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  1. Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Tara Jenkins

    ... Tara Jenkins Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens There are great zoological and botanical gardens (I'm thinking of Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Gardens in London ... we arrived. Verdict: A great venue for monkeying around. The Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens is located on Upper Albert Road, opposite Government House; enter on Garden Road. Free. ...

  2. Rare turtles stolen from zoological gardens

    Posted Jul 06th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Police fear they were taken to be ground up for medicine Police fear four highly endangered turtles stolen from the Zoological and Botanical Gardens will be sold on the black market and their shells used to make a medicinal jelly. Security has been stepped up at the gardens in Central after the theft of the turtles, which belong to a species used to make the medicinal ...

  3. Panda expert puts focus on plight of white dolphins

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Grace Liu The biologist known as the father of wild panda protection, Pan Wenshi, is shifting his focus offshore to the plight of the Chinese white dolphin. Professor Pan, 68, said the presence of the protected marine mammal, called the 'panda of the ...

  4. Eat that Frog!

    Posted Sep 12th 2004, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Diana McPartlin Eat that Frog! by Brian Tracy Hodder Mobius $105 The saying goes: if the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you have the satisfaction of knowing it's the worst thing you'll do all day. Motivational speaker Bria ...

  5. Tiny insects find their niche

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Philip Leetch

    ... PHILIP LEETCH 1. Beetles have long had their place in East Asian culture. Male beetles are aggressive creatures and will fight each other. The favourites with the fans of beetle fighting are the large-horned beetles, particularly the rhinoceros beetle, wh ...

  6. The Albany

    Posted Sep 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The building is surrounded by the Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens, and is within walking distance of Central. Facilities include a heated swimming pool, a squash court and a gymnasium. ...

  7. Sorry old St Nick fuming in dismay over messed-up Link Reit

    Posted Dec 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tom Mitchell 'TWAS THE NIGHT before Christmas, when all through the S-A-R Not a creature was stirring, not even Long Hair. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that Link Reit scrip soon would be there. The residents of Hong Kong ...

  8. Brain workout

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Laura Chaudhry Of all the reasons to become and stay physically active, one of the most compelling is improving brain power. In the west, applying your grey matter, not your muscle power, has now become the method of choice in achieving financial success. ...

  9. Locust trouble? Why not turn them into supper?

    Posted Nov 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney As parts of Australia struggle to deal with the worst locust plague in 30 years, a new cookbook has this advice for rural inhabitants: if you can't beat them, eat them. Cooking with Sky Prawns is the work of a pair of governmen ...

  10. Camels to help haul aboriginal town out of poverty

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney An impoverished aboriginal community in central Australia is finding salvation for its chronic drink and drug problems from an unusual source- wild camels. The tiny Docker River settlement, which lies in the Northern Territory, 250k ...




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