28 Dec '17, 10pm

Singapore should consider ditching our Lion insignia in favour of the Otter, considering the lion never existed...

OtterWatch contacted Acres after their observations showed that two otter pups had been left behind at Kallang riverside area. We wanted to give more time for the family to find the pups, but was decided that the period of time that the otter pups were left behind for was approaching the 30-hour mark. Fearing that the otters might become weak and potentially drown in the water, Acres and OtterWatch decided to rescue the otter pups and reunite them with the adults. The operation took a total of about three-and-a-half hours from the moment we set up our initial trap. However, the pups did not seem to be falling for the trap, so we resorted to using pole nets to catch them on foot. We managed to rescue one and reunite it first to reduce stress, before rescuing the second one. Eventually, both pups were successfully reunite. Acres would like to extend their appreciation to Ott...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2017/12/bishan-otter-pups-lost/

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