Experts working on map to help Singapore's wild animals navigate fragmented forests

Instead of the entire Dover Forest plot being developed for residential use, only the eastern half will be developed for now.
Instead of the entire Dover Forest plot being developed for residential use, only the eastern half will be developed for now.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

SINGAPORE - Many people enjoy getting around on well-lit and paved paths, but shy, wild animals favour quiet and leafy routes when travelling from one forest patch to another.

To help native animals get around in Singapore, where development has fragmented forests into isolated patches of green, experts here are developing a map that aims to join up the green dots.

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