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Mon 29 Nov 2004

Creatures of the mangrove tour!

Category : events

Episesarma crabs are prominent at Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve. More than a hundred can be seen from the boardwalk but only at high tide. These famous crabs are eaten by monkeys, monitor lizards, fish and also by the Teochew and Thais.

The Raffles Museum Toddycats are conducting an introduction to the mangroves on: Sunday 5th December 2004: 2.00pm - 5.00pm,
at the Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve (SBWR).

You can reach the SBWR reserve entrance from Kranji MRT via TIBS Bus 925.

This walk, held in conjunction with the 11th anniversary of the reserve is suitable for children and is conducted in the environs of the Visitor Centre the boardwalk, bridge and main hide.

A cheerful team of station and group guides will show and regale you with stories about mangrove denizens through stories and jokes. Learn about barnacles, charcoal tree, mudskippers, tree-climbing crabs, archer fish, migratory waders, mysterious mud lobsters and much more.

The walk is free of charge but the usual entry charges to SBWR apply (adult $1, children 50 cents). Register by sending an email by Wednesday 1st December 2004 to: buloh@sivasothi.com
Please include:

1. Your name.
2. The number of people in your group.

You will receive a reply.

For more details, see the event webpage.

Posted at 6:31AM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email | Raffles Museum news