Home to the ancient Namib Desert, Namibia is known for the unusual and the mysterious. Myriad desert-adapted creatures and plants have evolved over the aeons, showing remarkable ingenuity, to survive in an arid environment.

Welwitschia Mirabilis Photographed by Jonathan Basson

Welwitschia Mirabilis Photographed by Jonathan Basson

Welwitschia mirabilis, issued in 2000, artist: Helge Denker

Welwitschia mirabilis, issued in 2000, artist: Helge Denker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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