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  1. Ocean Park should stick to roller coasters and stop being both a zoo and a circus

    Posted Sep 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I guess someone who wishes to send the resident jellyfish to restaurants and the dolphins to polluted rivers isn't too concerned about animal welfare. Ocean Park is both a zoo and a circus- combining the worst of two unique horror stories. While animals in zoos are deprived of a natural life, social interaction and any excitement whatsoever, animals in circuses are tormented during ...

  2. Scores of exotic animals die at cash-strapped zoo

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai A private zoo in Hubei has seen more than 100 exotic animals die from starvation or disease in the past two years, according to one of its main financial backers. The situation at Taizihu Wildlife Zoo is believed to be typical of the 30 or so private zoos on the mainland, many of which are short of money and poorly managed. Consistently low attendance and little revenue ...

  3. Our animals are not starving, insists director of Guangzhou Zoo

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Guangzhou Zoo has rejected visitors' complaints that it is maltreating its inhabitants, saying some animals looked starved because they had not adjusted ... an American teaching English in Guangzhou, has launched an effort to save the animals after visiting the zoo recently and finding an elephant 'clearly malnourished' that 'by its posture ...

  4. Zoos educate cities' youth: expert

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... A leading American conservationist yesterday defended the use of zoos and aquariums in cities as necessary to educate and interest people in animal welfare. Speaking at a luncheon at the Foreign Correspondence Club on 'Why zoos and aquariums are important in the city', Sydney Butler said that these facilities played a bigger role in conservation than most people gave ...

  5. Activists stage human zoo to show fur trade cruelty

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey Activists crammed themselves into wire cages in Causeway Bay yesterday to illustrate the plight of animals in the fur trade. The action by three members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals coincided with the opening of the Hong Ko ...

  6. Caged shame

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter Kammerer Zoos tend not to be an issue to get people steamed. My colleague expressed indifference when I gave him a mini-rant about the keeping of animals at the Hong Kong Zoological ... last year as part of their studies, before admitting no particular attachment or otherwise and then getting back to reading his stack of papers. I have to admit that the zoo also rarely crosses ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Sisters fuse love of animals and art for joint exhibition

    Posted Aug 10th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... and a koala bear. Surprisingly, the siblings have no pets at home, where their parents have banned pets. But the family has visited several zoos while travelling overseas. The sisters say they create ...

  9. Worker blamed for gibbon's escape

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The enclosure's design was not at fault. The gibbon sneaked out of the zoo in Albany Road, Central, at 10.45am on Wednesday. During the next half hour it was spotted at the busy junction of Robinson ... the department, which manages the zoo, shot the gibbon with a tranquilliser dart at 12.45pm, but it still managed to climb a nearby bamboo scaffolding before falling, unconscious, to the ground. ...

  10. China's animal rights record

    Posted Jan 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into their pens. Performing animals such as bears are regular entertainment at zoos and parks. Most notorious is the practice of extracting bile from bears on farms. This painful process involves carving ...




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