Mammals include agouti, anteater, armadillo, capuchin monkey, deer, howler monkey, tree porcupine, manatee, manicou (opossum), ocelot, quenk (peccary or wild pig), squirrel. Reptillian life includes anaconda, caiman, iguana, leatherback turtles.Oct 22, 2013
Saving the Wildlife of Trinidad & Tobago The El Socorro Centre for Wildlife Conservation (ECWC) is a non-funded, registered not-for-profit organisation, which has been dedicated to the conservation of wildlife in Trinidad and Tobago through education, rehabilitation and propagation since January 2005. Tube feeding an opsrey.
There are three extant families in the New World, one of which is found in Trinidad and Tobago. All monkeys in this family are arboreal and feed primarily on leaves, fruits and insects.
Mammals include agouti, anteater, armadillo, capuchin monkey, deer, howler monkey, tree porcupine, manatee, manicou (opossum), ocelot, quenk (peccary or wild pig), squirrel. Reptillian life includes anaconda, caiman, iguana, leatherback turtles.
Trinidad and Tobago is well known for its African and Indian cultures, reflected in its large and famous Carnival, Diwali, and Hosay celebrations, as well being the birthplace of steelpan, the limbo, and music styles such as calypso, soca, rapso, parang, chutney, and chutney soca.
According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Trinidad and Tobago’s list of critically endangered and endangered species includes the Trinidad White-fronted Capuchin, the Leatherback and Hawksbill Turtles , and many shark species such as the Great Hammerhead, Longfin Mako, Shortfin Mako and
Much of Trinidad and Tobago is covered in rainforest, which is home to many dangerous animals including the venomous and highly deadly fer-de-lance snake.
There is one introduced species, known on both Trinidad and Tobago). Crocodiles and alligators (Crocodylia): 4 species recorded in total for the country (two are known to be native and breeding on Trinidad , with one of those breeding in Tobago, while the other 2 were occasionally historically recorded as waifs).
Green anacondas are found in Trinidad and tropical South America, east of the Andes, south to Bolivia and northern Paraguay. They live in sluggish streams, rivers and adjacent swamps and marshes.
Trinidad and Tobago is one of the wealthiest countries in the Caribbean, thanks to its large reserves of oil and gas, the exploitation of which dominates its economy.
ECOLOGY. Red brocket deer can be found in Central and South America inclusive of Trinidad . They live in dense vegetation in mountains, rainforests and plantations where they can easily hide in the vegetation to escape potential predators (Jansa, 1999). They prefer moist conditions.
Indo- Trinidadian and Tobagonians has now become interchangeable with Indians or East Indians . These were people who were escaping poverty in India and seeking employment offered by the British for jobs either as indentured labourers, workers or educated servicemen, primarily, between 1845–1917.
|Francis Felix||M||112 years, 30 days|
|Juliana Boland||F||111 years, 275 days|
|Vivian Reese||F||111 years, 134 days|
|Elbert Blades||M||110 years, 223 days|
The island of Trinidad is mainly multiracial while the population of Tobago is primarily what is considered Afro-Tobagonian, which is synonymous with Afro- Trinidadian , with the exception that the people of Tobago are almost exclusively of direct African ancestry.
This shark is often found in markets, but is not highly regarded as a food fish. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has assessed this species as Critically Endangered , as it has a limited distribution and is highly susceptible to overfishing due to its low reproductive rate.
Least Concern (Population decreasing)