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Birds Stolen From Garden Center In Warwick

Birds Stolen From Garden Center In Warwick

[Written by Don Burgess] A thief in the night stole about a dozen English Budgies from MP Jeff Sousa’s aviary at his business. Some time after the close of the Garden Center business in Warwick on Thursday evening and before it opened on Friday morning, the English Budgies went missing. Mr. Sousa said: “I thought it would be a nice idea to have... Read more of this article

Turtle Tracked Traveling: Bermuda To Bahamas

Turtle Tracked Traveling: Bermuda To Bahamas

A juvenile green sea turtle caught in Somerset Long Bay has made a successful trip to the Bahamas, with the Bermuda Turtle Project tracking the turtle over the course of its month-long journey spanning nearly 1,000 miles. Hardy was caught in Somerset Long Bay by the Bermuda Turtle Project. He measured 67.1 cm straight carapace [shell] length and was... Read more of this article

Bermuda SPCA Set To Hold Halloween Camp

Bermuda SPCA Set To Hold Halloween Camp

The Bermuda SPCA is getting set to host its Halloween Camp from October 24 to October 28, with a series of activities planned for children aged 10 to 14. Activities at the camp will include exploring myths with animals, a full tour, scavenger hunt, pumpkin carving, animal presentations, special guests, interactive games, and fun Halloween crafts. The... Read more of this article

Video/Photos: Upside-Down Jellyfish At Waterville

Video/Photos: Upside-Down Jellyfish At Waterville

The waters of the Bermuda National Trust’s Waterville property are currently playing host to numerous Cassiopeia jellyfish, also known as “upside-down jellyfish.” “These small creatures like to rest upside-down on the beds of shallow lagoons, sand or mudflats and around mangroves where they farm their own food, produced by algae... Read more of this article

Animal Blessing To Be Held At Unfinished Church

Animal Blessing To Be Held At Unfinished Church

The Anglican Parish of St. George is inviting the public and their animal companions to the Blessing Of Animals ceremony at the Unfinished Church in St. George’s on Sunday, October 2 at 3.00pm.The Reverends W David Raths and John Stow will be officiating. The event is free to attend, with donations in aid of the SPCA welcome. Parking is available... Read more of this article

‘Whiskers & Wine’ Event To Support The SPCA

‘Whiskers & Wine’ Event To Support The SPCA

The Bermuda SPCA will host their Whiskers & Wine benefit from 6:30-8:30pm on Saturday, September 24 at the SPCA Shelter, located at 32 Valley Road Paget, with parking at St. Paul’s Church parking lot with shuttles running to the Shelter. Whiskers & Wine is a new fundraiser on the Shelter’s calendar and will benefit the shelter’s animals,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Kennel Club Set To Host Dog Shows

Bermuda Kennel Club Set To Host Dog Shows

The Bermuda Kennel Club [BKC] are getting set to host the annual Bermuda Dog Shows on Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23 at Somersfield Academy. Featuring four international all breed championship dog shows, the weekend event will see the first two shows run on Saturday, followed by another two on Sunday, including one in the morning and one... Read more of this article

Video: Spotted Eagle Rays In Bermuda’s Waters

Video: Spotted Eagle Rays In Bermuda’s Waters

A video captured by Edward Daniels shows spotted eagle rays swimming through Bermuda’s waters, offering a close up look at the protected species. The spotted eagle ray [Aetobatus narinari] is most easily recognized by white spots on its black or bluish back [the ray’s main body is called the disc], and the underside is creamy or white. It swims... Read more of this article

SPCA Extends Special $25 Cat Adoption Fee

SPCA Extends Special $25 Cat Adoption Fee

The Bermuda SPCA’s special adoption fee of $25 has been extended until August 13, and the shelter has a two-for-one deal with cat adoptions, with each cat including all necessary vaccinations, a microchip identification number, and spaying or neutering, representing a “saving of over $550 for a potential adopter.” “We are sad to... Read more of this article

Part Of Beach Closed: Portuguese Man Of War

Part Of Beach Closed: Portuguese Man Of War

[Updated] The Ministry of the Environment confirmed that the western half of Horseshoe Bay beach was closed at 12:47pm today [July 18] due to a “significant number of Portuguese Man of War [PMOW] jellyfish in that area of the water.” “Lifeguards have hoisted a purple flag indicating the presence of a marine life hazard, advised beach... Read more of this article

Bermuda SPCA Hosting “Desperate Housecats”

Bermuda SPCA Hosting “Desperate Housecats”

From July 5 through July 16, the Bermuda SPCA is hosting “Desperate Housecats,” an adoption drive to encourage animal lovers to come and adopt the adult cats in the shelter’s care. The shelter is currently at capacity with over 40 cats of all shapes, ages, colours and sizes and a waiting list of cats requiring their care. “We have reduced... Read more of this article

Snake Euthanized After Being Found In Sandys

Snake Euthanized After Being Found In Sandys

A snake sighted in Sandys — which is believed to be a non-venomous Pueblan milk snake — was “humanely euthanized,” the Department of Environment and Natural Resources has confirmed, adding that the “introduction of snakes to the island’s natural environment could potentially be extremely harmful.” A spokesperson... Read more of this article

‘Turtles Dying As A Result Of Human Activities’

‘Turtles Dying As A Result Of Human Activities’

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is “urging the public to reduce human impact on sea turtles living in Bermuda’s waters” saying that “turtles are still dying as a result of human activities.” “Sea turtles have been completely protected by legislation since 1972,” a spokesperson said. “The... Read more of this article