Travel Bug Dog Tag Tree-Pirangi Cashew TB

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
Texas, United States
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In the hands of Aventourier.

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Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it 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


A wooden ring to a tree ring to a tree—is that a logical sequence?   Whether it is or not, this is one of a series of wooden rings named for famous or unusual trees.

Pirangi Cashew Tree is located near Natal, Brazil.  Upon approaching it one might think you’re entering a forest.  But despite covering an area larger than a football field, it is in fact a single tree.  It was planted in 1888 by a fisherman who was unaware that the tree had a genetic mutation that would allow it to eventually take over so much space. When the branches of the Pirangi tree touch the ground, it atypically puts down roots and keeps growing.  The Pirangi is now 80 times larger than an average cashew tree.  The size has caused a controversy since its roots started taking over a nearby highway, only allowing one car to pass at a time.  Specialists fear it might die if trimmed.

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Tracking History (23374.5mi) View Map

Retrieve It from a Cache 3/26/2017 Aventourier retrieved it from Zwaan kleef aan Gelderland, Netherlands   Visit Log

reist met ons verder

Dropped Off 3/22/2017 magans placed it in Zwaan kleef aan Gelderland, Netherlands - 13.36 miles  Visit Log
Discovered It 3/22/2017 supert69 discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered in the hands of team Magans, just before they dropped it in mystery cache Zwaan kleef aan in Ede (NLD)

Discovered It 12/4/2016 Bogmen discovered it   Visit Log

Den Tree-pirangi Cashew TB habe ich auf dem Kevelaerer Stammtisch gesehen.
Gute Reise!

Grüße aus Kevelaer und happy hunting, Willy

Grab It (Not from a Cache) 11/8/2016 magans grabbed it   Visit Log

Deze TB hebben we aangetroffen in Banana!!!!!!! en meegenomen. Was niet gelogd bij Jeka's Spelletjes Hotel. We gaan hem weer verder laten reizen.

Dropped Off 10/26/2016 merrlin placed it in Jeka's Spelletjes Hotel Utrecht, Netherlands - 74.81 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 10/26/2016 merrlin retrieved it from Verflucht! (Nachtcache) Niedersachsen, Germany   Visit Log

On we go

Dropped Off 10/22/2016 Anneke&Sarah placed it in Verflucht! (Nachtcache) Niedersachsen, Germany - .67 miles  Visit Log
Visited 10/22/2016 Anneke&Sarah took it to # 13 Rundweg in Bad Bentheim-Bauerschaft Niedersachsen, Germany - .19 miles  Visit Log
Visited 10/22/2016 Anneke&Sarah took it to # 12 Rundweg in Bad Bentheim-Bauerschaft Niedersachsen, Germany - .18 miles  Visit Log
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