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Arctic animals are coming to town

Two new species, the snowy owl and the northern sea lion, will meet the public when Ocean Park's newest exhibit, Polar Adventure, opens in July - but they will not be alone.

Monday, 18 June, 2012, 12:00am

Paws for thought

Hello friends,

I've been back in the 852 for weeks now. Well, it feels like weeks anyway. I learned so much on my trip to South Africa that it is hard to know where to start.

So let me start by telling you how I ended up becoming owl bait. That's not a career prospect that I had in mind as a wee pup, but there you have it.

2 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Strix keeps lid on technology breaches

For electric kettle control maker Strix, a great idea is not worth the whistle if it cannot be protected.

11 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Loss of habitat threatens future of secretive owl

The future of the secretive brown fish owl, Hong Kong's most threatened owl species, is hanging by a thread.

It is so shy the species remained unseen for over a century.

But in 1988 experts rediscovered it on Lantau, the first sighting since 1861 when it was identified by the 19th century 'father of orni-thology' in southern China, Robert Swinhoe.

3 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Owl in bag

A TRUCK driver faces a $50,000 fine and six months imprisonment after customs officers at Lowu found a live owl in his travel bag.

21 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Creature of the night fit for dark adventures

OWLS are one of the most mysterious animals in the world, perhaps because of their night habits which make them seem spooky.

2 Mar 1994 - 12:00am