When most people think of travelling in Nepal, they conjure up images of trekking in the snow-capped Himalayas or visiting the temples of Kathmandu. But there is another side to Nepal, a much flatter and greener zone.Friday, 15 June, 2012, 12:00am
Last year in Ohio, in the United States, 56 wild and potentially dangerous animals - including lions, tigers, bears, giraffes and wolves - were found running free in a rural area near a home-made zoo. The owner, 62-year-old Terry Thompson, had let the animals out of their cages before shooting himself.22 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
With their blue faces and little snub-noses, two golden monkeys are the latest example of China's endangered wildlife to greet visitors to Ocean Park.
The pair moved in next to giant pandas An An and Jia Jia at the park's new Sichuan Treasures exhibit, which opened yesterday.3 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
The honeymoon ended yesterday for Ocean Park's young giant pandas Ying Ying and Le Le after three days tucked away from view to give them an opportunity to mate naturally.
But it seems they weren't up to the task.
So staff proceeded with two artificial inseminations on Ying Ying with Le Le's semen.2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Despite a huge investment in time and effort to save the panda, the future of one of the world's favourite animals could be at serious risk unless steps are taken to protect its natural habitat.
In recent years, habitats for China's national treasure have dwindled as a result of human encroachment and exploitation, pushing many species to the edge of extinction.29 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
The metal door opened and the young giant panda cautiously stuck out his head, peering inquisitively at the crowd of onlookers.
Nervously, he put his front paw down in his new enclosure and emerged for the first time.
It was one small step for Gongzai, but potentially a a giant leap for pandas born in captivity.29 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Feng Xuemin's photographs (including, Panda 6, left) depicting his personal impressions of scenic spots in China. Mon-Sat, 11.30am-7.30pm, Art Beatus Gallery, 50 Peel St, Central. Inquiries: 2522 1138. Ends Dec 227 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
The friendship ... has endured changes in the international arena
Vice-President Xi Jinping, speaking to Myanmar's military chief, Min Aung Hlaing (pictured)
I would say Henry is a panda, because a panda is loveable. You want to hug him
Ocean Park chairman Allan Zeman, asked to liken Henry Tang to one of the park's animals29 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
South Africa wants to send officials to Hong Kong to help investigate the city's largest seizure of rhino horns.
Pretoria had approached Beijing, seeking permission to send experts from the South African Department of Environmental Affairs, as well as law enforcement officers.18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Giant pandas can capture the hearts of the public with a simple smile, but they will need more than that if they are to win back their natural habitat.12 Sep 2011 - 12:00am