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Officials Update NOAA After Dolphin Sighting

Officials Update NOAA After Dolphin Sighting

On Monday, August 12th 2013, Bermuda experienced a lone dolphin lethargically swimming close to shore for several hours in Somerset Long Bay. Officials from the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo [BAMZ] and Dolphin Quest were onsite to make a visual assessment of the dolphin’s health and to set up a field station in the event that Dr. Ian Walker,... Read more of this article

Dolphin Leaves Somerset Waters, Heads To Sea

Dolphin Leaves Somerset Waters, Heads To Sea

After swimming around super close to shore in Somerset, the dolphin that caused a stir on Monday [Aug 12] has returned to the deeper waters and has not been spotted close to shore since. Dr Ian Walker of the Bermuda, Aquarium, Museum & Zoo [BAMZ] said they received notice about the dolphin, with reports coming in indicating that it looked like... Read more of this article

Officials Respond, Dolphin Very Close To Shore

Officials Respond, Dolphin Very Close To Shore

[Updated with video] A lone dolphin was spotted very close to shore in the West End today [Aug 12], and the Marine Police were called to the scene after receiving reports of what appeared to be a distressed marine mammal at Somerset Long Bay. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said the Marine Police are liaising with Dolphin Quest and relevant marine... Read more of this article

Study Reveals Dolphins Super Long Memory

Study Reveals Dolphins Super Long Memory

While we may all be familiar with the idea that elephants are the members of the animal kingdom with the longest memory apart from humans, a new study conducted with information regarding captive dolphins in both the United States and Bermuda has revealed that it is, in fact, those sea mammals that have the longest non-human memories – especially... Read more of this article

Two Dolphins Spotted Inshore Off North Shore

Two Dolphins Spotted Inshore Off North Shore

A pair of Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins were spotted inshore yesterday [June 24] off the North Shore, and the Department of Conservation said it is “highly unusual” for them to be close to shore and in such small numbers. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo has been made aware that a pair of Atlantic Bottlenose... Read more of this article

Video: Dolphins Escort Yacht Leaving Bermuda

Video: Dolphins Escort Yacht Leaving Bermuda

Sailors delivering a yacht from Bermuda to Rhode Island were accompanied part of the way across the Atlantic by playful dolphins. In a video recently posted at YouTube, the uploader “rdunncpa” said, “On our delivery of an Oyster 53 from Bermuda to Newport we had an escort of bottlenose dolphins. These two swam the bow wake for a long... Read more of this article

Upcoming: Christmas Carols With The Dolphins

Upcoming: Christmas Carols With The Dolphins

Enjoy your favorite Christmas carols sung by a professional choir alongside the delightful dolphins of Dolphin Quest. This candlelit holiday celebration will be held from 6pm to 6:45pm on Sunday, December 9th at the National Museum of Bermuda in the Royal Naval Dockyard. Admittance to the event is complimentary, and no reservations are required. Related... Read more of this article

High Flying Dolphin Fundraiser Show

High Flying Dolphin Fundraiser Show

The National Museum of Bermuda and Dolphin Quest are sponsoring a Dolphin Fundraiser Show on Sunday October 14, 2012, at 2pm. All proceeds from the event will support WindReach Bermuda’s adaptive sports programme. The event runs from 12pm to 4pm, and special guest Bermudian Paralympian Jessica Lewis will be at the event from 12pm to 2pm. Event... Read more of this article

Choy Aming Video: Playing with Dolphins

Choy Aming Video: Playing with Dolphins

Bermudian film-maker Choy Aming posted a short video clip online featuring dolphins in Bermuda waters in April 2012. “Just another awesome day in Bermuda,” said Mr Aming on his post on Vimeo. “Not only did we have a great whale season, we also had more dolphin encounters than ever. This is footage from my best dolphin encounter. Even... Read more of this article

Dolphin Trainer Swim Test Workshop

Dolphin Trainer Swim Test Workshop

Bermuda’s Dolphin Quest will host two three-day workshops where you will learn and develop the skills necessary to pass swim tests for working with dolphins. Their website says, “You will learn, practice and perfect the skills and techniques of underwater distance swimming and diving, while developing core strength skills and understanding... Read more of this article

Christmas Carols With The Dolphins

Christmas Carols With The Dolphins

Yuletide carols being sung by a Bermuda choir will be heard along with the songs of the dolphins at the West End later this month. On December 18 Dockyard’s Dolphin Quest will be hosting a candlelit carol-singing event in the grounds of the Bermuda National Museum. “Bring your chairs and blankets and come out to Dockyard to listen to and... Read more of this article

Bermuda-born Dolphin Dies After Accident

Bermuda-born Dolphin Dies After Accident

On Monday [Sept.12], Nea – a four-year-old dolphin born in Bermuda – died after colliding with another dolphin at a Chicago Zoo. Fox Chicago reports that, “No one saw what happened, but her trainers heard a loud pop and jumped into the water. They found Nea unresponsive and attempted CPR. Veterinary staff arrived within 10 minutes... Read more of this article

Bermuda Role In New Dolphin Health Study

Bermuda Role In New Dolphin Health Study

Research conducted off Bermuda, the US East Coast and the Gulf of Mexico by marine scientists is expected to serve as baseline measurement for future research to define the health effects of certain pollutants on bottlenose dolphins. A research team looked at the levels of persistent organic pollutants [POPs] found in male dolphins along the coast of... Read more of this article