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Children’s Pets

\"croatiaSyrian (Golden) Hamster:Syrian (Golden) Hamster (Mesocricetus auratus) Hamster does not take much space and is an ideal pet for kids older than seven, since having hamster they will develop work habits and better understand natural processes which take place with all living beings.
European Rabbit :European Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) European rabbit is a sociable animal and it is innate to it to live in groups so that family makes it up for them. If we can not dedicate time to play with them, a good idea is to get a pair of them.

Guinea Pig :Guinea Pig (Sea Pig) (Cavia porcelus) Guinea pigs are pretty active small animals that need a lot of motion which can be achieved by letting them out of cage. However, on such occasions you must keep an eye on them since like all rodents they love to nibble anything they can get hold of.
Date of issue: 21.02.2014.

International Mother Language day

\"croatiaWith the issue „International day of the mother tongue – Jagoda Truhelka, Antun Gustav Matoš, friar Lucijan Kordić“, the Croatian Post Mostar reminds us of the significant Croatian literarily names and marks the day on which the UN General Assembly in 1999 established a day for preserving the mother tongue. Jagoda Truhelka (Osijek, 5. 2. 1864 – Zagreb, 17. 12. 1957) is known for her novels and stories in which she describes the life of a woman from the old part of Sarajevo and Zagreb. Her prose is colored with impressionistic details of naturalism. However, the most significant part of her literal work is books dedicated to children. Antun Gustav Matoš (Tovarnik, 13. 6. 1873 – Zagreb, 17. 3. 1914), is a poet, novelist, feuilletonist, essayist, and travel writer that left a deep mark in Croatian literature. A critic without compromise is the central persona of Croatian modern. In reviews, essays, and feuilletons with an impressionistic approach, through his work, often carries out his artistic postulates. As a poet, becomes known later on, by writing about 80 poems all together. Friar Lucijan (Ante) Kordić (Grljevići, 9. 6. 1914 – Široki Brijeg, 16. 6. 1993), is a historian, scientist, and poet in whose poems are intertwined the destiny of his homeland and banishment. He adapted the Franciscan sensibility and simplicity to the modern poetry spirit, while his spiritual being is fulfilled with religious devotion towards God. His literary work is deeply embroidered with the experience of the Way of the Cross from which he saved himself by escaping into the cold Sava River.

Date of Issue-21 February 2014,size-25.56×35.50  mm,value-0.60 BAM,paper-white adhesive,printed by- Zrinski d.d. Čakovec

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