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Bermuda Beasts: Warwick Lizard
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Bermuda Beasts: Warwick Lizard

Although Bermuda may be better known for its plentiful marine life and large variety of birds, the island is also home to four species of lizards. Most locals are familiar with the famed Bermuda Skink as it is endemic to Bermuda but a neighbour of the Skink, the Warwick Lizard, is a creature we should all know and recognise -- here are 7 facts to get you better acquainted. 1. The Warwick Lizard is formally known as an Antiguan Anole…


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Q&A: Seahorsing Around

Seahorses are the kind of creatures that it’s hard to believe exists – so dainty and otherworldly. Given how elusive they are, it’s not surprising that many Bermudians don’t know much about them. The Warwick Academy Bermuda Seahorse Project are…


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Bermuda Beasts: West Indian Topshell

Endemic to Bermuda, the West Indian Topshell is a large marine snail that lives on rocky shoreline on the South Shore and in the east end. This species is legally protected in Bermuda and should never be collected dead or…


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Bermuda Beasts: Leatherback Sea Turtle

Very occasionally passing through Bermuda as adults, these dark and prehistoric turtles are a wonder to behold. Leatherbacks (Dermochelys coriacea) are the largest of the turtle species by far. The largest specimen ever observed was 2,015 pounds and almost 3…


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Spring at Ferry Point Park

Rich in history, rambling and rugged in landscape, Bermuda's second largest park transports its visitors to remembrance of things past. With some 63.66 acres of open space straddling the western peninsula of St. George's Island, Ferry Point is one of…

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5 Reasons Why Protecting Bermuda’s Sharks is a Worthwhile Venture

Sharks serve an integral role in marine ecosystems and impact local economies. Whether off the coasts or in international waters, sharks help maintain the balance of species in the ocean. Ultimately, the amount that we don’t know about sharks tremendously…