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      A walk with your neighbours: the monkeys of Bukit Timah in Singapore


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      February 2, 2019

      Saturday   5:00 PM

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      A walk with your neighbours: the monkeys of Bukit Timah

      We are not the only primates in Singapore – the long-tailed macaques, Raffles’ banded langurs, and the Sunda slow lorises are three other primate species native to this island. The most ‘visible’ of them are the macaques, and you might have seen them at MacRitchie Reservoir Park and Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. Macaques are intelligent and have a complex social network, making the observation of their day-to-day lives interesting. Unfortunately, there have been human-macaque conflicts due to our lack of awareness on how to behave around macaques. We believe that our behaviour influences theirs, one way to eliminate conflicts is to start by understanding them and behaving appropriately. Want to know more? As part of our efforts to share knowledge about the macaques, JGIS has collaborated with NParks to conduct monthly guided walks. The walks are conducted by our Monkey Walkers, primatologists or guides trained by our primatologists. This event is suitable for adults and children above 8 years. If you have any questions, please email to sg.monkeywalk@gmail.com.   FAQs  Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? This event is suitable for adults and children above 8 years. Is my registration confirmed? Once you have registered via Eventbrite, you should receive an email confirmation. If you did not receive it, kindly drop us an email at sg.monkeywalk@gmail.com. The registration is full, can I still join? In order to ensure a safe and comfortable walk for all participants, we are only able to accommodate 25 pax on each walk. Kindly register for the other available walks. Thank you very much for your understanding! My walk is supposed to start at 5.00pm but it looks like it is going to rain. How will I know if the event is cancelled? In the event of bad weather, the event will be cancelled 45 minutes prior to the event (~4.15pm). We will notify you as early as possible via text.   

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