Wildlife consultant threatens to pull out of Mandai developer talks after roadkill incidents

Veteran wildlife expert Subaraj Rajathurai believes the roadkills happened because the developer did not take enough care to reduce environmental impact during the works - a claim the developer is disputing.
Veteran wildlife expert Subaraj Rajathurai believes the roadkills happened because the developer did not take enough care to reduce environmental impact during the works - a claim the developer is disputing.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - A veteran wildlife expert has said he will pull out of environmental impact discussions with the developer of the Mandai nature precinct if he is made to sign a non-disclosure agreement barring him from speaking publicly.

Mr Subaraj Rajathurai told The Straits Times this following a spate of roadkill incidents involving at least five native mammals within the vicinity of the work site, which borders the ecologically rich Central Catchment Nature Reserve.

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