Kranji woodland that was cleared by mistake a key connector for animals: Experts

The cleared land from the woodlands also shrank in one fell swoop the space available for animals to graze in and use.
The cleared land from the woodlands also shrank in one fell swoop the space available for animals to graze in and use.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
Kranji Woodlands in an aerial picture taken in May 2019 (left), and a picture taken in February 2021.
Kranji Woodlands in an aerial picture taken in May 2019 (left), and a picture taken in February 2021.PHOTOS: BRICE LI/FACEBOOK

SINGAPORE - The Kranji woodland area along the Rail Corridor that had large swathes mistakenly cleared from it is of strategic importance as a connector for animals to reach other areas, said nature experts.

Some endangered and rare species that have been sighted in the area include the crested serpent eagle, Malayan box turtle and even the pangolin.

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