Jurong Frog Farm
31 August 2016

 Zheng Xun welcomed the children to Jurong Frog Farm. He explained how the frog farm was started in 1981, along Old Jurong Road. They relocated to their current premises at Lim Chu Kang in 1994.

Zheng Xun welcomed the children to Jurong Frog Farm. He explained how the frog farm was started in 1981, along Old Jurong Road. They relocated to their current premises at Lim Chu Kang in 1994.

 Zheng Xun showed them a male and a female American bullfrog. Male bullfrogs have yellow throats while female bullfrogs have white throats. Male bullfrogs emit a loud call to attract the female bullfrogs.

Zheng Xun showed them a male and a female American bullfrog. Male bullfrogs have yellow throats while female bullfrogs have white throats. Male bullfrogs emit a loud call to attract the female bullfrogs.

  The children were thrilled to touch and feel the bullfrogs.

The children were thrilled to touch and feel the bullfrogs.

 The children were delighted to strike a pose with the bullfrogs on their heads.

The children were delighted to strike a pose with the bullfrogs on their heads.

 Frog feed made from high grade fish meat.

Frog feed made from high grade fish meat.

 The children were excited to have the chance to feed the frogs.

The children were excited to have the chance to feed the frogs.

 Zheng Xun proceeded to show the kids the different tanks containing the frog eggs, tadpoles, froglets and young bullfrogs.

Zheng Xun proceeded to show the kids the different tanks containing the frog eggs, tadpoles, froglets and young bullfrogs.

  When the tank was opened to show the frog eggs, it gave off a foul smell which got mixed reactions from the children.

When the tank was opened to show the frog eggs, it gave off a foul smell which got mixed reactions from the children.

 Frog eggs.

Frog eggs.

 Tadpoles.

Tadpoles.

 In this stage, the tail is shorter and the hind legs have appeared.

In this stage, the tail is shorter and the hind legs have appeared.

 In this stage, the front legs have appeared.

In this stage, the front legs have appeared.

 Young bullfrogs.

Young bullfrogs.

 The children seeing the life cycle of a frog.

The children seeing the life cycle of a frog.

 The children were shown a short video on frogs and their diet. They learnt that frogs are carnivores and eat different animals like insects, spiders and sometimes can be cannibalistic and eat small frogs.

The children were shown a short video on frogs and their diet. They learnt that frogs are carnivores and eat different animals like insects, spiders and sometimes can be cannibalistic and eat small frogs.

  After the video, Zheng Xun asked the children questions about what they've watched and the children showed excellent recall.

After the video, Zheng Xun asked the children questions about what they've watched and the children showed excellent recall.