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  1. Boy in for adventures after escaping tsunami with elephant

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... into the jungle on the back of an elephant. The best-selling author had always wanted to write a jungle adventure with a majestic elephant, his favourite childhood animal, as one of the central ... environment might help the healing process. This trip is an escape, a new start and a chance to forget the horror of Dad's death. One of Will's Christmas presents is an elephant ride along ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718323/boy-adventures-after-escaping-tsunami-elephant
  2. A boy and an elephant swept away on a wave of adventure

    Posted Jun 06th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... into the jungle on the back of an elephant. The best-selling author had always wanted to write a jungle adventure with a majestic elephant, his favourite childhood animal, as one of the central ... would have wanted. One of Will's Christmas presents is an elephant ride along the resort's beach. On Boxing Day, as Mum is swimming in the sea, Will is introduced to Oona, his elephant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/716365/boy-and-elephant-swept-away-wave-adventure
  3. Grace Gabriel

    Posted May 24th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... bears in captivity. There are many other cruelty issues linked with government policy. I've worked on many- with tigers, elephants and Tibetan antelopes. Progress has been made in some ... time. One began in Simao [in Yunnan province] and moved to Xishuangbanna, where people were threatening to kill elephants. Elephants lived as far north as Beijing 3,000 years ago. Today ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/681250/grace-gabriel
  4. Natural habitat

    Posted Nov 09th 2008, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... of his adult life. 'This year, the Pirelli Calendar has 52 pages of what you might call the elephant metaphor,' Beard told Canada's National Post. 'The entire ecology of the elephant is more similar to us [and our fate] than any other animal. I portrayed this feeling in Africa, in the Okavango Swamp area, with African elephants of a circus background ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/659463/natural-habitat
  5. detours

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... fluting sprout from elephant-foot bases. The elephant motif is pervasive. A fountain bowl in the Crystal Court Restaurant is propped up by a bronze quartet of trumpeting elephants. The towers are capped with domes of faux elephant tusks. Sun City was inspired by Disney, and Uncle Walt's sensibility permeates its offshoot. The cost of a room is sobering but, if you have an appetite ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/464377/detours
  6. Ho-hum offerings for storm titles

    Posted Jul 24th 2004, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... with Quinton Chan Many people are wondering why the tropical storm that hit last week, and gave some people a day off, was named Kompasu, which means compass in Japanese. LoDown learned from the Hong Kong Observatory that the names for tropical storms in Asia-Pacific are put forward by different countries and cities. A scan of the list found that Xangsane (which means elephant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/464090/ho-hum-offerings-storm-titles
  7. Detours

    Posted Dec 21st 2004, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... at the ocean from the island of Absecon, part of the Atlantic City resort complex. Lucy makes the average whale look undernourished, being a cross between an elephant and a six-storey building, made ... he reported... then suddenly shouted, 'Elephant!' Thinking the sailor had cracked, the captain burst out on deck. Raising his telescope, he echoed the sailor, wiped the lens, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/482867/detours
  8. green living

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Hong Kong government Think about 1 As the article 'Vietnam seizes 7 tonnes of elephant tusks' suggests, some elephants are killed illegally simply for their tusks. The tusks are used ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673529/green-living
  9. Academic online

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Cambridge University and YouTube hardly seem like likely bedfellows, but the 801-year-old institution has been making waves at the film-sharing internet portal for the past month. On November 1, 13 minutes of footage from 1942 of what has been dubbed 'the Elephant Dunkirk' are uploaded: they show British tea planter Gyles Mackrell (who shot the footage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731794/academic-online
  10. Super General rises above conditions to romp to SCMP Cup victory

    Posted Jun 19th 2008, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... landing a double with Just Right (Felix Coetzee) and an 'honourable' swansong for nine-year-old Elephant Dance (Eddie Lai Wai-ming) after his win in the Style Magazine Handicap. 'He ... of conditions again? To keep him going on dry tracks would only break his heart.' It was Elephant Dance's seventh win from 85 starts and almost a copy of a victory in similar conditions over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/642157/super-general-rises-above-conditions-romp-scmp-cup-victory

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