Millions of years ago, volcanic eruptions unleashed their fury in what’s now the Eastern Caribbean. A towering island rose from the center of the rage. Smack in the path of the trade winds sweeping in from the Atlantic Ocean, the mountainous island was doused with rainfall. Six different types of forests sprouted, providing habitats for thousands of tropical plant species and hundreds of birds. Underwater, marine life thrived on the walls, pinnacles and reefs. This was the beginning of Dominica (dah min NEE kuh).
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