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SPCA Gets Christmas Gift From Third Point Re

SPCA Gets Christmas Gift From Third Point Re

Christmas came early for animal welfare charity SPCA [Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals] following a recent ‘lunch and learn’ session at Third Point Reinsurance. Staff at the Hamilton-based specialty property and casualty reinsurer surprised SPCA Executive Director Kate Terceira and Board member Louisa Knight with a wheelbarrow full... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Annual Tropical Fish Show

Photos & Results: Annual Tropical Fish Show

The Bermuda Fry-Angle Aquarium Society held its annual Tropical Fish Show on Saturday [Nov 16] at the First Baptist Church in Devonshire. This year’s winners include:Jefferson Colby Sousa – Best in Show, Best Reserve, Best Cichlid in Show, Best Catfish, Best in Division 4.Lori Dunstan – Best Livebearers, Anabantoids & True... Read more of this article

Annual Tropical Fish Show Set For Tomorrow

Annual Tropical Fish Show Set For Tomorrow

The Bermuda Fry-Angle Aquarium Society will hold its annual Tropical Fish Show tomorrow [Nov 16] from 10.00am to 4.00pm at the First Baptist Church in Devonshire. The event poster says, “Come and see Bermuda’s most beautiful and unusual fish on display and in competition. “Show your own best fish. Entry forms are available on fryangle.com... Read more of this article

Offshore Boat Trips To View Bermuda Cahows

Offshore Boat Trips To View Bermuda Cahows

The Bermuda Audubon Society, together with the Bermuda Zoological Society will be offering offshore boat trips to view Bermuda Cahows starting November 9th until November 23rd. A spokesperson said, “Our Cahows are back! The Bermuda Audubon Society in conjunction with the Bermuda Zoological Society will be offering offshore boat trips to view... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Poultry Fanciers Society Show

Photos & Video: Poultry Fanciers Society Show

The Bermuda Poultry Fanciers Society’s Fall Jamboree is taking place this weekend at the Jack King Building in the Botanical Gardens.The event is free to the public and will run from 9:00am until 12:30pm tomorrow [Nov 10]. The poultry show included a junior showmanship portion that saw children participating and presenting to the show judge. The... Read more of this article

Poultry Fanciers Society To Host Fall Jamboree

Poultry Fanciers Society To Host Fall Jamboree

The Bermuda Poultry Fanciers Society will be hosting its Fall Jamboree on Saturday [Nov 9] and Sunday [Nov 10] at the Jack King Building in the Botanical Gardens. The event will be free to the public from 8:30 am until 4:00 pm on Saturday and 9:00 am until 12:30 pm on Sunday. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Poultry Fanciers Society is hosting... Read more of this article

Yorkshire Terrier Dog Stolen In Burglary [Found]

Yorkshire Terrier Dog Stolen In Burglary [Found]

[Updated] Police are appealing for information regarding a burglary in Warwick, in which ‘Yoyo’ — a tan coloured male Yorkshire Terrier dog – was stolen. A police spokesperson said, “Detectives are currently conducting inquiries into a reported burglary that occurred at a South Road, Warwick residence around 3:15pm Friday, November... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda International Dog Show

Photos & Video: Bermuda International Dog Show

The Devil’s Isle All Breed Club 2019 Bermuda International Dog Shows got underway today [Nov 2] in the Main Ring at the Botanical Gardens. The two day event will continue tomorrow [Nov 3]. The 11-minute live video replay is below:These shows have been nominated as Qualifying shows for Crufts 2020. The qualifying dogs for each of the four shows will... Read more of this article

Stevenson Humpback Documentary Wins Award

Stevenson Humpback Documentary Wins Award

Bermudian filmmaker Andrew Stevenson’s new up-close-and-personal look at the gentle sea giants which migrate through the island’s waters every spring scooped one of the top awards at a leading environmental film festival this week [Oct 22].. Directed and produced by Mr. Stevenson and filmed entirely off Bermuda, The Secret Lives of Humpbacks... Read more of this article

Aming To Discuss Tiger Shark Research In NYC

Aming To Discuss Tiger Shark Research In NYC

Bermudian ocean explorer Choy Aming will be speaking at the upcoming Sea Stories 2019 event at New York’s famed Explorers Club. The senior aquarist at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo and director of The Bermuda Shark Project, Mr. Aming is one of five speakers invited to address the prestigious day-long symposium on November 9 His presentation,... Read more of this article

Column: How Do You Weigh A Live Whale?

Column: How Do You Weigh A Live Whale?

[Written by Fredrik Christiansen] Whales are the largest animals on the planet, and important predators in the marine ecosystem. As a marine biologist I have been lucky enough to see them up close. It’s an amazing experience to watch a whale mother, 14 metres long and weighing nearly 40 tonnes, gently push her “tiny” five-metre baby, already weighing... Read more of this article

The Snail That ‘Came Back From The Dead’

The Snail That ‘Came Back From The Dead’

In the field of natural history a Lazarus species is one thought to be extinct which then seemingly comes back from the dead. And wildlife ecologist Mark Outerbridge has recently recounted his role in the rediscovery of one such endemic Bermuda animal. “I have had the privilege of being involved with one of the most gratifying stories of conservation... Read more of this article

New Report On Skink Population Numbers

New Report On Skink Population Numbers

Results of a long-term study on the population levels of the critically endangered Bermuda skink have just been made available online. The newly-released paper suggests it will be a long road back from the verge of extinction for one of the rarest lizards in the world, Bermuda’s only endemic vertebrate species. Now critically endangered, the endemic... Read more of this article