One (1) MNH SINGLE STAMP in title from a booklet in the 2019 Canada Post BEARS ISSUE
2019 BEARS ISSUE
Share your love of bears with this SINGLE STAMP from a booklet of 8 PermanentTM domestic stamps from Canada Post Issue. featuring stunning, portrait-style photographs of the bears that inhabit Canada’s wilderness.
Two of the featured bears, the American black bear and the Kermode bear, are the same species, Ursus americanus. The two remaining stamps depict the grizzly bear (Ursus arctos –also featured on the front of the booklet) and the polar bear (Ursus maritimus), one of the largest bears in the world.
Black bears are found in every province and territory except Prince Edward Island. Carrying a recessive gene that sometimes produces a white-colour phase, Kermode bears are a specific population of black bears found on Canada’s west coast. The white-coloured Kermode bear is revered by the Tsimshian First Nations.