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The Silk Cotton Tree

The Silk Cotton Tree The Ceiba Tree bet you never heard that name before. Did you know that those huge trees seen around the island that many know as cotton trees are the Silk Cotton tree also known as the Ceiba Tree. Other names around the world are Kapok, pochote …

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The West Indian Flamingo – The National Bird of the Bahamas

[amazon text=Amazon&asin=​ Phoenicopterus ruber a name that is as funny as its owner, The West Indian Flamingo also known as the Caribbean flamingo.  The flamingos are mainly found in four areas around the world, The Galapagos Islands, Southern Caribbean, Northern Caribbean and the Yucatan Peninsula all in various and numerous …

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Lignum Vitae – National Tree of the Bahamas.

Guaiacum sanctum – The Lignum Vitae Not only is it the National Tree of the Bahamas but its name alone is Latin for Tree of Life. This tree got its name because it has so many life restoring properties, the resin or ‘sap’ as Bahamians call it, has been used …