What types of monkeys are in Singapore?

The long-tailed macaque is the only commonly seen species of monkey in Singapore.

Where can I find monkeys in Singapore?

We look at some of the monkey hot spots in Singapore.

  • MacRitchie Reservoir Park.
  • Changi Village.
  • Bukit Timah.
  • Sembawang.
  • Upper Thomson.

How do Singapore deal with monkeys?

If monkeys approach you:

  1. Stop whatever you are doing immediately.
  2. Remain calm and quiet. …
  3. Look away and back off slowly. …
  4. If you are holding an object which is attracting the monkeys, conceal or discard it.
  5. Do not try to hit the monkeys.
  6. If you have a child with you, put him/her on your shoulders.

Are monkeys protected in Singapore?

Six species of birds, including the house crow, common mynah, and white vented mynah are excluded from current protection laws.

Where can I shoot wildlife in Singapore?

The Botanic Gardens, MacRitchie Reservoir, Upper Peirce Reservoir and Tampines Eco Green are good places for wildlife photography too.

How do you scare away monkeys?


Some people recommend using a powerful water pistol or a garden hose. Others suggest firecrackers (although we would highly recommend against this in a residential area where it could disturb other pets) but generally speaking monkeys don’t like loud noises.

How high can monkey jump?

“This is a very long jump. However, jumps of 30 to 40 feet between trees are not uncommon, nor are jumps to the ground from 20 to 30 feet,” said Agustín Fuentes, professor of anthropology at Notre Dame, when asked about the video.

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