Two animals poisoned to death at Fujian zoo

The 'grass mud horse' is recognised as Chinese netizens' de facto mascot for freedom of speech. Photo: Reuters

Two animals were killed over the Spring Festival at Donghu Zoo in Fujian province after tourists allegedly fed them toxic oleander leaves.

Wednesday, 27 February, 2013, 6:33pm

Explore Singapore Zoo

Dear Travel Guru,

It's summer holidays, and once again my parents have decided we're going to Singapore. I don't mind Singapore. It's clean and leafy and the food is great. But we've been two times before, and to me it just seems like a tropical version of Hong Kong. I'm wondering if it has anything that Hong Kong doesn't.

Singapore Blues

10 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Zoos vow to stop using live prey at feeding time

Report saying practice had bad effect on visitors put reserves under pressure

Nature reserves and zoos have decided to end the practice of feeding live prey to wild animals, which is often used to attract visitors.

14 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Story a about zoos

Earlier this year, Schonbrunn Zoo celebrated its 250th birthday in Austria. The zoo was officially founded on July 31, 1752 by the order of the husband of Empress Maria Theresa.

21 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

Animals abused at safari park

BLOODY horse fights, a parade of bears with their nostrils ripped open by metal rings and monkeys forced to dance on tightropes are among 'attractions' at China's first safari park.

The 'Carnival of One Hundred Animals' is a new daily circus performance at the Shenzhen Safari Park.

9 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Park improvements

HOW encouraging to see Shenzhen Safari Park at Xili Lake has banned the feeding of live chickens to the tigers and activities involving 'performing animals' (Sunday Morning Post, January 29).

12 Feb 1995 - 12:00am