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  1. In Brief

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoo reopens big cat enclosure SAN FRANCISCO- The big cat exhibit at the San Francisco Zoo has reopened after a tiger escaped and killed a teen two months ago. The enclosures now have higher walls and electrified wires. AP ...

  2. Mechanical monster

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Petrina Chan A giant grasshopper eyes a young observer at the Science Museum in Tsim Sha Tsui, part of the Robot Zoo Exhibition, which runs until October 25. Designed to show advances in biomechanics, particularly how real animals have inspired human technology, Robot Zoo is on loan from the Singapore Science Centre. ...

  3. Reviving family life in a rundown zoo

    Posted Dec 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Barry C Chung Directed by Cameron Crowe, We Bought a Zoo explores the hardships of a father who wants to save his troubled family while also preventing a neglected animal park from being ... by the Rosemoor Animal Park, a rundown zoo that's no longer open to the public. Mee must re-open the zoo, or the animals will be put to death, including an ageing tiger Rosie grows especially fond ...

  4. I love you my deer- zoo plans nuptials with a twist

    Posted Feb 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com A three-year, inter-species love story at a zoo in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province, will culminate in a Valentine's Day wedding ceremony tomorrow. Changmao, a love-struck ram, has been mating with a chital deer named Chunzi since late 2010. They have become inseparable and Yunnan Zoo decided to hold a wedding so they can spend ...

  5. We Bought a Zoo (Film)

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mabel Sieh We Bought a Zoo is based on a book of the same name by Briton Benjamin Mee. It's about life in a 16-hectare zoo in Devon, England, where he moved in with his wife, two children, brother and mother in 2006. The Mees bought the place after they heard that the 200 animals there would be put down if a buyer wasn't found. They re-opened the zoo the next year. ...

  6. We Bought a Zoo

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... We Bought a Zoo's protagonist, Benjamin Mee (Matt Damon), to his son, Dylan (Colin Ford), in an attempt to impart some fatherly advice about following one's instincts to attain ... that even the leads' earnest performances can't really salvage it. Based on the real-life Mee's published recollections of his experiences overhauling a decrepit zoo in England, ...

  7. Ape roams Mid-Levels after escape from zoo

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Clifford Lo An endangered gibbon made a brief break for freedom in the urban jungle of Mid-Levels yesterday after escaping from the city's oldest zoo ... it hid under a vehicle. A veterinarian from the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, which manages the zoo, and officers from the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department were ...

  8. Crocodiles starving to death at zoo

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nearly 400 crocodiles are starving to death at a zoo in Fujian province because operators cannot afford to feed them. More than 300 crocodiles have already died at the Fuzhou Crocodile Zoo in the past five years, either from starvation or sickness, according to the management. The zoo was set up as a joint venture in 1998 by a Hong Kong company and the local forestry bureau. They bought ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Explore Singapore Zoo

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Taylor

    ... Night Safari park. Singapore Zoo and Night Safari covers 40 hectares and is home to more than 1,000 animals of about 120 species. Nearly 30 per cent of those species are endangered, so ... the curious human beings that come to peer at them every night. Travel Guru Just like home For the animals, that is. Singapore Zoo and Night Safari practises what it calls 'environmental ...




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