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Posted 04/12/2016   7:33 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add ikeyPikey to your friends list Get a Link to this Message

Let's begin with a GPU (Genuinely Postally Used) "linen" postcard of Galapagos Tortoises at a zoo in Miami, Florida, USA, postmarked 30.Nov.19()6.

It is easier to find this postcard's image than it is to find hard information about these tortoises! ... here is the same image in the Tichnor Brothers Postcard Collection of the Boston Public Library ... and here you can buy a photo of a(nother) CT-published postcard with this image ... looks like the tortoises are still there at the Miami Zoo ... another version of the same web page ... "Admission fee was $1.50 ... (t)hose wanting to ride a Galapagos tortoise had to pay extra." (20151117)

Q/ Nobody told PETA about the rides?


/s/ ikeyPikey

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