Detonation Of Bukit Timah WWII Bomb Startles Pet Terrapin
By now, many are likely aware of the World War II (WWII) bomb that was recently discovered at a construction site along Upper Bukit Timah Road.
The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) have since detonated it safely. However, those living in the area still felt its impact, and one pet terrapin was no exception.
In a video circulating online, the terrapin was seen scurrying fearfully into its water tank after hearing booming noises from the two consecutive detonations.
As much as the sight tugged at the heartstrings of viewers, many also took notice of the size of the tank, which they deemed too small.
Terrapin runs into water tank after hearing bomb in Bukit Timah go off
A video of a pet terrapin running scared from the detonation of the WWII bomb in Bukit Timah was shared by Instagram page @sgfollowsall yesterday (1 Oct).
In the short clip, the terrapin appeared to flinch and withdraw into its shell upon hearing the blast from the first detonation.
A few seconds later, it turned around and went into its water tank to seek refuge....