Anguilla Wildlife and Heritage

Anguilla is a flat limestone island surrounded by several smaller islands and cays. The land supports a diverse scrub of frangipanis, airplants and cacti, and the beaches provide habitat for nesting sea turtles. Across the island, several salt ponds are a haven for birdlife and offshore islands harbour some of the most important seabird breeding colonies in the entire Caribbean. But perhaps Anguilla’s most surprising secret is its many large cave systems that harbour dozens of ancient Amerindian carvings. (From Britain’s Treasure Islands)