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  1. In the middle of many underwater reefs, a Coral Cay forms above the surface. 1000's of pieces of dead coral get broken off the reef and get washed up onto shore.

  2. Tourists often take boat trips aboard boats to Caye Caulker and Ambergris Caye of the Pelican Cays.

  3. Morrocoy National Park has many beaches to enjoy. Some of these are Mayorquina, Mero Beach, Punta Brava, Boca Seca, Sal cay, and Sombrero cay.

  4. Disney's private island Castaway Cay, was once used for transporting drugs from Colombia into Florida

  5. The Atlantis Resort, the Bahamas is home to 16 dolphins stranded by Hurricane Katrina. Dolphin Cay provides 14 acres of habitat for this pod, over 10x the U.S. regulations per dolphin. Every visit supports marine conservation challenges from coral reef degradation to marine species in decline.

  6. There are several islands and cays included in Morrocoy National Park's boundaries. The park also has towns and villages, such as Morrocoy, Lizardo, Aguasalobre, and Cano Leon.

  7. Major Cay nicknamed Pig Beach is an island in Bahamas that is inhabited by feral pigs that can swim

  8. Birds visiting the coral islands drop plant seeds out of their feathers. As a result, most islands have grasses and trees growing on them. The birds come back and build nests in the trees and among the grass. There are 19 species of birds nesting on 78 islands and coral cays.

  9. Big Major Cay, an island in the Bahamas, is home to a family of swimming pigs.

  10. The first mammal to go extinct from rising ocean levels was the Bramble Cay melomys, also called the mosaic tailed rat. The animal lived only on a small, low-lying cay off the coast of Australia, and its habitat had shrunk by 97% before it disappeared altogether in recent years.

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Pig Beach, officially "Big Major Cay" - an uninhabited island of the Bahamas populated by feral pigs. We aren't sure how the pigs got there.

South Vietnam took Southwest Cay while all the forces guarding the islet were attending a birthday party of their commander in another island

The Bramble Cay melomys, the first mammal to go extinct because of climate change

You can vacation to magician David Copperfield's private island resort "Musha Cay" for $39,000 per day, when you book a 4-night minimum stay.

The Bramble Cay mosaic-tailed rat, the first mammal believed to have gone extinct due to global warming eroding and destroying its habitat.

The extinction of the Bramble Cay melomys in 2016 was described as the first extinction of a mammal species due to anthropogenic climate change.

The Bramble Cay mosaic-tailed rat probably represents the first recorded mammalian extinction due to anthropogenicclimatechange. Its loss was partly due to under-funding for conservation programs, & the fact that it was not an animal charismatic enough to garner much public attention.

The Bramble Cay Melomys is the perhaps the first mammal to go extinct because of climate change in the modern era. Some time between 2009 and 2014 the last of this species died, probably drowning in a storm surge on an island off the coast of Australia where it had thrived for thousands of years

The Bramble Cay Melomys is among the first mammals to disappear because of failure to adapt in the modern era. Some time between 2009 and 2014 the last of this species died, probably drowning in a storm surge on an island off the coast of Australia where it had thrived for thousands of years.

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Belize named an island after DJ Khaled's snapchat "catchphrases" which are called "major keys". The island's name is "Major Caye", and it was officially confirmed by the Belize board of tourism that it is a reference to DJ Khaled.

After being struck by a cay in Prohibition-era New York, Winston Churchill got a doctor to write him a prescription for alcohol, "especially at meal times."

In 2016, the Bramble Cay melomys became the first mammal on record to become extinct primarily due to human-caused climate change. The rodent lived on a low-lying island off of Australia which had become inundated by sea level rise, killing the animals and also destroying their habitat.

In 1975, South Vietnam "invaded" and seized control Southwest Cay, which was controlled by the Philippines, their ally at the time. South Vietnamese soldiers occupied Southwest Cay when the island's entire Filipino garrison left to attend a birthday party on a nearby island.

If Big Major Cay, an island in the Bahamas that is inhabited by swimming feral pigs