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North American wildlife
Date Issued: 1987-06-13
Postage Value: 22 cents

Commemorative issue
North American wildlife
North American wildlife

The 50 different designsx depict wildlife indigenous to the North American continent and Hawaii. While these creatures are found in the wild, many of them depend on wildlife refuges for their environment part or all of the year. A wildlife refuge is a marked area of land or water on which hunting, trapping, trespassing, and fishing are restricted or forbidden. Several national wildlife refuges now permit managed hunting, fishing, and trapping on selected areas of the refuge land. The first federal refuge was established in 1903 in Florida by executive order of President Theodore Roosevelt.

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