Tanzania

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50c         26 Sep 77             Malacochersus tornieri
 
 
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1sh         08 May 85           Geochelone pardalis
 


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 10sh       20 Aug 86            Unidentified Sea Turtle
 


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 30sh       02 Jul 87              Geochelone pardalis        s/s w/ tortoise on the stamp and in the margin of the sheet.
 


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 75sh       04 Feb 90             Geochelone vosmaeri     This species became extinct within human memory.               
 

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 35sh       Dec 1991             Cartoon Turtle                  Disney scene w/ Robin Hood and merry men celebrating. From Disney's 1973 Christmas card.
 


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 500/       1992      Chelonia mydas                s/s w/ one stamp.          Inscribed: Sea Animal Giants.
 
 
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 20/         30 Jun 93             Malacochersus tornieri                  Tortoise on a rock.
 

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 30/         30 Jun 93             Malacochersus tornieri                  Tortoise drinking water at a lake.
 

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 50/         30 Jun 93             Malacochersus tornieri                  Tortoise under a rock.
 

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 70/         30 Jun 93             Malacochersus tornieri                  Tortoise emerging from egg.
 
 

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 20sh       28 Jun 93             Geochelone elephantopus            Head-on view of adult. Although "issued" 28 Jun 93, stamp was not available until July of 94.
 


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 200/-     05 Sep 95             K. belliana & G. pardalis Sheet of twelve different reptile stamps w/ Kinixys belliana on one and Geochelone pardalis on another.         
  SC  1354  b  200/-     05 Sep 95             Kinixys belliana                  Single stamp w/ K. belliana from Scott Tanzania 1354.
  SC  1354  l  200/-                    05 Sep 95                            Geochelone pardalis                       Single stamp w/ G. pardalis from Scott Tanzania 1354.
 


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 500/-     15 Jun 95             Eretmochelys imbricata                 s/s issued in conjunction w/ a set of 7 marine animals. Turtle's head is on stamp, body in selvedge.
 


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 250/-     30 Jan 98             Eretmochelys imbricata                 Sheetlet of nine 250/- value stamps w/ turtle on one. Marine Life of the World Pane 2.
  SC  1670  c  250/-     30 Jan 98             Eretmochelys imbricata                 Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Tanzania 1670.
 

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 200/       31 Aug 98             Clemmys insculpta           Pane of twelve se-tenant 200/ stamps depicting endangered animals. Turtle on one stamp only.
  SC  1691  k  200/       31 Aug 98             Clemmys insculpta           Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Tanzania 1691.
 

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370/       31 Aug 98             Chelonia mydas                Pane of six se-tenant stamps w/ turtle on one.
  SC  1693  e  370/       31 Aug 98             Chelonia mydas                Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Tanzania 1693. Semi-ventral view of turtle.
 


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 250/       02 Sep 98             Eretmochelys imbricata                 Scott Tanzania #1670 o/p'd w/ International Year of the Ocean emblem. O/P'd on each stamp and in selvedge of sheet.
  SC  1699  c  250/       02 Sep 98             Eretmochelys imbricata                 Scott Tanzania #1670c o/p'd w/ International Year of the Ocean emblem.
 

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 370/       31 Aug 98            Caretta caretta                 Pane of six 370/ stamps depicting Fauna & Flora of the World (birds, mammals, and one turtle).          
  SC  1716  a  370/       31 Aug 98            Caretta caretta                 Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Tanzania #1716.
 

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 300/       12 Oct 98             Caretta caretta                 Sheetlet of nine stamps w/ turtle on one. "International Year of the Ocean/Unesco".
  SC  1734  e  300/       12 Oct 98             Caretta caretta                 Single stamp w/ turtle from Scott Tanzania 1734.
 


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 150/       10 Nov 98            Giant Tortoise                   Same basic design as stamp on Scott Tanzania 1778 but w/ a different denom. From six value Tourism set.
 

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 250/       10 Nov 98            Giant Tortoise                   Three children feeding a giant tortoise. From six value Tourism set.
 


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 600/       10 Nov 98            Giant Tortoise                   s/s w/ one stamp depicting a girl riding a giant tortoise on a street in Zanzibar. Tourism Issue.
 
 
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1500/    09 Feb 99             3 Species of Sea Turtles                 S/S w/ one stamp. Caretta caretta on stamp, Chelonia mydas and Dermochelys coriacea in selvedge.
 


