ACRES World Animal Day 2015
ACRES is celebrating World Animal Day at Speakers’ Corner on 4 October 2015 by introducing Singapore’s very own wild animals, the threats they face, and how we can co-exist with and save them.
“There’s wildlife in Singapore?!”
Yes, and a whole range of wild animals share our island home, from mammals such as colugos, pangolins and long-tailed macaques, to reptiles like hawksbill turtles, crocodiles and flying lizards! Not to mention the dolphins in our seas!
Details of our event:
Venue: Speakers’ Corner, Hong Lim Park.
Address: Junction of North Canal Road and South Bridge Road
(How to get there: By MRT: Clarke Quay station, Exit A; by bus: Bus nos. 2, 12, 33, 54, 147, 190.)
Date: Sunday, 4 October 2015
Time: 12pm – 5pm
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/129611554057869/
You should attend if you:
- Appreciate nature and wild animals;
- Have seen an injured animal but didn’t quite know what to do;
- Have seen a snake in a home or a public area but didn’t know what action to take;
- Have bat colonies near your house and/or questions relating to bats;
- Frequently see monkeys or other wild animals in or around your house.
What you can do:
- Invite your friends and family! We have activities for adults and children too.
- Share our event. Use Facebook or Twitter. Spread the word, help create awareness and save wild animals!
- Ask us questions. We’ll have a Q&A board where we’ll stick up your questions and our answers pertaining to wild animals in Singapore.
- Prepare photos. Ever wondered about the identity of that strange animal you spotted and snapped a photo of? Come and ask our experienced team, and learn more about Singapore’s wild animals!
Your takeaway from the event:
- Learn more about commonly-sighted wild animals in Singapore, such as snakes, bats and monkeys, as well as some of the more unusual ones.
- Be prepared when you see an injured animal in need of help.
- Do you bit to help save wild animals, by spreading awareness among friends and family.
- Learn of humane measures to keep certain species at a distance from you and your home.
- Animal body art (temporary)
- Face painting
- Balloon sculpting
- Animal art & craft
- Wild Cub’s Yoga by Kanga Kids Yoga* (for kids and adults!)
- Wildlife booths, featuring information on the characteristics of, role played in the ecosystem by and ways to live in harmony with the following animals:
- Monitor lizards
- Wildlife exhibition
- Contact Email: email@example.com
- Location: Singapore
- Organised by: Louis Ng