1978 13¢ CAPEX Wildlife
Issue Date: June 10, 1978
City: Toronto, Canada
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Lithographed, engraved
Issued in conjunction with the 1978 Canadian Philatelic Exhibition in Toronto, the CAPEX souvenir sheet was the first U.S. souvenir sheet to be released outside the country. Eight different stamps, featuring popular animals and birds from North America, appear together on this colorful sheet.
For many northerners, the migration of the majestic Canada goose signals the beginning of winter. During the autumn months, these birds fly as far south as northern Florida and Mexico. Although the giant Canada goose is the most common species, there are 10 other species, including the smallest – the cackling Canada goose, which weighs only 3 pounds.