Seychelles Flora & Fauna

Here You Will Find Unique Seychelles Flora & Fauna..

View Seychelles Flora & Fauna with some of the rarest species on Earth! One, which is a true symbol of Seychelles, the Coco de Mer (Lodoicea maldivica). More known Breadfruit and Carambola. Bird life simply thrives in Seychelles with the largest seabird colonies in the world. Look at this Fruit bat or so called Fyling Fox that is visible in the sky at night fall. The well known giant tortoises, that grow up to 2oo years old and way almost 300 kg.

The Coco de Mer (Lodoicea maldivica), the sole member of the genus Lodoicea, is a palm endemic to the islands of Praslin in the Seychelles.

Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) is a species of flowering tree in the mulberry family, Moraceae, growing throughout the Pacific Ocean islands.

Carambola, also known as starfruit, is the fruit of Averrhoa carambola, a species of tree native to the Seychelles and other Tropical regions.

Seychelles Also Hosts Very Exceptionally Rare Fauna

Seychelles hosts some of the largest seabird colonies in the world. Species of seabirds include the sooty tern, fairy tern, white-tailed tropicbird, etc.

The Fruit Bat or Flying Fox, Pteropus seychellensis, is a megabat found on the islands of Seychelles. A significant component of the ecosystem.

Giant tortoises are characteristic reptiles of certain islands, often enormous size up to as much as 300 kg (660 lbs) and grow to 1.3 m (4 ft) long.

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