Otters being spotted on Singapore’s empty streets during COVID-19 lockdown


This file photo shows members of a wild otter family called “Bishan10” in Singapore’s Kallang Basin area. SINGAPORE: Singapore’s otters, long adored by the city-state’s nature lovers, are popping up in unexpected places during the coronavirus lockdown but their antics have angered some and even sparked calls for a cull. With the streets empty, the creatures have been spotted hanging out by a shopping centre, scampering through the lobby of a hospital and even feasting on pricey fish stolen from a pond.