Sunday, 3rd January 1971
The idea of a bird park in Jurong was first conceived in 1968 by Dr Goh Keng Swee, the then Minister for Finance. During a World Bank Meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Dr Goh visited a zoological garden and was impressed with its free-flight aviary. The Park has more than 9,000 birds from 600 species.
Passion Made Possible.