23 Mar '14, 10am

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Through ‘live’ educational displays such as the butterfly lifecycle observation booth, we aim to educate and increase people’s understanding of the planet’s delicate ecosystems. The inclusion of the cultural aspect of the Asmat tribe of Irian Jaya also aims to reflect human beings’ close relationship with the natural world. The tribal element, highlighted in the architecture of the indoor areas and the prominent display of Asmat artifacts, serves to remind visitors of the plight of forest tribes as a result of deforestation.

Full article: http://www.zoo.com.sg/exhibits-zones/fragile-forest.html#...

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