19 May '11, 8am

Smooth otter carcass at West Coast Park, today

Smooth otter carcass at West Coast Park, today

3 hours ago [actually 2.33pm] – Benjamin Lee (NParks) alerted me about an otter carcass spotted this morning. Hoping to recover it now. Raffles Museum has freezer space. 3 hours ago – Smooth-coated Otter carcass been cooking in this blazing sun all morning so will be quite ripe. Ulp. 3 hours ago – Just picked up trash bags and gloves from Kelvin Lim at the Raffles Museum. He did not pass me clothes peg for my nose. 2 hours ago – Smooth otter carcass at West Coast Park, today http://goo.gl/fb/08PGc (this picture on posterous) 2 hours ago – Rats, museum freezer full of Christmas Island material. I’ll dissect back at the department immediately. 2 hours ago – Poor otter, carcass not stiff. Into five trash bags and a canvas bag, his warm body bouncing against me as I walk out. Dept pickup on way. 2 hours ago – Walking shook off the fever I was sleeping off before Benjamin calle...

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