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1997-2005 High Values Mammals
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No. Description, perforation Paper Tagging Format Printer Issued Cat. No.
$8 Grizzly Bear
1. Perforated 12.5 x 13.1 C None P4 CBN 1997-10-15 1702
               
Notes:
  1. Issued in miniature sheets of four. This is the largest Canadian stamp ever printed, along with the $5 Moose issued in 2003.
  2. The number 8 has been incorporated into the bear's rear right limb, the green grass and blue sky have been printed using tiny bear images, and the two lines below CANADA actually consist of the words "MAILPOSTE" engraved repetitively.
  3. A special souvenir folder with the Grizzly stamp was produced by Canada Post, but not regularly made available to collectors.
$1 Loon
1. Perforated 13.3 x 13 P None P16 CBN 1998-10-27 1695
  v1. Reprint, changed paper C None P16 CBN 2003-02-4 1695iv
$2 Polar Bear
1. Perforated 13.3 x 13 P None P16 CBN 1998-10-27 1698
  v1. Reprint, changed paper C None P16 CBN 2003-02-4 1698i
Notes:
  1. Originally issued in sheets of 16 with without barcodes. UPC barcodes were added to the 2003 reprint on coated paper.
$5 Moose
1. Perforated 12.5 x 13.1 C None P4 CBN 2003-12-19 1701
               
Notes:
  1. Issued in sheetlets of 4
  2. This stamp is not tagged, but a stylized image of a moose can be seen above the engraved moose's back, visible only under ultraviolet light.
$1 White-tailed Deer and Atlantic Walrus
1. White-tailed Deer, Perforated 12.5 x 13.1 C GT4 P16 CBN 2005-10-20 1696
2. Atlantic Walrus, Perforated 12.5 x 13.1 C GT4 P16 CBN 2005-10-20 1697
  A. Souvenir sheet of 4 (2 each) C GT4 P4 CBN 2005-10-20 1697a
$2 Peregrine Falcon and Sable Island Horse
1. Peregrine Falcon, Perforated 12.5 x 13.1 C GT4 P16 CBN 2005-12-19 1699
2. Sable Island Horse, Perforated 12.5 x 13.1 C GT4 P16 CBN 2005-12-19 1700
  A. Souvenir sheet of 4 (2 each) C GT4 P4 CBN 2005-12-19 1700a
Notes:
  1. The $1 and $2 are printed se-tenant on separate sheets.
  2. The tagging on stamps on the souvenir sheet is invisible under normal light, while it is visible on the stamps from the sheets of 16. This however, can change on future printings.

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