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Volunteers Making Pouches For Aussie Animals

Volunteers Making Pouches For Aussie Animals

A group of local volunteers are making ‘joey pouches’ to help young animals that have been left orphaned due to the catastrophic fires in Australia. The blazes, which have been burning across Australia for weeks, have razed homes and wiped out entire towns, CNN reports. Over 20 people have died nationwide, and according to the the University... Read more of this article

Peregrine Falcon Released After Rehabilitation

Peregrine Falcon Released After Rehabilitation

Milly — a Peregrine Falcon who was found at Spittal Pond — has been released after receiving rehabilitation and care at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo. BAMZ Curator Patrick Talbot explained, “Last month, an avid bird watcher and member of the Bermuda Audubon Society, Erich Hetzel, came across a Peregrine Falcon on the ground... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Lou-Seal’ Transported To USA For Care

Video: ‘Lou-Seal’ Transported To USA For Care

[Updated with video] Traveling via a donated charter flight, Lou-Seal — the gray seal rescued in Bermuda on March 19 — has arrived at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut where they plan to continue her rehabilitation, with the goal of releasing her in the colder waters of the northern Atlantic Ocean. “After receiving care from the... Read more of this article

Police Continue Investigation Into Animal Cruelty

Police Continue Investigation Into Animal Cruelty

Police continue to investigate the video showing animal cruelty on lambs, and said while two males remain in custody, additional individuals are being sought regarding the matter. A police spokesperson said, “The 19-year-old man and 17-year-old boy arrested Tuesday afternoon [April 9th] – in connection with the appalling video circulating on social... Read more of this article

‘Lou-Seal’ Chosen As Name Of Rescued Seal

‘Lou-Seal’ Chosen As Name Of Rescued Seal

After arriving on the island last month, the female seal — which is currently a resident of the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo [BAMZ] where she is being cared for by their wildlife rehab team — finally has a name, with the island’s latest resident being called ‘Lou-Seal.’The seal was located in the vicinity of Tobacco... Read more of this article

Police Continue Investigation Into Animal Cruelty

Police Continue Investigation Into Animal Cruelty

Police continue to investigate the appalling video circulating on social media of a young man abusing lambs, saying that they are taking this “extremely seriously and efforts are ongoing to bring the individual being filmed committing the offence into custody – as well as to track down the individual behind the camera.” A police spokesperson... Read more of this article

BAMZ Rehab Team Continue Caring For Seal

BAMZ Rehab Team Continue Caring For Seal

The seal that was found in the east end on March 19th continues to be cared for by the BAMZ wildlife rehab team, who explained that she has an infection which is likely “localised to her nasal cavity and upper respiratory tract,” however they remain “cautiously optimistic.” The seal was located in the vicinity of Tobacco Bay... 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

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

Dr. Teye-Botchway Operates On Wallaby’s Eye

Dr. Teye-Botchway Operates On Wallaby’s Eye

Last month ophthalmic surgeon Dr. Leonard Teye-Botchway operated on the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo’s Parma Wallaby, Mandu, removing his luxated lens that was causing fluid buildup and dangerous pressure to form in his eye. “We had noticed that Mandu’s eye had suddenly become enlarged and cloudy,” said Dr. Ian Walker, Principle Curator... Read more of this article

Aquarium Seal ‘Charlotte’ Passes Away

Aquarium Seal ‘Charlotte’ Passes Away

The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ] and Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] said they are “sad to report the passing of our much loved and oldest seal Charlotte.” “Born in 1983, at the Huntsman Marine Lab of New Brunswick, Canada, she was the mother to two of our seals: Calico and Ariel,” BAMZ said.“At the venerable... Read more of this article

‘Humane Decision To Euthanize Charlie & Arthur’

‘Humane Decision To Euthanize Charlie & Arthur’

“It is with great sadness that, under veterinarian advice, the humane decision was made to euthanize Charlie and Arthur,” the SPCA said, with the organisation explaining that “years of neglect and infection had left them both with severe dental issues” and the time had come. Arthur and Charlie had previously been carriage horses... Read more of this article