Meet our super-sized wonders and explore a world beyond your imagination at Singapore Zoo!


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Orchid Mantis

Heliconia Valley

Orchid mantises feed on pollinating insects. These hunters perch on plants and pose as flowers to lure prey closer.

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Net-Casting Spider

Heliconia Valley

This spider hunts by holding its web while suspended. When a prey approaches, the spider will plunge forward with its web to net its meal!

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Stalk-eyed Fly

Heliconia Valley

Female stalk-eyed flies select mates based on the width of their eyes – the wider apart the eyes, the sexier the male.

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Lime Butterfly

Heliconia Valley

The caterpillars of the lime butterfly feeds on the leaves of lime plants. At the early stages, they look like bird droppings for camouflages but turn to bright green as they grow.

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Thorn Bug

Heliconia Valley

These bugs look like thorns to confuse enemies. When predators such as wasps approach the nymphs, they produce a sound to alert mummy for protection.

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Little Beast Encounters

11.00am, 1.30pm & 4.00pm
Fragile Forest

Get hands on and meet a different invertebrate during a mystery encounter! It could be a cave forest cockroach, stick insect or an adorable caterpillar.

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Bug Explorer Trail

Singapore Zoo Entrance

Want to be a bug explorer? Set off on an adventure and get to know the amazing abilities of insects. Complete the trail sheet to receive a set of Magic Goggles to spot the masters of disguise.


Snap a photo in the Land of Giants

18 Nov – 31 Dec

The most creative poses stand to win a Behind-the-Scenes tour to Fragile Forest (worth $98) or Manatee Mania (worth $120).

Click here to read terms & conditions

How to participate?

Step 1:

Snap a photo amongst our giants around the park.

Step 2:

Hashtag #GiantsSG #Singaporezoo #Riversafari.

Step 3:

Upload to Instagram.

Step 4:

Make sure your profile is a public account for us to view your entry.


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1 Day Pass to 2 Parks
(Up to 36% savings)

Local Residents Exclusive!

18 Nov – 31 Jan 18
Adult: $40 (U.P $63)
Child: $28 (U.P $40)
Terms and conditions apply.

What’s more, you can zoom down to our wildlife parks at Mandai with shuttle bus services on Mandai Express.
Click here for more details.


Wildlife Reserves Singapore Group