The Long-Tailed Macaque of Sunny Singapore

The Long-Tailed Macaque of Sunny Singapore

Despite its name, the crab-eating macaque does not usually consume crabs. Rather, as an opportunistic omnivore, it eats a variety of animals and plants. Continue reading The Long-Tailed Macaque of Sunny Singapore

Banpo Village and the Terracotta Army: the fallen matriarchy and the fallen soldiers

Banpo Village and the Terracotta Army: the fallen matriarchy and the fallen soldiers

Whenever I visit a place like the Terracotta Army Museum, I realise that humans are absolutely crazy. All this fuss over death – or perhaps not wanting to die? And it doesn’t just begin and end with China. My visits to the Pyramids of Giza and the Taj Mahal were equally astounding. When we have to go, we have to go – right? But I guess there’s no harm in bringing an entire army down with you.  Continue reading Banpo Village and the Terracotta Army: the fallen matriarchy and the fallen soldiers