13 May 2018

Sunday Stamps - 'M'

1972, Canada, Mountain Sheep, definitive
designed by Reinhard Derreth
based on a photograph by Harry Rowed

These bighorn sheep live in the Canadian Rockies. These are rams, as can be seen by their massive curled horns which can be as long as 125cm and together can weigh up to 13kg.

for the letter M - mountain sheep 



5 comments:

  1. Hardy creatures, the stamp nicely captures mountain wildness.

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  2. Great stamp - love the unusual brown/blue two tone used.

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  3. Really big horns!

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  4. I can simply feel the chill of the fresh mountain air on this stamp!

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  5. That slope is no problem for them.Fine beasts.

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