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Sat 28 Jun 2008

Envirofest'08 - fascination with the baby Dugong

Category : events

The Raffles Museum Toddycats' Public Exhibition team at Envirofest find themselves talking until they are blue in the face and dehydrated because of a fascinated public. The draw? The baby dugong exhibit that is a feature of all their exhibits. Even as they are setting up the questions stream in. The conversation goes from the tragic specimen to other dugong sightings and bodies that have been spotted around north-eastern Singapore waters. Then the guiding conversation goes on to seagrass, and where this ecosystem can be found in our shores and issues about marine impact.

That's why we call the exhibition team "See Dugongs" as they invariably invite some gawking kid to "come see the dugong?"

Toddycats @ Earthfest'08

Toddycats @ Earhfest 02

Toddycats @ Earthfest'08 03

Our neighbours - National Parks Board.

Across the plaza - Nature Society (Singapore), Naked Hermit Crabs

Hantu Bloggers - Chay Hoon will be giving a talk at 2.30pm tomorrow (Sun 29 Jun 2008)

See WildFilms for a nice account by Ria Tan. More photos here.

Posted at 3:08PM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email | Raffles Museum news