Native or nah: Which of these animal species are native to S’pore?

Native or nah: Which of these animal species are native to S’pore?

Mothership.SG·2017-12-30 12:55

Singapore is home to a diverse range of wildlife.

Native vs non-native species

Species that are not native to Singapore are usually introduced by man or are merely visiting.

Native species can either occur naturally (endemic species) or arrive and establish themselves in a location by themselves.

Of all the species native to Singapore, some have gone extinct today due to habitat destruction or poaching. Others still exist in pockets of local vegetation, such as in catchment reserves.

Think you know which species are native and which aren’t?

Test your knowledge of Singapore wildlife with this quiz and find out how much of an animal nerd you are.

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