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2.55b 14 Oct 82 Podocnemis expansa
12b 12 Jun 92 G. carbonaria & P. expan. A curious sheet, containing two each of Scott Venezuela 1471a, 1471b, 1471c, and 1471d, plus two WWF labels. There are extensive notes on the margins of the sheet, including notes about Podocnemis unifilis and Chelonia mydas, despite the fact that neither of these species appear on the stamps or anywhere on the sheet. The species appearing on this sheet are Geochelone carbonaria and Podocnemis expansa. The Scott number (#1471) appearing here is actually the number of the block of four. Scott does not list the sheet of eight herein described.
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12b 12 Jun 92 Geochelone carbonaria Side view, facing left.
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12b 12 Jun 92 Geochelone carbonaria Three-quarter view, facing slightly to the right.
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12b 12 Jun 92 Podocnemis expansa On land, facing left.
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12b 12 Jun 92 Podocnemis expansa Underwater, facing right.
55b 07 Aug 97 Cartoon Tortoise Pane of ten se-tenant stamps showing scenes from children's story, Uncle Jaguar and Uncle Rabbit. Tortoise on two of the stamps. Reverse inscribed w/ children's story.
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55b 07 Aug 97 Cartoon Tortoise Single stamp from pane of ten, showing tortoise, jaguar & rabbit. Reverse inscribed w/ part of children's story.
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55b 07 Aug 97 Cartoon Tortoise Single stamp from pane of ten showing tortoise & rabbit. Reverse inscribed w/ part of children's story.
Various 31 Jul 98 Chelonia mydas Se-tenant sheet of ten stamps w/ turtles on two of them. Each stamp inscribed "Expo '98 Lisboa".
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140Bs 31 Jul 98 Chelonia mydas Adult nesting. Inscribed "Expo '98 Lisboa".
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150Bs 31 Jul 98 Unidentified Sea Turtle Tiny hatchling at water's edge. Inscribed "Expo '98 Lisboa".
Various 06 Apr 06 Geochelone carbonaria S/S of ten stamps w/ a different mammal or reptile on each one. Two tortoises on one of the stamps. Much writing and several logos in margin. Each stamp inscribed "Rescate de fauna Caruachi 2006" (Animals rescued during construction of Carauchi Hydroelectric Dam Project).
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1000Bs 06 Apr 06 Geochelone carbonaria Two tortoises facing right w/ bright red scales on head and forelegs. From Scott Venezuela #1662. Stamp inscribed "Rescate de fauna Caruachi 2006" (Animals rescued during construction of Carauchi Hydroelectric Dam Project).
Various 07 May 08 Eretmochelys imbricata Sheet of fourteen stamps, each depicting a Venezuelan coin or details from a Venezuelan banknote. Description of each coin or banknote in sheet margin. One stamp has a woman's face and a turtle taken from a Venezuelan 20Bs banknote.
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1.50Bs 07 May 08 Eretmochelys imbricata Large turtle on left side of stamp, woman's face on right. " Luisa Caceres de Arismandi" inscribed under woman's portrait. "Detalle del billete de Bs. 20" inscribed along top margin of stamp. Both the woman's face and the turtle are details taken from a Venezuelan 20Bs banknote.
Bs 458 13 Oct 16 Podocnemis expansa One stamp from set of 8 Biodiversity stamps. Turtle is labelled as Tortuga arrau.