Inuka, first polar bear born in the tropics, is put down

Inuka, the first polar bear born in the tropics, is put down after a rapid decline in health, with Singapore Zoo mourning the loss of one of its best-loved animals.

Singapore zoo’s baby animals

The Wildlife Reserves Singapore’s Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari, River Safari and Singapore Zoo have reported some 540 animal births and hatchings in 2017, a quarter of them from threatened species.

Singapore Zoo’s elderly polar bear celebrates his 27th birthday

Singapore Zoo’s polar bear Inuka celebrates his 27th birthday, which is equivalent to more than 70 years in human terms, with a special jelly and salmon cake. The Arctic creature, who was born in the park, has been put on a special senior care programme and is on long-term glucosamine and anti-inflammatory medication for his arthritis.

No dog’s life for elderly animals in Singapore Zoo

Singapore Zoo is ranked amongst the best in the world, but its success means it has been facing a new challenge – ageing residents. To tackle the problem the zoo introduced a senior animals’ programme, believed to be the first of its kind in Asia.

Singapore Zoo shows off baby white rhino

The Singapore Zoo shows off its latest baby white rhino, a three-week old male, bringing the rhino herd to seven. The rhino, who is yet to be named, will spend time bonding with his mother, Donsa, at the back of house before being presented to the public at a later date.

Singapore zoo marks 44th birthday with feast for its orangutangs

The Singapore Zoo celebrates its 44th birthday with a durian feast for its orangutang family, who are seen as mascots of the park. Singapore zoo’s “open concept” home to more than 2,800 specimens and over 300 species, 26 percent of which are threatened, has attained a strong reputation internationally for its conservation initiatives and breeding programmes.