Animals/Pets

Shark Week episode to feature New Providence
Shark Week episode to feature New Providence

July 21, 2021

South-west New Providence will feature heavily in a Shark Week episode set to be screened during the second week in July, reaching potentially up to 88m homes in 224 countries.

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Pet Food Institute calls attention to need for shade, water or indoor habitat
Pet Food Institute calls attention to need for shade, water or indoor habitat

July 13, 2021

If you’re dressed in shorts and complaining about the heat, remember that your dog may be feeling the high temperatures even worse. Our pets require cool air, shade and access to a lot of water to stay safe during the summer.

But, tragically, many dogs whose owners or handlers don’t realize how much a few degrees difference in temperature can make, suffer in silence because they are left out in the sun, tied up in a yard or in a hot concrete parking lot with no shade and insufficient water. Every year, there are reports throughout the Caribbean of dogs seriously sickened or dying from heat stroke.

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Cane toads are back - and on the move
Cane toads are back - and on the move

July 01, 2021

CANE toad sightings have re-emerged in parts of New Providence, officials revealed yesterday.

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PUBLIC NOTICE-Closing of Grouper Season
PUBLIC NOTICE-Closing of Grouper Season

November 24, 2020

The following serves to inform the General Public the Nassau Grouper Season will be closed effective 1st December 2020 until 28th February 2021...

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Just when we get the all clear to go back to the beaches what do we find has been swimming around offshore - a great white shark
Just when we get the all clear to go back to the beaches what do we find has been swimming around offshore - a great white shark

November 09, 2020

Florida's scariest snowbird paid a visit to the state just in time for its winter tourist season -- a 2,000-pound, 15-foot great white shark...

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House of Parliament Speaker Halson Moultrie Test Positive for Covid-19
House of Parliament Speaker Halson Moultrie Test Positive for Covid-19

September 15, 2020

House Speaker, Halson Moultrie said the confirmation came early this morning by a doctor. The Speaker recommends that Senators and Members of Parliament are tested...

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Ningaloo Reef: Woman injured by humpback whale at Australian tourist spot
Ningaloo Reef: Woman injured by humpback whale at Australian tourist spot

August 03, 2020

A woman has suffered serious injuries after being struck and injured while swimming with humpback whales off the coast of Western Australia...

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Diego, the Galápagos tortoise with a species-saving sex drive, retires
Diego, the Galápagos tortoise with a species-saving sex drive, retires

June 16, 2020

A giant Galápagos tortoise whose legendary libido has been credited with saving his species from extinction has officially entered retirement...

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Purrfect Pets Team Pops for Lupus 242

May 29, 2020

Every Friday in May, staff at Purrfect Pets Veterinary Clinic put on purple for Lupus Awareness Month...

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The Bahamas National Trust Notes Increased Reports of Illegal Poaching & Development in National Parks during Lockdown

May 04, 2020

Reconnaissance, led by The Bahamas National Trust (BNT), took place on Saturday, May 2nd, 2020, in cooperation with law enforcement, media, park wardens and other essential nation parks service staff members to act swiftly upon reports...

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How COVID-19 affects your pet's daily routine -Pet Food Institute offers tips to care for pets during this time

April 27, 2020

Over the last few months, no single event has had more of a global impact than COVID-19. The novel coronavirus has reached pandemic status. In an effort to curb the transmission of the highly contagious disease...

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HusbandS Agony At WifeS Funeral Delay
Husband’S Agony At Wife’S Funeral Delay

March 30, 2020

VINCENT Cash made the difficult decision to postpone his wife's funeral amid restrictions put in place by the government to limit the spread of COVID-19...

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Ardastra Closes Infinitely
Ardastra Closes Infinitely

March 23, 2020

Ardastra Gardens and Wildlife Conservation Centre announced Monday, March 23, its indefinite closure to the public in an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19...

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BTC Prepares for Coronavirus
BTC Prepares for Coronavirus

March 16, 2020

BTC is closely monitoring the evolving situation surrounding the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and is following guidance from the World Health Organization, The Bahamas Ministry of Health and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

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Preschoolers Fall in Love with Wildlife at Ardastra Gardens

February 18, 2020

It was an exciting, sun-drenched day filled with “firsts” for 144 preschoolers – the first time they chased a peafowl, met a Bahamian boa or stroked the hardback of Hook, a sulcata tortoise...

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Mission Accomplished CPS Cleans Up Abaco’s Mud

February 17, 2020

The post Dorian cleanup of a densely populated, unplanned area with poor sanitation and sub-standard dwellings was a complex, environmentally hazardous, recovery project which some felt a home-grown company lacked the expertise and resources to see it through...

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A Decade For Baark! Celebrated At Major Fundraiser One Million Animals in The Bahamas Saved

February 13, 2020

A decade of admirable work by Baark! – The Bahamas Alliance For Animal Rights and Kindness and their volunteers was recently celebrated at a fundraiser event at the Old Fort Bay Club on February 1, 2020. A fun-filled evening at their “Dance Through The Decades Party” was a hit with the ‘70’s era proving to be the most popular of the six showcased...

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Ardastra Changes Name, Rebrands Itself

January 22, 2020

An 83-year-old tourist attraction, home to the world-famous marching flamingos, today announced its name change to Ardastra Gardens and Wildlife Conservation Centre...

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US$1.5 Billion in financing and in-kind services pledged for Bahamas hurricane recovery

January 20, 2020

Private companies, Governments, regional and international institutions, and philanthropic individuals have pledged approximately $1.5 billion in financing and in-kind services to support recovery in The Bahamas, in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian...

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Grand Bahama residents receive donated furniture

December 10, 2019

The Ministry of Disaster Preparedness, Management and Reconstruction in conjunction with NEMA, December 9, 2019 began the first distribution of donated furniture for residents who lost so much during the passage of Hurricane Dorian...

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