This ecological bridge is not from the Netherlands; here's the truth

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A picture of a bridge over a highway connecting two forests has gone viral on social media. It has been claimed that the picture is from the Netherlands and there are 600 such bridges for animals to cross the roads.
The text on the picture read: “Holland put 600 bridges like this, to help the animals cross the routes. Applause for the Netherlands”

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At the time of filing this report, the above post was shared by over 98,000 Facebook users.


When NewsMobile fact-checked the above picture we found that it is NOT from the Netherlands.
On putting the picture through Reverse Image Search, we found that the bridge in the viral picture is Eco-Link@BKE which is Singapore. The 62-meter wildlife bridge which crosses over the Bukit Timah Expressway connects the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve with the Central Catchment Nature Reserve.

Although, the above picture proves that the viral picture is not from the Netherlands, but we found that there are few such bridges in the Netherlands.

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