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  1. Anger and accusations at string of zoo deaths

    Posted Jun 21st 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires Sydney There can be few zoos in the world with so favoured an aspect as Sydney's Taronga. Tucked into a wooded hillside on the city's North Shore, the zoo overlooks ... tongues. But all is not well at Australia's best-known zoo. In the past two years, 15 animals have died in Taronga's care. Among them were some pretty big beasts, including two elephants, ...

  2. Close encounters with animals

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Philip Leetch

    ... be found. 1 Greenland Zoo is situated to the west of the City Centre. The main entrance faces the Edwards Sports Stadium. Access from the Superhighway is at Exit 3 southwards and Exit 14 northwards. Buses 5, 5S, 18 & 24 pass the zoo. 2 Visitors may make their own way around the zoo or join a guided tour. Reservations are necessary. Call 8675 9403. The Lion Train is available for a trip ...

  3. Controversy on the Croisette

    Posted May 27th 2007, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... of glitz, that what may well be the most divisive film at the festival was shown: Robinson Devor's Zoo. Part of the Directors' Fortnight sidebar, the documentary focuses on a group ... intercourse with an Arabian stallion. For all its controversy, Zoo is a surprise hit. It's neither an objective talking-head treatise nor a moralist, sensational expose. Rather, it's ...

  4. Pandas may soon be Taiwan bound

    Posted Feb 25th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Zoos competing to secure animals brush off political concerns and say facilities are nearly ready Two giant pandas- a gift from Beijing rejected by Taipei nearly a year ago- could be in Taiwan as early as six months from now, it was revealed yesterday. Wayne Wu, sales and marketing director of the Leofoo Safari Park in Hsinchu county, said his zoo would apply again ...

  5. The Exhibition

    Posted Jan 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Exhibition Cosmic Zoo The gallery's inaugural exhibition by British photographer Chris Wroblewski showcases photo-fusion works of transvestites and body transformations in San Paulo, including Gloria Wonder (above) and former Miss World Transvestite Beauty Queen, Natasha Dumont. Opens today. Daily, noon-10pm, Tattoo Temple, 1/F Welland House, 62 Wellington St, Central. ...

  6. Outcry after poachers skin Siberian tiger

    Posted Dec 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of which are 'rented out' to other zoos, and even circuses, to cover maintenance costs. Only three zoo keepers were employed to oversee 40 hectares of land, which accommodate more than ... The total revenue of the zoo was less than half a million yuan last year. Restaurant owners near the zoo said the park had been selling tiger-bone wine for years, according to the Wuhan Morning ...

  7. Groups go all out to save environment

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Oliver To

    ... promote conservation in Hong Kong and Asia. 'The International Studbooks of World Association of Zoos and Aquariums keep information on almost every endangered animal species kept in zoos all ... 'Based on the information, the keepers can advise individual zoos on any animal exchange so that a proper breeding pair can be matched.' The Ocean Park Conservation Foundation ...

  8. Back to the good old days

    Posted Apr 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it opened in 1972) and a zoo that featured a variety of animals, such as lions, tigers and peacocks, in addition to the elephant. There were also rides and games like ghost trains and shooting ...

  9. New residents doing well

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Le Le and Ying Ying, Hong Kong's new giant panda cubs, have adapted well to their new home and are growing healthily. They make their public debut at Ocean Park on July 1. Timothy Ng Sau-kin, assistant director of zoological operations at ...

  10. Flora plays mum and dad

    Posted Jan 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... AFP Flora the Komodo dragon has become a mother and a father to a clutch of babies, bosses at a British zoo announced on Wednesday. This follows her 'immaculate conception' which stunned scientists. The female Komodo, a badly-endangered giant lizard, astounded keepers at Chester Zoo, northwest England, when she laid fertilised eggs in May- having never mixed with a male. ...




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