Interesting new art project at Singapore Art Museum looking at history of the wild boar in SG — 
The Quieting and The Alarming Thursday 24 January — Sunday 15 September 2013 Credit Suisse: Innovation In Art Series Part of the President’s Young Talents Exhibition Singapore Art Museum
 This project looks at the current status of the wild boar situation in Singapore. Without a natural predator, the population of wild boars here has exploded in the last few years. Wild boars are known to cause severe damage to the forest floor and the damage is very visible today in our central catchment nature reserves. The government has started to cull wild boars (one of the first to be culled was in June 2012 when a rogue boar attacked a boy) but this move was met with resistance from animal interest groups. Much of the debate hinged on ethical questions and the fear of upsetting a natural balance we did not yet fully understand. (..more)
(via Institute of Critical Zoologists)

Interesting new art project at Singapore Art Museum looking at history of the wild boar in SG —

The Quieting and The Alarming
Thursday 24 January — Sunday 15 September 2013
Credit Suisse: Innovation In Art Series
Part of the President’s Young Talents Exhibition
Singapore Art Museum


This project looks at the current status of the wild boar situation in Singapore. Without a natural predator, the population of wild boars here has exploded in the last few years. Wild boars are known to cause severe damage to the forest floor and the damage is very visible today in our central catchment nature reserves. The government has started to cull wild boars (one of the first to be culled was in June 2012 when a rogue boar attacked a boy) but this move was met with resistance from animal interest groups. Much of the debate hinged on ethical questions and the fear of upsetting a natural balance we did not yet fully understand. (..more)

(via Institute of Critical Zoologists)

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