C301 Prehistoric Animals
Issue Date: November 24, 2009
Towards the end of the Mesozoic Era about 65 million years ago, changes began to take place on Earth, resulting in the growth of mountain ranges and a colder and
more arid climate. Swamplands and shallow oceans dried up, hastening the extinction of many reptilian species. These geological and atmospheric changes prepared the way for the next age of
history: the Cenozoic Era, also known as the age of mammals. During this era, ancestors of present-day mammals including early elephants, horses and camels originated. Carnivores proliferated
and evolved into canine and feline types of animals. While some creatures adapted very well to the changing environment, others could not tolerate the new conditions and migrated to more
temperate areas. Those that could not adapt eventually became extinct.
TECHNICAL DATA Issue: Prehistoric Animals Face Value: 5 x 44¢ Issue Date: November
24, 2009 Issue Place: Majuro Original Artwork: Don Balke Printing Process: Black, cyan, magenta, yellow by offset lithography on unwatermarked gummed paper Printer: Pioneer
Printing, Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.A. Stamp Format: Vertical Stamps Per Sheet: 20 Designs per Sheet: 5 Overall Sheet Size: 179mm x 184mm Size of Stamps: 31mm x 40mm Issue
Number: C301 Stamp Numbers:
(5-1) Mastedon Roaming Prairie
(5-2) Eohippus Eating Tree Leaves
(5-3) Mammoth Walking in Snowstorm
(5-4) Saber-toothed Cat Perched on Rock
Mastodon Mother and Baby Drinking in Marsh Withdrawal Date: While supplies last.
Stamp designs ©2009 Marshall Islands Postal Service Authority. All rights reserved.
Stamps in this Issue
| Currency || Face Value || Stamp
| US$ || 2.10 || Preshistoric Animals || US$ || .44 || Mastodon Roaming Prairie || US$
|| .44 || Eohippus Eatin Tree Leaves || US$ || .44 || Mammoth Walking in Snowstorm || US$ || .44 || Saber-toothed Cat Perched on
Rock || US$ || .44 || Mastodon Mother and Baby Drinking in Marsh |
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|Mint Sheet of 20 ||None ||4662857 || || $13.64
|First Day Cover ||None ||No longer available || || $4.96 |
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