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“Leatherback Turtles, Wandering Voyagers”

“Leatherback Turtles, Wandering Voyagers”

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] is getting set to present lecture title “Leatherback Turtles, Wandering Voyagers of the Reptile World” on Thursday, August 16 at 7.00pm at BAMZ Education Classroom The event poster says, “The largest of all sea turtles, and one of the largest reptiles on earth, the Ieatherback turtle can reach 8 feet in length... Read more of this article

Study Explores Genetics Of Bermuda Fireworms

Study Explores Genetics Of Bermuda Fireworms

A study led by researchers at the American Museum of Natural History has investigated the genetics behind the “incredible luminous seasonal mating display produced by swarms of bioluminescent marine Bermuda fireworms.” A story in Science Daily said, “The beautiful bioluminescence of the Bermuda fireworm [Odontosyllis enopla], which lives... Read more of this article

Student Launches New Pet Services Business

Student Launches New Pet Services Business

A 19-year-old Bermuda College student has launched a new business offering pet based services, including dog walking and pet sitting, to animal lovers in the community. Yndia Raynor admits that “for as long as she can remember” she’s been passionate about four-legged creatures, with animals playing an important role in her childhood and teen years. She... Read more of this article

Column: Sea Turtles Nesting Here & Abroad

Column: Sea Turtles Nesting Here & Abroad

[Written by Jennifer Gray] The summer months are typically nesting season for sea turtles in our region. With Bermuda’s nesting sea turtles extirpated by the late 1800’s, the idea of sea turtles nesting on our shores again causes great excitement. This was the case in 1990 and again in 1995 when loggerhead nests were found on the beaches of Coopers... Read more of this article

Aming ‘Disappointed’ About Dead Galapagos

Aming ‘Disappointed’ About Dead Galapagos

[Written by Don Burgess] An ocean life researcher is lamenting the loss of three Galapagos sharks which were apparently caught off of Warwick Long Bay. Choy Aming, who works for the Bermuda Shark Project, said it is not illegal to catch these sharks, but the species is near threatened, has a slow reproductive rate, has a high mortality rate, and it... Read more of this article

Ministry On Sightings Of Hammerhead Shark

Ministry On Sightings Of Hammerhead Shark

Following the most recent shark sighting at Shelly Bay, the Ministry said it is likely the same one as seen over the past few months and said that while there is no need for alarm, “under no circumstances should anyone attempt to approach or handle the shark in any way.” The Ministry said, “On Sunday 4th June, 2018, the Ministry of... Read more of this article

Video: Bridget The Sea Turtle’s Rehabilitation

Video: Bridget The Sea Turtle’s Rehabilitation

The Bermuda Tourism Authority has released a video highlighting the successful rehabilitation of a sea turtle named ‘Bridget’, with the video also providing tips on how to help if you find an injured turtle.BTA Director of Public & Stakeholder Glenn Jones said “At the Bermuda Tourism Authority we are constantly contemplating the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Kennel Club Elects New Board

Bermuda Kennel Club Elects New Board

The Bermuda Kennel Club [BKC] elected a new Board at its recent Annual General Meeting. The new Board of Directors are:President: Elizabeth Tee Secretary: Rochelle Forde Treasurer: Donna Amaral Director: Michael Grayston Director: Kalena Phillips Director: Carole Havercroft Director/DTC Rep: Catherine Gosling Director/DIABC Rep: Herb MarshallBermuda... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Paws To The Park Fun Walk

Photos & Video: Paws To The Park Fun Walk

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [SPCA] hosted their 1 mile and 3 mile Paws to the Park Family Fun Walk yesterday [May 12] at the Arboretum.Booths were set up with information available, walk registration, free giveaways and sponsors. Lots of four-legged visitors were on hand mingling and socializing with new friends before heading... Read more of this article

Videos: Stevenson Starts Work On Whale Film

Videos: Stevenson Starts Work On Whale Film

Whale researcher Andrew Stevenson has started work on a follow-up to his acclaimed documentary ‘Where the Whales Sing’ – which for the first time will include unique aerial footage. Mr Stevenson also believes that he now has one of the largest databases in the world held by just one person from which he can make scientific conclusions about threats... Read more of this article

Aming: Likely The Same Shark Being Seen

Aming: Likely The Same Shark Being Seen

Following the recent shark sightings, local expert Choy Aming said he is “almost positive that the same hammerhead is being spotted repeatedly” and explained that hammerheads “are quite docile and are not really a threat to people” and “noted that this may be the only hammerhead you see in Bermuda in your life.” There... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: CedarBridge Hosts ‘Pet Pageant’

Photos & Video: CedarBridge Hosts ‘Pet Pageant’

[Updated with photos] The Science Department of CedarBridge Academy is holding their first annual Pet Pageant this afternoon [Apr 22] at the CBA North Courtyard. There will be a pet parade and pet photo booth, and the different categories include pet king & queen, smallest pet, cutest costume, best carnival costume, owner-pet dress alike, best-dressed,... Read more of this article

‘Pet Pageant’ To Be Held On Sunday April 22

‘Pet Pageant’ To Be Held On Sunday April 22

The Science Department of CedarBridge Academy is getting set to present their first annual Pet Pageant at the CBA North Courtyard on Sunday, April 22. The event will take place from 1.00pm to 4.00pm, with proceeds in aid of the science tour to Iceland and other CBA Science programmes. A spokesperson said, “Please come and enjoy this fundraiser.... Read more of this article