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  1. On the caribou trail

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck Hunting is a way of life in the Arctic. It's part of the Inuit culture and it helps save money when food is unaffordable. Aboard Silent Sound, we've enjoyed many meals of wild meat, thanks to generous hunters. We've cooked gri ...

  2. Into the wild

    Posted Nov 24th 2009, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen Alligator gars are just a part of the menagerie. Fuelled partly by internet chatter, interest in exotic pets is growing and a host of shops now supply Hongkongers with everything from Madagascar chameleons and Honduran milk snakes to burrowing ...

  3. Taking care of a mount in space-scarce HK is not horseplay

    Posted Aug 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Belle Ramirez Horses have played vital roles throughout human history. They are now kept for leisure purposes in many countries and are mainly used in Hong Kong for racing and horse riding. Keeping a horse requires an enormous amount of hard work and dedi ...

  4. The genuine article

    Posted May 31st 2009, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan The culling of wild animals may raise your hackles but one company is making the most of the perceived need to check populations to suit habitats. Faux, which has opened a showroom in Ap Lei Chau, prides itself on handcrafted rugs, throws a ...

  5. Holy cow! India gets taste for urine

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... Shaikh Azizur Rahman India's Hindu nationalists have, in the past, suggested that cow dung be used in nuclear bunkers to keep out radiation, claimed that cow urine could cure cancer- as well as many other diseases- and marketed cow urine-based skinca ...

  6. Uncorked

    Posted Dec 20th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Tam

    ... with Simon Tam simon@iwinecentre.com The low fat content of turkey means the meat can easily become dry when cooked. Traditional Christmas turkey comes with all sorts of delicious trimmings, such as stuffing, roasted vegetables and gravy, which also serve ...

  7. All you need to know about horses

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit The Hong Kong Jockey Club is showcasing historic photos, video clips and horse-related exhibits at a major product expo at Victoria Park. The club is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year and has been holding exhibitions in various dist ...

  8. Fish and chips

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Sara Yin At first glance Whale Shark Gamble seems like a bad joke. The Facebook application invites participants to bet on how long a whale shark can survive in a casino and offers the winner a replica fish in a glass case as a memento. But it soon become ...

  9. Pearls from The brine

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau What to know when shopping for pearls Pearls are available in a broad selection of colours, sizes and shapes. Cultured in different regions of the world and borne by different breeds of shelled molluscs, pearls are divided into four main catego ...

  10. Design of noise barriers to change in bid to save birds

    Posted Oct 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Highways officials plan to modify the glass pane design of noise barriers on a Yuen Long road after at least 50 birds hit the barriers and died over the past three years. The officials are working with conservation officers to devise a bett ...




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