Banyan prop roots grow down to the ground, forming a large number of sub-roots at Macritchies reservoir.
A long tailed macaque scoures the ground for food scraps at a small man made pond next to the reservoir.
Th look of inocence in the eyes of this Long Tailed Macaque is paralleled only to a child or an enlightened one.
Long Tailed Macaques play in the carpark outside the ammunition production factory. A somewhat strange juxtaposition.
A concrete bridge leads to a gazebo that sits out on the Reservoir.
A young British inspired park bench sits shaded amongst the wise tropical woods.
The narrow wooden boardwalk makes for excellent walking around the Reservoir.
Although fishing is illegal at the reservoir, a couple of young Singaporeans fish for fun, throwing back that which they caught, or so they said.
The reservoir not only acts as a source of water for the city, but as a recreational park for boat races of all kinds.
An elder Singaporean man sits under the shade of the trees in contemplation.
Common Sun Skink - Mabuya multifasciata
A large sun skink takes some rays by the water.
Closeup - Common Sun Skink - Mabuya multifasciata
Details of the face and scales of this incredible being.
He flys from his perch then lets out a wildly shreik as he dives headfirst towards the hole in the tree, he pecks at the hole vigorously and flys off again back to his perch. So it was for 30 minutes as I watched the feeding process, before he finally flew away.
Heliconia tropical flower
Need words speak the beauty of this flower?
A large clouded monitor hangs tightly to a tree.
The rough skin and long toes of a clouded monitor lizard.
As he looked at me there was an uncertainty, it was not too sure if it could trust me. I took my photos and went, as I was also not sure if I could trust it.
The final shot of the shoot, the monitor relaxed as it became used to my presence, like with people when they are relaxed the photos are always better.
The story of the Kapok Tree
The story on this tree is a wordless one, read it, its fantastic.