Wild Goose Chase
In Iowa, United States
How Geocaching Works
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Enjoy this fruitless errand, a task inordinately complex relative to its outcome.
The cache is not at the above listed coordinates, but can be found, in reference to the chase below, at N 41° 39.ABC W 091° 32.DEF.
Enter Iowa City's Museum of Natural History and hunt down the following birds... they will help you catch your "Wild Goose!"
A: The American Redstarts were added to the collection in the ? decade of the 20th century.
B: Skeletal Weight Reduction is listed as similarity #? between the modern bird and the skeletal remains of a Theropod.
C: In the Family Ralidae, the earliest addition to the museum is listed as #?.
D: The sign next to the Trumpeter Swan states that in 200?, the population numbered over 16,000.
E: Find the colorful Paradise Trogon. Check out the color index of the skull below him. The Prefrontal Bone is listed ? from the top/bottom.
F: Find the California Thrasher egg - the Curve-billed Thrasher egg is at ? o'clock from it.
Great stealth is needed when retrieving and replacing the cache!
Museum Hours (Open and Free to the Public):
Sun 1pm - 5pm
Tue 10am - 5pm
Wed 10am - 5pm
Thu 10am - 8pm
Fri 10am - 5pm
Sat 10am - 5pm
Parking ($ Pay):
Street side metered parking is available on S Clinton St or enter the Iowa Memorial Union ramp parking off of Madison St. For a map of all local public parking areas in the area click here.
Every aspect of this chase is handicap accessible. However, Mon-Fri parts of the handicap access can be blocked during UIowa class times. For a schedule of lecture times call 319-335-0606.
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Last Updated: on 5/12/2013 9:39:12 PM Pacific Daylight Time (4:39 AM GMT)
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum