Drivers, beware that wild boar on NTU roads

So much so that NTU has recently put up signs warning drivers to be wary of animals crossing the street within the campus' network of roads. At least two 'Caution! Animals Crossing' signs have been put up - both of them at the Jalan Bahar side entrance, where sightings are most common. Mr Chan Keng Luck, acting chief building and infrastructure officer at NTU, said: 'As the greenest campus in Singapore, NTU is home to a rich biodiversity of flora and fauna. These signs are meant to alert road users to be careful.' To wildlife enthusiast Ben Lee, 49, the signs are a necessity. He remembers picking up a dead pangolin from Jalan Bahar in 2008 to prevent it from being repeatedly run over. The pangolin is classified as a critically endangered animal in Singapore. Mr Lee, who founded Nature Trekker Singapore - a non-profit nature organisation - in 2000, would like to see more of...

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