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  1. Sharks too close for comfort

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui A new study has found great white sharks do swim close to shore. People thought sharks did not go close to shore before. Experts found sharks in San Francisco Bay. This means they also swim near busy beaches. Background The findings were base ...

  2. Fertility pills blamed for increase in twin births

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Doctors think couples are resorting to drugs to get around the one-child policy Several Guangzhou hospitals have discovered a high incidence of twin births, raising concerns that couples might be resorting to fertility pills to ...

  3. Appeal to find homes for 140 rescued dogs

    Posted Apr 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hazel Parry An animal welfare group is looking for homes for more than 140 pedigree dogs rescued in a raid on a suspected illegal dog breeding centre. The dogs were discovered living outside, cooped up in filthy, cramped metal cages with very little shelt ...

  4. Time is critical for stranded whales

    Posted Mar 31st 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... was made by the Marine Animal Rescue Coalition and scientists from the Zoological Society of London. The coalition includes the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) ...

  5. The gift of giving

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... A Christmas present doesn't necessarily have to be something you can put under a twinkling tree, writes Sara Yin They say money can't buy you happiness, but maybe the act of giving it away can. According to a study conducted by the University of ...

  6. Urban Jungle

    Posted Apr 13th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... Celebrity vet Dr Eric Lai shares his views on society through the eyes of animals. Give him your feedback at urbanjungle@scmp.com This week: pet hoarding About eight years ago, a nice granny brought her cat to my clinic. The animal had a severe skin infec ...

  7. movie buff

    Posted Aug 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... THE ANT BULLY Director: John A. Davis The film: Another animated adventure comedy about insects. A star-studded cast provide voices, including Julia Roberts, Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep and Paul Giamatti. The film is based on the illustrated book by John N ...

  8. Making a new friend

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Flora, three, cuddles her new pet after an adoption auction at Discovery Bay International School on Lantau yesterday. Six puppies and a dog, from an unlicensed dog shelter in Yuen Long, found themselves new homes thanks to the event organised by ...

  9. Who needs pedigree- the case for mongrels as top dog

    Posted Feb 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Campaigners say mixed breeds have unfair reputation Activists are gearing up for a new battle against discrimination- this time among dogs. They say pet lovers don't understand mongrels and discriminate unfairly against them, making it ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jun 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A promising start from Ocean Park I write on behalf of Eco-Sys Action Foundation, a Hong Kong-registered non-governmental organisation which aims to raise eco-awareness with children around the world. It was good to see Ocean Park taking its idea of importing wild dolphins from the Solomon Islands off the shoulders of its executive director for zoological operations, Suzanne ...




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