2009
Paleontology and Paleoanthropology related Philatelic items of the year 2009

Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals, fossils, fossil-found places, paleontologists and contributors to Paleontology and Paleoanthropology science as well as Natural History Museums, Charles Darwin on stamps issued in 2009

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If you know about any other Philatelic item related to Paleontology or Paleoanthropology, issued this year which is not mentioned below, please inform me .


stamps commemorates 200th Anniversary or bicentenary of the birth of the greatest naturalist in history, Charles Robert Darwin
This year 2009 is both the 200th Anniversary or bicentenary of the birth of the greatest naturalist in history, Charles Robert Darwin, and the 150th Anniversary of the publication of his most famous work "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection". Many postal authorities around the world issued stamps depicting Charles Darwin. All of them can be seen on the dedicated page: Darwin 2009

This page shows all relevant stamps from 2009 save for the Charles Darwin stamps. Highlights of the year include:
* Greenland and Denmark issued stamps showing fossils found in these countries.
* A mini-sheet from Lithuania showed insects encased in amber. The set was devoted to the Palanga Amber Museum.
* In November 2009, post authority of South Africa issued first 3D stamps ever depicting some dinosaurs and their fossils found in the country. It is also be the first time that a pair of viewing glasses supplied with each stamp sheet and commemorative cover.
* Strip of 5 stamps dedicated to prehistoric mammals from Cenozoic Era issued on Marshall Islands at the end of the year

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29.12.2009 Malta 24.11.2009 Marshall Islands 09.11.2009 Serbia
definitive stamps of Malta 2009 prehistoric mammals, Mastodon, Mammoth, Saber-toothed Cat on stamps of Marshall Islands dinosaurs, fossils, Museum Exhibits in Belgrade, on stamps of Serbia 2009
02.11.2009 South Africa 05.011.2009 TAAF 26.08.2009 Peru
fossils, dinosaurs on 3D stamps of South Africa 2009 fossils, animals, landscapes on stamps of TAAF 2009 fossil of Baguatherium on stamp of Peru 2009
03.07.2009 Guinea Bissau 13.06.2009 Lithuania 29.05.2009 Sao Tome and Principe
prehistoric animals on stamps of Guinea Bissau 2009 prehistoric insects in amber on stamp of Lithuania 2009 dinosaurs and another prehistoric animals on stamps of Sao Tome
25.03.2009 Denmark 24.03.2009 Bulgaria 13.03.2009 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mosasaur teeth on Danish Nature stamps of Denmark 2009 Natural Science Museum on stamp of Bulgaria 2009 dinosaurs on stamps of Bosnia Herzegovina 2009
23.02.2009, 10.4.2009 Guinea 19.01.2009 Greenland 07.01, 02.03, 01.07.2009 Comoros Islands
dinosaurs and another prehistoric animals on stamps of Guinea fossils of prehistoric animals and plants on stamps of Greenland 2009 dinosaurs and another prehistoric animals on stamps of Comoro Islands



Acknowledgements:
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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