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  1. Jiminy Cricket! Beetles invade Disney

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... long-horned beetle, a wood-eating insect exported in mainland shipments that has infested many countries, including the US. Disney refused to confirm or deny reports of the infestation yesterday ... entomologist Christophe Barthelemey, who is writing a book on the city's insects, said the beetles would almost certainly have infested the hotel inside furniture and they were likely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/508310/jiminy-cricket-beetles-invade-disney
  2. Insects

    Posted Jul 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Kerri-Ann O'Sullivan 1 What is the study of insects called? 2 How long does the average house fly live? 3 Which insect has the largest brain in proportion to its size? 4 What kind of insect is Archy in Don Marquis' Archy and Mehitabel books? 5 Approximately how many muscles can a caterpillar have: a) zero b) 4,000 c) one million? 6 Which Hollywood ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/510425/insects
  3. Internet bugs

    Posted Aug 13th 2005, 12:00am by Mutsuko Murakami

    ... and a couple of plain white butterflies in their insect cage. It could have been a scene from my own childhood, when children would spend day after summer day catching insects in the fields. They would keep them, feed them and make a picture diary of their lives, or produce specimen cases later- both typical summer assignments in those days. Japanese children still love insects ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/511957/internet-bugs
  4. Girl, five, rescued after climbing out of window to escape cockroach

    Posted Mar 28th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A five-year-old girl left alone in her home risked death yesterday by climbing half way out of a window to escape a large cockroach. The girl, surnamed Lee, was left unattended in a flat on the 4th floor of a building in Aberdeen Main Road whi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/494472/girl-five-rescued-after-climbing-out-window-escape-cockroach
  5. first person

    Posted Aug 04th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... As told to Simon Parry Architect Christophe Barthelemy, 42, has been photographing insects in the New Territories for the past six years for a book to be published in autumn. He explains why people should pay more attention to the creepy-crawlies living around them. I like insects because they are unliked. Insects are seen by most people as obscure, unpleasant things we want ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/510899/first-person
  6. Bar chief's cereal gives him the creeps

    Posted Feb 26th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Bar Association chairman Philip Dykes allegedly had a nasty breakfast surprise when his organic cereal proved to be a little too organic. The plastic jar of cereal from the Great grocery store in Pacific Place contained numerous beetles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/490447/bar-chiefs-cereal-gives-him-creeps
  7. Extra pool hygiene after worm scare

    Posted May 15th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... the mosquitoes and other insects,' she said after a tour of the pools with experts from the steering committee on the Management of Public Swimming Pools. 'Secondly, we will create some movements in the pool water to make it harder for mosquitoes and other insects to lay eggs.' Pool staff would also be told to clear debris and increase the chlorine level of the pools after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/500710/extra-pool-hygiene-after-worm-scare
  8. Nature watch

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Nature Watch- Butterfly Explorer' programme. Activities included a butterfly photography contest and selecting a colourful insect to represent the city. Earlier this year, the organisers ... action to protect the beautiful insect. The visitors from Hong Kong toured the insect museum at Cheng Kung Senior High School. There were about 30,000 butterfly specimens on display, along ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/517302/nature-watch
  9. Shady world of a bug's life

    Posted Aug 07th 2005, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... Young Sam finds himself in a mysterious place where insects are being created for the purpose of destroying Earth, writes John Millen Stories set in parallel worlds are hard to avoid ... been fascinated by insects since he was a baby. He can look at a moving speck on his bedroom wall and see something amazing. Where most people would ignore or move away from insects, Sam gazes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/511170/shady-world-bugs-life
  10. Campaign aims to take sting out of red ant fears

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... two books and will launch a new website and run exhibitions about ants and other insects in Hong Kong. The move aims to dispel myths surrounding the ants, which have been discovered in Hong ... Lo Yik-fui said. He is a nature education assistant with the department and author of the two books, Knowing Ants and Hong Kong Insects Story. The books sell for $28 and $38 respectively ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/498060/campaign-aims-take-sting-out-red-ant-fears

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