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Attention geocachers: There are rumors of wild woolly mammoths being spotted all over the United States! Join the hunt to find one of your very own and earn your bones!

The game is simple: go to a location where a mammoth has been spotted. If you get there first, you will find a mammoth tag waiting for you. Please take the physical tag to keep as your own. please do not grab more than one tag You need to claim the tag as soon as possible so it can be removed from the map. You will then follow the instructions to redeem for a trackable geocoin prize that combines with the tag! How cool is that? The geocoin and tag are exclusive to this Mission Mammoth game.

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Redemption rules: Strictly one coin per household and family member; please do not grab more than one tag. There is no charge for the redemption geocoin, but you are responsible for any shipping charges. As a courtesy to other finders, please claim your tag immediately. Instructions for claiming are on the back of the tag. The geocoin must be claimed by July 31st, 2020. FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT REDEMPTION: contact@snagthetag.com Lost how to redeem go here:To Redeem Go here

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MattBarnett87 check_circle 1 month 1 week ago 824 - A Break for a Mammoth

OK-20, SPRTSMN ACRES, OK, US

Took a bit but fun!


cron publish 1 month 1 week ago 797 - Miller Creek Mammoth

Co Rd 620, Traverse City, MI, US

Look for this one at the sign near the entrance. The sign will be talking about mushrooms. Please enjoy the park after snagging your tag!

Hint: no magnets were needed to hide this tag.


Cbagaason description 1 month 1 week ago 919 - The Odd Couple --- Mammoth Tusks

Issaquah-Hobart Road Southeast, Sycamore, Issaquah, WA, US

Congrats! At least I was able to solve the field puzzle nearby. I feel hasty about that.


Manni tribe check_circle 1 month 1 week ago 919 - The Odd Couple --- Mammoth Tusks

Issaquah-Hobart Road Southeast, Sycamore, Issaquah, WA, US

Thought we would check on this one even though last person couldn't find it. Swipe my hand in the right place and came up with the prize. Thank you.


[tag hider] cancel 1 month 1 week ago 112 - Jefferson’s Mammoth

St Charles, MO, US location_on N 38 46.383, W 090 28.937

Had a chance to check today, it’s not there.


Cbagaason cancel 1 month 1 week ago 919 - The Odd Couple --- Mammoth Tusks

Issaquah-Hobart Road Southeast, Sycamore, Issaquah, WA, US

At bench. Nothing here. Some one must have found it.


Tktechkid check_circle 1 month 1 week ago 851 - PurdueBear Mammoth 2

US-52, Whitestown, IN, US

Found it Woke up this morning seeing that it was there jumped in the car to Go and get it I will have to come back another day to get that catches in this area


cron publish 1 month 1 week ago 919 - The Odd Couple --- Mammoth Tusks

Issaquah-Hobart Road Southeast, Sycamore, Issaquah, WA, US

Coordinates take you close. Hidden in Squak Valley North nature area. There are well defined trails altho the park has seen less maintenance than usual and a sculpture artwork that looks like tw large mammoth tusks. The tag is located under a nearby bench under a pile of pebbles.

The parking area is located south of the tag and can fit up to 5 cars. Follow the trail around. As a diversion you can visit the river to the west.


cron publish 1 month 1 week ago 367 - Mamut at the Park

Thornhill Dr, North Little Rock, AR, US

Mamut found a nice neighborhood park and is waiting for someone to come join him in some fun! Look in the Pavilion, up high in the southeast corner.


cron publish 1 month 1 week ago 851 - PurdueBear Mammoth 2

US-52, Whitestown, IN, US

Out caching on a beautiful spring morning and left this guy between 2 caches. If you look closely in the 3rd picture you can see the Mammoth! Enjoy the stroll!


