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On August 16, 1961 Paraguay issued a set of seven stamps depicting native fauna and commemorating the 150th anniversary of the country's independence. Here is the 1.50 guarani value (Sc #595) of the set, featuring the puma, or cougar (Puma concolor).


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Lions (Panthera Leo) as symbols of the British Empire are featured on the 1/2 d (SG #453), 1 d (SG #454), 3 d (SG #456), and 1 shilling (SG #458) values of New Zealand's January 27, 1920 Victory set of six stamps.




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This 5c official stamp (Sc #O20) of Spain is the low value from a set of 10 stamps issued in 1931 to commemorate the 3rd Pan American Postal Union Congress held in Madrid. Stamp depicts the Lion Fountain at the Alhambra in Granada.

From wikipedia, "Some research suggests that the 11th century lions of the Lion Fountain came from the house of the Jewish vizier Yusuf Ibn Nagreia (d. 1066). They are large for sculptures of animals in Islamic art."


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On October 21, 2000 Lithuania issued this one lita stamp (Sc #677) as a part of its municipal coats arms series. Stamp depicts the arms of Raseiniai (pop. 11,200) in west central Lithuania. The exact meaning of the springing lynx is not known.

From heraldry-wiki.com, "The arms were granted at the same time as the city rights, on March 20, 1792 by Stanislaus Augustus, ruler of Lithuania and Poland...The lynx was officially restored on October 25, 1989."

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The Leopard
May 28, 1997
The minisheet depicts Anatolian Leopard (Panthera pardus tulliana), a subspecies of leopard native to Anatolia, the Caucasus, Iran and Central Asia.
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10th Anniversary of Project Tiger
November 22, 1983
The stamp commemorates a conservation program for Bengal tigers.
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On May 23, 2003 Luxembourg issued its 2003 EUROPA set of 2 stamps on the theme of "Poster Art". The .52 euro value (Sc #1112) of the set, shown here, features a lion and advertises the 3rd Luxembourg Trade Fair (1924).

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