This flower set from Gabon was released November 16, 1964. The 3f. featured Dissotis rotundifolia, the 5f. Gloriosa superba and the 15f. Eulophia horsfallii. Designed by P. Lambert and Photo.
This anti-Malaria issue was released June 2, 1962. The design by C. Bottiau shows a mosuito pierced by arrows, printed in dark red, blue, dark blue and grey-green. Background colours are: 10 Fr. light green, 25 Fr. mauve, 30 Fr. yellow, 85 Fr. sky blue.
We tend to think of wildlife protection as being a fairly contemporary phenomenon. But here are two early fine stamps, issued May 2, 1955, by French West Africa for the International Wildlife Protection Exhibition in Paris that month.