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  1. New residents doing well

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Le Le and Ying Ying, Hong Kong's new giant panda cubs, have adapted well to their new home and are growing healthily. They make their public debut at Ocean Park on July 1. Timothy Ng Sau-kin, assistant director of zoological operations at Ocean Park, said the cubs had completed their quarantine and would be monitored to ensure they did not get too heavy. The park ...

  2. Elephant's rescue pulls in jumbo donations

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simon Parry A Hong Kong charity that rescued a badly injured, three-tonne elephant from a life of misery on the streets of Cambodia had a rush of donations after its work was highlighted by the Sunday Morning Post. Now the Elephant Animal Rescue and Survi ...

  3. We cannot learn about behaviour of animals by keeping them locked in zoos

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Your article ('Sea change for Ocean Park?' September 19), raises several important issues highlighting the ongoing battle between the proponents and opponents of zoological parks. Zoological parks claim their raison d'?tre is to educate, research and conserve, yet when it comes to sentient beings (which is a more accurate term than intelligent animals) ...

  4. Ocean Park personnel were on conservation initiative

    Posted Apr 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... programmes developed around them and emotional connections visitors make with them. Studies confirm that seeing living, breathing animals in zoological facilities inspires children and adults to care ... programmes for animals in the wild. Indeed, knowledge acquired through managing small populations at zoological facilities is often directly applicable to saving small, fragmented populations ...

  5. If we must have a zoo, it's got to be a good one

    Posted Mar 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong claims the mantle of Asia's world city- a position that necessitates us aspiring to and upholding the highest standards. But to look at the orangutan enclosure at the Zoological and Botanical Gardens is to get a very different impression. Modern zoo-keeping practices have been all but ignored in housing the one male and three females of the endangered species, ...

  6. Gardens of the jaguar

    Posted Aug 19th 2006, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... The HK Zoological and Botanical Gardens are a great day out, writes Annemarie Evans WHIle much of Central and Admiralty on Hong Kong Island is built up, there are areas that you can wander ... of the oldest botanical gardens in the world- the Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens. What's to see there? There are more than 1,000 species of plants, more than 600 birds, 70 mammals ...

  7. Poll on beluga whale plan

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Ocean Park wants to know what you think about its plan to capture a group of beluga whales in the wild and bring them to Hong Kong for display. The park has commissioned an independent public opinion survey, officials said yesterday. They w ...

  8. Baby orang-utans should be allowed to stay with their mother in zoo

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... As a representative of Orangutan Aid in Hong Kong, I am compelled to comment on the recent captive birth of twin orang-utans. While we are totally opposed to zoos, the sad reality is that these two infants will never be able to be released into the wild, ...

  9. letters

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... We can all learn from Chilean miners I was so delighted with the happy ending in the Chilean miners' story. All 33 men were rescued successfully after being trapped underground in a collapsed tunnel for 69 days. Imagine having to stay in a mine 625 m ...

  10. Text matching skills

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Alfred Yiu

    ... Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens People on their way to work can sometimes hear the call of the jungle in the middle of Central, Hong Kong. 1 Gibbons are large, colourful monkeys ... interesting flowers and trees. In 1975, birds and animals were introduced and the name was changed to the Zoological and Botanical Gardens. 2 Also, the animals and bird collections have been expanded ...




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