Animal Category

September 4, 2016

Reptiles Day

It is bird migratory season here in Singapore and the various bird photo groups on FB have lighted up with chatter about some rare shorebirds at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve.…

July 28, 2016

Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

I remembered in the old days, the National Museum has a interesting natural history museum. There was a big skeleton of a whale when one walks into the museum. However,…

July 11, 2016

Night Walk at Pasir Ris Mangrove

Joined the Herpetological Society of Singapore for a guided night walk at Pasir Ris Mangrove.  Interesting thing is that I go o often to Pasir Ris Park, like 3 times…

June 2, 2016

Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Zoo and wildlife parks have been in the news recently and none of it good. At the Cincinnati Zoo in the US, zookeepers shot dead a gorilla after a toddler fell into…

May 27, 2016

Beijing Zoo and Aquarium

I make it a point to visit the major zoo in every country that I visit.  Last year when I was in New Zealand, we wanted to visit the zoo…

May 22, 2016

Butterfly Watch

A few weeks ago, we signed up for a volunteer to survey butterflies. We had no idea what it entails but what attracted me was the opportunity to learn how…