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A walk with your neighbours: The Macaques of Bukit Timah

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Your registration for the Monkey Walk taking place on Saturday, May 26th at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is successful. The walk will begin promptly at 5:00 PM with a brief talk at the Visitor Centre (Level 1, facing the open carpark). The walk will conclude by 6:30 PM. The nearest MRT station would be "Beauty World". There is also an open carpark beside the reserve. If you have any trouble finding us, you can reach Joys at 9009-5648.

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Bukit Timah Nature Reserve Visitor Centre

177 Hindhede Drive

Singapore, 589333

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Your registration for the Monkey Walk taking place on Saturday, May 26th at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve is successful. The walk will begin promptly at 5:00 PM with a brief talk at the Visitor Centre (Level 1, facing the open carpark). The walk will conclude by 6:30 PM. The nearest MRT station would be "Beauty World". There is also an open carpark beside the reserve. If you have any trouble finding us, you can reach Joys at 9009-5648.
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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.

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