Skip to Content

This cache has been archived.

childofatom: After much consideration I am archiving this cache, but worry not I am doing so in order to place a new version of it. As previously stated everyone who has found this cache in recent months has actually been finding an older cache, GC6470, the "1,000,000 in Cash Cache." That information compromises the puzzle of this cache. As a result I have decided to place my own version of the previous cache (Hey, any hide that can last 5 years in NYC is a good one) and to re-work West Side Zoo. Look for both of those caches as they hopefully get published in the next week or so.


West Side Zoo

A cache by childofatom Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 9/1/2007
3 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!


How Geocaching Works

Please note Use of services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:

Everyone knows Central Park Zoo, but on the other side of the park live some OTHER animals. To access them you'll have to enter the subway station at the marked coordinates. Cache is not in this location but nearby.

On the uptown platform of the 81st street B, C stop you'll find the animals listed below. If you pay VERY careful attention to them you'll find that some of them are willing to answer a few questions for you. Most of them are silent on the issue though. It's up to you to figure out the difference.

Below is a list of animals and possible answers to your questions. Only the animals that have demonstrated their openness to answering your questions will give you the correct answers. The others are false.

The Gull says that the north coordinates are:40 46.992
The Ducks say that the west coordinates are:073 58.368
The Alligator says that the cache is located in Riverside Park.
The Coelacanth says that the north coordinates are: 40 47.008
The Kangaroos say that the west coordinates are:073 59.157
The Leopard says that the cache is located in Central Park.
The Sloth says that the cache is located on the grounds of the Natural History Museum.
The Baby Sea Turtle says that the west coordinates are 073 58.217
The Woodpecker says that the north coordinates are: 40 46.907

Cache container is small, and was originally seeded with some glass beads, some buttons, a Fisher Price Little People toy, and a few other items. Please only trade small items, and bring a pen to sign the log!

If you previously solved this puzzle, please look again and double check your answers I have MOVED the final!!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Snxr navznyf yrnq gb snxr zvarenyf.
Gur snxr bar vf haqre n erny bar.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



62 Logged Visits

Found it 36     Didn't find it 8     Write note 11     Archive 1     Temporarily Disable Listing 2     Enable Listing 1     Publish Listing 1     Needs Maintenance 1     Owner Maintenance 1     

View Logbook | View the Image Gallery of 3 images

**Warning! Spoilers may be included in the descriptions or links.

Current Time:
Last Updated:
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

Return to the Top of the Page

Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.