From cheeky primates to endangered amphibians, 2017 saw a total of 540 births and hatching from Wildlife Reserves Singapore
Photo: Wildlife Reserves Singapore
Of the new additions, over a quarter of them belong to threatened species, as the wildlife parks continue their conservation breeding efforts. Some of the little ones are already a star on their own.
So here are eight of the wildlife babies from 2017:
1. Orang Utan
Singapore Zoo’s 46th orangutan baby Khansa clings on to mother Anita. She will remain by her mother’s side for a few years until she has picked up all the skills she needs to venture on her own.