Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Still posting about my visit to the Singapore Zoo. Son and me had a great time at the zoo. We visited the Cheetah's enclosure.
One part of the enclosure has a glass separated the cheetah from us.
This is so funny and scary. We did not know that the Cheetah could see us through the glass same way as we see it.
My son was trying to take a good picture of the cheetah, so he was moving forward and backward and the cheetah apparently saw my son and it bared its sharp teeth....yikes!
I guess we looked like food to the cheetah...lol.
A short video showing the action of the cheetah. I certainly do not want to be its prey.
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Sunday, November 28, 2010
The babirusas only know how to eat and sleep...hahaha.
As soon as the zookeeper left some food in the enclosure and reopen the gate for them to re-enter, they rushed for the food...lol. What a funny sight.
Saturday, November 27, 2010
Friday, November 26, 2010
Ah Meng passed away in 2008 due to old age. A sculpture was built to remember her. Not many animals get this priviledge but Ah Meng is so famous both locally and overseas that she get this special sculpture.
The orang utans get to move around freely and they could actually climb out of their enclosures and move from trees to trees but they normally dont venture far. A zookeeper is around to keep an eye on them.
This short video is so cute, an orang utan watching the zookeeper feeding the arowana.
A short vdieo showing the orang utans moving from trees to trees and back to their enclosure.
Thursday, November 25, 2010
The above photo was taken by my son. I guess my son is the better photographer than me...lol
Wednesday, November 24, 2010
The concept of the Singapore Zoo is that most of the animals are not locked up in cages all day, they have spaces to move about. Singapore Zoo displayed animals in naturalistic, 'open' exhibits, i.e. with hidden barriers, behind moats and plants, etc.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
But recently, my youngest son was on long leave from his national service, he brought me to the zoo. Now it is the other way round...lol. Son bring mom and not mom bring son to the zoo. :)
There's much changes to the zoo since I last visited.
My post for my world tuesday are these rare white tigers. There are three of them in the enclosures.
In 2008 a worker from Malaysia had jumped into a moat at the white tiger enclave and was subsequently mauled to death by the white tigers.
"Prior to the incident, the zookeepers had actually noticed that the contract worker was behaving erratically.
"He was throwing things around and as he was walking out of the zoo, he passed comments like 'Goodbye, you won't see me again'. He later cycled back and 5 minutes later, the alarm went off." (Source: Channel News Asia )
Some kindergarten kids near me were making so much noise that it attracted the tiger. The way the tiger was walking up and down made me nervous, I thought it was like the tiger was checking its prey.
Monday, November 22, 2010
I had to walk past this passageway from the basement of Resort World to the Universal Studio. The passageway looked so beautiful. I had to take a short video to show you its beauty.
Saturday, November 20, 2010
At the basement of the resort world is the carpark for cars, coaches, taxi, public bus, etc. Those who live in neighbouring country like Malaysia can visit the resort world easily because there are many different coach packages to bring them to the resort. Most visit the resort for the casinos but there are many like me who visit the theme park, shopping, hotels, etc.
Long queues of taxi waiting for customers at the resorts. You need to pay an additional $3 surcharge for the taxi.
Friday, November 19, 2010
The Maritime Xperiential Museum will house a 360-degree multimedia theatre where visitors can trace the history of the maritime Silk Route from the 9th to the 19th century. It will become the permanent home of the Jewel of Muscat. It is set to open in 2011.
The Marine Life Park will be the world's largest oceanarium, holding more than 20 million gallons of salt water habitats. It will be home to over 700,000 fish of various sizes and colours inside a 6.6 million gallon lagoon. While originally planned to include whale sharks, the controversial plan was eventually dropped. It is set to open in late 2011
Can you find me in the reflection on the ball?
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
This is part of the Resort World Singapore in Sentosa.
The prices of the candies are reasonable and affordable and there are so many different types to choose from. I bought some home too.
I thought these M&M looked so super cute.
This huge Bottle of Hershey is from another shop. You could get so many different of chocolates in here too. Of course, I had to get some chocolates too, my family's favourites. :)