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Travel Bug Dog Tag Bear-Fuzzy Wuzzy TB

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Sunday, 20 July 2014
Texas, United States
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Please drop this item in rural or Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place 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 tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take this travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission needed to leave the U.S.

About This Item


This “Bear” series of travel bugs are each named for fictional bears of children’s literature, comic books, cartoons, mythology and animated shorts or features.  or for kinds of bears from around the world

The term "Fuzzy Wuzzy" originated in the 1800s.  British Soldiers gave the nickname, "fuzzy wuzzy" to the Hadendoa warriors that were a nomadic tribe along the Red Sea in Sudan.  The Hadendoa were a formidable fighting force that gained the respect of the better trained British forces.  The Hadendoa warriors wore their hair matted which gave a "fuzzy" appearance.  The British were eventually victorious over the Fuzzy Wuzzies but with a greater fight than other enemies.  Rudyard Kippling wrote a poem praising the Hadendoa warriors for their fighting skills.

Today Fuzzy Wuzzy is known more as the nursery rhyme many of us learned as children.  There are many variations of this poem.  The one I learned was: Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear, Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair, Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn't fuzzy, was he?

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Tracking History (2291.6mi) View Map

Mark Missing 12/13/2015 shellbadger marked it as missing   Visit Log

The owner has set this Trackable as missing.

Discovered It 01/17/2015 ledad16 discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered in the "A FTF for Indiandunes" cache.

Dropped Off 01/16/2015 mungbean4u placed it in A FTF for Indiandunes California - 1,095.7 miles  Visit Log

Leaving this guy with hopes he will travel long and far. Please help keep this trackable away from urban caches... he's too cute to be muggled!

This entry was edited by mungbean4u on Saturday, 17 January 2015 at 05:41:20 UTC.

This entry was edited by mungbean4u on Saturday, 17 January 2015 at 05:41:54 UTC.

Retrieve It from a Cache 12/28/2014 mungbean4u retrieved it from Don't Cruise By Crews! Texas   Visit Log

We're on our way to California!

Dropped Off 09/07/2014 smexia & cedar placed it in Don't Cruise By Crews! Texas - 105.4 miles  Visit Log

Left it here.

Retrieve It from a Cache 09/07/2014 smexia & cedar retrieved it from 84 Flat Top Mountain (Garza Co.) Texas   Visit Log

Moving it along! Keeping it rural!

Write note 09/07/2014 smexia & cedar posted a note for it   Visit Log

We will move him along! Caching is ggggrrrrrrreat!!

Dropped Off 09/04/2014 shellbadger placed it in 84 Flat Top Mountain (Garza Co.) Texas - 94.39 miles  Visit Log
Visited 09/04/2014 shellbadger took it to Love in West Texas #3 Texas - 484.72 miles  Visit Log

Visited Love in West Texas #3

Visited 08/07/2014 shellbadger took it to Stanleyish Colorado - .81 miles  Visit Log
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