A male Philippine eagle named Geothermica at Jurong Bird Park in Singapore. Photo: AFP

Singapore shows off two endangered eagles loaned from Philippines

  • The Philippine Eagle is one of the world’s biggest and most powerful birds with wingspans that can reach two metres. There are about 800 left in the wild
  • The birds, named Geothermica and Sambisig, are the first breeding pair ever to be sent outside the Philippines. They arrived in Singapore in June
Topic |   Conservation

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A male Philippine eagle named Geothermica at Jurong Bird Park in Singapore. Photo: AFP
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Jane Goodall is one of the world’s foremost experts on chimpanzees. Photo: Sam Tsang

Singapore’s culture of intolerance towards wildlife ‘shocking’, says Jane Goodall

  • The renowned conservationist told a conference that more education was required to counter a mindset in the city state that wild animals ‘belong in the zoo’
  • She was in Singapore on Tuesday for a fundraising dinner of her NGO, which works with schools to increase conservation awareness
Topic |   Singapore

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Jane Goodall is one of the world’s foremost experts on chimpanzees. Photo: Sam Tsang
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