[tag hider] cancel 1 month 1 week ago 331 - Montgomery Ranch

Taylor Ln, Grant, Redding, CA, US location_on N 40 31.264, W 122 28.699

It has been snagged,


[tag hider] description 1 month 1 week ago 331 - Montgomery Ranch

Taylor Ln, Grant, Redding, CA, US location_on N 40 31.264, W 122 28.699

Sorry, folks, this tag has been claimed by a young geocacher who has not gotten his parents' help to claim it.


boshea cancel 1 month 1 week ago 331 - Montgomery Ranch

Taylor Ln, Grant, Redding, CA, US location_on N 40 31.264, W 122 28.699

No luck after looking for about 15 minutes - is it still there?


Memphisk21308 check_circle 1 month 1 week ago 085 - Blackwater Draw - Mammoths and the Earliest New World Occupation

NM-467, Portales, NM, US

My granny found a tag in TN and I wanted one. She told me how to look for tags on the map. When I saw this one on the way to New Mexico my mom drove down here and let me find it. My mom and I go geocaching with my granny sometimes so we were excited about finding this Mammoth. Thank you to the hider.


Leftpaw check_circle 1 month 1 week ago 277 - Greenback Castle

Russell Hollow Rd, Maryville, TN, US

Awesome castle, had no clue it existed. Thanks for the awesome hide.


cron publish 1 month 1 week ago 674 - I thought it was just a rock!

Owl St, Thornton, NH, US

In 2004, PSU Biology Professor discovered a woolly mammoth tooth in this town. Mammoth is a short distance off the highway. Small pull off area makes for an easy grab.


cron publish 1 month 1 week ago 277 - Greenback Castle

Russell Hollow Rd, Maryville, TN, US

Medieval castles and mammoths didn't exist at the same time, but cool things deserve cool hiding places.


G.O.Cashing check_circle 1 month 1 week ago 088 - Light the Way

S High St, Lafayette, OH, US

Woke up to a notification that a tag was within reach. Hopped out of bed and made the drive from Paulding, OH!


Qaz&Kids check_circle 1 month 1 week ago 050 - Lulu the Mammoth

Republican St, SLU, Seattle, WA, US

:) right place right time. I was driving to work and just happened to see the notification pop on the phone. What do you know, it was only 2 exits ahead of me:) I searched the area I spotted in the pic and came up empty but thankfully, there was more than one bench. It was a quick find. What a perfect spot to place a mammoth tag. I'll have to return when they are open.


cron publish 1 month 1 week ago 050 - Lulu the Mammoth

Republican St, SLU, Seattle, WA, US

Were there mammoths roaming South Lake Union many years ago? It would seem so! A Columbian mammoth's 8.5' long tusk was discovered on this site a few years ago by the construction crew working on this building.

You will find your tag taped under the end of the wooden bench. See the last picture - it's where the GPSr is resting.


cron publish 1 month 2 weeks ago 088 - Light the Way

S High St, Lafayette, OH, US

Lift and reach inside to find what you seek. Placed on my own property with permission.


coachstahly check_circle 1 month 2 weeks ago 850 - PurdueBear Mammoth 1

Old Meridian St, Carmel, IN, US

This tag was placed with a geocache not too far from home. I missed the FTF but this tag had slid down to a point where it was unretrievable without the use of some tools, which I went home for and then returned with. After a few minutes, it was freed from it's prison.


Lindsayk check_circle 1 month 2 weeks ago 271 - Wanapum Overlook

Royal City, WA, US

Spent about 20 minutes wandering about checking out the rocks - there's a Lot of them. Decided to go to the GPS coordinates and start there. The picture of the big rock on the page is a bit of an optical delusion. I was able to identify the smaller rocks and presto.

About a 2 1/2 hour journey.

Thanks


RobinMohawk check_circle 1 month 2 weeks ago 397 - Mammoth in Greenwood

State Park Rd, Ninety Six, SC, US

I had forgotten that I signed up for notifications for Snag the Tag. I got the notification for this tag and had to research it again. I don't remember how I discovered this game but it was probably in one of the info emails I receive.

This is an unusual part of the game so, yes, I'm interested, very interested. I'm a FTF hound with 787 FTFs for 3343 finds so this would be different but similar to a FTF. In spite of a two hour drive from Lake Lure, NC I had to try for this one.

