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Govt: Potential Outbreak Of Canine Parvovirus

Govt: Potential Outbreak Of Canine Parvovirus

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources said that they have “become aware of concern within the veterinary community of early signs of a potential outbreak of a diarrheal disease amongst young unvaccinated dogs on the Island.” A Government spokesperson said, “At least three veterinary practices have seen seemingly unrelated... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Longtail

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Longtail

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a simple and classic image of a Bermuda Longtail.The design is also available below as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for our latest free phone wallpaper download.To access more phone wallpapers with Bermudian themes, as... Read more of this article

BPS Wishes Happy Retirement To K9 Buck

BPS Wishes Happy Retirement To K9 Buck

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is wishing a happy retirement to K9 Buck, saying that the dog “will go on to enjoy his retirement years with a very loving local family.” The BPS posted the photos below online, saying, “Happy retirement K9 Buck! “K9 Buck came to the Bermuda Police Service in September 2013 from North Carolina as an adolescent... Read more of this article

BAMZ Reopens Zoo Area To The Public

BAMZ Reopens Zoo Area To The Public

The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum, and Zoo [BAMZ] have reopened the zoo area of the facility to the public starting today [June 2]. A Government spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum, and Zoo [BAMZ] has reopened the zoo area of the facility to the public on Wednesday, 2 June after the most recent closure caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. “The... Read more of this article

Bermuda Zoological Society To Hold Shark Week

Bermuda Zoological Society To Hold Shark Week

As part of the World Ocean Day celebration, the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] will be hosting the “Shark Week” virtually from June 7th-11th. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] invites you to join them for Shark Week, a week of JAWsome virtual presentations on the world’s top ocean predators! From June 7th-11th,... Read more of this article

‘Pawsitively Purrfect’ Donate $3K To SPCA

‘Pawsitively Purrfect’ Donate $3K To SPCA

JM Smucker and Butterfield & Vallis donated $3,000 to Bermuda Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [SPCA]. A spokesperson said, “JM Smucker and Butterfield & Vallis recently completed another quarter of their ‘Pawsitively Purrfect’ campaign. For a limited time, with the purchase of any JM Smucker pet food and pet... Read more of this article

Longtail Tropicbird Cam Now Broadcasting Live

Longtail Tropicbird Cam Now Broadcasting Live

The Longtail Tropicbird Cam is now broadcasting live from Nonsuch Island. A spokesperson said, “The Longtail Tropicbird Cam is now broadcasting live from Nonsuch Island and can be viewed here. “Now in its fourth year, it is a collaboration between Nonsuch Expeditions, the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources and the Cornell Lab of... Read more of this article

New Record High: 142 Breeding Cahow Pairs

New Record High: 142 Breeding Cahow Pairs

“We now have a new record high number of 142 established breeding pairs of Cahows [up from 135 pairs in 2020]; the number of breeding pairs on Nonsuch Island also increased to 27 pairs in 2021,” Jeremy Madeiros said. Mr. Madeiros said, “For Earth Day, 2021, it is good to recognize, and address both the many environmental challenges and disasters,... Read more of this article

Bluebird Tips From Happy Bird Company

Bluebird Tips From Happy Bird Company

With the Bluebird nesting season in full flight, The Happy Bird Company owner Christian Chin-Gurret has provided tips for people who want to attract Bluebirds in their vicinity. A spokesperson said, “Beautiful blue birds love to fly and perch in open spaces, especially around perches. Bluebirds scan the yard and look for insects from high vantage... Read more of this article

Govt Issue Guidelines For Whale Watching

Govt Issue Guidelines For Whale Watching

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources said they have “received reports of reckless boaters and swimmers trying to get close to whales” and added that it is ”strongly recommended that members of the public do not swim with any whales.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Environment and Natural... Read more of this article

BAMZ Closed To The Public Until Further Notice

BAMZ Closed To The Public Until Further Notice

The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum, and Zoo [BAMZ] is closed to the public until further notice. A Government spokesperson said, “In adherence with Government’s policy that all museums be closed due to the current Covid-19 outbreak, the entire Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ] has closed to the public from Sunday 28th March 2021 until further... Read more of this article

Partial Closing Of The Bermuda Aquarium & Zoo

Partial Closing Of The Bermuda Aquarium & Zoo

The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum, and Zoo [BAMZ] will close the zoo portion of the facility to the general public for three weeks to “limit potential exposure to certain animals that are susceptible to coronaviruses.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Public is advised that the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum, and Zoo [BAMZ], will close the... Read more of this article

Video: Cahow Chick On CahowCam 2 Revealed

Video: Cahow Chick On CahowCam 2 Revealed

As viewers from around the world watched online, the Cahow chick from the CahowCam2 burrow hatched on March 9 [Tuesday]. A spokesperson said, “March 9th 2021 @ 9:42 pm the newest CahowCam Star made its’ first appearance on camera confirming the completion of the hatching process that had started the night before. Bermuda Cahow Hatch Highlights“Viewers... Read more of this article