September 20

US Postal Service Reveals New Sesame Street T Rex Stamps

first_img 20 Years Later, How ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Still Feels Fresh’Space Ghost Coast to Coast’ Is Still Influential and Funny Stay on target Sending snail mail is about to get a little cheerier. The U.S. Postal Service is celebrating Sesame Street, one the most beloved children’s shows on television, on its 50th anniversary with new postage stamps for 2019.The stamp art features photographs of 16 Muppets from Sesame Street — Big Bird, Ernie, Bert, Cookie Monster, Rosita, The Count, Oscar the Grouch, Abby Cadabby, Herry Monster, Julia, Guy Smiley, Snuffleupagus, Elmo, Telly, Grover and Zoe, according to a press release. Art Director Derry Noyes designed the stamps.Photo Credit: U.S. Postal ServiceThe U.S. Postal Service has not revealed other information on the stamps, including dates and locations for the first-day-of-issue ceremonies, as of yet.This year, the Postal Service is also bringing the Tyrannosaurus rex back to life — some 66 million years after its demise — with stamps designed by art director Greg Breeding with original artwork by Julius T. Csotonyi, a scientist and paleoartist.One design illustrates a face-to-face encounter with a T. rex approaching through a forest clearing; another shows the same young adult T. rex with a young Triceratops — both dinosaurs shown in fossil form. The third and fourth stamps depict a newly hatched T. rex covered with downy feathers and a bare-skinned juvenile T. rex chasing a primitive mammal.Photo Credit: U.S. Postal ServiceThe “Nation’s T. rex,” the young adult depicted on two of the stamps, was discovered on federal land in Montana and is one of the most studied and important specimens ever found. Its remains will soon be on display at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.More on Geek.com:Sesame Street Has Been Making Movie/TV Parodies For Years, We Had No Idea‘Avengers’ Actors Get in Twitter ‘Debate’ Over Stolen PillowThe Best Adult Animation Anthologieslast_img

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