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Macaca cyclopsis, also known as a Formosan rock macaque (台灣獼猴), is the only native primate living in Taiwan. (Image: Billy Shyu / Vision Times)

Monkeys That Like to Eat Bamboo Shoots

There are 23 recognized species of macaques under the genus Macaca, 22 of which live in Asia, including Taiwan. Macaca cyclopsis, also known as the Formosan rock macaque (台灣獼猴), is native to Taiwan. It is the only primate species in Taiwan aside from…

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A Wetland With Lovely Night-Blooming Flowers

Situated in the Dongshan River drainage area in northern  Taiwan‘s Yilan County, Yilan 52-jia Wetland (宜蘭五十二甲溼地) is one of the 41 National Class Wetlands designated by the Taiwanese government in…

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Monkeys That Like to Eat Bamboo Shoots

There are 23 recognized species of macaques under the genus Macaca, 22 of which live in Asia, including Taiwan. Macaca cyclopsis, also known as the Formosan rock macaque (台灣獼猴), is native to Taiwan.…

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A Small Island That Abounds With Natural Beauty

Liuqiu, also called Xiao Liuqiu or Little Liuqiu (小琉球), is a beautiful island with abundant coral reefs. It is approximately 15 kilometers off the west coast of Southern Taiwan’s Pingtung…

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A Secluded Organic Farm Nestled Among Beautiful Gardens

Offering delectable organic gourmet dishes made with fresh ingredients in a casual setting, Fangyu Farm (芳裕農場) is a famous restaurant situated in a small picturesque valley in Keelung City’s Maling Keng (瑪陵坑)…

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‘One Country’ in Hong Kong and Taiwan?

It’s been 20 years since China adopted the one country, two systems (OCTS) policy with Hong Kong. However, it has been a bumpy ride so far. There have been several…

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The Gift of the Niu Zhang Mushroom

One of the very precious gifts from God is the Antrodia camphorate, or stout camphor fungus. This mushroom only grows on Cinnamomum kanehirae (also known as Niu zhang (牛樟), a tree native…

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A Unique Museum With Triangle-Shaped Buildings

Looking like a cuesta (單面山或半屏山) emerging from the surface of the lake, the Lanyang Museum (蘭陽博物館) is situated along a stretch of Taiwan’s Northern Coastal Highway in Yilan County’s Toucheng…