Cuba

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3c            29 Jun 63              Highly Stylized Turtle      Carved wooden throne from Taino Civilization. This throne does not look like a chelonian but several reliable sources indicate that it does represent a turtle.
 

 
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20c         05 Sep 67             Chelonia mydas
 


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1c            15 Jun 82              Trachemys decussata
 

 
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1c            15 Nov 83            Eretmochelys imbricata
 

 
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2c            15 Nov 83            Lepidochelys kempii
 

 
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5c            15 Nov 83            Trachemys decussata
 

 
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20c         15 Nov 83            Caretta caretta
 

 
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30c         15 Nov 83            Chelonia mydas
 

 
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50c         15 Nov 83            Dermochelys coriacea
 

 
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 5c            12 Oct 86              Highly Stylized Turtle      Carved wooden throne from the Taino civilization. Stamp inscribed "Dujo Taino", "Culturas Precolombinas", "Republica Dominicana" and "Historia Latinoamericana". This throne does not look like a chelonian but several reliable sources indicate that it does represent a turtle.
 

 
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1p           30 Sep 94             Chelonia mydas mydas                  Inscribed "Cayo Largo" and "Chelonia mydas mydas".
 


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 10c         27 Sep 00             Eretmochelys imbricata                                 From "Marine Life" set.  Issued for World Tourism Day.
 

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 10c         31 Mar 07            Geochelone elephantopus          Two Galapagos Tortoises. Tortoise in foreground is facing right, tortoise in background is facing left. Stamp inscribed "Testudo elephantopus", an old name for the species. From "Animals in National Zoo" set of six stamps.
 


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85c         08 May 07            Chelonia mydas                                Turtle in lower right corner. Aerial view of Key Largo in background. Inscribed "Los Cayos de Cuba" and "Turismo" along bottom of stamp. Turtle erroneously identified on stamp as Tortuga Carey. Turtle identified as Chelonia mydas by George Balazs.
 

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5c            15 Nov 07            Eretmochelys imbricata                                 Large turtle in foreground swimming down and right w/ foreflippers in raised position. Small turtle in background swimming away from viewer.  Inscribed "Fauna Cubana Protegida".
 

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 1.00p     15 Nov 07            Chelonia mydas                                S/S of one stamp depicting a Chelonia mydas. Upper sheet margin inscribed "Fauna Cubana Protegida".      Large sawfish (Pristis pectinata) in sheet margin.
 
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¢    12 Mar 13   Probably Trachemys decussata   Pet turtle. Set of  6 pets, turtle on one stamp.
 
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50¢   3 Apr 13   Caribemys oxfordiensis   From a set of 6 prehistoric reptiles.
 
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 85¢ 4 Oct 14   Eretmochelys imbricata   From Fauna Marina set.
 
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15¢    15 Dec 14  Eretmochelys imbricata   From Protection of Flora and Fauna set
 
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10c  5 Jul 17  Chelonia mydas   One stamp from six stamp World Environment Day set