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Bhutan Releases Red Panda Postage Stamp

November 30th, 2009

The Red Panda is a small animal native to Bhutan and other areas of Asia, and as an endangered species, the “Lesser Panda” is commemorated on this postage stamp issue. The stamp was produced in partnership with Bhutan Postal Corp., Ltd., the World Wildlife Fund and Creative Products International.

These stamps were issued officially on October 9, 2009.

The sheet was issued with two sets of four illustrations of the Red Panda, and a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) logo on the border. The sheet consists of four NU25 and four NU20 values, printed on paper and perforated. The stamps sell for US$6.60 at First day covers with postmark are available as well at US$7.22. Shipping charges are additional.

The stamps were designed by Barbara Knolle, and produced by Creative Products International (visit