Tropical islands often harbor invertebrates, such as crabs and insects, as well as a variety of birds. Some tropical islands are even home to reptiles, amphibians or large mammals. The animals that inhabit tropical islan... More » Science Biology Zoology

For someone who is stranded on a tropical island, the three most essential things are water, food and shelter. Water is essential to keep the body hydrated and flushed free of toxins, while food helps sustain the body an... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Outdoor Adventure Camping

A wide range of animals live on tropical islands, including monkeys and feral pigs. Sloths and big cats also live on the islands. More » Science Environmental Science
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