SINGAPORE : SIA Cargo’s new monkey business

Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) and Singapore Airlines Cargo have formed a partnership to jointly promote wildlife conservation. SIA Cargo is WRS’ partner in the freightage of wildlife to zoos globally to boost the gene pool of endangered animals. The Agreement is for three years from 1 February 2008 and the first shipment of two local-born […]


Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) and Singapore Airlines Cargo have formed a partnership to jointly promote wildlife conservation. SIA Cargo is WRS’ partner in the freightage of wildlife to zoos globally to boost the gene pool of endangered animals. The Agreement is for three years from 1 February 2008 and the first shipment of two local-born chimpanzees destined for Mystic Monkeys and Feathers Zoo in Johannesburg, South Africa took place in mid-March.

"Singapore Zoo is delighted that we have a partner in SIA Cargo, who shares our zeal for wildlife conservation. With SIA Cargo’s outstanding track record of serving more than 73 cities in 38 countries, this partnership promises to accomplish further headway in boosting the population of endangered species through our animalexchange programme with global zoo networks,"said Mr Biswajit Guha, AssistantDirector for Zoology, Singapore Zoo.

"SIA Cargo is pleased to partner WRS to promote wildlife conservation with WRS. Besides boosting the population of animals on the endangered list, wildlife conservation supports the Company’s policy to promote a greener world,"said Tan Tiow Kor, the airline’s senior VP.