This postcard is postmarked from Belgium with two dinosaur stamps and a dino postmark.
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The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (or Museum of Natural Sciences) is a museum in the Belgian capital of Brussels dedicated to natural history. The dinosaur hall of the museum is the world's largest museum hall completely dedicated to dinosaurs.
Triceratops hover protectively over their hatching young ... ever watchful for the hidden dangers of a prehistoric land ... all part of the Santa Fe and Disneyland's train journey back into the realm of Primeval World.
This is postmarked in 2009 with three China 1.50 stamps with a globe.
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Zhujiajiao is a water town on the outskirts of Shanghai, and was established about 1,700 years ago. Thirty-six stone bridges and numerous rivers line Zhujiajiao, and many ancient buildings still line the riverbanks today.
The venomous lionfish uses its spines to herd fish into a tight spot. Then, quick as a wink, the lionfish swallows its cornered prey in one big gulp. With a huge mouth that works like a vacuum cleaner, the lionfish gobbles up animals almost as big as itself.
Photographer: Edward G. Lines Jr.
This unused postcard was bought in 2011.
Here is one more postcard of a lionfish...
Pez leon colorado
Photo: Georgette Apol
This 3-D postcard was bought at Atlantis in the Bahamas in 2015.
Map of Puerto Rico Beaches and Municipalities
Illustration: 2014 Mark Drenth
There is also a recipe printed on the back:
Island Recipe - Flan de Pina (Pineapple Custard) (makes 10 servings)
1/2 cup sugar, 1 medium pineapple sliced, 1 can (15 oz.) sweetened condensed milk, 1can (14.5 oz.) evaporated milk, 2 cups milk, 5 large eggs, 1 jar (18 0z.) pineapple jelly. In skillet on medium heat, melt sugar to form caramel. Pour caramel on bottom of baking dish. Place pineapple slices on top of caramel. Blend other ingredients in blender till smooth. Pour blended mixture over pineapple. Bake at 350 for 1 1/2 hours. Delicious!
This postcard is postmarked from San Juan in 2014.
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Originally populated for centuries by aboriginal people known as Taíno, the island of Puerto Rico was claimed by Christopher Columbus for Spain during his second voyage to the Americas on November 19, 1493.
This is my own taken picture with my Nokia Lumia 920 and then made into a postcard. My grand-fathers door to "Riihi", where seed was dried. From year 1924 when they bought this farm, when my grandfather came back from Minnesota and Virginia. He was there from 1913 to 1920.
When I received this card and saw the front I was a bit disappointed, it's a door. And then I read the description. Now I am very grateful for this postcard. It is a unique card for sure! I googled the word Riihi and there was only one true hit. It was on Wikipedia and in Finnish. So I clicked the 'translate this' button and this came out. . . . .
Is-tank construction, in which before was dried and threshed grain. Cereals and dried parsille erected a supercharged lyhteinä (ahos, riihos) and were threshed on the floor (the main floor, in the country) by hitting Varsta using grains from the cobs. In some cases the grains were removed by pedaling. Riihimäki was built of logs salvomalla and tilkittiin (isolated) warm. Threshing Barn was the rarefied oven, parenting times the stove. Riihi the floor of either wooden floors (bridge), flat rock or clay flooring. The risk of fire due to brainstorm usually placed a little further away from residential buildings.
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I know many people from Finland and they are amazing for sure, but this is the worst translation I have ever seen!! - haha - The risk of fire due to brainstorm... lol
Female of Macleay's Spectre, Extatosoma tiaratum,
feeding on eucalypt leaves
These insects are popular pets, as they are easy to rear and spectacular to look at. The spines which give this insect its alternative common name of "spiny stick insect' are harmless, although they may make for an uncomfortable mouthful for a predator. The eggs of this species and of other stick insects closely resemble the seeds of plants, and are dropped by the female as she feeds. Males are slender and much smaller than females, and they have long, functional wings. This Australian insect is now found in captive breeding colonies all over the world.
Photo Stuart Humphres: Australian Museum
This postcard is unused. I bought it in Australia in 2012 for $2.50.
Darkwing Duck is an animated action-adventure comedy television series produced by The Walt Disney Company that first ran from 1991 to 1992. It featured the superhero duck whose alter ego is suburban father Drake Mallard. It was a spin-off of DuckTales.
The artist, Anish Kapoor, called it "Cloud Gate." Chicago locals call it, "The Bean." Kapoor may be miffed, but we love this giant structure, which sits right in the heart of Chicago, reflecting the skyline from all angles.
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This is postmarked in 2010.
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Here is one more postcard ...
Photo: Laurence Parent
This unused postcard from the Windy City is from 2015.
The Painted Stork (Mycteria leucocephala) is a large wading bird in the stork family. Their distinctive pink tertial feathers give them their name.
They forage in flocks in shallow waters along rivers or lakes and nest in trees, often along with other waterbirds.
Painted Storks immerse their half open beaks in water and sweep them from side to side and snap up their prey of small fish that are sensed by touch. As they wade along they also stir the water with their feet to flush hiding fish. They only sounds they produce are weak moans or bill clattering at the nest.
This is postmarked in 1944, but because it was a soldier in the Navy (as per the postmark) there is no stamp, just the word 'free'.
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United States Naval Training Center, Bainbridge was the U.S. Navy Training Center at Port Deposit, Maryland. It was active from 1942 to 1976.
From 1942 to the end of World War II, the center had trained 244,277 recruits who transferred to various ships and stations throughout the world.
The Dandy was a long-running children's comic published in the United Kingdom. The first issue was printed in December 1937. The final printed edition was issued on 4 December 2012, the comic's 75th anniversary.