RAPTOR WATCH 2012 (MARCH 10-11) IS BACK

Rate this post 23 February 2012 | last updated at 12:34am Raptor Watch takes flight for 13th straight year MALACCA: Raptor Watch, one of the region’s biggest bird-watching events, promises yet another exciting spectacle this year.Organised by the Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) in partnership with the Malacca government, the event will take place for the […]

History: Melaka River

Rate this post Once dubbed ‘Venice of the East’ by European seafarers back in those days when the state has yet to be formed, Melaka River is the point where the history of the great empire of the Malay peninsular, Melaka began. A Prince from Sumatra, Parameswara (the founder of Melaka) had established his sultanate […]

ANCIENT ARTEFACT IN BABY SHARK STOMACH

Rate this post Woman finds ancient Portugese artefact in baby shark inShareThe Star/Asia News NetworkWednesday, Feb 22, 2012 MALACCA – A baby shark being prepared for lunch gave a family here a big surprise – an ancient artefact believed to be dated long before the Portuguese conquest of Malacca. Housewife Suseela Menon, from Klebang, made […]

WILD DOGS OF MELAKA ZOO

Rate this post Email Print 18 February 2012 Zoo’s success with wild dogs By HANIS MAKETAB AYER KEROH [email protected] Malacca Zoo boasts of first dhole pups born in captivity in Malaysia Visitors to Malacca Zoo have the opportunity to see rare dholes, including the first pair of pups born in captivity in Malaysia in August […]