Activities in Hong Kong Outdoors HK wildlife

Hong Kong’s Mysterious Migratory Butterflies

On 31 December 2011, researchers trapping butterflies at Deep Water Bay on Hong Kong Island found a Chestnut Tiger with writing on its wings. Someone had used a fine marker pen to add numbers, letters and characters including a code: “YSK541”.…

Deadliest Hong Kong Animals

chinese-cobra

A quick look at animals with venom, killer teeth and blades. Giant Centipede Growing to perhaps 8 inches long, running fast, and almost alien in appearance, Giant Centipede is perhaps the ultimate in creepy-crawlies. Its front legs have involved into…

Lantau cattle buffalo

Might seem odd “wildlife”, yet Lantau’s cattle and water buffalo now roam free, and part of the ecosystem. During recent cold spell (early 2008), the buffalo importance perhaps highlighted by Pui O becoming a refuge for thrushes, Red-breasted Flycatchers, Daurian…