display, but many othre specimens are still there.

Sharing some of my snaps from a while back. Not shown: a record-setting halibut and a big moose.

If you pass through, please share snaps of what you see.

And let us know how you feel about seeing taxidermy animals in airports…

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Polar Bear
Musk Ox on display at Anchorage International Airport

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2 thoughts on “Animals at Anchorage Int’l Airport

  1. Thanks for your comment! Please share images of your critters .

  2. April Conway says:

    I dn’t see anything wrong with it. Taxidermy and wildlife (dead or alive) are an integral part of life in Alaska. Here in Reno, Nev. we have a wide variety of taxidermy in our airport. Only once in the past three years have we received a even somewhat negative customer service comment about it. A gentleman was set to pass through and wanted to know where the taxidermy was located. He had a phobia and simply wanted to know how to avoid seeing it. Many more of our taxidermy pieces are praised by our passengers in our quarterly customer service surveys.

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