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Mar 29, 2016

A Rainforest In The City

A Rainforest In The City

A plan to build a subway tunnel under Singapore's largest patch of primary rainforest has drawn sharp protests from environmental groups and activists who say it could irreversibly damage the habitats of hundreds of plant and animal species.

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A runner hops over a stream on a trail in the MacRitchie Nature Reserve of the central catchment area in Singapore EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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A monkey feeds its baby on the outskirts of the central catchment area in Singapore March 17, 2016. EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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Runners take a trail in MacRitchie Nature Reserve located at the central catchment area in Singapore March 18, 2016. EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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Volunteers speak about how the Cross Island Line subway will affect the central catchment area as they lead a nature tour in MacRitchie Nature Reserve in Singapore March 19, 2016. EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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A Striated Heron searches for prey at a pond in MacRitchie Nature Reserve in Singapore March 17, 2016. EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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Youths paddle in their kayaks in MacRitchie reservoir located at the central catchment area in Singapore March 12, 2016. EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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People run on a trail in MacRitchie Nature Reserve located at the central catchment area in Singapore March 16, 2016. EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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A Green Crested Lizard (Bronchocela cristatella) is perched on a tree in MacRitchie Nature Reserve located at the central catchment area in Singapore March 19, 2016. EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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A view of trees in the central catchment area surrounded by the city skyline in Singapore March 2, 2016. EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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A flying lemur is perched on a tree at MacRitchie Nature Reserve located at the central catchment area in Singapore March 19, 2016. EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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Raymond Goh (L), a pharmacist, and his brother Charles who are active tomb explorers and history enthusiasts, read a tombstone on the outskirts of the central catchment area in Singapore March 20, 2016. EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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Kok Oi Yee, 74, who works at a university's natural history museum and a volunteer nature tour guide on weekends, introduces the fauna and floral along a trail in MacRitchie Nature Reserve located at the central catchment area in Singapore March 19, 2016. EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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Francis Yap, 47, a businessman and avid bird photographer, listens for birds on a watch tower in MacRitchie Nature Reserve, in the central catchment area in Singapore March 16, 2016. EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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Cars drive along a stretch of highway on the perimeters of the central catchment area in Singapore March 2, 2016. EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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A lone tree stands in front of skyscrapers in the central business district in Singapore March 21, 2016. EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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A monkeys sits on a sign asking visitors not to feed monkeys at the entrance to the MacRitchie Nature Reserve in Singapore March 17, 2016. EDGAR SU/REUTERS

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