It actually took some time to find the tag. No obvious disturbances to the mulch but I was concerned someone beat me to it. Finally, I saw it. Whoohoo! The Mammoth is MINE!

Thanks for the unusual twist to this game. Love it.

Namaste, rw (-:=

My 8-year old granddaughter studied fibonacci numbers recently. I was in college when it was introduced. Can you determine what two fibonacci numbers are represented in the pine cone? This is so fascinating I had to include it here. The cones were found near the sign.


Out14nd3r check_circle 1 month 2 weeks ago 341 - MAMMOTH Heights

Stonegate Pkwy, Parker, CO, US

Wow this is cool. Beautiful morning.


2girls1gps check_circle 1 month 2 weeks ago 796 - Kids Creek Mammoth

M-37, Traverse City, MI, US

Omg!!! I got one!!! So excited!


mcghee1sn check_circle 1 month 2 weeks ago 028 - Big Bone Cave

Bone Cave Mountain Rd, Bone Cave, TN, US

This is my first Snag the Tag find! I happened to be off work today and wanted to give this one a shot. I was SO happy to find it! Thanks to whoever hid it.


TMMonk check_circle 1 month 2 weeks ago 951 - Mammoth Shopping?

Plaza Center Dr, West Jordan, UT, US

Woke up this morning to the sound of the alert harmonica. It was signalling that mammoths had entered the valley again. My little ones were asleep so I grabbed the bone crushing dog and left. We proceeded through the valley as the golden sun was still waking up. Got to to spot with a classic hide. Don't think this mammoth will feed the family but found and captured it.


cron publish 1 month 2 weeks ago 951 - Mammoth Shopping?

Plaza Center Dr, West Jordan, UT, US

Despite Utah having some fame for a nearly complete being found, I’ve learned there’s not a lot of other mammoth related things in Utah. So here we are in a very large, dare I say mammoth, shopping and dining area. There have been many caching events near here and many physical caches. The place absolutely has a mammoth number of Munzees. Seems like it needs an entry for another Geocaching spin off geolocation game. And of course I hid it on an object that features mammothly in all those games. Hope you have a mammoth good time finding it!


cron publish 1 month 2 weeks ago 824 - A Break for a Mammoth

OK-20, SPRTSMN ACRES, OK, US

Many years ago, wooly mammoths roamed this land. Many people think of them inhabiting the Great Plains, but they did not stay in one spot - they moved in herds. I like to think that this is a place they might have stopped for a break, a rest, a drink and perhaps a dip in the water. I had never been to this lake before and I'm so happy I drove by. The tag should be an easy find and there is a safe place to pull off and park. Enjoy the area!


cron publish 1 month 2 weeks ago 796 - Kids Creek Mammoth

M-37, Traverse City, MI, US

Look for this one at the sign next to the park entrance along the sidewalk. The sign will be talking about invasive species. Please enjoy the park as well after snagging your tag!

Hint: no magnets were needed to hide this tag


Jules31976 description 1 month 2 weeks ago 271 - Wanapum Overlook

Royal City, WA, US

When someone finds this one can you please share where it was located?! Searched over an hour and just couldn't locate it... Thank you!


[tag hider] description 1 month 2 weeks ago 571 - Lawndale Mammoth

Griggs Rd, Lawndale / Wayside, Houston, TX, US

Guide wire. Yellow cover.


Jules31976 check_circle 1 month 2 weeks ago 790 - Morty Returns to Gardena

Butler Grade Rd, MILTON FRWTR, OR, US

Gorgeous drive! Willis the GeoHound and i are so excited to have found this! What beautiful land out here! Thank you so much for a off the beaten path view of Washington & Oregon! We are from Mount Vernon, Washington and on a social distancing road trip!!


Jules31976 description 1 month 2 weeks ago 790 - Morty Returns to Gardena

Butler Grade Rd, MILTON FRWTR, OR, US

Woohoo!! Got it! Thank you so much for this! I can't explain how excited i am! What a beautiful drive! Willis the GeoHound and I came from Mount Vernon,Washington!!


