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Ocean Park Hong Kong koalas coming to Hong Kong

Discussion in 'Hong Kong' started by Chlidonias, 25 May 2010.

  1. Chlidonias

    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    Cutesy-furry diplomacy: Koalas coming to Hong Kong | CNNGo.com
     
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    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    the reference to sturgeons in the last paragraph of the quoted article above is from an incident in 2008:
    No one at fault in sturgeon death says Ocean Park - The Standard
    also referred to by kiang in this thread http://www.zoochat.com/248/hong-kong-ocean-park-16/
     
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    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member

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    a further news release on the koalas (the number now up to eight and the date set for 2014):
    Koalas make a trip to Hong Kong | Courier Mail
     
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    Well we know what the Chinese charge for the "loan" of their Giant Pandas - I wonder what us astute Aussies are charging for our Koala "Bears"?
     
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    The plan is moving forward, with four Koalas to leave Cleland Wildlife Park for Hong Kong, and another four to follow later.

    Story here: Cleland koalas getting ready for their new home -Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR)

    Also see here: http://www.zoochat.com/24/koalas-heading-hong-kong-372545/#post790043