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Meet Izara, Singapore Zoo's new zebra foal

Meet Izara, Singapore Zoo's new zebra foal

26/10/2021 10:05:00 AM

Meet Izara, Singapore Zoo's new zebra foal

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Zoo welcomed its first Grevy's zebra foal on Sept 30. Born to a pair of six-year-old zebras, father Desta and mother Kolle, Izara, as the foal has been named, is the latest addition to a pack of five Grevy's zebras - the largest and most endangered...

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Zoo welcomed its first Grevy's zebra foal on Sept 30.Born to a pair of six-year-old zebras, father Desta and mother Kolle, Izara, as the foal has been named, is the latest addition to a pack of five Grevy's zebras - the largest and most endangered zebra species.

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Izara is a girl's name of African origin, meaning"star".The four adult zebras arrived here in June last year from the Tanganyika Wildlife Park in the United States as part of a population management programme by the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria.

Dr Luis Carlos Neves, Mandai Wildlife Group's vice-president of animal care, said:"Every birth is a celebration, and this healthy and active foal will play a part in contributing to the population under human care." Read more: The New Paper »

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SINGAPORE — The Internal Security Department (ISD) has released newly declassified details of terror plans by the Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) organisation against about 80 targets here. These include previously unreleased statements by JI detainees and surveillance footage obtained by the group as it plotted against Singapore.

Singapore Zoo welcomes endangered Grevy’s zebra foalSINGAPORE — Singapore Zoo has welcomed its first Grevy’s zebra foal, a female called Izara, a name of African origin meaning “star”.

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Singapore reports 3,174 new COVID-19 cases and 14 more deathsSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 3,174 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Monday (Oct 25) as 14 more people died from complications due to the virus. The fatalities, who were aged between 60 and 93, had various underlying medical conditions. The Ministry of Health (MOH) did not specify what