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Pets – South Georgia

During the operation of whaling stations between 1904 and 1965, a variety of animals were brought to South Georgia. Two, the brown rat and house mouse, were introduced accidentally. Most were brought to the island to provide fresh food. These …

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South Georgia Penguins

Georgia post issued a set of stamps showing Penguins of South Georgia. The penguins featured are King Penguin, Macaroni Penguin, Chinstrap Penguin and Gentoo Penguin.

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London 2010 Festival of Stamps

The Post Office of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is marking its participation in the London 2010 Festival of Stamps with a souvenir sheet of 10 different stamps on a ‘stamp on stamp’ theme. The Post Office on …

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Cephalopods

The cephalopods, which include the squid, octopus and cuttlefish are exclusively marine animals that are found from shallow water to the deepest parts of the oceans. The cephalopods belong to the Phylum Mollusca, which also includes the mussels, limpets, slugs …

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