here is the start of an exciting new series – animal stamps.
number 1 – a couple of chinese yaks
another of our bovine friends from cameroon – this one only seems to have 3 legs
our first european animal – a hungarian hedgehog – I assume that’s a mother handling one of her offspring with her teeth, but what do I know?
This one’s a male I think. Predictably elephants in Laos are now an endangered species.
our 2nd european animal this romanian ermine doesn’t look very friendly. I like the background colour.
finally a yugoslavian lynx. lynxes haven’t done too well for the last 100 years but there’s a lot of effort to replenish numbers. if approached by a lynx grab it by the scruff of the neck and drop it in the nearest wheelie bin you can find