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Minister: Multiple Incidents Of Cruelty & Injuries

Minister: Multiple Incidents Of Cruelty & Injuries

“Two straying pitbull dogs gained entry into a home and attacked the resident dog” and in another incident a dog had lesions that “resembled second-degree burns marks” and there are “at least four active pitbull-related matters that DENR will present to the DPP for consideration,” Minister Of Home Affairs Walter Roban... Read more of this article

Officer Injured, Suspect Arrested, Dog Has Died

Officer Injured, Suspect Arrested, Dog Has Died

Police said that after they “attended a report of threatening behaviour outside of a popular Front Street Restaurant” the “suspect became aggressive and set his Pitbull Terrier on one of the officers” and “whilst being restrained the animal subsequently died” and the “officer has been transported to KEMH via... Read more of this article

Dead Birds Found On South Shore Beaches

Dead Birds Found On South Shore Beaches

Over the past two days, multiple dead birds were found along South Shore beaches, with officers from Department of Environment and Natural Resources collecting ”over 95 birds within several hours.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] can advise that between the 5 -6th June 2022,... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Man O Wars Washed Up On Beach

Photos/Video: Man O Wars Washed Up On Beach

The Government recently advised the public to take “care and caution while in or near the ocean given the increased presence of the Portuguese Man o War,” and one beach in Devonshire is a prime example of this, with dozens of them washed up on the shoreline. While tip toeing carefully around the beach area, wearing shoes and long pants,... Read more of this article

Glass Bottles Can Be Lethal To Wildlife & Skinks

Glass Bottles Can Be Lethal To Wildlife & Skinks

Discarded empty bottles “can be lethal to wildlife,” Senior Biodiversity Officer Dr Mark Outerbridge said, explaining that liquid at the bottom of a bottle can result in lizards and skinks entering the bottle, and once inside they often cannot get back out, and subsequently die. In a recent edition of the Envirotalk newsletter, Dr. Outerbridge... Read more of this article

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