Animals/Pets

Ardastra Field Trips Make Learning Fun

September 20, 2019

With the opening of the new school year just around the corner, Ardastra Gardens Zoo and Conservation Centre is set to roll-out its collection of field trips combining the excitement of exploration with enriched understanding – valuable assets for creative teachers looking for an opportunity to expand the school’s curriculum beyond the four walls of a classroom...

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Hot Meals for Thousands as BTC Teams up with World Central Kitchen

September 18, 2019

As thousands of Bahamians continue to be in need of food, water and shelter, The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), through the Cable & Wireless Charitable Foundation (CWCF), today announced its partnership with World Central Kitchen (WCK). BTC presented WCK with a check in the amount of US$25,000 to help the organization with the cost of providing meals to displaced families...

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Chinese Government donates $100,000 towards Hurricane Dorian Relief

September 10, 2019

The Government of the People’s Republic of China donated $100,000 towards the Hurricane Dorian Relief efforts. The presentation was made on Monday, September 9, 2019 at the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on Gladstone Road...

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BAARK Releases List of Organizations Persons can Donate Animal Relief Eforts to
BAARK Releases List of Organizations Persons can Donate Animal Relief Eforts to

September 04, 2019

Hi Everyone, we have started a list of organizations people can donate towards the animal relief efforts for Hurricane Dorian where we know people will be involved in assisting. You can donate to Animal Relief Efforts at the following organizations...

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Humane Society of Grand Bahama reportedly devastated by the passing of Hurricane Dorian
Humane Society of Grand Bahama reportedly devastated by the passing of Hurricane Dorian

September 02, 2019

Reports are in that the Humane Society of Grand Bahama has been completely devastated by the passing of Hurricane Dorian a historically catastrophic category 5 hurricane.

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Pet Food Institute Goes to Summer Camp

August 22, 2019

Bahamas Humane Society summer camp attendees get a lesson on what not to feed Fido...

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Bahamian stung by passion for bees
Bahamian stung by passion for bees

August 15, 2019

Charles Burrows demonstrates how to remove the honey.When Charles Burrows, 64, went on a hike one day six years ago on Long Island, he came across a large bee colony and though he was not physically harmed, he was stung by a passion for beekeeping. The long walk has turned into a [...]

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Experts remove killer bee hive
Experts remove killer bee hive

August 15, 2019

THE hive of the bees that attacked and killed an elderly man and two dogs in the Caravel Beach area was located and removed from the area by a local pest control company, The Tribune understands.

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Ardastra Impacts US Teens Through Broadreach

August 12, 2019

It was an unlikely classroom for middle and high school students from the US, but within the lush, tropical gardens of Ardastra – The Bahamas’ only zoo and conservation centre American teens discovered whether their true life’s calling is to provide care for animals.

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Bear Breaks Into House and Smashes Wall to Leave

August 12, 2019

A black bear broke into a house in the US before escaping by smashing through a wall...

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Ardastra impacts American teens through Broadreach
Ardastra impacts American teens through Broadreach

August 12, 2019

It was an unlikely classroom for middle and high school students from the United States (U.S.), but within the lush, tropical gardens of Ardastra - The Bahamas' only zoo and conservation center - American teens discovered whether their true life's calling is to provide care [...]

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OPENING OF THE 2019/2020 CRAWFISH SEASON
OPENING OF THE 2019/2020 CRAWFISH SEASON

August 01, 2019

The Department of Marine Resources takes this opportunity to remind stakeholders and the general public that the crawfish season opens on Thursday, 1st August, 2019. As stakeholders prepare to take advantage of the season, the Department admonishes all concerned to recall that:

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Pintard outlines govt measures to protect conch stock

August 01, 2019

As government mulls over the concept of implementing a conch season, Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Michael Pintard said the ministry will continue to push measures to conserve the conch stock, including potentially restricting the harvesting of conch by visitors to The Bahamas.

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Crawfish season opens with warning on rules

August 01, 2019

AGRICULTURE and Marine Resources Minister Michael Pintard has warned stakeholders to comply with Fisheries Regulations as crawfish season opens today...

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Shark Species and Their Handling Discussed at Symposium

July 31, 2019

The Department of Marine Resources officially opened a Shark Symposium, Monday, July 29, 2019. Major international experts are presenting on topics relative to shark species and their handling during the two-day event being held at The Island House, Lyford Cay.

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Protection laws have fostered perfect environment for sharks
Protection laws have fostered perfect environment for sharks

July 31, 2019

THE country's shark protection laws have fostered the perfect environment for research on critically endangered shark species, like the small-tooth sawfish. Dr Mark Bond, Florida International University, said researchers have noticed "very small pups" of sawfish in Andros.

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A handsome little devil now off the endangered species list
A handsome little devil now off the endangered species list

July 30, 2019

A BIRD that spends half its year in The Bahamas is about to come off the endangered species list.

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New warning issued over 'aggressive bees'

July 17, 2019

A WARNING was issued yesterday advising Freeport residents to be aware of "aggressive bees" in the area of Wellington Drive and Ponce de Leon.Police were called to the area around 9am yesterday...

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Breeding success at Ardastra: Mating moments help replenish native species
Breeding success at Ardastra: Mating moments help replenish native species

July 16, 2019

They found mates, built nests, incubated a clutch of shiny white eggs and have raised their young. In the game of life, white-crowned pigeons - a near-threatened species - are finally winning, due in large measure to Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Centre. Hunting of [...]

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Warning after man suffers 16 bee stings

July 02, 2019

RECENT “aggressive” bee attacks occurring in Freeport and East Grand Bahama have prompted the Bahamas National Trust to issue an alert to the public.

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