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Trees That Go Above and Below: A Guide to Mangrove Exploration

Mangroves are some of the most productive ecosystems on the planet. They capitalise on below water and above water space, attracting a myriad of marine life as well as breeding waterfowl. Get ready for an adventure with our guide to Mangrove Exploration in Bermuda!   What to Bring: Sometimes mangroves are best accessed from the water. In this case, you'll need a paddleboard or kayak, or a mask and snorkel. An underwater camera to capture what you see. Binoculars in…


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Bermuda Beasts: The Hurricane Spider

The Hurricane Spider, or Golden Orb-Weaver as it's officially known is a master at web construction. It builds conspicuous webs in trees, sometimes spanning narrow roads and although hurricane spiders feed on a variety of insects, their webs have been…


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Bermuda Beasts: Green Moray Eel

The green moray eel (Gymnothorax funebris) is found in the western Atlantic from New Jersey, Bermuda, and the northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil, at depths down to 40 m. Here are 8 other facts about green moray eels you…


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The Best Places to Watch Glow Worms

In order to view the glowworms, you have to sync up with their mating schedule. Two nights after the full moon and 56 minutes after sunset, glow worms can be seen taking part in bioluminescent spawning events that last between…


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8 Smells Every Bermudian Knows

Hold ya nose! This one's a doozy!   1. Road Toad Unfortunately, toads have become frequent casualties on Bermuda’s roads, much like land crabs used to be in their huge numbers. And when they get squashed and bake on the…

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7 Crazy Things that Happened at Spittal Pond

Are there anymore we can add to this list?   1. Freshwater Eels Lived There The American and European river eels begin their life cycles in the Sargasso Sea. The larvae are tiny and transparent, and look a bit like…