Mammals on brink of extinction in Singapore make comeback

In the latest review, published on the National Parks Board website, five species including the smooth-coated otters (pictured) are now considered endangered, instead of critically endangered. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Singapore's forests may be fragmented and small but they thrive with life, giving conservationists reason to go wild over the fact that even mammals on the brink of extinction are making a comeback.

The latest review was published on the National Parks Board (NParks) website earlier this year, with 73 species listed on the terrestrial mammals checklist as of Sunday (Aug 22).

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