Rich & Lola check_circle 1 month 2 weeks ago 570 - Swing by me Mammoth

Lawndale / Wayside, Houston, TX, US

This was like looking for a needle in a haystack. This being the first one we looked for and not knowing what to do or look for may have been a factor. Note to self, don’t look for a container. It took 30-45 min of searching and almost giving up. Luckily, Rich decided to look where the wood and the rock met. When I went to log it I had a terrible time trying to figure out how to log it because it was marked as missing. It’s a beautiful tag. Reminds me of a fun day Rich and I had caching at Pioneer Park in Illinois. A Mammoth was found buried there, so they now have a museum there. I have been interested in Mammoths ever since. Thanks.


lostsole68 description 1 month 2 weeks ago 571 - Lawndale Mammoth

Griggs Rd, Lawndale / Wayside, Houston, TX, US

Did you check the Telephone pole guide wire or Guy-wire??


NanoBanana cancel 1 month 2 weeks ago 571 - Lawndale Mammoth

Griggs Rd, Lawndale / Wayside, Houston, TX, US

Looked around for a while. Didn't find anything related to Guy. No joy here.


NanoBanana cancel 1 month 2 weeks ago 570 - Swing by me Mammoth

Lawndale / Wayside, Houston, TX, US

Looked for a while.


cron publish 1 month 2 weeks ago 271 - Wanapum Overlook

Royal City, WA, US

I've driven past here dozens of times and always thought, "I should stop here some day." Well, today was the day!

Lovely view and a restroom to boot!

Tag is under a small rock next to a large rock.


Eric1701 cancel 1 month 2 weeks ago 570 - Swing by me Mammoth

Lawndale / Wayside, Houston, TX, US

This is super disappointing. No tag here either. Don't waste your time looking. It's not here and I doubt it ever was.


Eric1701 cancel 1 month 2 weeks ago 571 - Lawndale Mammoth

Griggs Rd, Lawndale / Wayside, Houston, TX, US

I've searched for 4 or 5 of these now, not finding any, all with 60 minutes of publishing. I'm beginning to think that this game is a scam.

This tag is not here. Met NanoBanana here, we both searched and searched, couldn't find any headstone with a person named "Guy".

Once again disappointed.

Eric1701


Kbittner14 check_circle 1 month 2 weeks ago 389 - Mammoth Roaming with the Dinosaurs

MD-43, Nottingham, MD, US

Saw this mammoth publish as I was getting ready for work. Decided I would give it a shot despite being in nice clothes. I did try a closer approach at first but quickly realized that was not an option.

Moved to the park and ride and made the quick walk. Signed the cache log and went on my way. I did see a box turtle on my way out! Thanks for the early morning adventure!


cron publish 1 month 2 weeks ago 570 - Swing by me Mammoth

Lawndale / Wayside, Houston, TX, US

Follow the pictures.


cron publish 1 month 2 weeks ago 571 - Lawndale Mammoth

Griggs Rd, Lawndale / Wayside, Houston, TX, US

This is being protected by a man name Guy. Enjoy!! Nice drive through a beautiful cemetery. The coords will take you right to the mammoth.


cron publish 1 month 2 weeks ago 389 - Mammoth Roaming with the Dinosaurs

MD-43, Nottingham, MD, US

Please leave the container as it will be published as a Geocache after the Mammoth has been found. You can sign the log as FTF and I will notify you when it publishes.

During Maryland’s prehistoric past at least three different kinds of elephants lived here. Beginning twenty five million years ago, gomphotheres, then more recently mastodons, and mammoths have shared the land you are on.

The massive molars of these true elephants have been found in Maryland, and they are very easy to distinguish from those of gomphotheres or mastodons.

Mammuthus columbi have been found at the 24 ka Inglewood site, just outside the DC Beltway at Largo, Maryland.

