Sarah Chin


Sarah Chin is an animal management officer at the Singapore Zoo. She received a BA degree in natural sciences (zoology) from Cambridge University, UK. Besides caring for animals big and small, Sarah also enjoys wakeboarding and writing about nature and conservation.

Stories by Sarah Chin

Asian Honey Bees Defend Colony By Teaming Up & Shaking Their Bellies

Asian honey bee guards exhibit a peculiar behavior whenever a predator is around – they band together and “shake” their abdomens from side to side for a few seconds.

WWF India Distributes Poster On 12 Illegally-Traded Native Parrot Species

In order to put an end to the illegal bird trade, TRAFFIC India with support from WWF-India has produced a poster entitled “Parrots of India in Illegal Trade."

Rare Irrawaddy Dolphins Spotted In West Kalimantan, Indonesia

Irrawaddy dolphins have been discovered for the first time in West Kalimantan, a part of Indonesian Borneo best known for its dense tropical forests and rich wildlife.

The Yangtze River Basin Is Drying Up, WWF Says

According to a new WWF study, many Yangtze River Basin lakes are shrinking dramatically and could dry up completely if measures aren’t taken to reverse this trend.

Scientists Explain Why Corals Die From Stress In Warmer Oceans

Australian scientists have thrown new light on the mechanism behind the mass death of corals worldwide as the Earth’s climate warms.

Study: Fish Must Swim Faster & Travel Farther To Survive Climate Change

Fish and other sea creatures will have to travel large distances to survive climate change and avoid impending extinction, say marine scientists.

WWF: Vietnam’s Javan Rhinoceros Now Extinct, Only 50 Left Worldwide

WWF and the International Rhino Foundation confirmed the extinction of the Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus annamiticus) in Vietnam this week.