In September 2020, the UA Museum of the North became the official repository for Bus 142 (aka "Stampede Trail Bus", "Magic Bus", or "Into the Wild Bus").
This spring, the museum articulated and suspended a 43' Bowhead Whale skeleton from the lobby ceiling.
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A formidable scenario in Interior Alaska, a family of brown bear’s interloping a berry picking adventure. The inland brown bears are commonly called grizzlies and dine on plants, berries, carrion, fish, and mammals. Set of Birch Bark Containers Ca. 1960 Thomas Collection.