Saturday, September 25, 2010

#438 Cuba...Thanks Pedro!

The souvenir sheet is from 2004 Minerals issue illustrating Copper.

The 2.05p stamp is from 2007 National Zoo issue showing Bornean Orangutan.The Bornean Orangutan, Pongo pygmaeus, is a species of orangutan native to the island of Borneo. Together with the slightly smaller Sumatran Orangutan, it belongs to the only genus of great apes native to Asia.

The Bornean Orangutan has a life span of about 35 to 40 years in the wild; in captivity it can live to be 60.

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