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  • Common Sun Skink

    Common Sun Skink

    You can often find the Common Sun Skink basking in the sun on the forest edge or along footpaths, or slithering among leaf litter in Singapore’s wooded areas, mangroves and parks.

  • Papilionanthe Miss Joaquim

    Papilionanthe Miss Joaquim

    This is Singapore’s national flower! Formerly called the Vanda Miss Joaquim, it has been reclassified from the genus Vanda to Papilionanthe.

  • Tempinis Tree

    Tempinis Tree

    Do you know that Tampines is named after the Tempinis tree (Streblus elongatus) from the fig family (Moraceae)?

  • Five 'Wild' Facts about Our Sunny Island

    Five 'Wild' Facts about Our Sunny Island

    On the surface, Singapore may seem like a small and modern city-state of concrete and steel, but on closer look, one will come to realise our little island is actually lush with greenery and rich in biodiversity.