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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Tiger attacked zookeeper in 'safe' area say police

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in London Tiger struck in 'safe' area, say police When zookeeper Sarah McClay was mauled to death by a Sumatran tiger at an animal park in England last week, its owner suggested she had violated safety procedures and entered the animal's pen. But on Monday, police said that's not what happened. Cumbria police said that, according to witnesses, ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH AND SAFETY

    Shanghai zookeeper mauled to death by tiger

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 10:09am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Endangered South China tiger attacks and kills worker in Shanghai zoo despite safety procedures A keeper at Shanghai’s zoo was mauled to death by a rare South China tiger on Tuesday after entering its enclosure to clean up, off ...

  3. News - China - GUANGZHOU

    Zookeeper wanted: good animal skills; previous Marxist knowledge an advantage

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 03:35pm by Ernest Kao

    ... entrance exam and found a section of it aimed at evaluating applicants’ “mastery” of Marxist-Leninist thought. This means the 15 zookeepers being recruited at the government-run zoo need ... of pigs!” wrote one blogger on Sina Weibo. “That’s great, the zookeepers can go on to find jobs in the civil service, Marxism teaches one how to rule over beasts,” another said. Another made ...

  4. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan panda cub spends first night with doting mother

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Panda cub spends first night with doting mother Taiwan's first newborn panda stayed overnight for the first time with her mother, zookeepers said yesterday, following a heartwarming reunion that took place in the international limelight. Zookeepers in Taipei had to separate tiny Yuan Zai from her mother, Yuan Yuan, last month because the cub ...

  5. News - World

    US panda cub ‘healthy and vibrant’

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:45pm

    ... Associated Press in Washington Panda cub born on Friday has steady heartbeat The giant panda cub at Washington’s National Zoo appears to be in excellent health, zookeepers reported after ... officials said. A second cub was stillborn on Saturday night, but zookeepers were still overjoyed at the prospect of one healthy cub given that pandas are critically endangered and breeding them ...

  6. News - China

    Henan zoo that passed off dog as lion closes

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 04:10pm by AFP

    ... of Luohe, where the zoo was located, said that the facility had been contracted out to a private zookeeper since 1998. ...

  7. News - World - Animals

    Beagle sniffs polar bear poo in pregnancy test trial at US zoo

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 09:43pm by AP

    ... as "thinking outside the box" to provide a potentially important new tool. It's simple for zookeepers, who pick up faecal samples for Elvis to check out. Rewarded with food and getting ...

  8. News - Asia

    Thailand's adored giant panda searches for love in China

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 03:45pm by Agence France Press in Bangkok

    ... Agence France Press in Bangkok Linping has drawn around 2.5 million people to Chiang Mai zoo since she was born in 2009 A celebrity panda, whose exploits were avidly followed in Thailand on a 24-hour television channel, left the kingdom on Saturday in search of a mate in China, her zookeeper said. Linping, who has drawn around 2.5 million people to Chiang Mai zoo since she was born ...

  9. News - China - TAIWAN

    Watch: Taiwan's first newborn panda reunites with mother

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 11:36am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei It's a moment of tenderness that might just melt your heart.   As a baby panda is reunited with her mother for the first time since its birth, she squeals with excitement before being scooped up and hugged. Zookeepers in Taipei had to separate tiny Yuan Zai from her mother, Yuan Yuan, last month as she had suffered a slight injury just after ...

  10. Lifestyle - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: showing children how to cope with adversity

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 09:21pm by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com How to boost skills to deal with challenges I love Twinkle, the little girl on Higglytown Heroes, an animated children's TV series. Every person and animal is a Matryoshka doll, hopping around on their limbless stump, and pulling out useful items from their hollowed torsos. Each episode focuses on a different hero, such as a firefighter, zookeeper, postal ...




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