Singapore's wildlife babies

Singapore's wildlife babies

Singapore is more urban city than rural countryside. But wildlife is thriving in small pockets. The wildlife parks here have seen something of a baby boom.

The latest addition is a four-month-old calf, born to dolphin Tian Tang at Resorts World Sentosa's Dolphin Island. The calf was introduced to the public on April 15.

But Wildlife Reserves Singapore's (WRS) four zoological attractions welcomed more than 400 babies last year.

Nearly one in four of the babies born are listed as "threatened" on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List of Threatened Species. They include the Bali mynah, Javan langur and giant anteater.

Here are snapshots of some of the animals born here last year:

 


This article was first published on April 16, 2015.
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