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1St. Lucia is known for... The flag of St. Lucia Click on the pictures to learn more.The ParrotThe growing of bananasThe Pitons
2The pointed shapes represent the Piton mountains. BACKThe pointed shapes represent the Piton mountains.Click the speaker for audio.The black and white represents the people.The blue represents the seaThe yellow represents the Caribbean sun.The St. Lucian flag.This is the flag of St Lucia. It is a very interesting flag as every part of it represents a part of St Lucia.Can you guess what each part represents?Click on the orange dots to check your answers.
3BACKClick the speaker for audio.The PitonsThe pitons are a famous and very important national symbol for St Lucia. The twin peaks of the Piton mountains are about 800 metres above sea level.
4BACKClick the speaker for audio.ParrotMeet ‘Jacquot’ . A very beautiful and precious bird to the people of St. Lucia. It is the national bird of St Lucia, Jacquot is it’s nickname. Due to there being very few of these birds it is now a protected species.Next Page
5This is a drawing I did of the St. Lucia parrot. BACKClick the speaker for audio.The people of St. Lucia call this parrot by the nickname ‘Jacquot’. You will find them living in the rainforest on the Island.In the 1970’s there were found to be only 100 parrots left living in the wild. The main causes of this were,people hunting the parrotswanting them for petstheir natural habitat being destroyed.To try and help, the St. Lucian Department of Forestry started an awareness project, this included work being done in schools. ‘Jacquot’ was then made St. Lucia’s national bird, the hunting of them was banned and a parrot reserve was established.This is a drawing I did of the St. Lucia parrot.
6Click here to learn about Fair Trade bananas BACKClick the speaker for audio.BananasDo you have bananas in your home? Are they from St Lucia? Have a look when you get home. There is a good chance that they are bananas from St Lucia which are exported to Britain. Almost all the farmland there is used to grow bananas. Half the people earn their living from them. The nickname for bananas in St. Lucia is ‘Green Gold’.Click here to learn about Fair Trade bananas