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Australian stamps paying tribute to Animals in War

Australian stamps paying tribute to Animals in War

Australia post commemorates the valour and sacrifice made by the countless animals in war that have assisted Australian troops during war. In times of conflict animals are very essential for transport, logistics, communications and companionship, but are often forgotten. A …

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Trained Dogs that Saved Macquarie Island

Trained Dogs that Saved Macquarie Island

Postage stamps issued to honour Trained Dogs who helped to Saved Macquarie Island by playing a vital role in intensive pest eradication campaigns. Macquarie Island has significant biodiversity and is one of the few breeding locations for fauna in the …

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Stamps featuring Dogs used by hunters in Aland

Dogs used by hunters in Aland

Aland post issued stamps featuring the species of dogs used by hunters in Aland. The dog species featured on stamps are Finnish Hound, Grey Norwegian Elkhound and Wire-haired Dachshund. Hunting is a popular leisure-time activity in Aland. The number of …

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Protected Fauna of Spain

Protected Fauna of Spain

Spanish post issued a special set of stamps featuring protected fauna of Spain, facing danger of extinction and fighting for survival in a hostile environment. The protected species featured on stamps are dragonfly, leatherback sea turtle, sturgeon and long-fingered bat. …

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Estonian fauna – Weasel

Estonian fauna – Weasel

Estonia post issued a postage stamp featuring Weasel. Weasel (Mustela nivalis) has a tail, brownish on the back and white on the belly in the summer, is slightly shorter than that of the other small carnivore, the ermine, and the …

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Endemic Species of Indian Biodiversity Hotspots

Endemic Species of Indian Biodiversity Hotspots

India Post issued a set of four stamps and a miniature sheet on Endemic Species of Indian Biodiversity Hotspots. The Bugun Liocichla (Liocichla bugunorum) is a passerine bird species from the Old World babbler family closely related to the Emei …

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