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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Giant shaggy animals roamed earth 2 million years ago

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam Giant woolly mammoths are thought to have roamed the earth about 2 million years ago during the ice age. An adult mammoth weighed up to 4.5 tonnes. They were similar to modern-day elephants but had smaller ears and shorter tails to prevent heat l ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Desperately seeking skilled orang-utan- Bollywood's calling

    Posted Nov 19th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. We're almost afraid to learn more details about this film. An e-mail was forwarded to us regarding the planned shooting here early next year of a Bollywood film. It was looking for a ...

  6. 24 hours with Karen Mok

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

    ... The actress and singer is the first ambassador for the China Bear Rescue project set up to save moonbears from bile farming. She tells Neil Western about an eye-opening day spent at their Chengdu sanctuary. I have loved animals since I was a child. I used ...

  7. Ice-age baby goes on display in modern-day mall

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan The world's most well-preserved baby woolly mammoth made her debut at IFC Mall this week. The month-old calf named Lyuba, which means love in Russian, drowned in a muddy river in what is now Siberia during the ice age. After lying in her f ...

  8. Endangered species in photos just a paper tiger

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... zoology and botany experts declared them fakes, but provincial authorities delayed the release of a report for months. Seven local officials have been sacked and six, including the provincial ...

  9. Hong Kong's jaguar will not be replaced

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... SCMP The South China Morning Post reported last month that the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) had decided not to find a replacement for the jaguar Siu Fa which died of old age at the Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Garden in June. The mother of three, Siu Fa, which means Little Flower, was born in the Berlin Zoo in Germany in 1987 and arrived in Hong Kong two ...

  10. Zoo mourns death of 21-year-old jaguar Siu Fa but decides not to replace her

    Posted Jun 11th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Jaguar Siu Fa, an attraction at the Zoological and Botanical Garden for 19 years, died yesterday aged 21, the equivalent of a centenarian in human years. News of the death came ... by the zoo's zoological team and was closely monitored by the department's senior veterinary officer. But she lost the battle against time and passed away peacefully.' The 21-year-old had ...




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