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  1. What's On

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

    ... ANIMAL ROBOT EXHIBITION The Hong Kong Science Museum will host The Robot Zoo exhibition from today to October 25. Visitors will have a chance to explore how animals work through robotic systems. The exhibition comprises eight giant robots and 13 interactive exhibits, all of which show the biomechanics of real animals and how they use various tools to survive. Highlights ...

  2. Ocean Park sets whale example

    Posted Sep 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The days of zoos putting animals solely on show for the amusement of visitors have largely gone. Environmental awareness means most parks are now dedicated to the conservation of endangered species, education and research, and consider entertainment a secondary concern. Ocean Park has stuck to its values by abandoning a plan to bring in Beluga whales caught in the wild ...

  3. Captive animal industry has no place in a civilised community

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their natural habitat. No one who has seen Singapore Zoo's pathetic polar bear pacing about his tiny equatorial enclosure would wish such an existence on any other creature. Yet, Ocean Park ...

  4. Intelligent, playful giants that rarely attack unless provoked

    Posted Jan 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Considered intelligent, social and playful, sea lions are protected marine mammals native to coastal areas of California, South America and Australia. Some species, like the Californian sea lion, are easily trained and often used as entertainers in zoos, circuses and marine parks such as Ocean Park. Armed with between 34 and 38 teeth, including large, curved canines, sea ...

  5. Ocean Park in hot water

    Posted Sep 07th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng and Cheung Chi-fai A row has broken out over Ocean Park's plans to capture beluga whales if it cannot borrow or buy the species from other zoos. An international conservationist has criticised the plan to capture the threatened species from Russian waters, saying the theme park should not build exhibits for animals before research is completed. Construction ...

  6. 'Rat' could be whale ancestor

    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the sister species to ancient whales, said Hans Thewissen, an anatomy professor at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine. 'As a zoo animal, it looks nothing like a whale,' ...

  7. Park to test water on whales

    Posted Aug 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on display along in its new Polar Adventure exhibit along with South Pole penguins recently acquired from a Japanese zoo. Conservationists, however, dismissed the poll as an attempt to justify ...

  8. Sea change for Ocean Park?

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... sustainable sources, that research is done to learn more about the animals in our care, and that we partner in research with other world-class aquariums or zoos. 'Public opinion was only split ... visit zoos and aquariums annually. 'The dedicated educators, trainers, veterinarians, and other professional staff at parks and aquariums care deeply about the whales, dolphins, and other ...



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