New Re-CUTES: Hong Kong police share video of 6-week-old bomb-sniffing pups

Who’s a good wittle counter-terrorism officer? You are! Yes you are! The geniuses in the Hong Kong Police Force’s PR department have outdone themselves yet again, posting to Facebook last night a video featuring five tiny police puppies frolicking, peeing, and generally being adorable. The 48-second video of the 6-week-old pups contains 48 years’ worth ...

Animals

Baby Bust: Ocean Park panda attraction back open after Ying Ying, Le Le fail to mate, again

Baby Bust: Ocean Park panda attraction back open after Ying Ying, Le Le fail to mate, again

Ocean Park’s popular panda attraction is back open after resident pandas Ying Ying and Le Le once again failed to mate — their ninth attempt in eight years for those...

Wild boar with broken leg put down after found hiding in Mid-Levels parking lot

Wild boar with broken leg put down after found hiding in Mid-Levels parking lot

With wild boar encounters continuing to tick upward, we can no doubt expect more sad scenes like the one that unfolded yesterday in a Mid-Levels car park, where police were...

Cattle in the Wind: Sai Kung ‘icon’ Mango the Bull killed in car crash

Cattle in the Wind: Sai Kung ‘icon’ Mango the Bull killed in car crash

Beloved feral cow and “part of Sai Kung life” Mango the Bull was killed in a collision with a car last night in the latest example of Hong Kong’s troubled...

UPDATE: Wild boar with broken leg dies after it was rescued from side of road after getting hit by car

UPDATE: Wild boar with broken leg dies after it was rescued from side of road after getting hit by car

An injured wild boar that was hit by a car in the early hours of this morning died hours after it was rescued by authorities. A spokesperson from the Agriculture, Fisheries and...

Conscious uncoupling? Hong Kong’s favorite pandas could be sent to Sichuan, split up if they fail to conceive

Conscious uncoupling? Hong Kong’s favorite pandas could be sent to Sichuan, split up if they fail to conceive

Two popular giant pandas in Hong Kong could be returned to Sichuan province to find new mates if they fail to conceive. Ying Ying and Le Le, both 13 years old, were given to the...

Feelin’ antsy? Researchers announce discovery of brand-new ant species native to Hong Kong

Feelin’ antsy? Researchers announce discovery of brand-new ant species native to Hong Kong

While Hong Kong is typically thought of more as a concrete jungle than an actual jungle, researchers with the University of Hong Kong today proved there’s still more to learn...

Full-Boar Onslaught: Nearly 1000 wild boar complaints in 2018, up 26 percent from 2017

Full-Boar Onslaught: Nearly 1000 wild boar complaints in 2018, up 26 percent from 2017

Last year the government received more than 900 wild boar-related complaints and reports, more than they received in the last three years put together. The Environment Bureau...

Mane-land Follies: 9 racehorses escape from stable in Shanghai

Mane-land Follies: 9 racehorses escape from stable in Shanghai

Police in Shanghai managed to stable-ize a potentially disruptive situation last week that saw nine racehorses escape from a facility and participate in an unauthorized public...

Deliveryman who beat dog with golf club gets 18 months probation

Deliveryman who beat dog with golf club gets 18 months probation

A former delivery driver who was caught on camera beating a chained dog with a golf club in December was handed 18 months probation on Friday. Tik Ching-tak, 52, pleaded guilty to...


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