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#1285 Dominica 18/12/27

This beautiful cover from Dominica was sent by Wolfgang, thank you very much! It was posted in Roseau on December 27, 2018 and arrived on January 14, 2019.

The stamps depict the golden skink (Mabuya mabouya), the tropical house gecko (Hemidactylus mabouia), and the fantastic gecko (Sphaerodactylus fantasticus fuga).

 

#968 Namibia 15/08/18

Namibia 150818Wolfgang has sent this very nice cover during his trip to Namibia, thank you very much! It was posted in Walvis Bay on August 18 and arrived on August 26, 2015.

The three stamps on the left are part of the set “Biodeversity of Namibia”, which was issued on February 15, 2007. The stamps depict the jewel beetle Julodis egho and a solifuge spider (Ceroma inermis).

The top right stamp is part of the “Geckoes” set (issued on September 30, 2009) and commemorates the giant ground gecko Chondrodactylus angulifer namibensis. The bottom right stamp depicts the Herero chat (Namibornis herero). The stamp is part of the “Birds” set, which was issued on February 15, 2012.

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