The 50th anniversary of Curraghs Wildlife Park celebrated by Isle of Man Post

July 1st, 2015 is pleased to present a special stamp issue by the Isle of Man Post Office that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the one of the Island's most popular attractions. The issue consisting of six stamps recognizes the Park's impressive work in animal husbandry and education that is so vital to the preservation of rare species and the awareness of future generations.

The images throughout the issue are the work of the Isle of Man Photographic Society and depict six highly endangered species of animals that live in this area.

Curraghs Wildlife Park is a wildlife park in The Curraghs (also known as the Ballaugh Curraghs), an area of wetland in the north-west of the Isle of Man. The park is owned by the Isle of Man Government and administered through the Manx Department of Tourism and Leisure. Constructed at the edge of the Ballaugh Curraghs, the Wildlife Park is a haven for all sorts of wetland wildlife. It specializes in wetland species, nearly 100 altogether, many of them endangered in the wild.

The stamp issue will be put into circulation on the 3d of July.

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