Hashtag: #Animal

Longtails Have Been Spotted At Trunk Island

Longtails Have Been Spotted At Trunk Island

On Saturday 16th February, Trevor Rawson, Trunk Island Officer, spotted 4 holes along the coast of Trunk Island occupied with longtails, as well as 6 different longtails courting in the air above the island. These sightings were the first to be spotted by Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] staff in Harrington Sound this season. “I’ve been anticipating... Read more of this article

Grey Seal Currently Being ‘Observed & Cared For’

Grey Seal Currently Being ‘Observed & Cared For’

After being found stranded at Tobacco Bay in St. George’s this morning [March 19], a female grey seal was safely transported to the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo where she is “currently being observed and cared for in quarantine.” A Bermuda Zoological Society spokesperson said, “This morning the staff of the Bermuda Aquarium,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Seal Found In The East End

Photos & Video: Seal Found In The East End

[Updated] A seal was found in the east end this morning [March 19], laying in the vicinity of Tobacco Bay Beach. It was found by a member of the public who alerted the authorities, who arrived and removed the seal with the assistance of onlookers, who helped carry the seal up the incline. 17-minute live replay of the seal being removed:The seal was... Read more of this article

National Geographic Spotlights Bermuda Cahow

National Geographic Spotlights Bermuda Cahow

National Geographic has featured the Bermuda cahow in a recent article spotlighting “animal species that came back from the dead”. The National Geographic story said, “Thought extinct for 330 years, 36 cahows [a kind of petrel] were rediscovered in 1951. Joyfully, after half a century of intensive pest-and-nest management, the Bermuda... Read more of this article

SPCA Offering Workshops With Feline Experts

SPCA Offering Workshops With Feline Experts

The Bermuda SPCA will be welcoming feline experts Vicky Halls and Kim Horsford from International Cat Care. The organisation said, “The Bermuda SPCA and associated stakeholders are being given the unique opportunity to find out about the Cat Friendly way of working, with five days of intensive workshops and exercises to see how making some changes... Read more of this article

“Secret Lives Of The Humpbacks” Documentary

“Secret Lives Of The Humpbacks” Documentary

The premiere of Andrew Stevenson’s 43-minute documentary The Secret Lives of the Humpbacks is set for tomorrow evening [Feb 20] at Speciality Cinema. The screening of the film, which is the sequel to Mr. Stevenson’s previous award-winning film Where the Whales Sing, will take place at 5.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets can be purchased by calling... Read more of this article

4000 Endemic Bermuda Land Snails Repatriated

4000 Endemic Bermuda Land Snails Repatriated

This month, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] successfully repatriated 4000 endemic Bermuda land snails to Bermuda. “The snails [Poecilozonites bermudensis] are currently being tagged and will then be released on Nonsuch Island and another, privately-owned island, as part of a monitoring project that will study how well... Read more of this article

Lecture: Helping Entangled Whales, Sea Turtles

Lecture: Helping Entangled Whales, Sea Turtles

The latest installment in the Bermuda Zoological Society lecture series will see a talk presented by Wayne Ledwell, Co-Director of Tangly Whales Inc., Newfoundland and Labrador, on the topic of “Helping Entangled and Stranded Whales & Sea Turtles.” The lecture will take place on Wednesday, February 13 at 7.00pm, with doors opening at 6.30pm.... Read more of this article

Feb 11: BUEI Talks To Host ‘Cahow Season 2019′

Feb 11: BUEI Talks To Host ‘Cahow Season 2019′

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute and Nonsuch Expeditions will present a talk entitled “CahowSeason 2019” with Jeremy Madeiros and international researchers on Monday, February 11th. The event poster says, “Join the Nonsuch Expeditions and Jeremy Madeiros from Department of Conservation Services for a cahow season update. They will... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Dead Whale Washes Ashore

Photos & Video: Dead Whale Washes Ashore

[Updated] A dead whale washed up in the Devonshire Dock area this morning [Jan 23], with Aquarium staff responding to the area and removing the whale. According to people at the scene, the whale was seen floating close by the dock this morning before it was retrieved from the waters; Aquarium staff then removed the whale, lifting it onto a boat. Further... Read more of this article

Public Park Guidelines On Dogs, Horses, Bonfires

Public Park Guidelines On Dogs, Horses, Bonfires

The Department of Parks has issued their annual advisory and the guidelines for dogs and horses in Bermuda’s National Parks and regarding bonfire permits. A spokesperson said, “As a reminder, Bermuda’s National Parks comprise of all public parks and public beaches. “And in accordance with the Bermuda National Parks Act 1986, 2009 &... Read more of this article

Pet Stop Now Offering Pet Grooming Services

Pet Stop Now Offering Pet Grooming Services

Pet Stop — which opened last year in the Mills Creek area — has now expanded, and is now offering pet grooming services. Owner Natasha Lambert welcomes customers to come and take a look at the newly expanded pet supply store, explaining that they are offering discounts for the month of January for new clients who would like to have their... Read more of this article

Ministry: Farm Nuisance Report Form Available

Ministry: Farm Nuisance Report Form Available

Area residents within close proximity and in the general neighbourhood of Greenland Farm are reminded that the Department of Health has an electronic form to submit concerns. A Government spokesperson said, “Area residents within close proximity and in the general neighbourhood of Greenland Farm are reminded that the Department of Health has an electronic... Read more of this article