A South China tiger is seen at the Shanghai Zoo. Hunting and deforestation have driven China's tigers close to extinction. Photo: Reuters
Jason Wordie
Opinion

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Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Why refugees from China didn't fancy living at Tiger's Cliff in Hong Kong

By the time people escaping communist China began pouring into Hong Kong, tigers no longer visited the territory. But their fearsome memory lived on in place names such as Lo Fu Ngam, or Tiger's Cliff - which was given a more propitious name to welcome its new dwellers - writes Jason Wordie

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A South China tiger is seen at the Shanghai Zoo. Hunting and deforestation have driven China's tigers close to extinction. Photo: Reuters
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