"In 1989, the coelacanth was declared an endangered species by the international community. Their current world population is believed to be fewer than 500 animals. This means that without protection, this prehistoric animal that has survived for over 350 million years could be wiped out in our lifetime. "[link]
More info on these guys:[link]
Second in my REAL endangered animals Stamp Series. Thanks for the suggestion
Comments with suggestions for other endangered animals to give credit for are welcome!
Previous Stamps in this series:[link]
Planning to do: Audubon's Crested Caracara, Kakapo, or Hawaiian Crow next!
Critique is welcome!