Amami Rabbit

A postage stamp on the Nature Conservation Series “Amami Rabbit:

1172 Pentalagus furnessi (Nature Conservation) Japan Stamp 1974Issued by Japan

Issued on Aug 30, 1974

Issued for : As the 3rd issue of the Nature Conservation Series, a special postage stamp depicting an Amami Rabbit (Pentalagus Furnessi) was brought out. The Amami Rabbits, primeval rabbits designated as natural monument in 1963, survive only in two islands, Amamioshima and Tokunoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture.

Design : Amami Rabbit (Pentalagus Furnessi)

Designer : Mr. Wakana Emori

Colour : Multicolour

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 20 Yen

Printing Process : Photogravure & Engraved

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