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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 probably don't already know. 1. Somewhat hard to believe, the green moray is actually brown! The yellow tint of the mucus that covers its body gives the fish its namesake green color. 2. The moray’s muscular, scaleless body is laterally…


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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…


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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: Spotted Eagle Rays

Seeing a spotted eagle ray, no matter how many times you've done so before, is always special. Their long thin tails, beautiful triangular wings and spotted backs make this species of ray visually unique and seeing them fly out of…