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Seismic Tests Could Harm Whales In Atlantic

Seismic Tests Could Harm Whales In Atlantic

The announcement of the approval of five requests from companies to conduct seismic tests in the Atlantic Ocean could harm thousands of dolphins and whales, according to various international media reports. A story in the Los Angeles Times says, “The Trump administration is preparing to take an important step toward future oil and natural gas... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Cat Tales’ Book Supporting Charity

‘Bermuda Cat Tales’ Book Supporting Charity

A book titled Bermuda Cat Tales, written by Val Sherwood and featuring illustrations by local artist Michelle G. Pasquin features a number of true stories, with part proceeds going to support the charity Cats Assistance & Trapping Services [CATS]. A spokesperson said, “These are all true stories, and one of Val’s cats, Tucker Man, has released... Read more of this article

Annual Tropical Fish Show Set For Tomorrow

Annual Tropical Fish Show Set For Tomorrow

The Bermuda Fry-Angle Aquarium Society will stage its annual Tropical Fish Show tomorrow [Nov 17] from 10.00am to 4.00pm at the Botanical Garden’s Horticultural Hall in Paget. A spokesperson said, “We know many Bermudians have fish tanks in their homes and we encourage them to come out and see Bermuda’s best fish. There is no charge to check out... Read more of this article

Fairmont Southampton Is Now ‘Dog Friendly’

Fairmont Southampton Is Now ‘Dog Friendly’

Fairmont Southampton said that effective November 1st, they are “dog friendly,” adding that “for an additional $50 per pet per night Fairmont Southampton offers canine welcome amenities that include: dog treat, food & water bowls, pet waste disposal bags and a dog bed for a good night sleep.” “This comes after successful... Read more of this article

Cahow Nesting Season Off To An Early Start

Cahow Nesting Season Off To An Early Start

The upcoming 2019 cahow nesting season is off to an early start with breeding pairs returning to their underground burrows on the Nonsuch Island Nature Reserve and its surrounding islets earlier than expected. Principal Terrestrial Conservation Officer at the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] Jeremy Madeiros said, “Many... Read more of this article

Staff Commended After Capturing Scorpion

Staff Commended After Capturing Scorpion

A scorpion was discovered in Bermuda earlier this month, thought to be accidentally brought into Bermuda on cargo, and Fast Forward Freight staff have been “commended on their swift actions in preventing the escape of this scorpion.” On October 12th, employees of Fast Forward Freight saw the scorpion in one of their warehouses, captured... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Bermuda International Dog Show

Photos/Video: Bermuda International Dog Show

The Devil’s Isle All Breed Club 2018 Bermuda International Dog Shows got underway on Saturday [Oct 20] in the Main Ring at the Botanical Gardens. The two day event continues today with participants taking part in the show throughout the day. The 14-minute live video replay is below:A spokesperson previously said, “This is the club’s second... Read more of this article

Bermuda Turtle Project Continues Research

Bermuda Turtle Project Continues Research

The Bermuda Zoological Society in partnership with the Sea Turtle Conservancy completed another research and education programme this year, with the Bermuda Turtle Project committed to the goal of promoting the conservation of marine turtles through research and education. “During the 2018 research session the BTP team captured 259 green turtles... Read more of this article

Dr. Teye-Botchway Operates On Wallaby’s Eye

Dr. Teye-Botchway Operates On Wallaby’s Eye

Last month ophthalmic surgeon Dr. Leonard Teye-Botchway operated on the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo’s Parma Wallaby, Mandu, removing his luxated lens that was causing fluid buildup and dangerous pressure to form in his eye. “We had noticed that Mandu’s eye had suddenly become enlarged and cloudy,” said Dr. Ian Walker, Principle Curator... Read more of this article

Snake Was “Destroyed By A Concerned Citizen”

Snake Was “Destroyed By A Concerned Citizen”

A snake — believed to be a non venomous juvenile Boa Constrictor — was found in Sandys and was “later destroyed by a concerned citizen,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “At 6pm on Friday police received a report of a snake outside of a residence in Sandys. The snake was a non venomous juvenile Boa Constrictor. The... Read more of this article

“Bermuda Sharks, What’s The Deal?” On Oct 4

“Bermuda Sharks, What’s The Deal?” On Oct 4

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] is getting set to host “Bermuda Sharks, What’s The Deal?” on Thursday, October 4th at 7.00pm at Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo BZS Classrooms. The event poster says, “Choy Aming is doing a lecture on Bermuda sharks. For the past 12 years Choy has been studying Bermuda sharks any chance he gets. “He... Read more of this article

Pet Stop Store Now Open In Mills Creek

Pet Stop Store Now Open In Mills Creek

A new pet shop has opened for business on the island, with Pet Stop, located in Mills Creek, open seven days a week – from Monday to Saturday from 8.30am to 6.00pm and Sunday from 10.00am to 3.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Anyone who has themselves a little fur-friend knows all too well that it can be just as fun [if not more so] shopping for... Read more of this article

Hurricane Season: Remember To Plan For Pets

Hurricane Season: Remember To Plan For Pets

[Written by Ashlee Battersbee] As much as everyone loves summer, with the warm beach and boating weather, it also brings the threat of hurricanes. True to Bermudian form, we all know what it takes for us to get prepared to hunker down and ride out a hurricane. But do we always remember to get all the supplies we may need for our pets in case disaster... Read more of this article