Animal Stamp of British Jersey

British jersey is located in the France slippage to the English Channel which faces across Britain and France, and a size is at least Izu Peninsula. A jersey island is a population of about 90,000. About 800 years have maintained administrative organization and a taxation system original as a self-governing dominion under British dynasty protection. The deposit from overseas and investment go up to 90 billion pound (about 14,400 billion yen) for low tax rates, and 80% of the income of this island is called finance business. Moreover, it is famous also as the place of origin of many jersey milk subsequently to the Holstein milk.
The stamp on which it drew six kinds of small animals in 1999 was issued by this British territory jersey.
A stamp with the world nature animal protection fund contribution that it described two kinds of animals, two kinds of insects in 2004 year was issued.

British Jersey
1999.8.21 Small Animal Stamp
Western European Hedgehog
Erinaceus europaeus
Red Squirrel
Sciurus vulgaris
Nathusius's Pipistrelle Bat
Pipistrellus nathusii
Jersey Bank Vole
Clethrionomys glareolus
Lesser White-toothed Shrew
Crocidura suaveolens
European Mole
Talpa europaea

2004.7.27 Animal Stamp
Common Wall Lizard
Podarcis muralis
Dartford Warbler
Sylvia undata

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