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Colorado butterfly graces new stamp


Last updated 3/9/2021 at 12:39pm

ESTES PARK - With rich purples, browns, reds and black on a square field, the cleverness of the Colorado hairstreak butterfly is featured by the U.S. Postal Service on a stamp dedicated Tuesday during a virtual ceremony.

The new stamp is now being sold at Post Office locations nationwide and online at

"The Colorado hairstreak butterfly is not only a beautiful creature, it is the state insect for Colorado," said dedicating official William D. Zollars of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors. "This stamp is the eighth in the butterfly series, developed in partnership with the g...

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