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  1. Monkey business

    Posted Nov 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... pummelled him nearly unconscious before throwing him off a cliff. The zookeeper, alerted by the commotion, managed to disperse the group using a sling shot. Very soon, a five-year-old monkey emerged ... happened next. Was the new king secure on his throne? Would there be a counter-coup? What kind of king was Star? According to a zookeeper, Star was different from Drop, who treated his subjects ...

  2. We Bought a Zoo

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with his employee Kelly Foster (Scarlett Johansson, left, with Damon, acting against type as a hard-edged, no-frills zookeeper) or his reconciliation with the rebellious Dylan, who is attracted ...

  3. Naturalist's menagerie helps dispel myths and fears

    Posted Sep 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... more like an Asian hip-hop artist than zookeeper. But he makes a living taking his scaly, furry and feathery friends to schools, parties, corporate events and fashion shoots. It's ...

  4. Strewth! Aussies losing their twang

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... the reptile-baiting zookeeper known as the Crocodile Hunter. Instead of speaking with a nasal twang and flattened vowels, Australians are shifting towards a less extreme, more neutral accent. Why the change ...

  5. There's no holding back zoo predators

    Posted Jul 16th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... to conserve power, the Oriental Morning Post reported. Zookeepers said the animals had become increasingly daring since they realised the fence no longer carried a jolt. 'The situation ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - CHANNEL HOP

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    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by Mark Peters

    ... Mark Peters Mark Peters Not so long ago, our menagerie of strays and rescued animals reached capacity; my wife and I were in danger of becoming zookeepers. We were living with a gigantic German shepherd called Arnold; a hairy Hong Kong mutt whose ambition was to become the laziest dog in the world; three movie-star rats (seriously, they were trained in Hollywood); a few red-eared ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Wild dogs maul boy to death after fall from railing at Pittsburgh zoo

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Pittsburgh

    ... immediately after that he lost his balance," Kraus said. When the boy fell, other visitors immediately told staff members, who responded along with Pittsburgh police. Zookeepers called off some ...

  8. If we must have a zoo, it's got to be a good one

    Posted Mar 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong claims the mantle of Asia's world city- a position that necessitates us aspiring to and upholding the highest standards. But to look at the orangutan enclosure at the Zoological and Botanical Gardens is to get a very different impression. Modern zoo-keeping practices have been all but ignored in housing the one male and three females of the endangered species, ...

  9. Channel hop

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of conniving pandas who distract a zookeeper so their buddies can make a break for it. And we meet door-code-memorising chimps who take over Tokyo zoo for a night of mayhem. It's compelling ...

  10. Zoo searches for a new big cat as Siu Fa begins to feel her age

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Cheung Chi Fai, Kelly Chan

    ... Kelly Chan and Cheung Chi fai The Zoological and Botanical Garden has started looking for a replacement for its only jaguar, which has almost reached the end of its life. Visitors to the zoo in Mid-Levels recently reported that a female jaguar was seen 'hobbling along, dragging its hindquarters, and apparently in distress' in its enclosure. Zookeepers said yesterday ...




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