The Consumer Council yesterday named and shamed 28 shops which cheated customers by selling 'deer tendon' - a popular Chinese medicine ingredient - which actually came from cattle.Friday, 16 March, 2012, 12:00am
A three-year, inter-species love story at a zoo in Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province, will culminate in a Valentine's Day wedding ceremony tomorrow.
Changmao, a love-struck ram, has been mating with a chital deer named Chunzi since late 2010. They have become inseparable and Yunnan Zoo decided to hold a wedding so they can spend the rest of their days together.13 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Today's herds of milu, also known as Pere David's deer, are descended from animals that, for more than 1,000 years, were fed and protected as imperial pets. Still, they respond fearfully to the sounds and images of their ancestral predator, the tiger, mainland scientists have found.2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Ever start a doodle at the beginning of a two-hour conference and, before you know it, the meeting is over and you have an intricate masterpiece on your notepad? Ever rush to wash your hands, obsessed about the microbes underneath your fingernails? Or, do you go through your dairy entry 10 times to make sure the dots on the 'i's and 'j's are perfectly round? If so, get some help.30 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
For the United States, developing the rich oil deposits on the coastal plain of northeastern Alaska is a guarantee of energy security and the promise of prosperity.
For Canada, that multi-billion-dollar plan is 'a big mistake'.13 Apr 2005 - 12:00am
by Anthony McGowan
Hodder $10820 Mar 2005 - 12:00am
'TWAS THE NIGHT before Christmas, when all through the S-A-R
Not a creature was stirring, not even Long Hair.
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that Link Reit scrip soon would be there.
The residents of Hong Kong were nestled all snug in their beds,24 Dec 2004 - 12:00am
Remote hunting may thrill the trigger-happy but animal lovers despise the concept
Spare a thought for the world's deer.
As the evolution of man's arsenal of weapons continues - from sticks and stones and bows and arrows to today's James Bond-style laser-sighted hunting rifles - the fate of our dear four-legged friends has never been very good.30 Nov 2004 - 12:00am
Words that have the same sound, but...
The words 'scream' and 'teen' both sound the same, but one is spelt with 'ea' in the middle and the other with 'ee'. Can you sort out the spellings of these words? Both spellings sound exactly the same.
1. bean/been (a vegetable)
2. seam/seem (the ridge down the side of your jeans)23 Jun 2004 - 12:00am
Investigation launched in death of barking deer15 Nov 2003 - 12:00am
The Last Reindeer
This programme looks at the impact of hunting on Finland's wild forest reindeer. A century ago the animal had dis-appeared from the Finnish tundra, forced into neighbouring Russia by indiscriminate hunting.6 Dec 2002 - 12:00am
Laponia: Land Of The Midnight Sun
Laponia is the largest area of undisturbed wilderness in Europe and is designated as a World Heritage Site. During the summer, the sun shines 24 hours a day, and is replaced by the magnificent northern lights during the long winter darkness.15 Nov 2002 - 12:00am
The Extinction Club
by Robert Twigger
Hamish Hamilton $220
ROBERT TWIGGER IS held in high regard by British critics, even though this is only his third book. The previous two have won literary awards.23 Jun 2001 - 12:00am
What are barking deer? Can they really bark? Barking deer are also called Muntjacs. The name 'barking deer' was given to them because of their loud, sharp calls resembling the barks of dogs. These solitary, nocturnal animals usually 'bark' when alarmed or during the breeding season.10 Nov 1999 - 12:00am
The 'King of the Swedish Forest', the moose, is as close to a symbol of Swedish nature as possible. The largest deer species in the world is so common all over Sweden that 100,000 are legally hunted every year. Some areas have guided tours to view the beast, the most notable being Halle-Hunneberg. But most Swedes would rather avoid the moose, especially when they are driving.6 Jun 1999 - 12:00am