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
Useful informations and similar content
* Animal Diversity
* Molluscs
* Fishes
* Reptiles
* Primates
* Tigers
* Singapore Wildlife
* Zoos, Aquariums & Docent Organisations
* Non-profit Organisations
* Authorities & Research Institutions

Discover the Diversity of Animals
Animal Diversity Web
Animal Planet
Tree of Life Web Project - Modern view of evolutionary tree that unites all organisms on Earth
What makes an Animal an Animal? by St Louis Zoo
WildNet Africa Wildlife Portal

Sea Slug Forum - Ask questions, post information & learn more about nudibranchs, bubble-shells, sea hares and other sea slugs

Bite Back - UK's only organisation dedicated to the protection of sharks
The Guy Harvey Research Institute - Shark Conservation and Ecology Research
The Shark Research Institute - Non-profit research organization dedicated to research & conservation of sharks
Shark Research - Satellite tagging & studies of sharks
Shark Trust - dedicated to promoting the study, management & conservation of elasmobranchs


Turtle Trax - A page devoted to marine turtles


International Rhino Foundation


Elephant Information Repository


Primate Info Net
Cotton-top Tamarin Vocalizations
Golden Lion Tamarin Conservation Programme
The Douc Langur Project
The Jane Goodall Institute
The Bonobo Initiative
Orang-utan Project
The Gorilla Foundation
UNEP Great Apes Survival Project
Great Ape Alliance
The Canadian Great Ape Alliance
International Primate Protection Scheme


5 tigers - The Tiger Information Center

Domesticated animals

Cattle Today - Cattle breeds

Nature @ Singapore

Wild Singapore - Comprehensive site on Singapore wildlife
Habitat News - News on Singapore nature and much more
Wildlife Singapore - Discover the rich diversity of fauna in Singapore
Coral Reefs Singapore - Comprehensive site on reefs in Singapore
Blue Water Volunteers - Marine conservation nature group
Blue Tempeh - Blog on dives by BWV
Pulau Hantu Blog - Blog and lovely pictures by leisure divers on marine life at Pulau Hantu
Labrador Park Blog - Blog on marine life at Labrador Park
Focus Ubin - Articles & forum on fauna & heritage trees on Pulau Ubin

Zoos, Aquariums & Docent Organisations

American Zoo and Aquarium Association
Honolulu Zoo
Monterey Bay Aquarium
National Zoological Park
Saint Louis Zoo

Non-Profit Organisations

Defenders of Wildlife - Protecting wild animals and plants in their natural communities
Conservational International - Conserving Earth's Living Heritage
Fellow Earthlings' Wildlife Center - Specializes in caring for meerkats
International Marine Life Alliance - Innovative programs & partnerships in the conservation of marine biological diversity and protection of coastal ecosystems
Marine Portal: An Ocean of Knowledge
National Wildlife Federation - Protecting wildlife for our children's future
Wild Aid - Dedicated to decimation of illegal wildlife trade

Authorities & Research Institutions

Coral Watch - Charts for coral health monitoring
Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network - Improving management and sustainable conservation of coral reefs
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Reef Base - Online information system on coral reefs management, research, monitoring, conservation & education.
Reef Check - Scientific monitoring, restoration & maintenance of reef health
World Fish Center - Reducing poverty & hunger by improving fisheries and aquaculture

Further informations in german can be found here!

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