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  1. Watching over dolphins

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... through the water on their backs. He felt the exhilaration of seeing these magnificent mammals and thought he had learned a great deal about dolphins. Now, as a marine biologist, he knows better. ... facility,' he says. 'People can learn a lot about marine ecosystems there. '[Marine scientists] think very highly of the Monterey Bay Aquarium. I think Ocean Park has the resources ...

  2. 'Rat' could be whale ancestor

    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Associated Press in Washington It sounds like a stretch, but a new study suggests that the missing evolutionary link between whales and land animals is an odd raccoon-sized animal that looks like a long-tailed deer without antlers. Or an overgrown long-le ...

  3. Seismic survey will harm dolphins and whales, say greens

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... of a humpback whale last week. But the groups warned that the arrival of the Marcus G. Langseth survey vessel could endanger already threatened marine mammal populations in the region. Organisers ... any more than necessary,' he said. Because of the suspected link between surveys and injury to marine mammals, permission from the American government was required. Documents supporting ...

  4. Dolphins are not entertainment

    Posted Apr 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... My name is Harry. I am nine years old. I have lived in Hong Kong all of my life although I am British. I am writing about Ocean Park planning to bring dolphins from the Solomon Islands to Hong Kong. Ocean Park is a park for children my age. We do not want ...

  5. Whale 'will free itself'

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun The best course of action to help the humpback whale stranded in the Cape D'Aguilar Marine Reserve is to do nothing at all, experts say; its natural instincts will eventually steer it back into open waters. The 10-metre adult whale, first spotted early this week, was either unwilling to leave or was still confused about which direction to go, said Samuel Hung ...

  6. Fish meal for saved dolphin

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... fed her 4kg of local fish mixed with American sardines and treated her with antifungal agents and vitamins for a skin infection. The 2.44-metre mammal also has scars, parasites and anaemia. ... Lee Ling-fung said. Ultra-sound tests will also be carried out to establish whether any of her internal organs are damaged. The Ocean Park marine rescue team transported the dolphin ...

  7. Hong Kong mammals

    Posted May 31st 2007, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... glands. Mammals also have skin covered with hair/scales. Did You Know? Hong Kong's other famous marine mammal, the dugung, got its name from duyung (Malay) meaning 'lady of the sea' ... Step out of the concrete jungle and discover Hong Kong's exotic mammals making their homes in forests, fields, and waters. Prepared by Ellen Whyte A Hong Kong is home to many rare ...

  8. Killer whales the most toxic mammal: study

    Posted Jan 09th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... that Norwegian killer whales are the most toxic mammals in the Arctic. Previous research awarded this dubious honour to the polar bear, but a new study shows that killer whales have even higher levels ... The research was carried out by the Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI) and partly funded by the Norwegian Research Council. 'Killer whales can be regarded as indicators of the health of our marine ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Marine Park to open in Japanese town infamous for dolphin killing- but slaughter will continue

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 03:00pm by AFP

    ... This is part of Taiji's long-term plan of making the whole town a park, where you can enjoy watching marine mammals while tasting various marine products, including whale and dolphin meat," ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Marine Park to open in dolphin-killing town The Japanese town made infamous by the Oscar-winning documentary The Cove will open a marine park where visitors ...

  10. Ocean Park urged to end animal theatre shows and scrap imports

    Posted Jul 12th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Green groups have appealed to Ocean Park to scrap plans to import any more wild creatures and to stop its theatre performances because the animals are 'forced to become money-making machines'. The Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Societ ...




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