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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

Dogs Following Kayaker Prompts Concern

Dogs Following Kayaker Prompts Concern

Dogs in the water between Spanish Point and Dockyard caught the attention of a member of the public yesterday [April 15], with a police land unit dispatched to investigate. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “A member of public called Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre, concerned for the welfare of three dogs swimming in the water... Read more of this article

BZS Lecture: The Roots Of Turtle Project

BZS Lecture: The Roots Of Turtle Project

The Bermuda Zoological Society will be hosting a lecture entitled “Reflection on a Half Century of Sea Turtle Conservation: The Roots of the Bermuda Turtle Project” on Thursday, April 26th. The event poster says, “David Godfrey is Executive Director of the Sea Turtle Conservancy [STC], the world’s oldest and most accomplished sea turtle... Read more of this article

Video: Aerial View Of Whales Off Bermuda

Video: Aerial View Of Whales Off Bermuda

Videographer Conor Outerbridge recently struck gold with his drone, capturing a pod of ten whales cavorting a few miles off Bermuda, with his drone, moving quietly just above the whales, capturing their behaviour in incredible detail. The animals do not stay in Bermuda year-round, but as the island lies in the middle of their annual migratory route,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Turtle Project Celebrating 50 Years

Bermuda Turtle Project Celebrating 50 Years

The Bermuda Turtle Project [BTP] said they are “excited to be kicking-off our 50th celebrations in conjunction with the Bermuda Post Office release of a First Day Cover stamp issue featuring sea turtles of Bermuda and our 50 years of work.” “Collaborating with the Stamp Design Advisory Committee has been a pleasure and we are confident... Read more of this article

Dog Owner Warns Others About Ferry Reach

Dog Owner Warns Others About Ferry Reach

A dog lover is warning others that someone appears to be leaving poison around Ferry Reach, which could harm the animals. Gavin Shorto’s family took their two dogs to Ferry Reach Park for a walk around 6pm on Monday. Mr Shorto said one of his dogs “ate a little quarter-slice of bread, two inches by two inches, covered with some kind of greyish spread,... Read more of this article