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Reconstructing a Sperm Whale’s Tale

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Reconstructing a Sperm Whale’s Tale


Four years after a female sperm whale was found dead in Singapore waters, scientists are starting to put the pieces together to reconstruct the story of how she got to be there. Discovered off Jurong Island in July 2015, she was the first (and only) sperm whale sighting that has been recorded here till date.

Online database captures S’pore’s rich biodiversity


Dr Ang Yuchen (left), a post-doctoral researcher helming the new site, with Professor Rudolf Meier. — PHOTO: DIOS VINCOY JR FOR THE STRAITS TIMES Online database captures S’pore’s rich biodiversity Audrey Tan audreyt@sph.com.sg A NEW online database has been launched compiling research on how Singapore’s flora and fauna interact with each other. Called Animals and Plants of

A carcass washed up at East Coast Park beach and what happened next got everyone excited


[Note: Images of decomposing carcasses are found in this post] A carcass of an unidentified vertebrate washed up at East Coast Park (ECP) beach on 15 Jul 2014. A park user who noticed the remains notified NParks. NParks staff verified the report and passed the message from the Parks division (Liew Qi) to the National Biodiversity Centre (Cheo