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Claws, Paws, Feathers and Fur: 10 Cool Things about Turtles

Turtles have existed for longer than humans have. The first animals from the order Testudines have been around for at least 157 million years; much earlier than the first snakes and crocodilians. Turtles drifted in currents with and Liopleurodon and Mosasaurus, and prove their versatility and resilience as a species by still surviving today.    1. Coming Back Home
 Sea turtles exhibit breeding philopatry, and return to the same beach where they hatched to lay their eggs. A study in…


Claws, Paws, Feathers and Fur: Are Toads Poisonous to Your Pet?

The marine or giant toad (Bufo marinus) is the only species of toad found in Bermuda, and is altogether an impressive amphibian. While most amphibians have porous skin that must be kept moist to allow them to breathe, the marine…

Naturally Speaking

He Loves Me… He Loves Me Not

I have to confess that after all these years my home has been in Bermuda, I still miss the wild flowers of my childhood, immortalised in Cicely Mary Barker’s Flower Fairies. Every February and March I have a longing for…


DIY Sea Glass Frame

What better way to showcase your summertime fun than in a frame with a fun DIY twist - using sea glass and sea shells? This simple project is exceptionally easy to pull off but takes a few days to complete…


Great Gardens

Water is a pretty hot topic. Of late, there has either been too much or too little. Bermuda has recently experienced flooding from extreme weather events and this trend is likely to continue. There are four ways homeowners can make…


Whale Watching in Bermuda

Spring is on its way and with it comes the migration of the Humpback Whales! The incredible Humpback Whales are now on their migration north to the Arctic's rich feeding grounds. This is the chance of a lifetime - to…