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Photos: Bluebird Nesting Season Underway

Photos: Bluebird Nesting Season Underway

The Happy Bird Company has announced the first sighting of five bluebird eggs to start the nesting season, with hatching expected to commence within the next few days.A spokesperson said, “This unique bluebird box was designed and produced by university product design student Christian Chin-Gurret, who has added a novel feature by which the... Read more of this article

Longtail Chick Expected To Hatch For Easter

Longtail Chick Expected To Hatch For Easter

After seven successful seasons running the CahowCam, the Nonsuch Expeditions Team is launching an additional TropicBird/LongTail Cam, and they said that a chick is expected to hatch just in time for Easter. Jean-Pierre Rouja, the Nonsuch Expeditions Team Leader, said: “This camera located in one of the artificial burrows above the stairs on the... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Lou-Seal’ Transported To USA For Care

Video: ‘Lou-Seal’ Transported To USA For Care

[Updated with video] Traveling via a donated charter flight, Lou-Seal — the gray seal rescued in Bermuda on March 19 — has arrived at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut where they plan to continue her rehabilitation, with the goal of releasing her in the colder waters of the northern Atlantic Ocean. “After receiving care from the... Read more of this article

Photos: Poultry Exhibits At 2019 Ag Show

Photos: Poultry Exhibits At 2019 Ag Show

If you are a poultry lover, the Ag Show is the place to be, with a wide variety of exhibits on display as the annual event gets underway today [April 11], with people visiting the Botanical Gardens in order to enjoy the always popular event. The three-day event will continue until this Saturday at the Botanical Gardens in Paget, and we will have additional... Read more of this article

Police Continue Investigation Into Animal Cruelty

Police Continue Investigation Into Animal Cruelty

Police continue to investigate the video showing animal cruelty on lambs, and said while two males remain in custody, additional individuals are being sought regarding the matter. A police spokesperson said, “The 19-year-old man and 17-year-old boy arrested Tuesday afternoon [April 9th] – in connection with the appalling video circulating on social... Read more of this article

Stevenson: Over 200 Whales Identified So Far

Stevenson: Over 200 Whales Identified So Far

Speaking in advance of the screening of his documentary film “Secret Lives of the Humpbacks” tomorrow, whale researcher Andrew Stevenson said that this has been his best year for identifying individual whales, with well over 200 identified so far. Mr. Stevenson told Bernews, “Despite the inclement weather during the peak whale watching season,... Read more of this article

Two Arrested In Connection With Animal Cruelty

Two Arrested In Connection With Animal Cruelty

A 19-year-old male and a 16-year-old male were arrested this afternoon [April 9] in connection with the appalling video circulating that shows lambs being abused in Sandys, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “A 19-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy have been arrested this afternoon [April 9th] in connection with the appalling... Read more of this article

‘Lou-Seal’ Chosen As Name Of Rescued Seal

‘Lou-Seal’ Chosen As Name Of Rescued Seal

After arriving on the island last month, the female seal — which is currently a resident of the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo [BAMZ] where she is being cared for by their wildlife rehab team — finally has a name, with the island’s latest resident being called ‘Lou-Seal.’The seal was located in the vicinity of Tobacco... Read more of this article

Police Continue Investigation Into Animal Cruelty

Police Continue Investigation Into Animal Cruelty

Police continue to investigate the appalling video circulating on social media of a young man abusing lambs, saying that they are taking this “extremely seriously and efforts are ongoing to bring the individual being filmed committing the offence into custody – as well as to track down the individual behind the camera.” A police spokesperson... Read more of this article

Govt: Please Do Not Swim With The Whales

Govt: Please Do Not Swim With The Whales

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources said they are “receiving an increasing number of reports about people entering the water to swim with the whales,” adding that it is “strongly recommended that members of the public do not swim with any whales, no matter how docile they may appear, as they are wild animals and can... Read more of this article

Veterinarian Offering Services In Two Locations

Veterinarian Offering Services In Two Locations

Bermudian veterinarian Dr. Stephanie Wilkinson specializes in the treatment of horses and has recently established the local veterinary practice, Island Equine Veterinary Services Ltd, which sees her visit the island every few weeks to lend her considerable expertise to the local equine community. Dr. Wilkinson currently practices veterinary medicine... Read more of this article

Animal Cruelty Incident Being Investigated

Animal Cruelty Incident Being Investigated

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is aware of videos currently circulating on social media of persons committing acts of cruelty upon young sheep in the Somerset area, according to officials. A spokesperson said, “We are saddened by the depraved actions that are depicted on the video, which is suspected to have been made within... Read more of this article

BAMZ Rehab Team Continue Caring For Seal

BAMZ Rehab Team Continue Caring For Seal

The seal that was found in the east end on March 19th continues to be cared for by the BAMZ wildlife rehab team, who explained that she has an infection which is likely “localised to her nasal cavity and upper respiratory tract,” however they remain “cautiously optimistic.” The seal was located in the vicinity of Tobacco Bay... Read more of this article