Anteaters
 

No good reason for this page. I have always enjoyed the stamps of North Borneo and their 1909 issue featuring a tapir was an early favourite. Having spotted a few other stamps with probosces, another topic is born. Shown in the order acquired.

 

Malayan Tapir

29th May 2004

North Borneo 1 cent

1909

SG277

Tapirus Indicus

29th May 2004

Vietnam 12 xu

not yet identified

Giant Anteater

29th May 2004

Colombia

1960

SG1008 ScC357

 

Nine-banded Armadillo

29th May 2004

Colombia 1.30 peso

1960

SG1009 ScC358

Giant Armadillo

28th June 2004

United Nations 32 cents

1995

Sc SG667

28th June 2004 Oman MS ?
Malaysian tapir

3rd July 2004

Malaysia $2

1979

SG195

Armadillo

3rd July 2004

Guyana $2

19?

SG?

Baird's tapir

3rd July 2004

Nicaragua 20c

1989

SG3082

Nine-banded armadillo

3rd July 2004

Nicaragua 30c

1989

SG3083

 

Armadillo

18th Dec 2004

British Honduras
Orycterope

9th Jan 2005

Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Tapirus bairdii

12th March 2005

Nicaragua
Tamandua tetradactyla

12th March 2005

 

Nicaragua
Tapirus terrestris

1st May 2005

Grenada
Ant Bear (?)

17th July 2005

Kenya
Giant Anteater

20th August 2006

 

French Guiana 1 centime

1905

Sc51 SG58

Banded anteater

20th January 2007

Australia 6d

1960

SG316

Chinese pangolin

16th December 2007

Hong Kong $1

1982

SG412

 

entries from January 2008 awaiting identification

 
Dasypus

9th January 2008

Grenada
Myrmecophaga tridactyla

9th January 2008

Ecuador
Dasypus hibidus

9th January 2008

Uruguay
Tapirus bairdii

9th January 2008

Belize
     

note: size long side to 250 pix

Page started 29th May 2004.

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