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Singapore Zoological Gardens

 
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added on the 30th of September, 2010
On the international scene, Singapore's zoo is quite famous for its efforts for the conservation of threatened species and for veterinary research. Unlike many other zoos, it is based on a so-called open concept, which means that the animals are not held in cages, and you can see them in an environment that very much resembles their natural habitat.

Singapore Zoological Gardens have over 2500 animals from more than 300 different species, and an interesting fact about the zoo is that almost 30% of the animals come from endangered species. You can see rare and amazing species like white rhinoceros, beautiful white tigers and the funny looking proboscis monkeys. A great place to spend the afternoon, especially if you are visiting with your family.

Address:
80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826

Price:
Adult: S$18.00
Kids: S$12.00

Opening Hours:
8.30am - 6.00pm

On the web:
http://www.zoo.com.sg/

 
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