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‘The Secret Lives Of Humpback Whales’ Lecture

‘The Secret Lives Of Humpback Whales’ Lecture

This coming Thursday, Andrew Stevenson will reveal some of his aerial footage in the making of the upcoming sequel to his ‘Where the Whales Sing’.The event promotion said, “Andrew Stevenson will reveal some of his aerial footage in the making of the upcoming sequel to his award-winning film ‘Where the Whales Sing’. “His... Read more of this article

Photos: Fry-Angle Aquarium Society Fish Show

Photos: Fry-Angle Aquarium Society Fish Show

The Bermuda Fry-Angle Aquarium Society held its Annual Trophy Fish Show today [Nov 5] at the Peace Lutheran Church Hall located on South Road in Paget. The Society is an organisation of individuals whose common interest is the keeping of tropical fish, and the show featured a wide variety of species. Awards are presented to adults and juniors for different... Read more of this article

Rare Starfish Identified For First Time Since 1922

Rare Starfish Identified For First Time Since 1922

Department of Environment and Natural Resources scientist and Natural History Museum Curator Dr. Robbie Smith and Nekton Principal Scientist Dr. Lucy Woodall are examining a rare starfish, among other specimens, as part of Nekton’s five day Taxonomy Workshop at the Natural History Museum. “Identified only once before in 1922 on Challenger Bank,... Read more of this article

Video: Bacardi Installs Bat Caves At Bottling Plant

Video: Bacardi Installs Bat Caves At Bottling Plant

Bermuda-headquartered Bacardi gives new meaning to the phrase, “to the bat cave,” as a team of employees, in partnership with Lubee Bat Conservancy, erected several large bat habitats at the company’s Bacardí rum bottling facility campus in Jacksonville, Florida. Within just a few months, the habitats – branded bat caves – will be full of... Read more of this article

Great White Shark Passing By Bermuda Again

Great White Shark Passing By Bermuda Again

Lydia – the 2,000 lb, 14 foot 6 inch great white shark being tracked on her travels around the Atlantic Ocean – is getting set to pass in Bermuda’s vicinity again, according to ocean research group OCEARCH. Lydia is no stranger to Bermuda’s waters, having passed by our general vicinity a several times previously. Photo of Lydia... Read more of this article

Mexican Free-Tailed Bat ‘Visiting’ Bermuda

Mexican Free-Tailed Bat ‘Visiting’ Bermuda

Bermuda has welcomed an unusual visitor, with a Mexican free-tailed bat spotted on the island, and according to the Bermuda National Trust this is the first time this particular type of bat has been recorded in Bermuda. “The Mexican free-tailed bat has made an appearance in Bermuda for the first time on record,” the BNT said. “Native... Read more of this article

Turtle Project Has ‘Another Exceptional Year’

Turtle Project Has ‘Another Exceptional Year’

The Bermuda Turtle Project, based at the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo, recently finished its 49th year of study of the sea turtles in Bermuda waters. “The goals of the project are to better understand the biology of sea turtles of Bermuda and to share that understanding with other professionals and the public to ensure the long-term survival... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Kennel Club 2016 Dog Show

Video: Bermuda Kennel Club 2016 Dog Show

The Bermuda Kennel Club [BKC] hosted their annual Bermuda Dog Shows this weekend at the Somersfield Academy featuring four international all breed championship dog shows.The dog show — which welcomed dogs, handlers, and owners from Canada and the United States to compete with their Bermuda counterparts — got underway on Saturday despite the... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Kennel Club Dog Show

Photos: Bermuda Kennel Club Dog Show

The Bermuda Kennel Club [BKC] hosted their annual Bermuda Dog Shows this weekend at the Somersfield Academy featuring four international all breed championship dog shows. The dog show — which welcomed dogs, handlers, and owners from Canada and the United States to compete with their Bermuda counterparts — got underway yesterday despite... Read more of this article

BUEI To Screen Two Ocean Vet Episodes

BUEI To Screen Two Ocean Vet Episodes

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and Gass Productions will present episodes seven and eight of “Ocean Vet” at the BUEI Talks series on Saturday, October 22. The screening of the episodes – titled “The Black Grouper” and “Night Sharks” and narrated by actor Michael Douglas – will begin at 7.30pm. The event poster... Read more of this article

Fourteen Pound Lobster Caught And Released

Fourteen Pound Lobster Caught And Released

A massive 14 pound lobster was recently caught in Bermuda’s waters by Sanctuary Marine, with the super sized lobster released after being caught accidentally. In explaining how the lobster was caught, Sanctuary Marine’s Captain Matthew Jones told Bernews, “The lobster was caught accidentally on a live white grunt while hand-line fishing... Read more of this article

SPCA Urges Animal Owners Prepare For Nicole

SPCA Urges Animal Owners Prepare For Nicole

In order to ensure the safety of the SPCA Shelter animals, the Bermuda SPCA will close to the public both Wednesday Oct. 12 and Thursday Oct 13 and intend to re-open on Friday at 11am. “In an emergency please call 737-1108 or the Hamilton Police Dept. 295-0011 and ask to have the Animal Wardens paged. With  Nicole approaching the Island, the... Read more of this article

Video: Blessing Of Animals At Unfinished Church

Video: Blessing Of Animals At Unfinished Church

The Anglican Parish of St. George hosted the Blessing Of Animals ceremony at the Unfinished Church in St George’s on Sunday. The incumbent Reverend Canon W David Raths and Holy Trinity Church Reverend John Stow officiated the ceremony, which was free to attend, with donations accepted in aid of the SPCA welcome.Music was provided by members of the... Read more of this article