A dazed Banded
Leaf Monkey sitting on a Rain Tree by the roadside
The photograph above shows one of the 3 Banded Leaf Langurs
(Presbytis femoralis) sitting on a Rain Tree along a road by the
Central Catchments Nature Reserve. Feeling withdrawn, probably
being dazed by the on-coming traffic.
population of our Banded leaf langurs has dropped to such small
numbers that genetic defects may threaten their existences. Are
we doing enough to save them?
Photograph by Kwok Wai, 10th Dec 2005
to Wildlife Singapore “What’s there to discover in Singapore?”,
you say. Well, to most people, Singapore is an urban concrete jungle.
However, unknown to them, Singapore is home to a large variety of
life forms – not only the homo sapiens kind, but also a wide array
of terrestrial and marine fauna..
to discover more?
Even in the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it is still possible
to slow down and take a trip around Singapore with us, all this
just a few clicks away. Join us in discovering the rich diversity
of fauna here in Singapore…some of which you may even find in your
Discovering our Wild
Step out on a virtual tour by clicking on Animals
A-Z and learn more about each of the various animals found
in Singapore. Alternatively, you can look out for places of interest
in Discover which lists out the various animals sighted
at the said venue. Armed with this knowledge, you can also go out
and Discover Singapore in your own time. We will greatly appreciate
any feedback or sightings you discover yourself through the Survey
addition to awareness, we hope to give you some insights on how
fragile Singapore's ecosystems are. With urban jungles sprouting
out all over the country, our native animals will require your help
to sustain their existence. This will also provide future generations
to the opportunity to discover Singapore as you have.
This website does in one way or another
promotes nature photography, Wildlife Singapore would like to take
this opportunity to urge all nature photographers to exercise ethical
field practices when photographing nature. More information on how
you can make a different here.
thanks to: Kelvin Lim, Nick Baker, Subaraj Rajathurai,
Yeo Suay Hwee, Tony O'Dempsey, Leong Tzi Ming, , Robert Teo, Ria
Tan for identifying the animals.
: The website contains a selection of photographs taken by several
nature photographers. All photographs shown in this website are
not to be copied without permission from Wildlife Singapore. Please
contact Wildlife Singapore if you intend to use any of the materials
presented in the website.
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wildlife and to promote conservation awareness. We cannot guarantee
that all the information provided in this site is accurate and complete.
Wildlife Singapore is not liable for any damages or losses arising
from inaccurate information.
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