Tiger peers intently

He was allowed moments out of the carrier when returning from the vet to peer at pedestrians, in particular. He took great interest in the surroundings this time. He had lost 0.5kg in this bout of pancreatitis but he is back to normal now, it seems. What a relief!

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What is that green spot?

What is that green patch we saw from the Singapore Flyer on a department staff outing? The Singapore Flyer is located at the southern end of Singapore and many of the biodiversity folk were using the opportunity to peer into the surroundings like they usually do fro airplanes, to look for green spaces—it was actually depressing with loads of construction going on.

But then we spied a green patch in the distance which had some of us arguing, really in disbelief (this photo is clearer than the view we had) but in the end there was no doubt about what it was. 

Besides being testament to how flat Singapore is, the scene certainly highlights how precious it is. How I wish we could say our green spaces were secure for the long-term. This morning, Melissa Lois Koh Wen Hui argued for many of us when she wrote in Today Online, "Leave my green spot alone."

Hint: See image below;
A = Kallang Stadium, B = Singapore Flyer

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