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Alaska's Groundhog Shows Spring Is Coming


One sign of spring in Interior Alaska is the emergence of woodchucks from hibernation. While humans are justifiably focused on the coronavirus pandemic, Alaska’s animals are continuing about their normal seasonal business. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, for some that includes coming out of hibernation, despite a cold spring.

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Dan has been in public radio news in Alaska since 1993. He’s worked as a reporter, newscaster and talk show host at stations in McGrath, Valdez and Fairbanks. Dan’s experience includes coverage of a wide range of topics, from wolf control to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and dog mushing.