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Stamps Portraying Paleontology

 
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Bedrock Of The Community
United States
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Libya
Libyan Fossils
March 1, 1985
The stamp depicts fossilized fish, frog, and mammal.

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United States
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Bulgaria
Extinct Species
October 19, 2018
Aurochs (Bos primigenius)
Steller's sea cow (Hydrodamalis gigas)
Tasmanian tiger (Thylacinus cynocephalus)
Great auk (Pinguinus impennis)

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Egypt
Wadi Al-Hitan
February 10, 2008
Wadi Al-Hitan is a paleontological site in northern Egypt, some 150 km southwest of Cairo. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is known for its hundreds of fossils of some of the earliest forms of whale. The stamp set depicts fossilized and a reconstructed whale skeleton.

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Bedrock Of The Community
United States
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Mauritania
Fossil Shells
July 31, 1972
The stamp set shows stylized fossils of spirifer (Paleozoic marine brachiopods) and gryphaea (Triassic-Jurassic marine oyster).

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United States
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Namibia 1995. Fossils of an early mammal and a crocodilian are shown, along with artists' conceptions of how these creatures may have appeared.


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Peru
Prehistoric Animals
January 10, 2017
The stamp depicts Pelagornis, a widespread genus of the prehistoric pseudotooth birds.

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Slovenia
Fossil Mammals in Slovenia
March 22, 2019
The stamp depicts Anthracothere, an extinct artiodactyl ungulates related to the hippopotamus and whales.

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