Docent Informations
What does "docent" mean?
We are a young group. The pioneers started the group in April 1997. Since then, we have grown modestly to 93 docents. The Night Safari Volunteer Rangers were brought under the Docent Programme in March 1999.
The docents are self-run by a committee of docents which co-ordinates inputs from all docents and liaises with the zoo management to put into motion the group's activities.
A docent newsletter is issued every two months so docents can keep up with the latest in zoo happenings and docent activities. Sprinkled with inspiring stories and amusing anecdotes, the Docent Deliberations is always a great read! We also constantly undertake research projects to expand and update our knowledge as well as explore new areas of interest.
Singapore Zoological Gardens Docents
Amazing Africa
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A docent station where you can get close to Amazing Africa!! Touch unusual specimens that reveal the secrets of the Great Grazers and their powerful predators ...

Cheetah enclosure
Wild Africa


How do grazing animals get so big just eating grass?!


Learn more about their fascinating teeth and other feeding adaptations!


Hold the leopard's skull And see how it's teeth slice between the neck bones to instantly kill its prey

Why do people kill this mother and her child just to cure a headache?

Want to stroke a lion's fur?

Now you can!... and live to tell!

Are horns and antlers the same?

Find out here!

Your friendly African Adventure docent team!

About the animals in African Adventure:

- Wild Cats
- Ungulates
- Meerkats
- Wild Dogs

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