Singapore zoo - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Singapore zoo


Sarah Chin: A zookeeper’s tale of turning passion into action

May 07, 2018 - 10:57 AM

One Singaporean zookeeper proves that pursuing one’s passion is something worth doing

Inuka, 1st polar bear born in the tropics, is put down

Apr 25, 2018 - 4:25 PM

In recent years, Inuka had suffered age-related ailments including arthritis, and an examination at the start of this month revealed his health was failing markedly

'SILENT STALKER.' Inuka, a senior polar bear, sits on a sand bed inside its enclosure at the Singapore Zoo on April 13, 2018. Inuka was put down on April 25, 2018 after a rapid decline in health, with Singapore Zoo mourning the loss of one of its best-loved animals. Roslan Rahman/AFP

No dog's life for elderly animals in Singapore Zoo

Oct 25, 2017 - 7:42 PM

As with humans, animal populations in developed countries are living longer, putting a strain on healthcare resources, with experts warning animal enclosures in Asia are ill-equipped to handle the burden

AGING. This photograph taken on September 20, 2017 shows the Wildlife Reserves Singapore medical team checking on Kima the cheetah at the Singapore Zoo. Photo by  Roslan Rahman/AFP

The week in photos: June 24-30, 2017

Jul 01, 2017 - 1:17 PM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

An enthusiast browse through a collection of toys on display during the 2017 ToyCon Pop Life FanXperience at the SMX Convention Center, in Pasay on June 30, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

WATCH: Singapore zoo marks 44th birthday with feast for its orangutangs

Jun 29, 2017 - 10:26 AM

The Singapore Zoo celebrates its 44th birthday with a durian feast for its orangutang family who are seen as mascots of the park

DURIAN DELIGHT. Orangutans Ah Meng (L) and Comel (R) enjoy durian fruits to mark Singapore zoo's 44th year anniversary in Singapore on June 27, 2017. Roslan Rahman/AFP

First-timer's guide to Singapore Zoo, Night Safari, and more

Jan 04, 2016 - 12:19 PM

Take a peek inside the Singapore Zoo Jurong Bird Park River Safari and Night Safari where you can be kissed by giraffes and monkeys swing overhead

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler