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50th Anniversary of Curraghs Wildlife Park

50th Anniversary of Curraghs Wildlife Park

The Isle of Man issued a set of six stamps to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Curraghs Wildlife Park, one of the Island’s most popular attractions. The stamps depicts some of the Curraghs Wildlife Park’s most successfully bred endangered species. …

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Reptiles – Liechtenstein

Reptiles - Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein post continue the series of native Reptiles special stamps with this issue featuring Sand lizard, Smooth snake and Common lizard. With a length of up to 22 centimetres, the sand lizard is the largest native lizard. In the mating …

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Love Your Pet – Canada

Love Your Pet - Canada

Canada post issued a special set of stamps “Love your Pet” to raise awareness of the need for responsible pet ownership. Canadians love their pets. More than half our households are home to a furry, feathered or finned friend – …

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Underwater World – Australia

Nudibranchs are marine molluscs renowned for their flamboyant colour patterns. They have evolved to the point where they no longer need the passive defence of a shell, instead opting for special chemical secreting glands or recycled stinging cells to keep …

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The Irish Horse

An Post issued a series of four stamps to honour the Irish horse. Peter Curling, Ireland’s leading equestrian artist, painted the images on which the stamps were based. They show four common horses in Ireland; the thoroughbred horse, the Connemara …

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Irish Animals & Marine Life

An Post issued eight stamps for its Irish Animals and Marine Life definitive series, illustrating Ireland’s biodiversity from the seabed to the mountain top. Biodiversity is an all-encompassing term used to describe the variety of all life and natural processes …

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