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Pets are family too – Pet Adoption Day

 Name of event: “Pets are family too – Pet Adoption Day” Date: 30 December 2012 (Sunday) Time: 11am to 6pm 12noon to 5pm (Pet adoption service) 2pm-2:30pm (Opening Ceremony) Venue: On Hing Playground, Yuen Long Pet Adoption Services: Cats, Rabbits and Reptiles Programmes: Recreation booths, pet adoption services, educational exhibition, Animal Welfare Organisations’ (AWOs) booths,

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Zoo Education Exhibition 2012 – 8 Dec

 HKHerp provided the educational talk about Amphibian and Reptile. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– Zoo education exhibition showcases the most extreme animals in the world ************************************************************ Which animal is the smartest in the world? Which bird dives the deepest? Which is the fastest animal on land? Get the answers from the “Zoo Education Exhibition 2012 – The Most Extreme

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Talk about understanding Chelonian for The Salvation Army Lei Muk Shue Nursery on 30 Nov 2012

On 30 Nov 2012, we held a talk about understanding Chelonian for the kids of The Salvation Army Lei Muk Shue Nursery.  We believe education is the most vital part for the conservation and the sustainability of chelonian fauna ultimately. 

Recommendation Letter about Green Sea Turtle in Hong Kong

Recommendation Letter about Green Sea Turtle in Hong Kong   Date: 27 Oct 2012   Dear Director of AFCD, Mr. WONG Chi-Kong, Alan, Deputy Director of AFCD, Dr. LEUNG Siu-Fai, Assistant Director (Conservation), Mr. CHAN Yiu-Keung, Assistant Director (Country & Marine Parks), Mr. SHAM Chun-Hung, Joseph, We are the Hong Kong Society of Herpetology Foundation,

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HKHerp involved in the collection of plastic pellets

HKHerp involved in the collection of plastic pellets In the cleanup of plastic pellets last year, community groups and individuals have demonstrated vitality of the civic society in Hong Kong, the power of strong organization, the enormous synergy of government-community collaboration, as well as the public’s awareness of and concern for nature and the environment.

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Test the water before buying an amphibious friend

South China Morning Post - 15 August, 2012 Reptiles and amphibians have a certain popularity in Hong Kong, but many suffer from inadequate care, according to Karthi Krishnasamy, who handles plenty of these animals at Happy Pets veterinary centre in Tai Hang. ‘Reptiles are cool. I am a Malaysian and used to live on the fringe

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PARC 2012 Designated YEAR OF THE LIZARD

HKHerp in partnership with “Partners in Amphibians and Reptile Conservation (PARC)” ——————————————————————————————————————————————————- What are lizards? Lizards are a widespread group of reptiles which belong to Order Squamata, Suborder Lacertilia.  Snakes, in the same order, are the close relatives. The bodies of lizards are covered by scales which is the general characteristic of reptiles.  The scales

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