Animal Stamp of Venezuela

Venezuela is there in the northern part of the South America, is faced the Caribbean Sea and the best oil-producing country of Central and South America. Columbus went ashore in 1498 and it became the Spanish colony in the next year and lasted than 300 years and was governed. It formed the Republic of Great Colombia with Colombia, Ecuador in 1819 and it separated in 1830 and achieved independence. But military administration continued after independence more than 100 years and it was 1945 that realized democratization.
Six kinds of fish stamps were issued in 1966 by this Venezuela.

Republic of Venezuela
1966.8.31 Fish Stamp
Velvet Cichlid
Astronotus ocellatus
Perch Cichlid
Cichla acullaris
Piranha Notatus
Serrasalmus notatus
Swordtail Characine
Corynopomo riishi
Pearl Headstander
Chilodas punciatus
Ramirez's Dwarf Cichld
Apistogramma ramirezi

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