7 Crazy Wildlife Encounters In Alaska That Were Way Too Close For Comfort

In Alaska, wildlife encounters are pretty much an everyday norm. Massive moose stroll casually down the roadways as we make our way through our daily commutes. Curious bears stroll through the city lights while migrating caribou offer spectacular roadside views. Even solitary creatures like lynx can be found snooping around on our back porches.

Although the breathtaking, stoic wildlife is one of the things that makes Alaska so special, sometimes the encounters can be a little too close for comfort. Just check out these fascinating stories featured below and you’ll completely pick up on what we’re putting down.

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Plus, make sure that you don’t miss out on the 19 best places to view wildlife in Alaska in 2017. Also, be sure to check out this one isolated island in Alaska where the bears outnumber the human population.