I saw various plants and animals on the different islands. The snorkeling was nice in a couple of places, average most of the time. Here are pictures of the fauna and flora of the Grenadines.

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Grenadines Islands

Flowers
Flowers. (566k)
Flowers
Flowers. (500k)
Flower
Flower. (839k)
Thyme Union Island
Thyme on Union Island. (1007k)
Large Cactus Petit Rameau
Large cactus on Petit Rameau. (1.7M)
Flowering Tree Petit Rameau
Flowering tree on Petit Rameau. (1318k)
Flowering Bush Large Cactus
Flowering bush and large cactus on Bequia. (1242k)
Tree Full Airplants Union
Tree full of airplants on Union Island. (1151k)
Large Airplant Union Island
Large airplant on Union Island. These plants just grow in the tree they don't harm the tree (other than through their sheer weight). (840k)
Hippomane mancinella
Manchineel (Hippomane mancinella, german: Manchinelbaum, french: Mancenillier) on Canouan. All parts of this tree are extremely poisonous. (1103k)
Ficus benghalensis
Banyan Tree (Ficus benghalensis, german: Banyan-Feige, french: Figuier des banians) on Canouan. (1165k)
Coconut Palm Grove Bequia
Coconut Palm grove on Bequia. (928k)
Cocos nucifera
Coconut Palm (Cocos nucifera, german: Kokospalme, french: Cocotier) on Bequia. (1111k)
Kigelia africana
Sausage Tree (Kigelia africana, german: Leberwurstbaum, french: Arbre à saucisses) on Union Island, imported from Africa. (1205k)
Artocarpus altilis
Breadfruit Tree (Artocarpus altilis, german: Brotfruchtbaum, french: Arbre à pain) on Bequia. (1114k)
Breadfruit
Breadfruit. (759k)
Large Black Wasp Union
Large black wasp on Union Island. (892k)
Ocypode quadrata
Atlantic Ghost Crab (Ocypode quadrata, german: Westatlantische Reitkrabbe, french: Crabe fantôme atlantique) on Union Island. (1114k)
Coenobita clypeatus
Caribbean Hermit Crab (Coenobita clypeatus, french: Pinceur violet) on Union Island. (1235k)
Lizard Union Island
Lizard on Union Island. (1081k)
Ameiva tobagana
Grenadine Ameiva (Ameiva tobagana, german: Grüne Ameive, french: Ameive commun) on Union Island. (1261k)
Ameiva tobagana
Grenadine Ameiva (Ameiva tobagana, german: Grüne Ameive, french: Ameive commun) on Petit Rameau. (1226k)
Ameiva tobagana
Grenadine Ameiva (Ameiva tobagana, german: Grüne Ameive, french: Ameive commun) on Petit Rameau. (1.7M)
Iguana iguana
Green Iguana (Iguana iguana, german: Grüner Leguan, french: Iguane vert) and Carib Grackles (Quiscalus lugubris, french: Quiscale merle) on Petit Rameau. (1225k)
Iguana iguana
Green Iguana (Iguana iguana, german: Grüner Leguan, french: Iguane vert) on Canouan. (679k)
Chelonoidis carbonarius
Red-footed Tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonarius, german: Köhlerschild­kröte, french: Tortue charbonnière à pattes rouges) on Canouan. (1157k)
Panulirus argus
Caribbean Spiny Lobsters (Panulirus argus, german: Karibik-Languste, french: Langouste blanche). (546k)

Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary on Bequia

Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary
Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary. (900k)
Eretmochelys imbricata
Baby Hawksbill Sea Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata, german: Echte Karettschild­kröte, french: Tortue imbriquée). (556k)
Eretmochelys imbricata
Baby Hawksbill Sea Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata, german: Echte Karettschild­kröte, french: Tortue imbriquée). (522k)
Eretmochelys imbricata
Hawksbill Sea Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata, german: Echte Karettschild­kröte, french: Tortue imbriquée). (546k)
Eretmochelys imbricata
Hawksbill Sea Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata, german: Echte Karettschild­kröte, french: Tortue imbriquée). (633k)

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