Fauna of Singapore

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Singapore has about 60 species of mammals, 365 species of birds, 107 species of reptiles, and 28 species of amphibians.

The Central Catchment Nature Reserve and the nearby Bukit Timah Nature Reserve are the stronghold of the remaining forest animals on the mainland. The latter is the only primary forest left on the island, while the former is a huge secondary forest with 4 reservoirs (MacRitchie, Upper Peirce, Lower Peirce, Upper Seletar) in it. The northeastern offshore islands of Pulau Ubin and Pulau Tekong are also rich in wildlife.

Other areas of note are Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Bukit Batok Nature Park, Pulau Semakau. Bird-watchers are familiar with other areas like the Changi Reclaimed Land, Punggol Grassland, Lorong Halus, Khatib Bongsu, etc.


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External links[edit]

  • FaunaWeb is a comprehensive online resource and animal reference database created by National Parks Board with information and photographs on the fauna species found in Singapore.
  • The National Biodiversity Centre plays a major role in the conservation of biodiversity in Singapore and has implemented various key initiatives and research programs that can be found here