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WindReach Receives Donations For Ponies

WindReach Receives Donations For Ponies

WindReach recently received donations allowing them to add three new therapy ponies to their therapeutic riding programme. A spokesperson said, “WindReach will be celebrating 50 years of therapeutic riding in Bermuda next year and has received an early gift of three new therapy ponies. The addition to the therapeutic riding herd will allow an increased... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Rescue Dog From Sinking Vessel

Coast Guard Rescue Dog From Sinking Vessel

A  32ft vessel was observed sinking in Riddell’s Bay, and the “Coast Guard were dispatched and rescued a dog from the vessel,” local officials confirmed. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Thursday 1st September, 12:15 pm – A member of public contacted Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre to report the 32ft vessel... Read more of this article

Reminder: Marine Turtles Are A Protected Species

Reminder: Marine Turtles Are A Protected Species

Following a video circulating showing a person hanging on to a turtle, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] reminded the public that marine turtles are afforded protection under the Protected Species Act 2003. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] wishes to remind the public... Read more of this article

Guinea Pigs ‘Dumped’ In The Spittal Pond Area

Guinea Pigs ‘Dumped’ In The Spittal Pond Area

The Government has reminded the public “not to release unwanted pets into the environment” following reports of several guinea pigs being dumped in the Spittal Pond area. A Government spokesperson said, “Following reports of several guinea pigs dumped within the boundary of Spittal Pond Nature Reserve, located off South Road, Smiths,... Read more of this article

Aug 16: Juvenile Green Turtles Health Lecture

Aug 16: Juvenile Green Turtles Health Lecture

The Bermuda Zoological Society will be holding a Virtual Lecture Series installment titled “The health assessment of juvenile green turtles in Bermuda.” The lecture will held via Zoom on Tuesday, August 16 at 7.00pm and will be presented by Dr Gaelle Roth, MRCVS, Co-Director of the Bermuda Turtle Project. The event flyer says, “Discover something... Read more of this article

Minister: Multiple Incidents Of Cruelty & Injuries

Minister: Multiple Incidents Of Cruelty & Injuries

“Two straying pitbull dogs gained entry into a home and attacked the resident dog” and in another incident a dog had lesions that “resembled second-degree burns marks” and there are “at least four active pitbull-related matters that DENR will present to the DPP for consideration,” Minister Of Home Affairs Walter Roban... Read more of this article

Officer Injured, Suspect Arrested, Dog Has Died

Officer Injured, Suspect Arrested, Dog Has Died

Police said that after they “attended a report of threatening behaviour outside of a popular Front Street Restaurant” the “suspect became aggressive and set his Pitbull Terrier on one of the officers” and “whilst being restrained the animal subsequently died” and the “officer has been transported to KEMH via... Read more of this article

SPCA Team Rescues Dog And Five Puppies

SPCA Team Rescues Dog And Five Puppies

This weekend, the SPCA team rescued a dog and her five puppies after they were found under a van. In an online post, the Bermuda SPCA said, “This weekend the SPCA team rescued this sweet warrior of a dog had given birth to her five puppies just before we collected her. When we arrived, Xena was surrendered to us by a representative of her owners... Read more of this article

Video: BAMZ Welcomes New Flamingo Chick

Video: BAMZ Welcomes New Flamingo Chick

The island has a new resident, namely a new flamingo chick, who is almost two weeks old now, having hatched on July 3rd. The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] recently posted a video on their social media showing the new resident. Related Stories Osprey Dies After Being Found In St George’s Video: Bermuda Bluebird Nest Box Workshop Photo: Osprey... Read more of this article

Bermuda Themed Pet Collection Launched

Bermuda Themed Pet Collection Launched

Loquats, hibiscus flowers, and longtails are some of the themes available in Chillgo’s line of Bermuda-themed pet products, with the items now available for purchase at Pet Stop. A spokesperson said, “Owning two dogs herself, Chillgo owner Tracy Lambert saw how luxury fashion and products for animals was needed and wasn’t seen much in stores.... Read more of this article

BUEI Manta Rays Kids Hour Set For July 16

BUEI Manta Rays Kids Hour Set For July 16

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] announced that Manta Rays are the topic for this month’s ‘Kids Hour Saturdays’ on July 16th. A spokesperson said, “Kids Hour Saturdays’ takes place every third Saturday of the month at 11am and 2pm respectively. Each hour features the screening of short films followed by a book reading for... Read more of this article

Dead Birds Found On South Shore Beaches

Dead Birds Found On South Shore Beaches

Over the past two days, multiple dead birds were found along South Shore beaches, with officers from Department of Environment and Natural Resources collecting ”over 95 birds within several hours.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] can advise that between the 5 -6th June 2022,... Read more of this article

Study In Bermuda Cited In Dolphin Research

Study In Bermuda Cited In Dolphin Research

A study on dolphins, including several at Dolphin Quest Bermuda in Dockyard, has shown that the marine mammals can identify their friends by taste. Research has shown that bottlenose dolphins use their sense of taste to discern their friends’ urine from unrelated dolphins, according to an article in National Geographic. The article reads: “Study... Read more of this article