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Bermuda Beasts: Spiny Lobster

The first of September marks the start of lobster season in Bermuda, when it is legal to possess, hunt (so long as one has a permit) and consume the sweet meat of the spiny lobster. Between September 1st and March 31st, spiny lobsters are hauled from the ocean floor and prepared a number of ways to the delights of salivating locals and visitors. While most of us are well acquainted with the flavor of the spiny lobster, how much do…


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Field Notes: The Bermuda Easter Lily

One of the finest flowering plants ever to be introduced to Bermuda is the Easter Lily. As its name implies, Lilium longiflorum var. eximium is a true lily. Many plants, because they have a bulbous rootstock, are classified under the…


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Bermuda Beasts: Humpback Whale

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…


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A Guide to Whale Watching in Bermuda

Each spring, about 10,000 migrating humpback whales make their way past our pink shores on their way to cooler waters up North for the summer months. While passing by, these migrating whales make a pit stop in Bermuda, creating an…


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Wildlife 101: Longtails with Dr. David Wingate

Longtails have officially arrived back on the island for the warmer months and we couldn't be happier that they're here. We spoke with Dr. David Wingate about the tropical bird, for which he is an expert and here's what he…

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Field Notes: The Surinam Cherry

This article was taken from our archives. It appears here as it did originally.  The Surinam Cherry is another example of an introducted plant finding its new home entirely satisfactory to its growth and development, so much so that N.…