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How Long Can A Green Turtle Hold Its Breath?
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How Long Can A Green Turtle Hold Its Breath?

Where can you spot them? Anywhere in the coastal waters of Bermuda. Green turtles are most popularly found among sea grass beds, and can commonly be spotted off Clearwater Beach and Daniel’s Head. Bermuda is the only place in the world where green turtle populations are thriving. They are an endangered species, hunted for their meat and frequently entangled in fishing line. Sea turtles have been around since the age of the dinosaurs, with a fossil record that extends at…


Bermuda Beasts

How Large Is A Newborn Humpback Whale Calf?

Humpback whales are currently making their way past the island as part of their annual migration north to cooler waters. Before you head out whale watching, take in these 10 facts about humpbacks! 1. Humpback whales are well-known for their…


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How Many Pups Are Born In A Spotted Eagle Ray Litter?

Seeing a spotted eagle ray, no matter how many times you've done so before, is always special. Their long thin tails, beautiful triangular wings and spotted backs make this species of ray visually unique and seeing them fly out of…


Bermuda Beasts

What Is a Longtail Igloo?

Where can you spot them? In the skies above Bermuda's coasts. Their nests can also be seen in crevices in coastal rock faces throughout the island in the breeding season. 1. Longtails are open-ocean birds that only come to land…


Bermuda Beasts

At What Age Can The Black Grouper Change From Female to Male?

Black groupers, commonly known as rockfish, are highly sought after, not simply because they taste good but also because their numbers have declined so significantly in recent years that they’re just not as easy to come by. Here in Bermuda,…

Bermuda Beasts

What Is The Lifespan Of A Queen Conch?

The name "queen conch" refers to both the large, marine mollusk and its shell. Queen conchs are soft-bodied animals, belonging to the same group as clams, oysters, octopi, and squid. They live in shallow, warm waters on coral reefs or…