Royal Shukla-Phanta Wildlife Reserve

A commemorative postage stamp on the Shuklaphanta National Park :

Shukla Phanta National Park : Barasingha (swamp deer)Issued by Nepal

Issued on Apr 8, 1988

Issued by :
His Majesty’s Government
Postal Services Department
Nepal Philatelic Bureau
Kathmandu

Design : Present postage stamp brought out to highlight the special features of this reserve depicts the picture of a couple of swamp deer.

Designer : M. N. Rana

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 60 Paisa

Colour : 4 Colours

Size : 32.5 mm x 32.5 mm

Paper : Special Stamp paper

Quantity : 3,000,000 (Three millions)

Sheet : 50

Process : Offset

Printer : Austrian Government Printing Office, (Vienna, Austria)

About : 

  • Royal Shukla Phanta Wildlife Reserve is situated at Kanchanpur district of Far Western Development Region of Nepal. This reserve was established in 1976 with a view to preserving and promoting the rare and declining swamp deer and other animals.
  • Here we find abundance of flat grassland called ‘Phantas‘ which is the prime habitat of the swamp deer. Several other species of wild animals like tiger, wild elephants, leopard, bull, spotted deer, hog deer, barking deer etc are also available here.

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