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Public Thanked After Missing Dog Found

Public Thanked After Missing Dog Found

Rico — a dog that went missing last week — has been found, with his owners thanking the public for their assistance and encouragement during the eight days that the canine was missing. The dog’s owners said, “Our baby boy, Rico, has finally been found after a long eight days of non-stop searching. Although we started to lose hope at times, members... Read more of this article

Reward Offered For Return Of Missing Dog

Reward Offered For Return Of Missing Dog

The owner of a missing dog is asking for the public’s help in locating him, with a reward being offered for his safe return. “Our dog, Rico, has been missing since Tuesday night around 7:00pm. He was seen leaving Tankfield Lane, crossing over to Lover’s Lane. He was lightly hit by a car but was seen running after. He was then spotted on... Read more of this article

Column: Rediscovery Of The Bermuda Cahow

Column: Rediscovery Of The Bermuda Cahow

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] The January 28, 1951 rediscovery of the Cahow – a sea bird which once flourished in Bermuda, but was thought to be extinct for 300 years – was a watershed event. That revelation had both local and global implications as it was symbolic of the type of rebirth being manifested in that era following the... Read more of this article

Virtual Cahow Lunch & Learn On January 28

Virtual Cahow Lunch & Learn On January 28

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the rediscovery of the Cahow, a virtual lunch and learn event will be held on Thursday [Jan 28], with guest speakers Dr. David Wingate, Miguel Mejias, and Jeremy Maderios taking part. A spokesperson said, “In celebration of the iconic 70th anniversary of the rediscovery of the Cahow, a number of community... Read more of this article

BAMZ Reopening On Monday January 25

BAMZ Reopening On Monday January 25

The Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo [BAMZ] will be reopening to the public on Monday, 25 January 2021, after closing to the public since 12 December 2020. A spokesperson said, “BAMZ will reopen the whole facility to members of the public, members and overseas visitors. We wish to thank our patrons for their patience as we navigate the challenges associated... Read more of this article

Video: Rescued Turtle Released Back Into Wild

Video: Rescued Turtle Released Back Into Wild

The Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo’s rehabilitation team have been busy attending to a large number of rescued turtles, with the turtles being released back into the wild as soon as they are in good health. The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo, supported by Bermuda Zoological Society, posted the video online, saying, “The Bermuda Aquarium... Read more of this article

‘Pawsitively Purrfect’ Campaign Donate To SPCA

‘Pawsitively Purrfect’ Campaign Donate To SPCA

JM Smucker and Butterfield & Vallis donated $1,245.96 to Bermuda Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [SPCA]. A spokesperson said, “JM Smucker and Butterfield & Vallis recently completed the first quarter of their “Pawsitively Purrfect” campaign. “For a limited time, with the purchase of any JM Smucker pet food and pet... Read more of this article

Video: CahowCam Pair Return And Lay Egg

Video: CahowCam Pair Return And Lay Egg

The island is set to welcome a new resident soon, as a Cahow on Nonsuch Island laid an egg, with the pair of birds managing to coordinate their return for the occasion despite being apart at sea for two months. Jean-Pierre Rouja, Nonsuch Expeditions Founder and Team Leader said, “As our followers from around the world watched live, the male from... Read more of this article

Missing Dog: Have You Seen ‘Islay’? [Located]

Missing Dog: Have You Seen ‘Islay’? [Located]

[Updated] The owner of a fawn/tan female dog named Islay, who has been missing since Friday, is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the dog. A friend explained, “Please  help us find her. If you see her, call us immediately. We have a wonderful group of people that have spent their time helping, friends, families and complete strangers.... Read more of this article

BAMZ To Remain Closed Until January 25

BAMZ To Remain Closed Until January 25

The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ] will remain closed to the general public until January 25th 2021 to “limit potential exposure to animals that are susceptible to coronaviruses and to ensure that the needed provision of care can be provided to its animals and fish.” Dr. Ian Walker, the Principal Curator, explained: “Unfortunately... Read more of this article

The Fig Sphinx Moth: A New Bermuda Resident

The Fig Sphinx Moth: A New Bermuda Resident

In the Winter Edition of Envirotalk, Department Of Environment & Natural Resources Entomologist Claire Jessey highlights the Fig Sphinx moth, which is apparently a new resident of the island. In the report, Ms. Jessey said, “In October 2017, a large and unfamiliar moth was presented to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources for... Read more of this article

BZS Junior Volunteer Programme Continues

BZS Junior Volunteer Programme Continues

Six students from last year’s Bermuda Zoological Society Junior Volunteer [JV] programme joined twelve new students following the recommencement of the programme in September. A spokesperson said, “In March 2020 when COVID-19 struck our community and the island went into lockdown, the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] was made to pause its Junior... Read more of this article

Dog Gone Good Treating Separation Anxiety

Dog Gone Good Treating Separation Anxiety

Amy Terceira of Dog Gone Good recently graduated from a specialized course on treating separation anxiety in dogs, created by author and certified dog trainer, Julie Naismith. Upon graduation she obtained her SA Pro Trainer Certificate and is now qualified to treat these cases.Ms Terceira said, “This has been a difficult year for so many, including... Read more of this article