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Baby red squirrels, issued by Hungary on January 26, 1976 as part of a set showing young animals.

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Red Squirrel, issued by Romania on June 30, 1993.

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Squirrel, issued by France on April 21, 2001 as part of a set showing wildlife.

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Red Squirrel, issued by Sweden on January 30, 1992 as part of a series showing wild animals.

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Squirrel, issued by the United States of America on March 20, 2000.

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It is part of a sheet with ten stamps showing the Pacific Coast rainforest.

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Red squirrel, issued by Czechoslovakia on September 25, 1967 as part of a set showing animals from the Tatra National Park.

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Red giant flying squirrel (Petaurista petaurista), issued by Bangladesh on June 16, 1991 as part of set showing endangered animals.

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Red squirrel, semi-postal stamp issued by Switzerland on December 1, 1966 as part of a set showing animals in natural colours.

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Pallas's squirrel (red-bellied tree squirrel), issued by Viet Nam on March 20, 1976 as part of a set showing wild animals.

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Eurasian red squirrel, issued by North Korea on December 30, 1962.

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Striped squirrel, issued by Japan on December 14, 1968 to promote saving.

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Thanks for sharing Naomi :mrgreen:

Those are very cute squirrels. The ones issued by Sweden and Czechoslovakia are great. Those countries seem to consistently come up with beautiful engraved stamps!

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That Slovenia stamp is so cute! :D

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Red squirrel (Paraxerus palliatus), issued by Zimbabwe on January 15, 1991 as one of a set "Small mammals of Zimbabwe":

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Another squirrel from Japan :D

9 September 2011 Pteromys volans orii (Siberian flying squirrel)

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Came across this fella today while I was sorting out some Europa stamps:

Romania, 27 April 2011, issued for Europa "Forests"
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Japan (again), November 9, 2012, Winter greetings stamp showing a squirrel climbing onto a snowman to post a letter

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Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), designed by Matija Zlamalik (1905-1965), printed by photogravure (Courvoisier, S.A.), and issued by Yugoslavia on May 25, 1960 as one of a set of nine stamps depicting "animals in natural colors," Scott No. 573.

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Squirrel, a "discount stamp" designed by Swedish graphic artist Martin Gavler (1915-1986), printed by photogravure, and issued by Sweden on May 12, 1980, Scott No. 1323, Facit No. 1122B.

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From this Belgium sheet showing Buzin animals in motion, issued 23 March 2015:

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Leaping red squirrel:

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I found a squirrel! Here is a festive one from a December issue from Netherlands in 2011:

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Here it is with the others in the set (sorry missing one stamp):

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Well spotted Billy! :D

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Red squirrel, issued by Belarus on June 19, 2007.

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Perhaps this dog is thinking about chasing that squirrel?? :mrgreen:

Canada Adopt a Pet issue, 22 April 2013
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Nice Stamps!!! Thanks for share.
Eli wrote:Ebien Palm Squirrel (Epixerus ebii), issued by Ghana on June 22, 1977:

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There is a squirrel hiding in the lower right corner of this souvenir sheet issued by Canada in 2010 highlighting wildlife photography.

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While posting the new Indian stamp set about Ramayana Hindu Epic in the "Mythologies" thread, I noticed in one of the stamps, Lord Rama holding a squirrel. Here is the story about Rama and the squirrel:

Little squirrel who helped Lord Rama!

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Thank you for posting that Eli and it's great to see you back on Stampboards. That's a great story of Lord Rama and the squirrel. :D

Here are some recent squirrels from Japan.

20 November 2014, from the series "Evocative Memories of Seasons 4". The stamps feature scenes from a Japanese series of children's books by writer Rieko Nakagawa and illustrator Yuriko Yamawaki, featuring Guri and Gura, 2 field mice. A couple of squirrels are present in this busy scene:

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9 January 2015, Squirrel Nutkin appears in a set of Japan Peter Rabbit greetings stamps:

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3 October 2016, a squirrel is featured on one of the Autumn greetings stamps:

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Here's an industrious squirrel doing its part for the environment, on one of Latvia's 2016 Europa stamps:

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Not a stamp, but a thrifty squirrel appears on this 1973 slogan cancel from Worthing, Sussex.

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New 2018 issue from Uzbekistan depicting native fauna included this cute sheetlet
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Grizzled giant squirrel (Ratufa macroura), printed by lithography, and issued by Sri Lanka on November 24, 1994 as one of a set of four stamps commemorating the centenary of the National Wildlife & Nature Protection Society, Scott No. 1111, plus a photo.

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Another squirrel from Japan, part of the first Gifts from the Forest Series, issued November 8, 2017:

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Finland 2020 June 3, Norden issue (mammals theme) "Yard visitors"

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You will also find squirrels at meter stamps.
See the meter cut from USA 1939.
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Jersey Sept 2, 2019 Red squirrel

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