Mr. Chu said that the five Hong Kongers could have easily perished at sea or met the same fate as the “Hong Kong 12” without the help from ardent supporters who provided shelter and protection along the way. … [Read more...] about Five Hong Kong democracy protesters seek asylum in the U.S.
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The videos have shown that the white panda was in good shape with lustrous fur, said Li Sheng, a researcher with Peking University and a specialist in bears. Li also explained that albinism exists in different vertebrate species and the albino mutation can inhibit melanin synthesis in an animal's body, making the animal appear white, golden-white or pastel golden. … [Read more...] about Across China: World’s only all-white panda’s new gilded look
1. On March 25, 1306, Robert the Bruce became the King of Scotland. King Edward of England waged war against him and made him an outlaw. Legend has it that he was close to despair and hiding in a cave during a storm when he saw an animal in the process of building something. It tried six times and failed and he realised he too had fought against the English six times and failed. On the seventh attempt it succeeded. This inspired him to continue fighting the English and he eventually won in 1314. Which was this animal that gave the Scots their greatest king? … [Read more...] about Quiz: All about Scotland
Albinism usually does not affect the animal's physical makeup and functions. However, it may make the animal easier to be discovered and more sensitive to direct sunlight. It is a delight to see the wild all-white panda grow up safe and sound, as it indicates that the chubby creature has basically adapted to the local living environment, according to Li. … [Read more...] about World’s only all-white panda’s new gilded look