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Travel Bug Dog Tag Love Bug-Bovina Leather

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Saturday, 13 July 2013
Texas, United States
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Please drop this item in rural or Premium Member Only caches.  Do not drop it in an urban cache or leave it behind at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; this prevents the chain and tag tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take this travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission needed to leave the U.S.

About This Item


This is one of a series of heart-shaped items obtained from different places and converted into travel bugs. They are named either for the places of their origin or for Texas Panhandle-South Plains towns with interesting names or histories.

Bovina is a city in Parmer County. The name derives from the noun/adjective bovine meaning of or about cows.  The population was 1,874 at the 2000 census. The site of present town was originally the Hay Hook Line Camp of the XIT, the famed ranch that received over 3,000,000 acres of state land in payment for building Texas State Capitol. When the railroad came to the area, it became the shipping point for XIT livestock. A community grew out of this activity. Train crews called the place "Bull Town", but the citizens chose the name "Bovina" when establishing the post office in 1899. During that period more cattle were shipped out of Bovina than any other place in Texas.

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Tracking History (7174.7mi) View Map

Mark Missing 11/15/2016 shellbadger marked it as missing   Visit Log

The owner has set this Trackable as missing.

Dropped Off 08/23/2015 Jo.Cap placed it in 8th Day of Caching, My True love bought for me.... New Jersey - 2,378.94 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 08/23/2015 Jo.Cap retrieved it from Geocaching Headquarters Washington   Visit Log

moving along

Discovered It 08/14/2015 CedarNCo discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered at GCK25B Geocaching Headquarters. Thanks for sharing.

Discovered It 08/13/2015 RCFarmers discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered during the Block Party activities. Thank you for sharing!

Discovered It 08/13/2015 gma/pa of Dinos discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered it...

Discovered It 08/13/2015 mgallinatti discovered it   Visit Log


Dropped Off 08/12/2015 Lookin'Good placed it in Geocaching Headquarters Washington - 715.64 miles  Visit Log
Visited 08/09/2015 Lookin'Good took it to Weird & Strange Utah - 53.56 miles  Visit Log
Visited 08/09/2015 Lookin'Good took it to Old Mill Park Cache Utah - 109.81 miles  Visit Log
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