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Life of Pi's Tabu among Bollywood stars face trial over poaching case

Four Bollywood stars, including Life of Pi actress Tabu, have been charged in a 14-year-old poaching case and will finally go on trial next month for alleged complicity in the shooting of an endangered antelope.

Tuesday, 26 March, 2013, 2:48am

White House releases Obama shooting picture

Two days before President Barack Obama’s first trip outside Washington to promote his gun-control proposals, the White House tried to settle a brewing mystery when it released a photo to back his claim to be a skeet shooter.

3 Feb 2013 - 10:25am

Party of boar hunters raises alarm in Sai Kung

A group of Sai Kung residents are calling for more warning about officially sanctioned wild pig hunts after they were left terrified by a group of armed men who descended on Nam Shan Village at dusk last week.

3 Feb 2013 - 5:36am 1 comment

Italy's hunting season opens with 46 shooting accidents

Italian hunting enthusiasts have killed 13 people and wounded 33 others in shooting accidents since the season opened last month, increasing pressure to reform antiquated hunting laws.

The casualty toll swelled this weekend when a 16-year-old was killed by a friend, a pensioner was wounded in his garden and a cyclist was injured by grapeshot.

24 Oct 2012 - 4:57am

Happiness is a warm gun

When Spain's King Juan Carlos was revealed to have made a secret elephant-hunting trip in Botswana last month, his people roared with anger, slamming him for squandering Euro44,000 (HK$435,000) on a lavish tour while his country grapples with an economic crisis.

21 May 2012 - 12:00am

Call of the Veld

THE LAST thing anyone wants is for African safaris to go the way of so many popular holiday choices, with everyone visiting the same attractions, staying in the same places and having the same experiences. Fortunately, Jose Cortes is determined to make sure that doesn't happen.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Wing commanders

There are three things a real man should have: a fast horse, a hound and a golden eagle,' according to an ancient Kazakh proverb. Photographer Palani Mohan had a slow jeep, a malfunctioning camera and a golden vision of capturing one of the world's most unique relationships between man and beast.

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Pigs lead hunters on a merry hillside chase

Tranquilliser darts and nets were used in a six-hour operation yesterday to capture two wild pigs loose on a hillside in Fortress Hill.

21 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

beasts in the wild

Reading comprehension

Answer the following questions:

1 What kind of people are members of the Sai Kung Wild Pig Club?

a. army commandos

b. policemen

c. Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department officers

d. volunteers from the public

2 When does the team hunt boars?

7 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Halfway home

Silent Sound's summer journey is about half done, but we're now entering some of the most treacherous waters in the Arctic as we sail past the graves of those who died hundreds of years ago.

7 Sep 2009 - 12:00am