Animal Stamp of Nicaragua

Nicaragua is sandwiched in between Honduras and Costa Rica, and faces the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific. It was discovered in 1502 by Columbus and became Spain territory and participated in Central America federation comprising 5 countries with El Salvador in 1821, and separation became independent from Central America federation in 1838. It was occupied by the U.S. forces which received a request from domestic maintenance power from 1912 to 1933. Commander Somoza National Guard held real power in coup d'etat and lasted for 1936 years than 40 years, and the autocracy times of the Somozas continued. A revolution by democracy power succeeded in 1979.
Seven kinds of fishes stamps and seven kinds of birds stamps were issued in 1981 by this Nicaragua. The fishes and birds of the Central and South America special product are drawn neatly.
Two kinds of normal stamps which it drew all six kinds dog on in 1987 year and four kinds of airmail stamps were published.

Republic of Nicaragua
1981.10.19 Fish Stamp
Cardinal Tetra
Paracheirodon axelrodi
Wild Guppy
Poecilia reticulatus
Striped Headstander
Anostomus anostomus
Skunk Corydoras
Corydoras arcuatus
Blackfin Pearlfish
Cynolebias nigripinnis
Longfin Pterolebias
Pterolebias longipinnis
Red Swordtail
Xiphophorus hellerii

1981.11.30 Birds Stamp
Lineated Woodpecker
Dryocopus lineatus
Scarlet Macaw
Ara macao
Massena's Trogon
Trogon massena
Blue-crowned Motmot
Momotus momota
Keel-billed Toucan
Ramphastos sulfuratus
Crimson-fronted Parakeet
Aratinga finschi
Violet Sabrewing
Campylopterus hemileucurus

1987.6.25 Dog Stamp
(England origin)
Canis familiaris
Doberman Pinscher
(Germany origin)
Canis familiaris
Japanese Chin
(Japan origin)
Canis familiaris
(Netherland origin)
Canis familiaris
(Mexico origin)
Canis familiaris
St. Bernard
(Swizerland origin)
Canis familiaris
Finish Spitz
(Finland origin)
Canis familiaris

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