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Learning to coexist with wildlife in our living spaces

Living in a ‘city in nature’ means living peaceably with wildlife around us. This calls for a change in mindset.

As Singapore develops, it moves farther into natural spaces to build more infrastructure like housing and roads. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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Reports about animals entering human living spaces in Singapore have been in the news again recently, for all the wrong reasons.

Last month, a 50-year-old auditor was attacked by a wild boar while exercising in Sungei Api Api Park in Pasir Ris. The animal had emerged from some foliage and charged at her, leaving her with a 10cm cut on her left leg and facial injuries, which were treated in hospital.

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