31 Dec '15, 9pm

Jurong Bird Park turns 45

On Sunday, Mr Raja Segran will mark a significant milestone in his life at Jurong Bird Park. As Singapore's oldest wildlife park turns 45, he will also celebrate 40 years of work there since joining at the age of 17. Mr Segran, 57, its general manager and Wildlife Reserves Singapore's director of animal presentations, says: "This isn't my second home, it's my first. I've watched it grow into a world-class attraction." To mark the park's 45th anniversary, there will be a special edition of the High Flyers Show on Sunday. The show is a spectacle with free- flying birds swooping over the audience's heads as the presenter shares fun facts about them. Pioneer show birds Big John, a sulfur crested cockatoo, and Rod Stewart, an Egyptian vulture, will make a special appearance while Amigo, a yellow-naped Amazon, will sing a birthday song in English, Mandarin and Malay. On Sunday, ...

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