ANCHORAGE — Hear the one about the bear who wandered into a zoo?
An unexpected guest temporarily closed the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage on Wednesday.
The Alaska Dispatch News reported the wild black bear left the zoo on its own early in the afternoon.
Zoo visitors were turned away at the main entrance while the wild bear was inside.
All the zoo’s resident animals were brought into their dens while the bear was visiting. Jill Myer, the zoo’s director of development, said the bear was up in a tree in the back by the tigers.