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New Stamps and Meter Cancellations on Birds and Animals

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Group ArGe Zoologie Czech Republic This sheetlet was issued on 15th March 2017 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Zoological garden Jihlava in the Czech Republic.The stamps are featuring Hyacinth Macaw, Red … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Switzerland

Baby Animals Extinct:the otter Otters used to be found living on the banks of practically every stretch of water in Switzerland. They became extinct in the middle of the last century as a result of over-hunting. To ensure a natural return from areas … Continue reading

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Germany: New Stamps and Postmarks on Animals

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie On 1st March 2017 Germany  will  issue a set of two stamps (Face value 2 x 0,85 Euro) and a booklet with 10x 0,85 Euro Face value … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Monaco

International Festival of the Circus of Monte-Carlo Monaco calendar, the 41st Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival is being organized from 19 to 29 January 2017. Each year, high-quality artistic programming, both classical and contemporary, creates extraordinary attendance. Issue Date: 03.01.2017 Designer: Elena ZAÏKA … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Papua New Guinea

Pig Nosed Turtle Fly River Turtles are large nearly exclusively aquatic freshwater exotics vaguely similar to a North American softshell but thicker and bulkier with a shorter, broader snout and more ‘flipper-like’ limbs. They are also known as ‘pig-nosed turtles,’ … Continue reading

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New Stamps Released on Year of Rooster

2017 is the Chinese Year of the rooster and begins on January 28th. The rooster is the tenth animal in the Chinese zodiac. Korea Issue Date:1 December 2016 Aland Issue Date:11 November 2016 Taiwan NT$3.5 stamp: “The Golden Cock Proclaiming Joy” is … Continue reading

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Croatia Issued Stamps on Lion and Whale

Lion-In the cave Vrtare male near Dramalj at the depth of about thirty metres, rich material has been extracted and collected from the cave sediment, consisting of fossil bones.  Collected fossil remains relate to Pleistocene fauna of big mammals from the family Canidae, … Continue reading

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Royal Mail:New Postmarks on Animals 

By Wolfang  Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie Royal Mail will issue these postmarks on 14th November  2016   featuring hedgehogs ( Erinaceus europaeus).

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Austria :New Stamps and Postmark on Animals

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie  Austria will issue a stamp on Eurasian Badger (Meles meles)on 22nd October 2016 with denomination 1,60 Euro in Austria.On 25th October 2016 a postmark will be issued on … Continue reading

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New Stamps Released in Hungary

Animal Cubs The stamp sheet featuring twelve young residents of the Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden. The following cubs can be seen in the stamp designs: Rudi, the African forest buffalo, Adolf, the Javan surili, Öcsi, the northern bald ibis, … Continue reading

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