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Jim the Moron
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Singapore's growing otter population

Post by Jim the Moron » Sat Jul 01, 2017 8:56 pm

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/sin ... in-8981816

Learned me a new word - "spraint" - can't wait for an appropriate time to deploy it . . .

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Re: Singapore's growing otter population

Post by neverfail » Sun Jul 02, 2017 4:52 am

http://www.otter.org/Public/AboutOtters ... eciesID=11

They are reputedly endangered elsewhere. Singapore might even help the species survive.

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Re: Singapore's growing otter population

Post by lzzrdgrrl » Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:06 pm

There otter be a rationale for this, it doesn't make sense otherwise.......'>........
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Re: Singapore's growing otter population

Post by Jim the Moron » Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:58 pm

No rationale whatsoever - actually, the whole discussion ain't worth a pile of warm spraint.

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Re: Singapore's growing otter population

Post by lzzrdgrrl » Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:03 am

You're welcome.....^^........
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Re: Singapore's growing otter population

Post by Jim the Moron » Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:08 am

Otters on Changi tarmac
http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/o ... afety-team

Maybe they just missed their flight . . .

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The rare Sambar Deer has also made a comeback

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Richard Attenborough made a documentary on Singapore wildlife

Post by cassowary » Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:01 pm

Here is the trailer:



Rare pangolins visiting the University at night. Crocodiles. Toucans made a nest next to Condominiums. Monkeys living on trees next to public housing.

Here is the full documentary.
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Re: Singapore's growing otter population

Post by cassowary » Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:06 pm

Singapore is bringing back wildlife to its crowded city-state by building eco-bridges to join scattered forests together. One has been completed:

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Re: Singapore's growing otter population

Post by neverfail » Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:19 pm

The resident macaques in the vicinity must be delighted with the eco-bridge, cass.

We need the likes out here to reduce our annual roadkill of wombats. ;)

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