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Video: Lou-Seal Released Back Into Ocean

Video: Lou-Seal Released Back Into Ocean

An international and collaborative seal rescue effort came to a successful culmination when Lou-Seal — the gray seal rescued in Bermuda in March — returned to the cold waters of the northern Atlantic Ocean. After just six weeks in the care of Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program, a fully-recovered Lou-Seal was released at Blue Shutters... Read more of this article

Bee Hive Near The Entrance Of Fort Hamilton

Bee Hive Near The Entrance Of Fort Hamilton

An active bee hive has been identified near the entrance of Fort Hamilton, and the City has engaged the services of bee keeper to relocate the hive, and in the meantime the City is urging visitors to the Fort to be “aware of the situation and proceed with caution.” A City of Hamilton spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton advises... Read more of this article

Opportunity To ‘Personally Release Lou-Seal’

Opportunity To ‘Personally Release Lou-Seal’

The Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut — where the seal that was found in Bermuda was transferred to — says people can “donate to win an opportunity to personally release Lou-Seal back into her ocean environment.”The Mystic Aquarium’s website said, “A wayward gray seal was rescued by Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo from... Read more of this article

Amy Terceira Achieves CTC Qualification

Amy Terceira Achieves CTC Qualification

Bermudian Amy Terceira recently graduated from an advanced two-year program at The Academy For Dog Trainers, achieving a CTC qualification [certified trainer and counsellor]. A spokesperson said, “The Academy For Dog Trainers offers one of the most rigorous and advanced dog training and behaviour programs in the world. The course focuses on the... Read more of this article

Dr. Richardson Appointed Official Veterinarian

Dr. Richardson Appointed Official Veterinarian

The FEI Veterinary Department recently announced the appointment of the veterinarian Dr. Lucy Richardson to the FEI’s List of Official Veterinarians. After having completed the relevant training, FEI Veterinarians must accept the applicable codex and commit to officiate within the principles and rules of the organization. The goal of the FEI Veterinary... Read more of this article

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