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  1. An accidental tourist with his eye on HK

    Posted Dec 27th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Yuen Long got a sharp-toothed shock when a crocodile surfaced in a creek there in early November. Despite being pursued by hunters, tourists and the media, it seems perfectly at home, writes Nick Gentle After almost a year of sickness, scandal and social ...

  2. Where the crocodile hunters reel in the reptiles

    Posted Dec 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney Australian crocodile expert John Lever may have been defeated in his efforts to snare a single rogue reptile in Hong Kong, but his peers in Darwin have had a lot more luck. They have caught 180 crocodiles in the harbour of Australia ...

  3. Customs launches crackdown on sale of fake crocodile meat

    Posted Nov 15th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Customs officers will launch an operation after widespread cases of snake and lizard meat being sold as crocodile meat came to light. The crackdown comes after the Consumer Council found only seven of 24 samples it bought from dried seafood st ...

  4. Crocs find way home from 400km exile

    Posted Sep 28th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Cairns Moving rogue crocodiles to remote, uninhabited areas is useless because of the reptiles' highly developed homing instinct, Australian researchers have discovered. Scientists were astonished to find that relocated saltwater croc ...

  5. Animal-smuggling sting nets 27 slippery customers

    Posted Feb 28th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan The Yuen Long crocodile may still be on the loose but 27 of his baby brethren were caught by authorities yesterday when they foiled an exotic-animal smuggling ring. Undercover agents arrested three men and seized 27 live young crocodiles, as w ...

  6. Respect the croc

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... for him at the Zoological and Botanical Gardens. And he wouldn't be spending the rest of his life in the zoo. He would be moved to the Tin Shui Wai wetland park when it is opened in 2005. We ...

  7. Wildlife conservation important, say children

    Posted Aug 17th 2006, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell A survey of 500 children aged between six and 14 by the National Geographic Society revealed that 84 per cent of local children felt wildlife conservation was important and 67 per cent enjoyed reading news stories about animals. Sixty per ...

  8. Deadly dangerous crocodiles

    Posted May 27th 2009, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... hunt by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department. Luckily the crocodile was unharmed. She was renamed Pui Pui and is now living at the Hong Kong Wetland Park. Hong Kong Zoological ...



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