Greetings From Australia -International Postage Stamps of Australia 2006

Greetings From Australia -International Postage Stamps of Australia 2006

On 02 May 2006 Australia Post issued two stamps on theme Greetings From Australia -International Postage Stamps . The stamps featured two Icons of Australia

$1.25 -Koala – Found in eucalyptus forests of Eastern Australia

$ 1.85 Royal exhibition Building in Carlton .Melbourne.It is the first Australian building to recognised with a world heritage listing. It was constructed in 1880 and is one of the oldest exhibition Pavilions in the World.The holding hosted Australia’s First Federal parliament on 09 May 1901 and where the Australian Flag was flown for the first time.

A First Day Cover with the stamps is listed.It is cancelled at Carlton on first day of Issue.

FDC AUSTRALIA INT STAMPS
FDC AUSTRALIA 2006 -INTERNATIONAL POST STAMPS -KOALA & ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING CARLTON ,MELBOURNE

Stamp on Tallinn Zoo – Snow Leopard- Estonia 1999

Stamp on Tallinn Zoo – Snow Leopard- Estonia 1999

Tallinn Zoo in Estonia was opened on 25 Aug 1939.As per 2012 census it had 13,336 animals representing 548 species. Since 2009 it is one of the most visited Zoos in Baltic states. Tallinn Zoo is located in naturally beautiful Veskimetsa Park Forest.

Snow Leopard is a large cat native to mountain ranges of  Central and South Asia.It is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of threatened species as its world wide population is less than ( 2016 -4678 to 8745 mature individuals)

A Female Snow Leopard cub was born in Tallinn Zoo on May 10 ,2015. International Snow  Leopard Day is Celebrated on Oct 24.

Estonia issued a stamp on 19 Feb 1999  on Tallinn Zoo featuring Snow Leopard .

ESTONIA - TALLINN ZOO -SNOW LEOPARD
STAMP OF ESTONIA 1999 – TALLINN ZOO -SNOW LEOPARD