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Among the lizards, the Agamidae family include species with long legs and long toes, which it possible for them _to move fast on the ground; some species have skin that connects their front legs to the hind ones so they can glide. [ more... ]
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Compared to ‘flying flowers’, in nature, the insect is the group with the largest population. Lots of species have been named but many have not been discovered, published or named. The following are some spectacular species to be found in Vietnam. [ more... ]
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Hổ Quyền (hổ, here, means tiger and quyền boxing) arena, four kilometres southwest of Hue, was for elephant and tiger fights to entertain Emperor and staff. [ more... ]
In the central province of Nghe An, there has been a craze for hunting sparrows because drinking their blood raw and eating their flesh cooked have been thought to promote sexual strength and health. [ more... ]
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Trang advised we leave our motorbikes at the park and take a taxi in order to look more professional. We were checking on a case in Danang, in Central Vietnam, early one morning last April. It had been reported to the Forest Protection Department (FPD) a year before, but nothing had happened. [ more... ]
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The great hornbill (Buceros bicornis) is the biggest member of the Bucerotidae family. It lives in semitropical forests in India, Southeast Asia and southern China. It is a big bird with a massive and colourful bill. In Vietnamese it is called chim hồng hoàng or chim mỏ sừng, (chim = bird, hồng = pink, hoàng = regal, mỏ = beak, sừng = horn). [ more... ]
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On a survey at Chứa Chan mountain, 100 km northeast off Ho Chi Minh City, in Dong Nai Province in 2010, users of a website about Vietnam’s forest creatures, www.vncreatures.net, discovered a population of 16 of black-shanked douc langurs, scientific name Pygathrix nigripes, including three infants and some that were pregnant. [ more... ]
When the first rain comes and dissipates the muggy atmosphere of the dry season in Southeastern Vietnam, usually in July, thousands species of plants awake from hibernation. [ more... ]
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Relating to James Gordon's interesting article on the July-August, 2011, edition, I can confirm that the cute-voiced _tắc kè _does indeed chant among the cacophony of HCMC’s alleyways. I inhabit the very centre of the city and oft have I lain awake at night enchanted by his call. [ more... ]
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I am at the moment writing a story involving a Reptilian Parliament. The story is sympathetic to lizards. So it was with heightened interest that I observed what I would call the Lizard of Plantation Bungalow 10. But I would put LPB10’s genial behaviour down not necessarily to just a response to the joy I must have exuded at the sight of him/her, of whatever species. [ more... ]
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