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.
Found in forests throughout the world, the moose is the largest member of the deer family. The average moose stands about 6 1/2 feet tall, although some have grown as tall as 7 1/2 feet. This animal is so massive that even a wolf pack cannot kill a moose unless it is old or sick.