Tree-mendous response to Wildlife Reserves Singapore's appeal

Some 300 pines and firs were collected at the Singapore Zoo's carpark on Saturday after the Wildlife Reserves Singapore appealed to the public to donate their live Christmas trees so that beavers and other animals at the zoo and River Safari can have
Some 300 pines and firs were collected at the Singapore Zoo's carpark on Saturday after the Wildlife Reserves Singapore appealed to the public to donate their live Christmas trees so that beavers and other animals at the zoo and River Safari can have new objects to explore.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

The lucky animals at Singapore Zoo cannot see the wood for the trees these days, thanks to the hundreds of post-Christmas pines and firs that were donated on Saturday.

The leafy deluge will give River Safari star Justin Beaver and his furry buddies plenty to bark about in the coming weeks, and it is all thanks to the many Singaporeans who heeded the call of the Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 07, 2019, with the headline 'Tree-mendous response to WRS' appeal'. Print Edition | Subscribe