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Singapore Zoo prepares to celebrate 40th anniversary
Built in the budding years of Singapore's independence, the Zoo has grown to become a major attraction for the island nation. One of four wildlife attractions managed by Wildlife Reserves Singapore (the others are Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari and the upcoming River Safari), the Zoo is also a designated rescued wildlife centre by the governing authority.
Wildlife Reserves Singapore Chairman Claire Chiang explains "as a young zoo in an equally young nation, turning 40 is monumental, and a time for us to both reflect and look ahead. We have learnt much along the way, and grown with our visitors who have come to appreciate and recognise our efforts in conservation, education, and recreation.
"We hope, in our way of striving to provide exciting and meaningful experiences, we have managed to inspire in our visitors an appreciation of nature and wildlife."
From March through to the end of the year, Singaporeans and Permanent Residents turning 40 years old who visit during their birthday month will get a discount of 40% on their admission ticket and tickets for four friends.
Visitors whose birthdays fall on 27th June will also be able to attend the zoo's birthday party on the day and will be taken on a special tour.
In 1994, then Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew declared "the Singapore Zoo makes Singapore a better place for children and their parents."
Echoing that sentiment even today, Chiang adds "generations of Singaporeans have walked the paths of Singapore Zoo since we opened in 1973, supporting us and loving our family members like Ah Meng, Inuka, and Omar as their own. Many visited first as schoolchildren, then as adults with their own families. We are honoured to be a part of Singapore life, and we do hope that our visitors will continue the tradition of introducing their children, and even grandchildren, to the wonders of wildlife."
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