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The Animal Resort

We loved our visit to Collingwood Children’s Farm in Melbourne last year, and I thought I would never be able to find anything similar back home in Singapore, but I was pleasantly surprised when we visited The Animal Resort with some new friends. 

Of course, The Animal Resort is much smaller in size than Collingwood Children’s Farm, and therefore, had a much smaller range of animals. We were the first in our group to arrive, and managed to join the PCF group of students there, who were being briefed on the different types of animals there, as well as how to feed them. I was impressed that the children were so attentive! Some of them were allowed to touch the skinny pig, which is an almost hairless version of the guinea pig, but one started crying, because he was scared of it, and thought he HAD to touch it, when it was on a purely volunteer basis.

The lady telling the kids about the skinny pig 


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Skinny pig vs guinea pigs


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Checking out the skinny pig with his new friend, F


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Other animals at The Animal Resort include rabbits, geese, chickens, fish, parrots, pigeons, peacocks, some other birds that I can’t identify, and a really old Marabou Stork, donated by the Singapore Zoo.

Rabbits


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Chickens


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Observing the chickens from a safe distance


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A Gaggle of Geese


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Peacocks and Peahens


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Too fascinated by the peacock to turn around for a nicer photo


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With his new friends (minus one) and the white peacock


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Oooh, fish!


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Parrots


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I THINK this is a duck, but I’m not sure


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Really old (and fierce-looking) Marabou Stork


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Horse


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You can buy some animal feed from the small booth/cafe there, and older children will probably enjoy feeding the animals quite a bit, especially since some of them, like the geese and chickens, are free to roam around the area.

Animal feed for sale


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It was a pretty fun morning out with the children and their mums, and I think everyone had a good time getting a closer look at the animals. Can’t wait to go on more such outings! 🙂

PS. The place is pretty small, and can be covered in an hour or less, with plenty of time for the children to stop and observe the animals, but do remember to bring plenty of mosquito repellant!

The Animal Resort T81 Seletar West Farmway 5 Singapore 798061 Tel: 6482 1160 10am to 6pm daily Free admission

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