Nature Conservation

動物保護

25 March 1974, Japan
Nature Conservation Series: Mayailurus iriomotensis (Iriomote Wild Cat)

Mixed to methods of photogravure print and Intaglio, this set of express delicate texture of different aninals – rare species of Japan in 1976.

This Iriomote Wild Cat is now critically endangered.

イリオモテヤマネコ、リュウキュウヤマガメ、モリアオガエル。動物保護切手として1974年からの2年間に発売された17枚のうちの3枚。凹版印刷グラビア印刷を組み合せ、種類の違う動物の細かい質感を描き分けてあり、大好きな切手です。

追記:イリオモテヤマネコは現在国際保護動物になっていて、IUCN「絶滅寸前 Critically Endangered (CR)」です。

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