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Changeable Lizard Calotes versicolor

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ryanyuewahchan

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June 3, 2020 02:39 PM HKT

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Marbled Eel Anguilla marmorata

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seadon

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May 28, 2020 05:00 AM +13

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Missing Location

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Taiwan Kukri Snake Oligodon formosanus

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s-ng

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April 20, 2019 07:11 PM HKT

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Five-striped Blue-tailed Skink Plestiodon elegans

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lagwan

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May 10, 2020 01:38 PM HKT

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King Cobra Ophiophagus hannah

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kwongchungman

Date

May 7, 2020 12:49 PM HKT

Description

眼鏡王蛇,香港俗稱過山烏

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Chinese Water Dragon Physignathus cocincinus

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kwongchungman

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May 3, 2020 11:25 AM HKT

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Northern Reed Snake Calamaria septentrionalis

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stephanie973

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April 29, 2020 04:58 PM AWST

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Northern Reed Snake Calamaria septentrionalis

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pauldickson

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April 26, 2020 10:02 AM HKT

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Wattle-necked Softshell Turtle Palea steindachneri

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fishtse

Date

April 27, 2020 09:39 PM AWST

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Missing Location

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Malayan Banded Wolf Snake Lycodon subcinctus

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scott_hk

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June 4, 2016 11:52 AM AWST

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matthewkwan

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April 19, 2019 09:18 AM HKT

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Toothy Skinks Genus Plestiodon

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tyh34

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April 17, 2020 01:35 PM HKT

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Shuttles Hoppfish Periophthalmus modestus

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matthewkwan

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August 29, 2019 12:29 PM HKT

Place

Hong Kong (Google, OSM)

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Great Blue-spotted Mudskipper Boleophthalmus pectinirostris

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matthewkwan

Date

August 29, 2019 12:28 PM HKT

Place

Hong Kong (Google, OSM)

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Blue Forest Damsel Coeliccia cyanomelas

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wkcheng71

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March 21, 2020 09:47 PM HKT

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White-lipped Pitviper Trimeresurus albolabris

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tommyung0515

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March 7, 2020 01:00 PM HKT

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Vespicula Waspfish Vespicula trachinoides

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seadon

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February 25, 2020 10:55 PM +14

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Changeable Lizard Calotes versicolor

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ngyh

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March 9, 2020 02:43 AM AWST

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Changeable Lizard Calotes versicolor

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fishtse

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January 23, 2020 01:58 PM AWST

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Common Mock Viper Psammodynastes pulverulentus

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wai2

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August 11, 2015 02:46 PM HKT

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Palaemonid Shrimps Family Palaemonidae

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fishtse

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August 21, 2019 09:37 PM AWST

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Tonkin Keelback Hebius atemporale

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kamaal411

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October 19, 2019

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Chinese Three-striped Box Turtle Cuora trifasciata

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carol_kwok

Date

October 13, 2019 01:45 PM HKT

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Missing Location

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Hong Kong Slender Gecko Hemiphyllodactylus hongkongensis

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kwongchungman

Date

July 2, 2018 05:21 PM AWST

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Reeves's Ground Skink Scincella reevesii

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biobank-lantauhk

Date

May 1, 2019

Place

Pui O area (Google, OSM)

Description

Male apparently pursuing the female in circles, nipping her just behind her hind legs, with the female occasionally nipping him in the same location. They went around and around in circles, at dusk.

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Chinese Pangolin Manis pentadactyla

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carol_kwok

Date

May 5, 2018

Place

Missing Location

Description

穿山甲, Manis pentadactyla

動物類別:哺乳類

門:脊索動物門
綱:獸綱
目:鱗甲目
科:穿山甲科
其他中文名:中國穿山甲、鯪鯉、錢鯉甲
形容:全身披滿鱗甲的食蟻專家;鱗甲為灰棕至灰色,腹部為淺棕色;頭部尖小,吻部尖狹;尾長而粗,末端尖狹;四肢粗壯,前肢有向後彎曲的鋒利大爪,方便挖掘;身軀幼長,四肢粗壯,除吻、腹及四肢內側外,由毛凝集而成的灰棕色半透明交疊硬;沒有牙齒;舌頭特長,可伸長20厘米。
保護狀況
香港法例授與的保護
受保護瀕危動植物物種條例(第586章)保護
受野生動物保護條例( (第170章)保護
罕見
受保育關注的物種
世界自然保護聯盟紅皮書:極危
中國紅皮書:易危

Chinese Pangolin, Manis pentadactyla
Animal Group: Mammal

Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Pholidota
Family: Manidae
Description: Ant eating specialist covered with overlapping scales; scale is grayish brown to grey; belly is pale brown; small pointed head with a tapering and pointed snout; long and thick with tapered end; limbs are stout; claws on the forefeet are large, sharp and recurved and thus well adapted for digging; slender body with stockier limbs; the entire body, except snout, belly and inner sides of limbs, is covered with overlapping grayish brown semi-transparent hard armor-like scales made of agglutinated hair; absence of teeth; sticky tongue that can extend as long as 20cm.
Conservation Status
Statutory Protection in Hong Kong
Listed in Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Ordinance (Cap. 586)
Listed in Wild Animals Protection Ordinance (Cap. 170)
Rare
Species of Conservation Concern
IUCN Red List Status: Critically Endangered
China Red Data Book Status: Vulnerable

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Chinese Water Snake Myrrophis chinensis

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carol_kwok

Date

April 28, 2019 09:03 PM HKT

Description

中國水蛇 Chinese Water Snake, Myrrophis chinensis
微毒 Mildly venomous
Average 40 - 60 cm, can grow up to 80 cm
In Hong Kong, uncommon and restricted in distribution.

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Burmese Python Python bivittatus

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emma-sophia7c

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April 9, 2019 08:07 AM AWST

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King Cobra Ophiophagus hannah

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wildcreatures

Date

November 4, 2018 01:07 PM AWST

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Shuttles Hoppfish Periophthalmus modestus

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lychibye

Date

October 19, 2018 05:27 PM AWST