Monday, February 25, 2013

Freshwater Life in Ponds Theme of U.K. Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 22, 2013 - United Kingdom

The United Kingdom has issued a set of six new postage stamps in their series Freshwater Life. The stamps in this issue are based on the theme Ponds.

Designed by Kate Stephens and illustrated by Chris Wormell, the Ponds stamp set showcases three common species – the Three-spined Stickleback, Emperor Dragonfly and Smooth Newt – and three endangered species: Lesser Silver Water Beetle, Fairy Shrimp and Glutinous Snail.

Learn more at: Royal Mail

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