Animals/Pets

Longline fishing 'must not be allowed'
Longline fishing 'must not be allowed'

September 24, 2018

THE Bahamas National Trust is strongly opposed to the introduction of longline fishing within the country's economic exclusive zone - a destructive practice it warned that could change the Bahamian way of life forever...

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Give your dog a bone? Vet says, "Not so fast" Table scraps pose potential danger to internal organs

September 07, 2018

It’s a piece of advice that runs counter to the bone-loving dogs the mass media has for generations depicted – cooked bones from table scraps can be harmful causing injuries or even fatalities...

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Me, extinct I don't think so
Me, extinct I don't think so

August 27, 2018

One of the rarest birds in the western hemisphere, the Bahama Nuthatch, has been rediscovered by research teams searching Grand Bahama...

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Case of pit bull dogs death at a standstill

August 21, 2018

THE case involving the death of Whitehead, a pregnant pit bull that died as a result of an illegal caesarian performed by an unlicenced "street vet" in Freeport earlier this year, is at a standstill due to the absence of a complaint and lack of sufficient...

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Stakeholders to Get the Chance to Give Feedback on Marine Protected Areas in The Bahamas

July 31, 2018

“Realizing the 2020 Goal to Effectively Manage and Expand Bahamian Marine Protected Areas” was the aim of the press conference held at the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources, Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

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Aliv reaches out to help blaze victim

July 31, 2018

ALIV, as part of its duty to the community, stepped up to the plate to donate funds as well as necessary items which included clothes to 96-year-old Pinedale, Eight Mile Rock resident Doris Smith.Ms Smith is one of Grand Bahama's oldest inhabitants...

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Newly Appointed Minister Makes First Official Visit to BAMSI North Andros

July 26, 2018

Newly appointed Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Hon. Michael Pintard while on an official visit to the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute’s (BAMSI) North Andros site last week Thursday, told some 200 employees of the Institute that he holds a different notion of what BAMSI should be than what has historically been shared.

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Premature baby penguin recovers after parents broke her egg

July 19, 2018

LONDON (AP) -- London Zoo says a premature baby penguin has been nursed back to health after her parents accidentally stepped on her egg and broke it. The zoo says keepers were astonished to find that the female Humboldt penguin chick, nicknamed Rainbow, was still...

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BREEF and RBDF Partner to Guard Our Marine Heritage

July 17, 2018

BREEF and the RBDF celebrated the ending of an impactful six-day Marine Conservation Workshop today with its closing ceremony at the Coral Harbour Base. Bringing principal remarks was the Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry and Immigration, the Honourable Brent Symonette.

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46 DOMINICANS ACCUSED OF POACHING
46 DOMINICANS ACCUSED OF POACHING

July 16, 2018

LESS than a week after they were apprehended by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, 46 Dominican fishermen were charged in court on Thursday afternoon for poaching in Bahamian waters.The Dominican nationals all appeared before Magistrate Cara Turnquest...

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Did deadly snake kill her cat
Did deadly snake kill her cat

May 14, 2018

A DEAD cat with bite marks near its abdomen has raised suspicions that a non-indigenous, poisonous snake could be lurking in north-west New Providence...

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Dog Day Afternoon at Claridge Primary
Dog Day Afternoon at Claridge Primary

May 09, 2018

A Grade 2 student at Claridge Primary shows eagerness to answer question about pet wellness during a visit to the Nassau school by a local representative of the Washington, D.C.-based Pet Food Institute and BAARK, Bahamas Alliance for Animals Rights and Kindness, a non-profit organization run entirely by volunteers...

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Bones Babes Reel Them In 2018

April 19, 2018

The highly anticipated Bahamas Rotary Tuna Classic returned in grand style last weekend, as teams of fishing enthusiasts took to the high seas for two days of friendly competition. Now in its sixteenth year, the 2018 Tuna Tournament saw thirteen teams from around the country, battle it out in various categories including largest dolphin, Mahi Mahi and tuna and then the coveted Grand Slam...

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Help catch killer pit bull's owner
Help catch killer pit bull's owner

April 03, 2018

THE Bahamas Humane Society is offering a $3,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the man who filmed and encouraged a dog to kill a smaller dog...

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Magistrates Ruling on Turtle Killer Was Too Lenient
Magistrates Ruling on Turtle Killer Was Too Lenient

March 14, 2018

The Bahamas National Trust condemns the killing of the sea turtle in Grand Bahama. We commend the officers of the various agencies who coordinated the arrest of the three people responsible for the capture and brutal slaughter of a loggerhead turtle last week in Grand Bahama...

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Strutt your Mutt in the name of Love
"Strutt (your Mutt) in the name of Love"

March 08, 2018

In honor of Humane Society International’s World Spay Day Baark! hosted its 6th ‘Strut your Mutt’ Walk-A-Thon event on Sunday February 25th at Goodman’s Bay, for both two and four-legged participants...

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Turtle slaughter: three held
Turtle slaughter: three held

March 08, 2018

POLICE have arrested three people - two men and a woman - in connection with the brutal killing of a Loggerhead turtle on Grand Bahama...

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Hunt for turtle's hammer killer
Hunt for turtle's hammer killer

March 07, 2018

A VIDEO circulating on social media showing a man brutally killing a sea turtle, believed to be in The Bahamas, is drawing outrage from animal activists and calls for a Royal Bahamas Police Force investigation...

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Turkey Vulture Spotted in Nassau, and Other Bird Counting Results

January 18, 2018

Clad head to toe in warm clothes with woolly hats, socks, vests and stout walking shoes, 28 eager volunteers in five groups set off at sunrise on a recent Sunday morning to count birds, a globally recorded annual labour of love for the Audubon Society...

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Atlantis, Paradise Island's Animal Rescue Team Collaborates with Local and International Agencies to Return Manatee to the Wild Following On-Property Rehabilitation
Atlantis, Paradise Island's Animal Rescue Team Collaborates with Local and International Agencies to Return Manatee to the Wild Following On-Property Rehabilitation

January 15, 2018

Rescued marine mammal, dubbed “Manny,” returned to Spanish Wells, Bahamas, following three-month recovery at the resort’s Animal Rescue and Care Facility...

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