The great tortoise migration: From Chinese Garden to Yishun

The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum moved to its new home in Yishun last Tuesday

Some ducked into their shells. Others flailed their limbs wildly. And then there were those who kept calm and got ready to move on, slowly.

Last Tuesday, about 500 residents of The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum left their Chinese Garden abode of more than 15 years and moved to a new home.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 14, 2019, with the headline 'The great tortoise migration'. Print Edition | Subscribe