Let's Celebrate Singapore's Birthday!

Hi, it’s me, Sally! Join me in welcoming a native wildlife friend each week as we get ready to celebrate Singapore’s birthday.

Check back for weekly activities. In the meantime, here's a trail guide for you too!

Your challenge: Celebrate Singapore's Birthday with Sally!

From now till September, check this page every Friday for a new set of activities and to learn about a mystery native animal friend. 

Bonus: WILDerful explorer activity card!

This August, let’s get Wild About Singapore on our nation’s 56th birthday!

Join us and embark on a WILDerful explorer trail to learn more about our native wildlife and catch exciting animal presentations.

Celebrate our nation’s birthday with our fellow wild citizens!

Bonus: WILDerful explorer activity card!

Week 1: Hornbills in Singapore

This week, let us learn all about my favourite type of bird... the hornbills! (Just joking, I love all my avian friends). Check out the activities available this week!

Week 1: Hornbills in Singapore

Week 2: The Macaques Join the Party!

Standing at just around half a metre, macaques are the most common species of monkey in Singapore.

Small and intelligent, long-tailed macaques have grayish to brown fur and have tails longer than their bodies.

Let’s learn more about them!

Week 2: The Macaques Join the Party!

Week 3: The pangolins roll into the party!

The pangolin is a unique animal that looks like a combination of an anteater and a pinecone.

They are covered head to toe in yellowish-brown defensive scales and can curl their bodies into a ball.

Let’s learn more about them!

Week 3: The pangolins roll into the party!

Week 4: Reticulated pythons slither into action

Reticulated pythons are the most common snake species in Singapore.

They are the longest and heaviest type of python and eat mainly rats and small animals.

They usually avoid human contact but can be dangerous if they feel threatened. Leave them alone if you see one! 

Let’s learn more!

Week 4: Reticulated pythons slither into action

Week 5: Say hello to smooth-coated otters!

Smooth-coated otters are the largest otter in Southeast Asia.

They have long, slim bodies and relatively short limbs with brown to black fur. They are great swimmers and are often spotted in our mangroves, mudflats and coastal areas

As social creatures, they live either in pairs or in family groups just like us!

Let’s learn more!

Week 5: Say hello to smooth-coated otters!

Bonus! Make your own Hornbill finger puppet

Here's a bonus finger puppet craft template for you! 

BONUS! Hornbill craft
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