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Bermuda Beasts: 8 Facts About Hermit Crabs
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Bermuda Beasts: 8 Facts About Hermit Crabs

Where can you spot them? Populations of land hermit crabs are drastically reduced, but some specimens still exist in Hungry Bay nature reserve. They are a terrestrial crab, favouring mangrove habitats and sandy shorelines. Hermit crabs do not produce their own shell, so the invertebrates use discarded shells from other species in order to house their vulnerable bodies. The hermit crab can retreat completely into the shell when threatened, and has adapted a hook-shaped tail and strong forelegs to hold…


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Capturing Our Underwater World: An Interview with Ron Lucas

Ron Lucas has wheeled about with Manta Rays in strong currents off the island of Komodo, and felt the piercing gaze of a mother whale, just a table’s length away from him, as her calf sheltered under her fin in…


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Counting Tern Nests and Measuring Eggs: On the road – or water – with David 

Exiting Flatt’s Inlet, Dr. Wingate spots a green turtle with its head above water, breathing for a moment before diving back down under the waves. “It’s rare to see those around here,” he says, and he retrieves a small pad…


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Year of the Bird

We’re already at the midpoint of the year, with the summer about to wreak its full heat on us and then the fall to bring us migratory birds, both expected and accidental. We never know quite what will arrive because…


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Panic is Routine

This article was written by Park Breck and first appeared in the April 1960 issue of The Bermudian. It has been reproduced for the web with original spelling and photographs.    It was one of those soft, summery Bermuda afternoons…

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Thinking of Moving to the City?

Newly available are beautiful two and three bedroom homes at Rosemont City Place. Thinking of moving to the city? Then you must consider the luxury homes at Rosemont City Place, a development located at 20 Rosemont Avenue in Pembroke. Built…