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 100/       18 Feb 99             D. coriacea & C. mydas                  Sheet of twenty se-tenant stamps w/ turtles on two. Inscribed "Endangered Species of the World".
  SC  1898  i  100/       18 Feb 99             Dermochelys coriacea                    Single stamp from Scott Tanzania 1898.
  SC  1898  q  100/       18 Feb 99             Chelonia mydas                Single stamp from Scott Tanzania 1898.
 
 

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400/       15 Nov 99            Kinosternon flavescens                  One of four panes of six se-tenant 400/ stamps issued this date. Three turtles on one of the stamps. They do not look like Kinosternon at all; more like Trachemys or Pseudemys.
  
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 400/       15 Nov 99            Kinosternon flavescens                  Single stamp w/ turtles from Scott Tanzania 2013. Three turtles on one stamp. They do not look like Kinosternon at all; more like Trachemys or Pseudemys.
 

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 300/       15 Nov 99            Chelonia mydas                Sheetlet of nine se-tenant 300/ denom. stamps. Turtle on one stamp only. Sheet inscribed "The Great Underwater".
  SC  2069  g  300/       15 Nov 99            Chelonia mydas                Single stamp w/ turtle from sheetlet of nine. Adult swimming underwater.
 

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 200sh    2000      Giant Tortoises                 Inscribed "Zanzibar Millennium". Two prominent tortoises. Logo w/ globe & dove in center of stamp. Issued for "Trade and Tourism".
 
 

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 600s       30 Jun 06             Sea Turtle, Tortoise         Sheetlet of six stamps, two of which depict turtles; one green turtle and one giant tortoise. Others depict sailboats, a monkey and a land crab. Upper margin of sheet inscribed "Beauty of Zanzibar". Green turtle from Mnemba Island; giant tortoise from Changuu Island.
  
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 600s       30 Jun 06             Chelonia mydas                Photo of adult on beach facing camera. "Beauty of Zanzibar" inscribed in lower right corner. Individual stamp from Scott Tanzania #2428. Depicts green turtle at Mnemba Island.
 
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 600s       30 Jun 06             Giant Tortoise                   Photo of adult facing camera, head and neck turned to side. "Beauty of Zanzibar" inscribed in lower right corner. Individual stamp from Scott Tanzania #2428. Depicts Giant Tortoise at Changuu Island.
 
 

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 1000/-                  24 Nov 06            Chelonia mydas                               Sheetlet of four 1000/- stamps depicting a turtle, a coconut crab, a frangipane flower and a Syke's monkey. Left margin of sheet inscribed "Species of Zanzibar" and "Conserve".
  SC  2438  d  1000/-                  24 Nov 06            Chelonia mydas                Close-up photo of dorsal aspect of head, front of carapace and left front flipper of turtle. Individual stamp w/ turtle from Scott Tanzania #2438.
 


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 400sh    15 Aug 08            Chelonia mydas                From set of four "Marine Life" stamps.
 
 

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 600sh    15 Aug 08            Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Sheet of six stamps w/ a different marine animal on each.
  SC  2528  c  600sh    15 Aug 08            Unidentified Sea Turtle                  Individual stamp w/ turtle from Scott Tanzania #2528.
 


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600sh    30 July 09      Aldabrachelys gigantea                  S/S of six 600sh stamps depicting tortoise, a monkey, buildings, people and a boat. Upper margin of sheet depicts a large building and the inscription "Zanzibar Attractions". Tortoise on one stamp only. Tortoise has head and neck extended and laying on the substrate.
 
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 600sh    30 July 09      Aldabrachelys gigantea                  Photo of giant tortoise facing camera. Head and neck are extended and laying on the substrate. Upper left corner of stamp inscribed "Zanzibar Attractions". Inscription is in black on dark green background and is difficult to see.
 
 

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400sh    22 Feb 11    
Aldabrachelys gigantea     Giant tortoise, Prison Island, from 4 value Wonders of Zanzibar set (although Scott describes the set as a set of 4, the WNS site of the UPU describes it as a set of 11)
 
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 900sh 26 Apr 13 Aldabrachelys gigantea  From Zanzibar the Mystical Islands set.
 
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1600sh   25 Mar 14  Chelonia mydas  One stamp from sheet of 6 labelled Marine Life
 
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2000sh  28 Jan 16  Astrochelys radiata Endangered Animals of Africa
 
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2000sh  28 Jan 16 Astrochelys radiata   Endangered Animals of Africa. Tortoise in selvedge.
 
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3000sh  28 Jan 16 Psammobates geometricus  Endangered Animals of Africa
 
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3000sh  28 Jan 16  Psammobates geometricus  Endangered Animals of Africa. Tortoise in selvedge.