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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Giant strides: elephant eco-tours in Botswana

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:39pm by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams High-end tourism is vital to the conservation of elephants and other wildlife in Botswana, finds Martin Williams, as he sets off on a unique safari Coming up trumps It's a scintillating morning in north Botswana, and I'm privileged to be standing within touching distance of an African savannah elephant that seems as big as a Hong Kong minibus. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1431749/giant-strides-elephant-eco-tours-botswana
  2. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Arts Preview: The Elephant Man looks at the nature of beauty

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 10:29pm by ROBIN LYNUM

    ... Robin Lynam 48hours@scmp.com Robin Lynam Animal magnetism The Elephant Man Performance Exchange   Looks may not be everything, but they certainly count for something, as actor and director ... "My very handsome son was touring with the play, and he had constant female attention, while his ageing father had very little," he recalls. "I said 'I feel like the Elephant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1356764/arts-preview-elephant-man-looks-nature-beauty
  3. Magazines - Style - INSIDE SCOOP

    Pair of aces

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 10:34pm by Joanne Lam

    ... Pair of aces Thailand is known for many things: stunning beaches, zesty food and majestic elephants. Thai wines, on the other hand, have yet to make their mark. But The Peninsula Bangkok ... an ancient elephant corral- where vines are planted- while on an elephant ride and sample flagship wines from the Monsoon Valley line. The day trip, priced at US$8,650 per person, also includes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/article/1372836/pair-aces
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    About the bush: trekking through Tanzania

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:18pm by Andrea Oschetti

    ... This is a special place: the place where we all came from. Here, in the 1970s, two anthropologists were play-ing football with the dung of an elephant when they stumbled onto the Laetoli footprints, ... such as lions don't scare herds of wildebeest and zebra, unless they are on the attack. I wander near giraffes grazing on the twigs of acacia trees. I follow the fresh trails of elephants. At night ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1470956/about-bush-trekking-through-tanzania
  5. Magazines - 48hrs - GO

    Nepal's Terai plains offer wildlife and sacred sites

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 10:42pm by SHAFIK MEGHJI

    ... to a chorus of laughs, splashes and periodic trumpeting. People are busy scrubbing away or snapping photos. Elephant bath time has begun. These raucous scenes are common on the East Rapti River, which ... tours, canoe trips, and- most enjoyably- on elephant rides. Before bath time, Rani and her mahout took me through a forested buffer zone separating the national park from the villages. We get ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1442960/nepals-terai-plains-offer-wildlife-and-sacred-sites
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Living the dream

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 11:17pm by Charmaine Chan

    ... Chau, tel: 2877 3295). Also from Tequila Kola are the feathered African headdress (HK$5,480) and the stainless-steel-frame plant stand (HK$6,980), which accommodates an elephant head from Artek ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1469500/living-dream
  7. Magazines - Post Magazine

    The tale of Papa Genk

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 10:53pm by Cortlan Bennett

    ... of elephants being squeezed out by deforestation and mining even more precarious. Pictures by Paul Hilton The tale of Papa Genk Elephants mourn their dead. They are the only creatures apart from man known to ritualise death; touching, cradling, burying the deceased … sometimes crying and moaning in grief. To those who know and work with elephants, they are very much like ourselves. And, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1337943/tale-papa-genk
  8. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Film review: Requisite thrills in Tom Yum Goong sequel

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 10:12pm by Andrew Sun

    ... a man and his love for an elephant. Thai action hero Tony Jaa returns in a sequel about as hot and spicy as 2005's original Tom Yum Goong (renamed in many territories as The Protector). ... overcomes a clumsy, complicated set-up and unimpressive 3-D to deliver the requisite thrills. An unscrupulous businessman wants to buy Kham's beloved elephant Khon. The descendant of an ancient ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1396687/film-review-requisite-thrills-tom-yum-goong-sequel
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Crush course: How Hong Kong's schoolchildren are pushing for seized ivory destruction

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 10:28pm

    ... an excavator with large pieces from a giant pile of elephant tusks and with carved ivory statuettes, trinkets and jewellery. The excavator shuttles back and forth, from tusk pile to rock crusher, feeding the metallic beast as it feasts upon what remains of countless herds of elephants. This was the scene Hong Kong schoolgirls Lucy Skrine, 11, and Christina Seigrist, eight, hoped to witness ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1378909/crush-course-how-hong-kongs-schoolchildren-are-pushing
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Artist Billy Childish comes of age

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:43pm

    ... elephant dung, etc were only the most obvious examples. A core belief of the Stuckists was that “artists who don’t paint aren’t artists”, and although Childish left the movement a couple of years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1463691/artist-billy-childish-comes-age

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