The city of Guangzhou has the nickname of "goat city", which explains the goats as mascots for the 2010 Asian Games. This stamp represents Weiqi - or Go - a strategy board game that has been played for thousands of years. One of the five goat mascots is leaping over the board of 'stones' and the city of Guangzhou. (I admit that I did not realize these were goats)
This poor Moomin doesn't look too steady, or graceful, on his tiny feet.
The Old Port of Montreal is between the St Lawrence River and Old Montreal. This stamp shows a 2002 image with a corner of Habitat 67, a modular residential complex designed by Moshe Safdie for Expo 67 on the right. The Old Port is a neighbourhood full of activities from shopping, eating, river cruises, entertainment, festivals and more.
Seven main islands spanning 24 miles
If you are bored with your home, you could apply for a one year residency permit for work, study or research. You would have a different view out your window and could help the local economy.
These stamps first made me think of the black & white theme, which might be stretching it a bit. Would still qualify as far as I'm concerned! However they undeniably qualify as big animals.
Here we have ursus americanus - the black bear, the smallest of the North American bears. The one on the left is a subspecies known as a kermode bear which has a rare recessive gene that makes their fur cream or white coloured. Some of them have black fur, but these white variants are known as the Spirit Bear.