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27 October 2016
Photo: Roberto Berlim
We meet some friendly otters in Singapore, go on a night out with some Spanish bats and board a plane via JFK’s new animal terminal, the Ark. Plus: falcon-spotting in London with the ‘grandmother of peregrines’.
27 October 2016
Photo: Chi King
Schemes in Singapore such as the Gardens by the Bay park and the reclaiming and cleaning of canals have had an unexpected upshot for the city-state: the reappearance of its native Otters. We go on a walk with Dr Adrian Loo, botanist and director of the Otter Working Group.
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Bats have long stoked fear in our hearts thanks to generations of tall tales that have branded them as miniature aerial vampires that lurk in the shadows. However, these phobia-fuelling creatures are being enlisted in an increasing number of towns and cities around the world to fight an even greater evil.
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