Animals affected by Mandai park works: Wildlife groups

A sign in Mandai Lake Road warning drivers about animals crossing the road. The Rainforest Park and relocated Bird Park are being built in Mandai.
A sign in Mandai Lake Road warning drivers about animals crossing the road. The Rainforest Park and relocated Bird Park are being built in Mandai.ST FILE PHOTO

Three rare animals killed so far but developer says there has been no increase in roadkill

New homes for exotic animals are now being built in leafy Mandai, as construction of the new Rainforest Park and relocated Bird Park is under way.

But according to wildlife groups, native animals that once called the Mandai forests home appear to have been pushed out by the development, which involves the clearing of secondary forests there.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 24, 2018, with the headline 'Animals affected by Mandai park works: Wildlife groups'. Print Edition | Subscribe