Dog Islands, British Virgin Islands





Dog Islands are a small group of islets among the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean.


The islands originally received their names from sailors who heard barking when they moored there, and assumed that they must be dogs. However, the barking noises were made by Caribbean monk seals. The sailors also regarded the Caribbean monk seal as a good source of fresh seal meat, and as a result, they are now extinct.
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  • We saw a nurse shark and the snorkeling was wonderful. The underwater rock channels make for great views of the fish life on the walls of the channels. It's a beautiful place to sail too.  more »
  • We went through the Dogs on our way down the island chain and decided to pick up one of the 5 (perhaps 6) mooring balls located on George Island. The inner mooring ball (we snorkeled the area) is too....  more »

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