Thursday, July 9, 2015

Turkey 1 lira 2015 - Desert Monitor and Anatolian Wild Sheep

Two new fauna bimetallics by the Turkish Mint:

'Desert Monitor and Anatolian Wild Sheep'

The Desert monitor (Varanus griseus), is a species of monitor lizards found living throughout North Africa and Central and South Asia. They are carnivorous, feeding on a wide range of vertebrates and invertebrates.

The Anatolian wild sheep is one of the fifteen subspecies of the Asian Mouflon, one of five wild sheep kinds in Asia. Found only in Turkey, these species are unique to Turkey.

(news by Taigawirbel)
(information taken from Wikipedia)

1 comment:

  1. beutiful: