I want to find out what is the very first observation ever posted to iNaturalist. First, I tried using the URL, typing in low numbers, like this:
These came up as nonexistent. So next I figured, maybe it started with x number of digits, not just one. I tried:
All these also came up nonexistent.
So next I went to “Explore,” did not enter a location or taxon, and set the filter to ascending. The first observation that comes up is
Now, is that actually the first? Its number is already in the nine hundred thousands. It is not the first; when I manually entered
That also comes up as an existing observation.
How can I find the very first iNaturalist observation?