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Video: Rescued Turtle Released Back Into Wild

Video: Rescued Turtle Released Back Into Wild

The Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo’s rehabilitation team have been busy attending to a large number of rescued turtles, with the turtles being released back into the wild as soon as they are in good health. The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo, supported by Bermuda Zoological Society, posted the video online, saying, “The Bermuda Aquarium... Read more of this article

‘Pawsitively Purrfect’ Campaign Donate To SPCA

‘Pawsitively Purrfect’ Campaign Donate To SPCA

JM Smucker and Butterfield & Vallis donated $1,245.96 to Bermuda Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [SPCA]. A spokesperson said, “JM Smucker and Butterfield & Vallis recently completed the first 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

Video: CahowCam Pair Return And Lay Egg

Video: CahowCam Pair Return And Lay Egg

The island is set to welcome a new resident soon, as a Cahow on Nonsuch Island laid an egg, with the pair of birds managing to coordinate their return for the occasion despite being apart at sea for two months. Jean-Pierre Rouja, Nonsuch Expeditions Founder and Team Leader said, “As our followers from around the world watched live, the male from... Read more of this article

Missing Dog: Have You Seen ‘Islay’? [Located]

Missing Dog: Have You Seen ‘Islay’? [Located]

[Updated] The owner of a fawn/tan female dog named Islay, who has been missing since Friday, is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the dog. A friend explained, “Please  help us find her. If you see her, call us immediately. We have a wonderful group of people that have spent their time helping, friends, families and complete strangers.... Read more of this article

BAMZ To Remain Closed Until January 25

BAMZ To Remain Closed Until January 25

The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ] will remain closed to the general public until January 25th 2021 to “limit potential exposure to animals that are susceptible to coronaviruses and to ensure that the needed provision of care can be provided to its animals and fish.” Dr. Ian Walker, the Principal Curator, explained: “Unfortunately... Read more of this article

The Fig Sphinx Moth: A New Bermuda Resident

The Fig Sphinx Moth: A New Bermuda Resident

In the Winter Edition of Envirotalk, Department Of Environment & Natural Resources Entomologist Claire Jessey highlights the Fig Sphinx moth, which is apparently a new resident of the island. In the report, Ms. Jessey said, “In October 2017, a large and unfamiliar moth was presented to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources for... Read more of this article

BZS Junior Volunteer Programme Continues

BZS Junior Volunteer Programme Continues

Six students from last year’s Bermuda Zoological Society Junior Volunteer [JV] programme joined twelve new students following the recommencement of the programme in September. A spokesperson said, “In March 2020 when COVID-19 struck our community and the island went into lockdown, the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] was made to pause its Junior... Read more of this article

Dog Gone Good Treating Separation Anxiety

Dog Gone Good Treating Separation Anxiety

Amy Terceira of Dog Gone Good recently graduated from a specialized course on treating separation anxiety in dogs, created by author and certified dog trainer, Julie Naismith. Upon graduation she obtained her SA Pro Trainer Certificate and is now qualified to treat these cases.Ms Terceira said, “This has been a difficult year for so many, including... Read more of this article

A New Partnership To Assist Animal Welfare

A New Partnership To Assist Animal Welfare

Lighthouse Medical Supplies, Ltd. announced a new partnership with Bermuda SPCA which they said “will raise funds for promotion of kindness to animals and prevention of animal cruelty.” “The main purpose of our work is to promote the well-being of people,” says Dr. Mike Serebrennik, COO at Lighthouse Medical Supplies, Ltd. “Animals... Read more of this article

SPCA Compassionate Class Programme

SPCA Compassionate Class Programme

The Bermuda SPCA launched the pilot programme of Compassionate Class at West Pembroke’s primary 5 classes in February of this year. A spokesperson said, “After months of research and development, the Bermuda SPCA launched the pilot programme of Compassionate Class to West Pembroke’s primary 5 classes in February of this year. We were so excited... Read more of this article

People Urged To Stop Irresponsible Dog Breeding

People Urged To Stop Irresponsible Dog Breeding

The ‘Punish The Deed Not The Breed’ group is appealing to the members of the public to please ensure they engage in “responsible ownership” of dogs, saying that there are an ”influx of puppies being irresponsibly bred in Bermuda.” Grace Markham explained, “A group who was instrumental in rescuing prohibited... Read more of this article

Video: Dolphin Born At Dolphin Quest Bermuda

Video: Dolphin Born At Dolphin Quest Bermuda

Dolphin Quest announced the birth of a male dolphin calf after Brighton gave birth earlier this month. The report on the Dolphin Quest website said, “Dolphin Quest Bermuda is excited to announce the birth of a male dolphin calf. After her 366-day pregnancy, which was closely monitored with diagnostic ultrasound, Brighton gave birth at 8:06am ADT... Read more of this article

Bermuda Horses Featured In UK Magazine

Bermuda Horses Featured In UK Magazine

Bermuda horses Scooby Doo and Mr. Sandman were recently featured in a UK publication after two Bermuda equestrians participated in Horse & Hound magazine’s “between the ears of their horses” photo contest. A spokesperson said, “Fans of the UK equestrian magazine Horse and Hound were recently invited to submit landscape photographs taken... Read more of this article