A common palm civet was spotted in Tanjong Pagar area on the 29th Nov 2012.
According to the STOMP article (30 Nov 2012), the first sighting of this civet was at 11am at Tanjong Pagar Plaza. After which, there was another sighting at Craig Road at 2.30pm.
This second article posted a few days later, 02 Dec 2012, mentioned that the civet was caught after two attempts at the Agri-Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA).
It is not known how the civet got to Tanjong Pagar area, was the civet from a nearby forest patch that just happened to wander into our Central Business District (CBD)? Nonetheless, if you see a civet in the future, please let us know by reporting the sighting here. If this is a rescue case, please contact ACRES for help, the wildlife rescue unit is available 24/7 and can be reached at +65 9783 7782.