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Bermuda Beasts: Barracuda

Probably a fish you'd hope to avoid when snorkeling or SCUBA diving, the barracuda has a reputation for being a bit of a stalker and thanks to their predator status and reputation for liking shiny things, the barracuda can be intimidating. But there's much about the barracuda that we bet you don't know, like the fact that the fish has been developing its hunting skills for 50 million years! Here are 7 other facts about the barracuda you probably don't already…


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How Teddy Tucker Led a Team of National Geographic Photographers through the Sargasso Sea

A media embargo has finally lifted from a group of highly skilled Bermudian and overseas naturalists who set out to document the golden rain forest of the Sargasso Sea. In a series of summer expeditions between 2011 and 2014, National…


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Bermuda Beasts: Toads

The toad (Bufo marinus) is a characteristic Bermudian species, often lit up at night by you car’s headlights. These amphibians lumber along slowly with grumpy countenance, but despite their strange appearance they can be helpful to have in the garden.…


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Bermuda Beasts: Yellow Crowned Night Heron

Yellow crowned night herons are some of the most common large birds in Bermuda. You can spot them wading in the shallows by the edge of a pond or the ocean, hunting for fish and crabs. Here are 7  other…


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Bermuda Beasts: Wolf Spider

Usually brown, grey or tan with dark markings, the wolf spider, while common in Bermuda, evokes shudders from those who have encountered one indoors. Here are 6 facts about the wolf spider you probably don't already know. 1. Ever wonder…

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LISTEN: A Walk on the Railway Trail

For most people living in Bermuda today, the name Tynes Bay conjures up the tall, cylindrical incinerator on Palmetto Road and the waste disposal facility. Essential though it is for disposing of much of our garbage, it does not seem…