Rare Animal Sightings

Singaporean asks for advice on cockatiel, allegedly flew into their house

SINGAPORE — In today's rare animal sighting news, a cockatiel, as many have identified it, made its way to an online news forum after a netizen shared its photo with others in the group. "Hi guys, what kind of...

Chicken gang spotted outside SG police complex, netizens say ‘no fowl play suspected’ and ‘it wants to fowl a complaint’

SINGAPORE — A netizen took to an online news forum to share a picture of a group of chickens. The animals were gathered outside a police complex, which many online users found amusing. "Gang of chickens next to Police...

“Every time I walk past my neighbour’s house, their cat gives me this look” — Netizen asks what does this mean?

SINGAPORE — Singaporeans are all heart-eyes in response to an online user sharing a photo of a neighbour's cat staring out the door right at him. The netizen took to an online social media group on Sunday (Jan 29) to...

Dusky langur, leaf monkey steals car side mirror and gets mesmerized by its own reflection

SINGAPORE — It was monkey business indeed for a dusky langur caught on camera ripping off a vehicle side mirror to gaze at its reflection. The monkey had hopped on top of a parked Honda and looked at the...

Monitor lizard catches huge Arapaima fish at Botanic Gardens then feasts on it

SINGAPORE: A TikToker called it “DRAMA AT BOTANIC GARDENS” but it wasn’t the human kind with slaps, tears, and a love triangle or two. Instead, it was the more gruesome variety, involving a Monitor lizard killing a very big arapaima...

Huge monitor lizard crawls into Punggol kopitiam, but looks like it can’t decide what food and which stall to order from

SINGAPORE — Stall operators at a Kopitiam in Punggol had an unusual customer walk into the premises resulting in diners lifting their legs off the floor or jumping on top of tables to avoid contact. A TikTok video on Friday...

Ratty the rat rescues woman from burning to death in fire

UNITED KINGDOM — “Ratty”, a tiny rat, rescues cancer sufferer Caroline Davis, 61, from burning to death by moving her lit cigarette and waking her up. When Caroline dozed off to sleep and left her lit cigarette unattended, rodent Ratty...

PCN cyclist in his 70s knocked down by wild boar in Punggol

A man who enjoyed going cycling many times every week for a couple of years now met with an unfortunate incident when he was knocked over by a wild boar at Punggol last Tuesday (Nov 29). Mr William Chew shared...

I choose you, Weedle! Huge worm with horn spotted in Johor Bahru looks like real-life Pokémon

Pokémon fans know that the first-generation characters of the best-selling RPG series were highly analogous to real-life creatures. There’s Rattata, taken from a rat, Pidgey from a pigeon, Ekans (a snake spelt backwards)…and now, Weedle, which was spotted in Johor...

“Found this in my laksa. Tiny crab?” — Netizen finds pea crab parasite usually found in cockles

After a netizen shared a photo of what looks like a tiny crab in a laksa dish, many other online users responded and pointed out what it is. "Found this in my laksa," wrote an online user on Tuesday (Nov...
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Worst dinner date of her life! — Man brags non-stop about his wealth to his date and then asks her to pay the bill

SINGAPORE — A woman vented on the worst first date of her life tells how and why she was counting down the minutes before...

Netizen asks ‘is it true that kids are harder to take care nowadays compared to gen x/y when they were kids?’

SINGAPORE — A local Reddit user commented that he had heard from his friends that it was difficult to feed their children, “like they...

Singaporean woman living in the US but lost her job asks ‘Would you pick SG or US to raise a child?’

SINGAPORE — A Singaporean woman living in the United States recently lost her job. She’s been thinking about moving back to Singapore since she...

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