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How to explore intertidal zones at the beach safely, with care for the marine animals

Marine life such as starfish, sea snails and crabs can be found living in the intertidal zone. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - There have been sightings here in recent months of families exploring the exposed shore at the beach during low tide.

While most are there to see the marine animals in their usually hidden habitats, there are some who were there with tongs and buckets, helping themselves to the animals.

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