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Deep sea creatures
Date Issued: 2000-10-02
Postage Value: 33 cents

Commemorative issue
Deep sea creatures
Deep sea creatures

The deep sea is the most expansive animal habitat on earth, and the dominant physical factors are darkness, cold, and high pressure. In response to these conditions, the creatures there possess significant modifications that differ greatly from creatures. The five life-forms represented on these stamps — fanfin anglerfish, sea cucumber, fangtooth, amphipod, and medusa — provide a glimpse into a vast and alien world seen by few people.

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