Pedro the otter
This endearing pint-sized cutie is also a champion for the environment.
Randall the sealion
He is one of the stars of the Splash Safari Show, where he loves getting his audience wet.
Chomel the orangutan
Ah Meng's fifth grandchild doesn't just look like her, she has her disposition too.
Chawang the elephant
Despite goring his zookeeper in 2001, Chawang has responded well to training and is now a star at the Night Safari.
Inuka the polar bear
Probably the first and only polar bear to be born in the tropics, Inuka has delighted visitors, especially children, for the last 17 years.
Omar the white tiger
Blessed with a handsome face, Omar expresses beauty and grace when moving and swimming in his habitat.
With zoo's favourite gone, who will take over next?

Moving On

The life and times of the zoo's most famous resident
Not just an ape, Ah Meng was one of us
Goodbye, Ah Meng
• Fact file : All you wanted to know about Ah Meng
• Ah Meng gets top marks as a role model
• Award for Ah Meng
• Ape Antics
• Learn not to monkey with them
• Keeping the 'men of the forests' in the pink
• The sinseh is in
• Charlie is the new male in Ah Meng's life
• Love bite needed 22 stitche
• Can Sang Raja take Ah Meng's place?
• Ah Meng, zoo chief pals? Think again
• Ah Meng's 40th birthday
• Ah Meng's $1,000 tip
• Ah Meng can help animal cause
• The zoo's Big Mama
• Mating 150 times daily calls for birth control
• Get well soon
• Aerobics with Ah Meng?
• Ah Meng's April Fool Aerobics
• Ah Meng's fake fur line?
• Escaping from the zoo
• Ah Meng remembers
• Hmmm, no comment!
• Ah Meng a mother for the sixth time
• Pamper you while I can
• Baby girl born to Ah Meng
• Birth of orang utan makes Ah Meng a 'grandmother'
• Chomel - Ah Meng's fifth grandchild
• Ultrasound scan confirms Ah Meng's lost her baby
• Jealous Ah Meng Corners Woman
Who can succeed Ah Meng?
Chawang the elephant 8%
Chomel the orang utan 39%
Inuka the polar bear 24%
Omar the white tiger 13% (261)
Pedro the otter 10%
Randall the sealion 6%
Click here to read about the succeed.
Ah Meng, Singapore Zoo’s most famous and well-loved orang utan, passed away on 8 February 2008 due to old age. She was 48 years old.

Ah Meng is the first and only non-human recipient of the ‘Special Tourism Ambassador’ award conferred by the then Singapore Tourism Promotion Board in 1992. As an icon for the Zoo, Ah Meng has met numerous foreign dignitaries and celebrities such as Prince Philip, Michael Jackson and Elizabeth Taylor.

A devoted mother, Ah Meng leaves behind two sons, two daughters and six grandchildren.

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