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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: It's 'Planet of the Apes', only the apes are dogs

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 10:28pm by Robby Nimmo

    ... in paddocks. In recent years, in Hong Kong, we seem to have messed with this order of things. It's as though we're living in a version of Planet of the Apes where the apes have been replaced ...

  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    Denny Miller, actor who played Tarzan the Ape Man, dies at 80

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 08:41pm by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Basketball ace who gave up hoops to play Tarzan Denny Miller 1934-2014 Denny Miller, a noted UCLA basketball player in the 1950s who dropped the sport to play the title role in the 1959 movie Tarzan the Ape Man and went on to appear in Wagon Train and numerous other TV shows, died last Tuesday at home in Las Vegas. He was 80. The cause was Amyotrophic lateral ...

  3. News - World - NATURE

    'Jumping gene' behind gibbon's divergence from other apes, DNA map shows

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:48am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris 'Jumping gene' helps gibbons evolve Scientists have unravelled the genetic code of the gibbon, shedding light on one of the most enigmatic apes ... to swing acrobatically from branch to branch, they are, officially, lesser apes. They are superficially similar to monkeys yet also share many characteristics with humans, who are part of the great ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Criticised for bigoted remarks, Gary Oldman returns in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:18pm by James Mottram

    ... Text: James Mottram Gary Oldman has had as many hits as misses. So where does Dawn of the Planet of the Apes figure on his career trajectory? The good, the bland and the ugly Gary Oldman ... for the comeback song The Next Day. He's delighted too with his work thus far this year: a major part in the recent remake of RoboCop and now Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the sequel to the 2011 ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Thin line between apes and humans

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 08:37pm by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott As cinema's great simian saga adds a new episode, Mathew Scott looks at the socio-political issues that fuel Planet of the Apes' appeal to audiences Primate change To fully appreciate the impact Planet of the Apes first had, it helps to look back to the turmoil throughout the world in 1968. When director Franklin J. Schaffner launched the original franchise- ...

  6. News - China - SCIENCE

    Guangdong ape men could be older than Peking Man: archaeologists

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 03:30pm

    ... Kathy Gao kathy.gao@scmp.com Scientists who have been working at Mount Modao for about three months base their theory on the stone tools they have found Tools discovered by archaeologists in Guangdong indicate that the apemen who used them could be earlie ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    The ape escape: orang-utans at Tanjung Puting National Park

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 11:40pm by HOLLY MCDONALD

    ... Text: Holly Mcdonald Indonesia's Tanjung Puting National Park is a refuge for wild orang-utans. Now is the perfect time to see the rare primates in their jungle habitat The ape escape ... emerging out of his natural habitat. It's not just orang-utans who call the 416,000-hectare park home. A gibbon dances through the canopy; the lesser ape equivalent of a hip professor. He ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: Kids go ape over shapes with award-winning illustrator

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 08:42am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Going ape over shapes with award-winning British illustrator Anthony Browne is a British children's book creator whose works are loved throughout the world. Bestowed with the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2000 and honoured as Britain's Children's Laureate in 2009, Browne is also the only author-illustrator to win the Kate Greenaway Medal ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Aping American democracy won't work in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Lau Nai-Keung

    ... Lau Nai-Keung Lau Nai-keung says some lawmakers misunderstand our own system Aping American democracy won't work in Hong Kong Along with the mandatory "one man, one vote", our dissidents have many prescriptions for the good governance of Hong Kong and the entire country. But with a general paucity of ideas, they invariably fall into the "US is best" ...

  10. Ape art to educate MTR users about primates' rights

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... artworks, which depict apes in different artistic mediums, were created in response to a visit by conservationist Jane Goodall to the HKIS last September. The exhibition will educate both HKIS students and MTR users about the Great Apes Project, which urges the United Nations to give great apes basic legal rights. ...




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