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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 how the wolf spider got its name? Unlike most spiders, wolf spiders don’t spin webs to catch their prey, instead they chase, leap and pounce on their prey much like the four-legged predator of the forest. 2. Wolf spiders are…


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Tourist in Your Own Town: Warwick Parish

Who knew there was so much do to in Warwick Parish? For both visitors to the island and locals too, there's plenty of natural splendor to be found in Warwick - here are some of our favorites.   1. Astwood…


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Field Notes: The Bay Grape

An interesting plant found growing along the seashore is the Bay Grape, or Coccolbis uvifera. Although it is a native plant of Bermuda, it is also found in Southern Florida, along the continental American Coasts and the West Indies. It…


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The Winter Beachcomber’s Guide

When you think of Bermuda you think of sun and swimming and boating, but at the moment nobody wants to get their toes wet! In the winter months, it's easy to be stuck with nothing to do. Luckily, it's not…


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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…

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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…