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  1. Dolphins at Ocean Park 'should be set free'

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Ocean Park should take a lead in ending the practice of keeping dolphins in theme parks, a renowned conservationist said yesterday. At a forum attended by Allan Zeman, the attraction's boss, Richard O'Barry said most dolphins captured in the wild were imported into China. This meant the park could play a key role in stopping the trade. ...

  2. The Cove (film)

    Posted Nov 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If the Japanese government had their way, what happens at the cove would stay at the cove. Luckily, dolphin conservationist Richard O'Barry and an elite team of activists will stop at almost nothing to expose the annual slaughtering of dolphins at the cove in Taiji, Japan. Directed by Louie Psihoyos, a member of the team, the documentary The Cove presents the atrocities ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Ocean Park chief Allan Zeman rejects claims its dolphins are overworked

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Chief Allan Zeman says shows would not be run if mammals are stressed; they don't work like humans Ocean Park rejects claims dolphins are overworked Ocean Park has dismissed claims that its dolphins are being overworked and used as a tool to lure more visitors, adding that human work concepts are not applicable to the sea mammals. Chairman ...

  4. Ocean Park shifts on dolphins

    Posted May 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff writer Ocean Park has changed its mind about how it will fund a study on wild dolphins in the Solomon Islands. The study aimed to have wild dolphins imported to the theme park. ... dolphins around the islands for some to be brought to Hong Kong. Conservationists and scientists had objected to Ocean Park funding the study because it involved paying the Solomon Islands ...

  5. Contaminant level in beached dolphin normal

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The level of organic contaminants in the carcass of a Chinese white dolphin found off Tuen Mun's Butterfly Beach on February 19 was normal and not the cause of its death, ... showed heavy metal contaminants found in liver tissue samples of 25 other white dolphin carcasses were within normal range. Five stranded dolphins were found in the territory last year, 13 ...

  6. Dolphin-study funds on hold after Solomons changes leaders

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Ocean Park has halted controversial plans to fund a study that might have led to it importing dozens of bottlenose dolphins from the Solomon Islands. Conservationists criticised the theme park last year when it emerged that it was to fund a US$100,000 government study in the islands that would lead to the import of wild-captured dolphins if the population ...

  7. Miss Dolphin

    Posted Sep 05th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... By Michelle Chan Artist BIEN Wing Yip (also known as b. wing) is glad that she can do something to help protect the Chinese white dolphin- one of the world's most endangered species. ... to be published next month. Little Dolphin Missing Home revolves around a primary schoolgirl, Bo Bo, and a baby dolphin. It features the artist's distinctive illustrations. Unlike Japanese ...

  8. Would you like to swim with dolphins?

    Posted Mar 18th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... If the price was reasonable I would give it a go. But the price of the programme provided by Ocean Park is rather expensive. If I was able to get close to a dolphin I would ride on it. Tinging Lai Hoi-ting Age: 19 Top tunes: Leo Ku Kui-kei's latest CD Yes, absolutely. If I could swim with a dolphin, I would do the breaststroke and perform tricks with it. It should be a lot of fun. ...

  9. Dolphin dies despite signs of recovery

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... The Chinese white dolphin that was rescued from the shores of Sai Kung five days ago has died at Ocean Park, after appearing to have been on the road to recovery. Preliminary findings in the postmortem examination suggest that cardiac and pulmonary problems caused her death, which occurred at 5.18am yesterday. The dolphin had been responding to medication and was feeding off fish ...

  10. Rescued dolphin dies after months of treatment fails

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Siu Tik, the stranded dolphin rescued on Lamma last year, has died at Ocean Park. An examination found the rough-toothed dolphin, which had been receiving intensive treatment ... to improve the dolphin's health, he said. It had not been able to eat without help since its rescue. But its health had improved at one point, with its weight rising from 75kg to more than ...




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