Peter Kranz, Paleontologist, has a story about how a student accidentally found a mammoth in Eastern Maryland. (http://terpconnect.umd.edu/~gdouglas/articles/explode/explosive.html)

I was hoping to find some evidence around the Baltimore area but The closest I could come up with is Dinosaur tracks. Ray Stanford, an amateur paleontologist from College Park, had found unmistakable footprints, pressed into rocks he pulled from stream-beds in White Marsh and Prince George's County. They named them Hypsiloichnus (pronounced HIP-sillo-IK-nus) marylandicus, which means "trace of a Hypsilophodon from Maryland." (https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/bs-xpm-2005-01-06-0501060025-story.html)

The rocks where Stanford found the tracks are part of a layer of ancient sediment called the Patuxent Formation. Laid down at least 112 million years ago, it is the oldest rock layer exposed today in the coastal region of Maryland and Virginia.

Like the bottom layer of a tilted layer cake, it parallels the present I-95 in a narrow band from the Delaware line to Fredericksburg, Va.

After all this research I finally saw a mammoth in the wild and it was along the Patuxent Formation. First I saw a tusk that was no longer in its socket but then I saw a fleeting glimpse of one as it hid out of sight


TEACH1961 check_circle 1 month 2 weeks ago 899 - A Mammoth Parking Lot

4th St, Wichita Falls, TX, US

Found this cute little thing hanging out in Wichita Falls, Tx on the way to New Mexico with Old Kim and Oklahoma Ranger. I was excited to get my first mammoth!

(On the way to New Mexico, we passed a fossil museum in Crosbyton, TX, so we took a photo.)


bvargish check_circle 1 month 2 weeks ago 536 - Flyingmammoth 02

Sugarland Run Trail, Herndon, VA, US

Victory! :) Was a magnet on the outer left side of the metal plate below the railings.


cron publish 1 month 2 weeks ago 341 - MAMMOTH Heights

Stonegate Pkwy, Parker, CO, US

This cache was placed near MAMMOTH Heights School. I lived nearby when they found the MAMMOTH that this school is named after. This is NOT on school property, but you can see it from here.

During the summer of 2002, a very significant and unique event happened on the north side of Stonegate, literally about one quarter of a mile away from where this school is built. On July 15, 2002, heavy equipment operators for the Terrabrook Development in the Stonegate unearthed the fossil remains of a MAMMOTH while excavating for a road leading into the Stonegate subdivision.

They quickly halted operations and worked with the Denver Museum of Nature and Science to remove and preserve the remains. The museum transported the remains back to Denver and upon further investigation, determined that MAMMOTHs lived in the north Parker area nearly 1.5 million to 11,000 years ago, when they became extinct. This Stonegate MAMMOTH is thought to have lived about 200,000 years ago.

HINT: URP where small rocks meet big rocks


cron publish 1 month 2 weeks ago 028 - Big Bone Cave

Bone Cave Mountain Rd, Bone Cave, TN, US

"Big Bone Cave is a 400-acre natural area located in Van Buren County on the Cumberland Plateau escarpment. It is named for the discovery of the bones of a giant ground sloth (Megalonyx jeffersonii) in 1811. This skeleton, now on display at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, represents the only known specimen of a giant ground sloth with a complete pelvis. Also significant was the 1971 discovery of the bones of a pleistocene jaguar (Panthera onca augusta). The cave also has historical significance as a saltpeter mine during the War of 1812 and the Civil War, when as many as 300 miners mined the nitrate. The artifacts are remarkably well preserved in the dry cave and represent the state's best-preserved saltpeter mining artifacts. Artifacts in the cave include wooden water pipes, railways, catwalks, ore carts, hoppers, vats and ladders."

"The land above the cave is mixed with woodland and areas of past farming, with evidence of past grazing activities. With 9.62 miles of passage, Big Bone Cave is the sixth longest mapped cave in Tennessee. Much of the cave's geology is Monteagle limestone formation that is approximately 380 feet thick. The ridge above the cave is capped by Hartselle sandstone with various strata of formations beneath it. While Bone Cave is technically located on the Eastern Highland Rim, it is considered an outlier of the Cumberland Plateau because of these formations. It is also recognized by the United States Department of Interior as a National Natural Landmark. It is one of only 13 National Natural Landmarks in Tennessee. These landmarks are recognized as the country's best remaining examples of major biotic communities and geologic features." Be sure to check out the sign