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Those eager to experience wildlife in a concrete jungle can also count on a plethora of options: Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, the Singapore Zoo, Jurong Bird Park, and S.E.A.
Spathoglottis plicata is a terrestrial that can be frequently seen in open area in the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and the Central Catchment area.
Bulbophyllum membranaceum--In the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, there is a clump of Bulbophyllum membranaceum creeping on a large piece of granite.
In April 2001, this species was introduced to a site adjacent to a mangrove area in Pulau Ubin, and in early May again to the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. About 40 seedlings were also planted on rain trees along Holland Road.
The battalion, made up of four companies, was relocated to Hill 85 near the Pierce Reservoir, which today is sited a few miles to the north east of the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve.
The battle site, situated in the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, has already been marked several years ago with a remembrance plaque -- one of the National Heritage Board's 22 World War II historic sites in Singapore.
In the middle of town is the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, a rainforest within the city boundary.
Wallace observed that "the island of Singapore consists of a multitude of small hills, three or four hundred feet high, the summits of many of which are still covered with virgin forest." Today, a visitor driving to Bukit Timah, amid the ordered urbanisation of Singapore's highways, housing and industry, would be surprised to arrive at the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, surrounded by tropical forest.