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Field Notes: African Lily

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the August 1955 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.   Toward the end of May, a lovely flowered member of the lily family commences to open its very pleasing, violet blue flowers. In the horticultural world this plant is known as Agapanthus umbellatus. Popular names such as the Blue Lily and Lily of the Nile have been at­tached to the plant. The latter…


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Bermuda Beasts: Purple Ocean Snail

These unique tiny critters are beautiful and a blessing to our oceans. What makes these snails so special? Find out in our 5 facts about the Janthina janthina. Unlike most snails who slide along the ground, climbing up rocky surfaces…


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Saltus Island

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the Fall 2006 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.    Saltus Island comprises 3.19 acres in Soncy Bay, a body of water in…


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Field Notes: Allspice

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the August 1953 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.   A small slender evergreen tree dominating the hillsides in Warwick is the Allspice…


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Wildlife 101: Spiny Lobster with Dr. Tammy Trott

Now that Lobster Season is upon us, it's important to learn about these interesting creatures and what we can do to support their population so that we can enjoy them for years to come. Dr. Tammy Trott of the Bermuda…

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Bermuda Beasts: Sea Cucumber

Sometimes referred to as a sea pudding, these marine animals have more to them than meets the eye: here are 7 facts about them you probably don't already know.  1. Sea cucumbers are crucial to the marine food web. They…