This project aims to make information on some of the more notable animals freely available online, especially to school students. It can be viewed as the successor to previous efforts (Cooper and Bacon, 1983; Kenny, 1995, 2000, 2008) to bring the biodiversity of these islands to a broader local audience.

These species accounts were written by UWI undergraduate students as part of coursework for classes in the DLS. They are made freely available, primarily for educational use within Trinidad & Tobago. The accuracy of the information provided cannot be guaranteed, and any use of these accounts is made at the risk of the reader, although they have been edited from the version submitted for marking, and have been verified as 97% different from any materials in the extensive Turnitin reference depository. We thank Nancy Sheridan and Richard Thomas for pointing out errors in two accounts, which have now been corrected, and a few other accounts have also been revised to include taxonomic or distribution updates. The sources of all images used are specified, and the copyright of all images remains with the original source. The accounts are organized by common name for easy accessibility, including multiple entries under alternative names where useful. 

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Last Updated 2 November 2020

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