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  1. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Hong Kong's iconic pink dolphins are disappearing fast

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry, Hazel Knowles

    ... the city's waters unless pollution and disruption to the marine environment are checked. Figures due next month will show a major decline in the number of pink dolphins- also known as Chinese white ... on the water's surface last Sunday near Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park. Janet Walker, spokeswoman for Dolphinwatch, which runs dolphin-spotting boat trips, said: "Half the dead ones every year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1230319/hong-kongs-iconic-pink-dolphins-are-disappearing-fast
  2. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Video of grieving pink dolphin mother underscores plight of disappearing species

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry, Hazel Knowles

    ... to investigate all marine mammal stranding cases in Hong Kong. "When a stranding is reported, a stranding response team will attend the site to collect samples for testing, retrieve the carcass ... make their home in Hong Kong waters. But as the boat edged closer to the dolphins in the Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park and the eager tourists reached for their cameras, their excitement quickly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1230183/plight-hong-kongs-pink-dolphins
  3. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Skeleton of dead whale washed up in Plover Cove to be preserved

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 06:18pm by SOFIA MITRA-THAKUR

    ... that the foundation’s Cetacean Stranding Response Team, together with veterinarians and a marine mammal team from Ocean Park, had “investigated a whale stranding case at Hung Shek Mun in Taipo…after a detailed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1463942/skeleton-dead-whale-washed-plover-cove-be-preserved
  4. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Hong Kong must act to save pink dolphins, conservationists say

    Posted May 11th 2013, 08:27pm by Simon Parry, Hazel Knowles

    ... Simon Parry and Hazel Knowles Endangered mammals could face extinction if pollution and reclamation are allowed to continue unchecked, conservation groups say Hong Kong 'must save its ... push the mammals to the brink of extinction in Hong Kong waters. The Ocean Park Conservation Foundation, meanwhile, called on the government to do an urgent environmental assessment before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1235511/conservation-groups-demand-more-action-save-pink-dolphins
  5. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Woman stabs 5-metre python with pocket knife to save her dog's life in Hong Kong country park

    Posted May 11th 2014, 04:58am by Hazel Knowles

    ... predator and can grow up to six metres long. It normally eats small mammals such as barking deer or wild cats. However, there have been several cases of larger snakes seeking out bigger mammals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1509362/woman-sai-kung-country-park-stabs-5-metre-python-pocket-knife-save
  6. News - Asia - WILDLIFE

    Export of 'show' dolphins to Singapore casino is blocked

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... by the rights groups alleged the traffic in live Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins for sport or entertainment was illegal, cruel and would cause the extinction of the species. The large marine mammals were shipped to a marine park in the northern Philippines between 2008 and last year, said Anna Cabrera, head of the Philippine Animal Welfare Society. "The dolphins, caught in the wild ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1060542/export-show-dolphins-singapore-casino-blocked
  7. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Dead whale found on remote beach in Plover Cove Country Park

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 11:59am by Phila Siu, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... was thought to be a female Bryde's whale. When marine experts arrived yesterday morning, the rotting carcass was lying partially submerged in the shallow water, giving off a stench. It had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1460898/dead-whale-found-remote-beach-plover-cove-country-park
  8. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Rare turtle saved from cooking pot is found dead at Ocean Park

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... said he has bought other marine creatures from customers to set them free, suggested that it should be released. He eventually paid the angler a five-digit sum and planned to release it. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1307992/rare-turtle-saved-cooking-pot-found-dead-ocean-park
  9. News - China - WILDLIFE

    Poaching and trading of wildlife rampant in mainland China

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... for a taste of the wild Early every morning, thousands of wild animals- birds, mammals and reptiles- are sold at the Xingfu market in Conghua, about 60 kilometres northeast of Guangzhou. It's ... trading in wild animals will be fined. One lists the fines for selling 10 species of mammals- including leopard cat, Reeve's muntjac and the Chinese bamboo rat- with the fines ranging from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1103178/poaching-and-trading-wildlife-rampant-mainland-china
  10. News - Hong Kong - WILDLIFE

    Work on delta bridge linked to expected decline in dolphin numbers

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Hazel Knowles, Simon Parry

    ... a conservation programme for Chinese white dolphins since 2001 and plans to designate more marine parks for them. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1261738/work-delta-bridge-linked-expected-decline-dolphin-numbers

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