Paleontology and Paleoanthropology related Philatelic items of the year 2014
Dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals, fossils, fossil-found places, paleontologists and contributors to Paleontology
and Paleoanthropology science as well as Natural History Museums on stamps issued in 2014
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Stamps on grey background are Undesired stamps
If you know about any other Philatelic item related to Paleontology or
Paleoanthropology, issued this year which is not mentioned below, please inform
Highlights of the year:
- On the beginning of the year, Hong
issued set of 6 stamps printed with a
luminous effect that makes the unique features of the Chinese dinosaurs
glow in the dark.
- Canada and Moldova show some fossil from
collection of its museums.
- Makhtesh Ancient Erosion in Israel
(some landscapes of
a geological land form considered unique to the Negev desert
of Israel) shown on stamps issued in February. On the first
look , there are nothing common with
Paleontology, but this place is also well known as fossil
found place - depicting on FDC.
- At the end of the year Post of Hong Kong issued a
block shows UNESCO Heritage site - Danxia
Mountain - our ancestors used to live near Danxia Mountain
long ago, and
there are skull fossils of famous Maba Man in the southwest
of Danxia basin,
which are important clues for studying the early human. At the same
cultural relics of the ancient people lived 6,000 years ago in
remained in Shixia Cultural Relic in Shizi Cliff. The catfish
from a relic of Neolithic Age in the southeast shows that about 5,000
the evolution level of the is similar to that of the Central Plains.
- Another stamp of Hong Kong
related to Paleontology, issued
this year is a part of definitive set. The stamp with value $2.20 shows
CHUK KOK TSUI landscape. Devonian
pyroclastic rocks found around Pak Sha Tau
and Wong Chuk Kok Tsui are included in the Wong Chuk Kok Tsui
are primarily sandstones, pebbly sandstones and conglomerates. The best
outcrops can be found around Wong Chuk Kok Tsui at the northern tip of
Channel. The rich Devonian fossil fauna from Tolo Channel
provide a strong basis
determining geological age and sequence stratigraphy helping us
Hong Kong's natural environment evolved during that time.
- Very beautiful stamps of prehistoric animals issued in Brazil and Mongolia.
Stamps of Mongolia commemorate return of Tarbosaur fossil, which a
stolen and illegally transported to USA, to the country.
of Brazil shows many prehistoric creatures lived in the territory of
the county in the past.
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Stamps on grey background are Undesired/"Pseudo stamps"
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1975, 1974-1970, 1969-1960,
Official stamps realted to Paleontology: fossils and reconstruction of prehistoric animals, paleoanthropologists
Some personalized and private post stamps
Other stamps to consider: Natural History Museums, fossil found places
[A1] The Bee on the left side is not prehistoric but modern specie: Apis mellifera
and used just for illustration purpose together with a painting from the Cuevas de la Araña,
Spain, which shows a Palaeolithic human who gathering some honey from wild bees.
Attention: Fake !
The following stamps looks like real, but they are not.