Fossils, dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals on stamps of Zambia

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Zambia, officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country in Southern Africa.
The capital city is Lusaka, in the south-central part of Zambia. Its neighbours are the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique to the southeast, Zimbabwe and Botswana to the south, Namibia to the southwest, and Angola to the west.
The population is concentrated mainly around Lusaka in the south and the Copperbelt Province to the northwest, the core economic hubs of the country.
Northern Rhodesia was created in 1911 from territory administered by the British South Africa Company, becoming an official British protectorate in 1924, and achieving independence as Zambia in 1964.

The first stamps of independent Zambia were issued on 24 October 1964.
They consisted of a set of three commemoratives. On the same day, a set of 14 definitive stamps was issued, with depictions of various professions and scenes. [R2]

Official stamps of Zambia related to Paleontology: dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals

01.02.1973 "Fossils from Luangwa" 27.09.1999 "Dinosaurs"
Fossils of dinosaurs, prehistoric animals and early human on stamps of Zambia 1973 dinosaurs on stamps of Zambia 1999

  •   [R1] Zambia: Wikipedia, FlagCounter
  •   [R2] Postal History and Philately of Zambia: Wikipedia.
              Links to official website of the Post Authority, stamp catalog and a list of new stamps of Zambia are here

Many thanks to Dr. Peter Voice from Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Western Michigan University, for the draft page review and his very valuable comments.

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