Tag: Animals

Osprey Dies After Being Found In St George’s

Osprey Dies After Being Found In St George’s

Despite efforts to save an Osprey that was found in distress in the east end, the bird has died while being assessed by professionals at the Bermuda Aquarium and Zoo. The Osprey was found in the middle of Stokes Point Road in St. George’s after a member of the public alerted Police Sergeant Paul Watson of the Marine Police Unit, who collected the... Read more of this article

Global Indemnity Re Supports Turtle Project

Global Indemnity Re Supports Turtle Project

Global Indemnity Re has donated to the Bermuda Zoological Society’s [BZS] ongoing effort to conserve and protect Bermuda’s marine environment, with a one-time donation to go towards the society’s Bermuda Turtle Project, BZS’ signature conservation program. Global Indemnity’s chief operating officer, MJ Chapleau, said, “Global... Read more of this article

Rider Holding Cat Crashes On Swing Bridge

Rider Holding Cat Crashes On Swing Bridge

[Updated: Police said the rider was holding a cat, and it is unclear what happened to the cat, if anything.] At approximately 5.30pm this afternoon [Sept 6], emergency services responded to a single vehicle accident on Swing Bridge in St. George’s.The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene where EMTs cared for the injured male rider... Read more of this article

Jeremy Madeiros Wins UK Blue Turtle Award

Jeremy Madeiros Wins UK Blue Turtle Award

The Ministry of Health, Seniors and Environment has revealed that Jeremy Madeiros, Senior Terrestrial Conservation Officer with the Department of Conservation Services, has been awarded the prestigious Blue Turtle Award [2013] for the Cahow Translocation Project, helping to preserve the endangered Bermuda Cahow. Launched in 2009, the Blue Turtle Award... Read more of this article

100 Years Since Extinction Of Passenger Pigeon

100 Years Since Extinction Of Passenger Pigeon

The Passenger Pigeon was a species of bird that once visited Bermuda. Posting on the Bermuda Audubon Society’s Facebook page, Audubon President Andrew Dobson said, “September 1st marks the 100th anniversary of the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon.   “Martha was the last known living Passenger Pigeon; she was named “Martha”... Read more of this article

Govt. Issues Reminder: Prohibited Dog Breeds

Govt. Issues Reminder: Prohibited Dog Breeds

The Department of Environmental Protection said they wish to “remind the public that the acquisition, importation and breeding of certain breeds of dog is prohibited. “Under provisions of the Dogs Act 1978, the dog breeds listed below are prohibited, and it is an offence to import, breed, or acquire [take ownership of] any of these dog breeds,”... Read more of this article

Woman Fined: Pitbulls Without Licence

Woman Fined: Pitbulls Without Licence

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [August 20], Renee Tucker, 23 pleaded guilty to keeping a male and female pitbull and doing so without having a licence. Senior Magistrate Archie Warner fined her $500 on each count for a total fine of $1,000. Prosecutor Loxly Rickett told the Senior Magistrate that dog wardens had received complaints and,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Welcomes Thousands Of Dragonflies

Bermuda Welcomes Thousands Of Dragonflies

While Bermuda’s fall migrations are a sight to behold, birds aren’t the only animals that come to make their mark on the island; we are currently playing host to thousands of Wandering Glider dragonflies, with one recently captured on camera at Bernard Park. Photo by Andrew Dobson of the Bermuda Audubon Society:A post on social media from... Read more of this article

Johnny Barnes Horse Wins Maiden Race In UK

Johnny Barnes Horse Wins Maiden Race In UK

[Updated] A horse named after the island’s famed greeter Johnny Barnes will run his debut race at Yarmouth in the United Kingdom today [August 13], connecting one of Bermuda’s best-known citizens to the horse track. According to Sky Sports, the two-year-old Acclamation offspring, trained by John Gosden and ridden by William Buick, will make... Read more of this article

Photos: Ocean Vet Team Tags Turtles

Photos: Ocean Vet Team Tags Turtles

Dr. Neil Burnie, Choy Aming, and the rest of the Ocean Vet team recently spent a day tagging turtles for tracking, assisting Peter Meylan and Jennifer Gray from the Bermuda Turtle Project. The successful day saw a number of turtles tagged, along with the discovery of a turtle that had already been tagged eight years prior. Dr. Burnie and the team were... Read more of this article


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