CELEBRITY ANIMALS OF ASIA亞洲明星動物

Meet the critters making headlines and setting social media ablaze across our region 這些可愛的小動物以亞洲為家,並於社交媒體上大出風頭

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WHO: ALBA

WHAT: ORANGUTAN HOME: CENTRAL KALIMANTAN, INDONESIA

Notable for being a rare albino – she has a whitish coat and blue eyes – Alba was found in poor health in May by an orangutan conservation group. She’s recovering but it’s unknown whether she’ll return to the wild.

大名: Alba品種:猩猩

家住:尼加印 中 里曼丹長有白色毛髮和藍眼睛的Alba患有罕見的白化病,在5月被猩猩保育組織發現時,身體狀況一度十分惡。劣 雖然牠現在已逐漸康復,但會否重返自然仍是未知之數。 WHO: PAG-ASA WHAT: PHILIPPINE EAGLE HOME: DAVAO, PHILIPPINES

Now 25 years old, he was the first Philippine eagle, an endangered species, to be successfully bred in captivity.

大名: Pag-asa

品種食猿鵰

家住:菲律賓達沃市食猿鵰為瀕危物種之一,而今年25歲的

Pag-asa,則是首位成功於人工飼養的環境下出生的成員。 WHO: MUNNA WHAT: BENGAL TIGER HOME: MADHYA PRADESH, INDIA

He dominates at Kanha National Park, but what really sets Munna apart is the marking on his forehead that looks like the word ‘cat’.

大名: Munna品:加種 孟 拉虎

家住:印度中央邦統治坎哈國家公園的Munna,

額上的斑紋與英文「cat」(貓)字樣相,近 令牠更鶴雞立 群。 WHO: BROTHER CREAM WHAT: BRITISH SHORTHAIR CAT HOME: HONG KONG

This cat who lived in a convenience store shot to fame after going missing for nearly a month in 2012. He faded from public life after the store closed in 2016 but still has a social media following.

大名:忌廉哥品:種 英國短毛貓

家住:香港這隻居於便利店的喵星人,在2012年失蹤約一個月,後 瞬即晉升為全城寵。兒隨著便利店於2016年結業,忌廉哥已鮮有公開露面,但仍無損一眾貓奴在社交媒體上對牠的熱情。 WHO: BO BI

WHAT: FORMOSAN BLACK BEAR HOME: KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN

This species of bear is endemic to Taiwan and extremely rare. Bo Bi at Kaohsiung’s Shoushan Zoo has gained extra attention for his penchant for standing upright on his hind legs.

大名:波比品種:台灣熊黑家住 灣高雄

台灣黑熊是當地特有的品種,而且非常罕見。現居於雄高 壽山動物園的波比,最喜歡以後腳站立,搏得無數粉絲歡心。

WHO: NARUTO

WHAT: CELEBES CRESTED MACAQUE HOME: SULAWESI, INDONESIA

He is known for taking a selfie with an unattended camera in 2011, which set off a court case examining whether the monkey is the actual copyright owner of the image. The court ruled that animals cannot own copyrights.

大名: Naruto品種:黑猴

家住:尼印 蘇拉威西島2011年,這隻黑猴利用某部無人看管的相機大玩自拍,然而相片的版權是否歸牠所有卻引起爭議,更鬧上法。庭 最後法庭裁定,物動 並不能夠擁有照片權版。 WHO: UNCLE FATTY WHAT: LONG-TAILED MACAQUE HOME: BANGKOK, THAILAND

This primate’s dubious claim to fame is his obesity – he got this way by endlessly eating the food tossed to him by humans. He was free-roaming but has been sent to a wildlife rescue centre to get help.

大名:胖叔叔品:尾猴種長獼

家住:泰國曼谷這隻因痴肥而聲名大噪的猴子,對人們拋給牠的食

物全部來者不拒。本來野生的牠因為軀過身 太 龐大,被送往野生動物救援中心減肥。 WHO: MARU WHAT: SHIBA INU DOG HOME: TOKYO, JAPAN

Famous for sheer cuteness with his permanently smiling face, Maru has captivated the world, boasting 2.6 million Instagram followers.

大名:丸太郎品種:柴犬家住:日本東京牠憑著不變的可愛笑臉風靡全球,在Instagram上更擁有260萬粉絲。 WHO: SNOOPY WHAT: SHORTHAIR/ PERSIAN CAT HOME: CHENGDU, CHINA

This social-media star found fame simply by being adorably funny looking. He is a mix of American shorthair and Persian breeds.

大名:紅小胖品種:波斯短毛貓

家住:成中國 都美國短毛貓和波斯貓混種的紅小胖外表趣致,在社交媒體上大受歡迎。

WHO: KOSIK

WHAT: INDIAN ELEPHANT HOME: YONGIN, SOUTH KOREA

Kosik is famous for being able to say seven Korean words. He pronounces the words by putting his trunk in his mouth and shaking it while exhaling.

大名: Kosik品:種 印度象

家住:南韓龍仁有見過會說話的大象嗎? Kosik懂得七個韓語詞彙,發音時會把鼻子放進嘴巴,然後噴氣和搖動鼻子。 WHO: PUI PUI WHAT: CROCODILE HOME: HONG KONG

She appeared in a river she didn’t belong in, so the government sent her to Hong Kong Wetland Park, where she lives permanently and can be visited by a fawning public.

大名:貝貝品種魚:鱷

家住:香港因誤闖河道而被政府送往香港濕地公園後的貝貝,現在以該處為家,更成為大眾的另類偶像。 WHO: THE BISHAN FAMILY WHAT: OTTERS HOME: SINGAPORE

At last count, this family had 12 members. They claim Marina Bay and the Kallang River as their territory, and fans watch their activities daily. 大名: Bishan家族品:種 水獺

家住:加新 坡這個大家族的最新成員總數已

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