Issue date:28th SEP'2012
The 60c Sumatran Tiger stamp is larger than the others in the design set and features the Melbourne Zoo anniversary logo.
To create awareness among our self to save this wonderful species-Tiger, at the turn of the 20th century, India had 40,000 tigers in the wild. In 2002, there were 3,642 and today we are just left with 1,411 tigers, a number so small that they will be gone soon if we don’t wake up to the crisis. It says “When we protect one tiger, we protect about a 100 sq. km of area and thus save other species living in its habitat.
|Illustration / Photography:||Jon Pointer|
|Stamp size:||30.5 x 40mm, Minsheet 160 x 105mm|
|Stamp Values:||42p x 6|