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Road Test: Jurassic Garage

Part of the wonder of being a parent is doing things you wouldn't normally do. For example, having a snake cuddle into the crook of my neck or cooing over a spider - which is what I was doing with my toddler on a Sunday afternoon at an industrial building in Chai Wan.

Sunday, 21 October, 2012, 11:31am

'Human reptile' Ashley Fruno in Peta protest at Hermes store

While most people shy away from snakes, shoppers were only too happy to slither up to animal rights campaigner Ashley Fruno after she covered herself in green and gold paint to look like a reptile.

18 Aug 2012 - 5:17am

Fan of reptiles? Have we got newts for you

If you're bored with cats and dogs as pets, a black lizard-like warty newt might be right up your street.

You'll find them - and a host of other scaly critters - crawling around at the 2nd Hong Kong International Reptile Expo in Kowloon Bay.

16 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Deadly dangerous crocodiles

Meet the crocodilians

Crocodilians are a group of big reptiles that live in the tropics. There are about 23 types of crocodilian. These include crocodiles, alligators, caimans and gavial.

All crocodilians are carnivores. They have very powerful jaws filled with lots of sharp teeth.

27 May 2009 - 12:00am

Animal stranglers

Snakes that smother

Snakes are unusual because they can eat animals bigger than themselves. They can do this because they have very special jaws and heads.

25 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Get to know your friends before you take 'em home

Reptiles and amphibians are animals with unique characteristics. There are several anatomical and reproductive differences between the two. One difference is the make-up of their skin. Reptiles are covered with scales or shields. As for reproduction, both reproduce by laying eggs, but young reptiles look like miniature adults when they hatch.

24 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Rare reptiles and spiders on display

The public can get up close and personal with more than more than 1,000 reptiles, amphibians and spiders at East Point City in Tseung Kwan O.

Some rare species, including the world's largest spider and Asia's largest toad, are on

display for the first time in Hong Kong.

25 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Eric Clapton

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Eric Clapton's best music has always sprung from one form of angst or another, so we probably shouldn't expect too much of an album born of domestic contentment.

18 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Turtles perish in smuggling bid

A record haul of more than 10,000 endangered turtles and tortoises has been seized by Customs officers at Kwai Chung, with all but four of the reptiles found dead.

The seizure of 10,277 reptiles - 10,260 Malaysian box turtles and 17 box tortoises - was believed to have been intended for live sale in Guangdong.

11 Jul 2003 - 12:00am


Man's Heritage: The Ten Deadliest

Pearl, 8.30pm

16 May 2002 - 12:00am