There are all kinds of mudskippers in the back mangroves. Alas, I couldn't find the Blue-spotted mudskipper and we didn't see any snakes though we looked hard. Marcus did spot some rarey dragonflies.
Gold-spotted mudskippers along the shoreline, quarreling and shoving one another as usual.
Malayan water monitor takes a look at us before scurrying away into the undergrowth.
Red chut-chut has a reddish body while the Black chut-chut is more slender and has a black body.
wild boar and her oldest surviving piglet have a mud bath and foraging near the boardwalk. They also had a good butt rub on the trees. There are signs that Young Mama might have recently given birth to a new litter. Perhaps we will see a new batch of watermelon striped babies soon?
peaceful interactions with wild animals on Chek Jawa (and elsewhere) is only possible if people refrain from feeding and alarming the animals. Tips on how to be a good visitor are posted at key points at Chek Jawa.
Adrian Levrel, a French marine biologist working in French Guiana with WWF-France. It was nice to share our shores and learn from Adrian too.
dugong feeding trails on the seagrass meadows. Dugongs breathe air and will drown if they get entangled in a driftnet.
7million population plan.
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More about Pulau Ubin and Chek Jawa: how to get there and what to see and do.
Or join the FREE guided walks at the Chek Jawa boardwalk with the Naked Hermit Crabs. Their next walk is on 2 Mar (Sat). This walk is specially for families and kids.