StampNews.com is glad to inform that Philippines Post released a special set of stamps depicting dragonflies, locally known as "tutubi". The issue was released in time for the celebration of PHLPost's 23rd corporate anniversary on April 06.
"Dragonflies are generally stronger and more robust. It also highlights PHLPost radical transformation from a "snail mail" to a fast and efficient express mail door to door delivery service", Postmaster General Josie Dela Cruz said.
The "tutubi", the nature's best killer of disease-carrying mosquito's, comes in different shapes and colors. Nine (9) variety of these wonderful insects were featured in the stamps such as Demoiselle, Small Red Damselfly, Golden-Ringed Dragonfly, Blue-Tailed Damselfly, White- Legged Damselfly, Emperor Dragonfly, Club-Tailed Dragonfly, Ruddy Darter and Halloween Pennnant.
The colorful artwork was designed by PHLPost in-house artist Rodine Teodoro.