Twelve Animals of the Lunar New Year Cycle – Miniature Sheet Hong Kong 1999.
Hong Kong China issued a miniature sheet containing 12 stamps on Twelve Animals of the Lunar New Year Cycle 21 Feb 1999. All stamps are of HK$ 1.30 denomination. The Animals featured are Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Pig, Dragon, Dog, Snake, Cock, Monkey, Ram & Horse.
The Ontario Regiment of Canada – Commemorative Covers – 2016.
On 14 Sep 1866, the 34th Ontario Battalion of Infantry was formed. Its members participated in the Northwest Rebellion of 1885, the South African War and the First World War Inthe 1930’s the Regiment became a tank battalion. It was mobilised for Second World War and it earned battle honours in Italy and Northwestern Europe. Post World War II it has been deployed in various missions including Peace Keeping Missions and operations in Afghanistan. It ranks among the oldest continuously serving reserve (Militia) regiments and is one of the Senior Armoured Regiments of Royal Canadian Armoured Corps (RCAC).
The Badge of the Regiment which forms part of stamp design and the cover has following features
Cat in Fierce Fighting pose.
Nine Maple leaves reflect the nine provinces which contributed soldiers to the First World War Battalions.
The three-quarters of a disc at the base of batch reflects the old militia number “34”.
“FIDELIS ET PARATUS” meaning Faithful and ready is the motto of the Regiment.
Canada Post issued a commemorative cover on 10 Sep 2016 to commemorate 150th Anniversary of The Ontario Regiment of Canada (RCAC).
Bhutan issued a sheetlet containing two Blocks of four stamps on Red Panda. Two stamps are of 20 Nu and two stamps of 25 Nu. The stamps were issued on 09 Oct 2009 under the theme Global Nature Conservation of WWF. Red Panda in natural habitat is shown on stamps.
Red Panda is also known as Lesser Panda and Red Bear Cat. It is mammal native to the eastern Himalayas and southwestern China. It is listed as endangered on IUCN list as the population of mature individuals is estimated to be less than 10,000.
Predators of Arabia – Se-Tenant Sheet of United Arab Emirates 2003
The United Arab Emirates Post issued a se-tenant sheet containing 12 stamps of 50 UAE Fils on the theme Predators of Arabia. The stamps were issued on 10 June 2003 and feature stamps on Cats of Prey, Mammals, Foxes, Leopards etc.
50 Fils – Arabian Leopard 50 Fils – Blanford’s Fox 50 Fils – Caracal
50 Fils – Cheetah 50 Fils – Gordon’s Wildcat 50 Fils-Striped Hyena
50 Fils – Golden Jackal 50 Fils -White-tailed Mongoose 50 Fils-Ruppell’s Fox
50 Fils – Sand Cat 50 Fils -Small-spotted Genet 50 Fils-Arabian Wolf.