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The Pitons The growing of bananas The flag of St. Lucia The Parrot Click on the pictures to learn more.
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. The St. Lucian flag. The blue represents the sea The pointed shapes represent the Piton mountains. The black and white represents the people. The yellow represents the Caribbean sun. BACK Click the speaker for audio.
The Pitons The 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. national symbol Click the speaker for audio. BACK
Parrot Meet ‘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.protected species Next Page Click the speaker for audio. BACK
This is a drawing I did of the St. Lucia parrot. 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 parrots wanting them for pets their natural habitat being destroyed.habitat 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. Click the speaker for audio. BACK
Bananas Do 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 Click the speaker for audio. BACK