Animals/Pets

Silver Snake: New Boa Species Discovered in The Bahamas

May 30, 2016

There’s a new member of the Boidae family, the group of nonvenomous, constricting snakes found across the globe...

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The Day in the life of a BHS Inspector

May 25, 2016

It was 1 o’clock on Tuesday morning when the BHS inspector on duty received a call from motorists and the police control room that a cow, (yes, you read correctly, a cow) was in the middle of the Tonique Williams Darling highway unable to move.

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How rare are bright blue lobsters?

May 25, 2016

Two Canadian fishermen have been celebrating catching bright blue lobsters over the last few days. But how rare are these striking-looking crustaceans...

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The Sago Palm Plant Is a Hidden Danger for Your Pets

May 24, 2016

Every pet owner should know this list: azaleas, tulips, chocolates, onions and grapes. Any of these items can make your pet sick. But there’s another dangerous item that most pet owners don’t know about -- and in South Carolina, it’s the top call to Animal Poison Control.

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Pet Food Institute Warns Against Plying Pooches with Snacks

May 19, 2016

When it comes to our canines, few of us can resist those big brown eyes and puppy kisses that cry out for our undivided attention, not to mention our table scraps.

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Dancing dung beetles navigate with 'sky snapshot'

May 16, 2016

Dung beetles record a mental image of the positions of the Sun, the Moon and the stars and use the snapshot to navigate, according to researchers.

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Foot-Long Ancient Tooth Discovered on Australian Beach

May 16, 2016

Five million years ago, a massive sea monster may have eviscerated sharks and whales using gigantic teeth like this.

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On Da Hook

May 12, 2016

WITH AN extensive network of reefs and uprisings, the Bahamas offers an extraordinary number and variety of reef and bottom fish.

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Baark's Carnival Night Raises $30,000!

May 10, 2016

More than 150 guests attended the second annual Carnival Night Fundraiser for local charity Baark! (Bahamas Alliance for Animal Rights and Kindness) held at 1er Cru on Saturday, April 30th.

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Pit bulls savage female owner and man on Paradise Island

May 05, 2016

A WOMAN is in critical condition in hospital after she was mauled by two pit bulls she owned last Saturday on Paradise Island.

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Severe drought forces Zimbabwe to sell off wildlife

May 04, 2016

Drought-hit Zimbabwe has invited local farmers and private game rangers to buy wild animals as it destocks national game reserves to save fauna from starvation, the wildlife authority said Wednesday.

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'It's a matter of safety': Why a UBC researcher says don't hug your dog

April 27, 2016

Owners may love hugging their pooches, but a canine expert says, for most dogs, the feeling isn't mutual.

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Dasani hydrates all Dog Days Half Marathon participants

April 22, 2016

On April 9th, at the Bahamas Adventure ground in Freeport, Grand Bahama, hundreds of two legged and four legged participants enjoyed the 2nd Annual Dog Days Half Marathon.

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BHS Quiz Night, Ball, and more!

April 20, 2016

The BHS has another busy few weeks coming up with events happening!

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Horses rescued from BASH stables

April 19, 2016

THE Bahamas Humane Society yesterday seized three horses from the Bahamas Association for Social Health, citing complaints of animal cruelty against its executive director, Terry Miller.

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Escaped crabs make a scene at airport

April 16, 2016

PASSENGERS collecting their baggage at the Lynden Pindling International Airport on Thursday were in for a surprise welcome to Nassau as they found themselves outnumbered by a cast of escaped crabs in the arrivals area...

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Man Dives Into Ocean to Rescue 700 Pound Sea Turtle Tangled in Kelp

April 13, 2016

A leatherback sea turtle once again swims freely thanks to one man's quick thinking.

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Bizarre 'cloud' of crabs off Panama baffles scientists (+video)

April 13, 2016

Oceanographers from Woods Hole found a swarm of crabs so dense they described it as a 'cloud.' What were all those crabs up to?

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BNT supports Nassau grouper research

April 11, 2016

Nassau grouper is one of the most important fishery species in The Bahamas and wider Caribbean, but due to heavy overexploitation its survival is under threat everywhere.

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