If you are looking for Bahamas property for sale, it may interest you to know what sort of wildlife you will encounter when you have purchased and moved into your new home. There are lots of very beautiful and interesting wildlife in and around the Island.
There are a large variety of animals and birds and many different species; there are tours of the Bahamas which allow tourists to see this array of different kinds of creatures. There is a part of the island which has flat land and is salty with small hilly areas. This is perfect for the wild animals; there are many tropical plants in this area also. There are species which come from America, Florida and Cuba here and all can be seen on the tours. The most common birds are the Mocking bird and the Warblers. Wild pigs are on the Island and these were greeted by Christopher Columbus and other explorers, these pigs have turned feral and have even learned to beg humans for food and they swim well well, this is a very unusual sight for tourists to see whilst on the island, the pigs live near Staniel Cay in the Exumas.
The Hutias are another creature that can be found on the island, they are rodent like animals and have the look of small beavers without the tail and big teeth, and they can be anything from 20 to 60cm in size. There are 20 different species of this animal although half of these may now be extinct. They naturally make nests in rocks or trees and are usually herbivores; Cubans hunt these creatures for food and cook with nuts and honey. When taking an excursion to view the wildlife in the Bahamas tourists can expect to see all kinds of other species including frogs, money bats, raccoons, snails and snakes, although there are no poisonous snakes on the islands that are there to keep the rodent population down, so are viewed as fairly useful creatures. There are various different Zoos on the islands which can be visited also.
Underwater of course there is a rich array of Aquatic life as you would expect there are many tropical fish and also lobsters. The Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park, it is a unique attraction as it is protected by the Bahamas National trust so that fishing is forbidden here and this has proved to be beneficial as more and more of the species are reaching adulthood within this area. Guided Tours are available within the park which will tell you all about the different species of marine and mammal life. The best way to experience the park is to hire a Kayak and allow a guide to take you out onto the clear waters, this way you will experience and see all the amazing creatures of the land and sea. Diving is also allowed in the area and is popular for enthusiastic divers who wish to explore the marine life close up there are plenty of places which divers are allowed to swim although as the park is protected there are some areas which are restricted to protect the wildlife .
The wildlife and Marine life on the islands of the Bahamas is breathtaking, team that with the weather and the amazing scenery and you will find that this could be the perfect location for you to look for Bahamas property for sale .