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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Eating chicken vs eating dolphin

    Posted May 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are not. From a purely health point of view, eating marine predators is a bad idea. As we already know, fish that eat fish accumulate their poisons in their own meat. And it is the same ...

  4. Water-baby dolphin Angelo is a global first for Ocean Park

    Posted Aug 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... at 10 days old. As well as eating fish, he continues to nurse from his mother, which he will do for two to three years. Gary Wong Hoi-ming, curator of marine mammals, said the dolphin could swim ...

  5. Ocean Park's animal wish list challenged

    Posted Sep 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung Marine conservationists have condemned Ocean Park's plan to obtain more species of animals for its aquarium and marine shows. Ocean Park is undergoing a HK$5.55 billion redevelopment which includes a proposal to introduce 33 more species. But marine conservationists have described the practice of capturing and displaying marine wildlife for educational or conservation ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Ocean Park chief Allan Zeman rejects claims its dolphins are overworked

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Allan Zeman said that if trainers and park veterans thought the shows were too stressful for the animals, they would not be run. Senior curator of marine mammals Wong Hoi-ming, said the dolphins ... was "unnatural"- such as tail-walking, jumping on to the platform and waving goodbye. The park said in a statement that about 60 animal husbandry and veterinary staff took care of the marine mammals ...

  7. Sea lion that hurt trainer back in show

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... its trainer, and the park would investigate. The show has continued without Jumanji, although the incident caused board members to raise questions over the management of animals, and a marine mammal conservationist to challenge the educational value of the feeding show. ...

  8. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted Aug 13th 2009, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... marine mammals like dolphins, whales... those were my favourites.' The 33-year-old left Hong Kong in 1992 for the University of San Diego in the United States. After 4? years, he studied for a masters degree in marine biology. In the first year of his masters, he followed a US mammal expert, Thomas Jefferson, and came back to Hong Kong as an intern to research the Chinese white dolphin. ...

  9. Up close and personal

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Jocelyn Wong

    ... with the clever critters. The six youngsters started off with a lesson on dolphins and their conservation, then they were off to the water to meet the adorable sea mammals. Here they share their wonderful ... old, (about 40 in human years). Dolphins are among the smartest mammals. Wave two fingers as if conducting an orchestra, and they sing a high-pitched tune. The Ocean Park pair were extremely ...

  10. Jet set: Fiona Kotur Marin

    Posted Jul 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nick Walton What's your best plane seat and why? I'm a big fan of 747s, not only because they have four reliable Rolls-Royce engines and a whale-like presence, but also because of the upper deck. My favourite seat is one that lies flat (a must) ...




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