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  1. Incredible salamanders

    Posted Aug 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ellen Whyte There are more than 500 species of salamander living in the world today. Most have long thin bodies, long tails, and four short legs with long toes. Some are plain black or brown, but others are red, black, yellow or green. As amphibians, they ...

  2. Test the water before buying an amphibious friend

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Pete Spurrier Reptiles and amphibians have a certain popularity in Hong Kong, but many suffer from inadequate care, according to Karthi Krishnasamy, who handles plenty of these animals at Happy Pets veterinary centre in Tai Hang. 'Reptiles are cool. ...

  3. Modern dinosaur

    Posted Feb 19th 2008, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... to sell their organs to traditional Chinese medicine makers. fab fact! Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens have a pair of Chinese alligators. Both born in zoos, the larger one is about four ...

  4. Nature loses one of its most effective advocates

    Posted Sep 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wildlife icon Steve Irwin was not a conventional conservationist. His television show Crocodile Hunter featured him dangerously up close to creatures well known for being deadly. He was killed yesterday by a stingray when he went too close. For a man who ...

  5. Learn to love again

    Posted Mar 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cameron Dueck We spend a lot of time speaking about how the earth is being ruined. But how about those weird and wonderful parts of nature that have remained unchanged for hundreds of years, despite climate change and pollution? Sometimes we need a remind ...

  6. Little living tanks

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... season (June to October) but you can visit at other times- and maybe catch a glimpse of these wonderful animals. If you prefer to stay in town, visit the Hong Kong Zoological & Botanical ...

  7. Scaly critters

    Posted Jun 07th 2007, 12:00am by Ellen Whyte

    ... Some are cute, some look like miniature dinosaurs, and others resemble monsters created by science-fiction writers. We take a look at some of Hong Kong's 80 species of lizards, snakes, turtles and other reptiles. By Ellen Whyte A Green sea turtles tr ...

  8. Should the Yuen Long crocodile have been captured?

    Posted Jun 24th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Interview by Lee Wing-sze Ho Yan-lung Age: 19 Top tunes: Wilfred Lau Ho-lung's latest album Yes. It is dangerous to people. I don't think the fisherman who captured the croc has better hunting skills than the animal experts. The more time you sp ...

  9. City Briefs

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... reported the case to police. Rare turtle stolen from Botanical Gardens An endangered turtle worth about $20,000 was stolen from the Zoological and Botanical Gardens in Central yesterday, the second ...

  10. Dens of activity

    Posted May 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of zoology at Oregon State University, off a dirt road. He and his students are tagging snakes for study. Here, thousands of snakes are cavorting. Massive snake balls writhe on ledges, tree limbs, ...




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