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7 Times Spittal Pond Shocked Bermudians
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7 Times Spittal Pond Shocked Bermudians

Spittal Pond has hosted its fair share of surprises over the years. Bermudians have been shocked by ecological, historical, and even visual events that keep Spittal Pond always in the hearts and minds of locals. Photo courtesy of Ashley Monster (@ashh.monster)   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 a leaf with an eel’s face. Over time,…


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Bermuda Beasts: Cassiopeia Jellyfish

Also known as the upside-down jellyfish or mangrove jelly, this strange creature is very different from the average jellyfish. Here are 7 facts about the Cassiopeia jellyfish you probably don't already know. 1. While most jellies drift with the current, their…


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Where the Wild Things Are: 6 Plants to Forage and Enjoy

Bermuda is home to an array of plants bearing fruit and flowers that are edible and easy to find. Use our guide to discover and enjoy locally-growing flora in new and exciting ways. HIBISCUSThe garden hibiscus needs little introduction for…


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Field Notes: Bermuda Olive Wood Bark

This article was taken from our archives. It comes from the February 1955 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally. With only seventeen species of plants which may claim Bermuda as their country of origin,…


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Bermuda Beasts: Remoras or Sucker Sharks

Have you ever been snorkeling or diving and suddenly found yourself with an uninvited guest stuck to your flipper? Sucker sharks, notorious for hitching a ride, may be some of the laziest creatures in the ocean. 1. Remoras adhere to…

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Exploring Bermuda’s Outdoor Places & Spaces

Where to go, when to go and what to look for while there. The transition from summer to fall is a welcome one. As the weather starts to cool down, we can finally spend more time outside without the oppressive…