Hunting with 2012 Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom Patch Cards

Hunting with 2012 Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom Patch Cards

The 2012 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom Patch Cards have collectors hunting once again. Featuring embroidered patches of all sorts of animals, they represent a daunting chase. But it's a chase many are making.

It's hard to predict what will be a hit in the hobby. But it's these experiments that help keep collecting interesting. Even with the eclectic mix of cards that came in 2011 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions, the Animal Kingdom Patch Cards stood out. They were different, tough to find, attractive (to many) and rewarded those who wanted to go for the set. And rather than just randomly assigning short prints for the sake of short prints, the tiers made sense. The rarer the animal is in real life, the rarer the card.

Although these cards don't appeal to everyone, they have developed a passionate following. The 2012 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom Patch Cards are proving to be some of the hottest in the set. On the secondary market, common patches are hovering around $20. When you get down to the rarest ones, prices move into the hundreds. Overall, Animal Kingdom Patch Cards fall 1:64 hobby packs.

The 2012 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom Patch Card checklist adds 100 new animals to the set. Numbering starts at 101, adding a sense of continuity. The cards are arranged into seven tiers. Each tier becomes increasingly tough to find. Like last year, tiers are determined based on how endangered, if at all, the animal is.

The first 49 cards in the set are classified as "Least Concern." Falling 1:85 packs as a group, the chances of getting any individual card in the tier is greater than 1:4,000 packs. On the other hand, individual "Extinct" and "Mythical" patch cards fall 1:47,841 packs. That means for every one of the rarest cards, there are about 12 of the most common.

2012 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom Patch Card Checklist

Below you'll find an organized checklist of all the 2012 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom Patch Cards. We've highlighted each tier with insertion rates. This includes calculations for individual odds.

Least Concern - 1:85 packs, Individual Card Odds - 1:4,165 packs

2012 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom Patch Cards AK 101 Ostrich 213x300 Image

AK-101 Ostrich
AK-102 Red Tailed Hawk
AK-103 Bottle Nose Dolphin
AK-104 Giraffe
AK-105 Golden Pheasant
AK-106 Rainbow Lorikeet
AK-107 Blue and Yellow Parrot
AK-108 Clownfish
AK-109 Panther Chameleon
AK-110 Temminick's Tragopan
AK-111 Emerald Tree Boa
AK-112 Strawberry Poison Dart Frog
AK-113 Snowy Owl
AK-114 Torkay Gecko
AK-115 Spotted Hyena
AK-116 Crimson-Bellied Woodpecker
AK-117 Lesser Bird of Paradise
AK-118 Honey Badger
AK-119 Striped Skunk
AK-120 American Aligator
AK-121 Red Fox
AK-122 Aardvark
AK-123 Red Kangaroo
AK-124 Blue-Ringed Octopus
AK-125 Sockeye Salmon
AK-126 Asian Lady Beetle
AK-127 Caribou
AK-128 Bobcat
AK-129 North American Beaver
AK-130 Texas Coral Snake
AK-131 Mahi Mahi
AK-132 Spectacled Eider
AK-133 Northern Flying Squirrel
AK-134 Northern Elephant Seal
AK-135 Western Tiger Swallowtail
AK-136 Black Widow Spider
AK-137 Lilac-Breasted Roller
AK-138 Spike-Topped Apple Snail
AK-139 Piranha
AK-140 Parrot Fish
AK-141 Highland Cow
AK-142 Red King Crab
AK-143 Banded Mongoose
AK-144 Indo-Pacific Sailfish
AK-145 Frilled Lizard
AK-146 Alpaca
AK-147 Osprey
AK-148 Yellow Thick-Tailed Scorpion
AK-149 Greater Roadrunner

Not Threatened - 1:562 packs, Individual Card Odds - 1:5,620 packs

2012 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom Patch Cards AK 156 Bongo 214x300 Image

AK-150 White Rhinoceros
AK-151 Luzon Bleeding Heart
AK-152 Emperor Goose
AK-153 Bush Dog
AK-154 Black Jackrabbit
AK-155 Euphrates Jerboa
AK-156 Bongo
AK-157 Gila Monster
AK-158 Manta Ray
AK-159 Tiger Shark

Vulnerable - 1:804 packs, Individual Card Odds - 1:9,648 packs

2012 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom Patch Cards AK 166 Red Panda 260x183 Image

AK-160 Stellar's Sea Eagle
AK-161 Wattled Crane
AK-162 Desert Tortoise
AK-163 Pacific Seahorse
AK-164 Pig-Tailed Macaque
AK-165 Bearded Pig
AK-166 Red Panda
AK-167 Aligator Snaping Turtle
AK-168 Polar Bear
AK-169 Clouded Leopard
AK-170 Whale Shark
AK-171 Hippopotamus

Endangered - 1:1,472 packs, Individual Card Odds - 1:19,136 packs

2012 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom Patch Cards AK 184 Blue Iguana 214x300 Image

AK-172 Chimpanzee
AK-173 Walia Ibex
AK-174 Mountain Tapir
AK-175 Giant Otter
AK-176 European Mink
AK-177 Black-Footed Albatros
AK-178 Siberian Tiger
AK-179 Northern Rockhopper Penguin
AK-180 Black Faced Spoon Bill
AK-181 Asian Elephant
AK-182 Asiatic Lion
AK-183 Chinese Pangolin
AK-184 Blue Iguana

Critical - 1:2,453 packs, Individual Card Odds - 1:31,899 packs

AK-185 Black Bearded Saki
AK-186 Leatherback Sea turtle
AK-187 African Wild Ass
AK-188 Golden Mantella
AK-189 Bactrian Camel
AK-190 Red Headed Vulture
AK-191 Przewalski's Horse
AK-192 Gharial
AK-193 White Bellied Heron
AK-194 Blue-Eyed Black Lemur
AK-195 Addax
AK-196 Black Creasted Gibbon
AK-197 Short-Tailed Chinchilla

Extinct - 1:15,947 packs (combined with Mythical), Individual Card Odds - 1:47,841 packs

2012 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom Patch Cards AK 199 Giant Vampire Bat 260x185 Image

AK-198 Tyrannosaurus Rex
AK-199 Giant Vampire Bat

Mythical - 1:15,947 packs (combined with Extinct), Individual Card Odds - 1:47,841 packs

AK-200 Pegasus

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2012 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom PATCH #AK114 Torkay Gecko
$29.95
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2012 Goodwin Champions RED FOX (Vulpes Vulpes) Animal Kingdom SP Patch #AK-121
$29.99
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2012 UD Goodwin Champions Manufactured Animal Kingdom Patch Osprey #147
$14.99
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2012 UD Goodwin Champions Manufactured Animal Kingdom Patch Apple Snail #138
$14.99
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2012 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom PATCH - Desert Tortoise BV$60
$19.99
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2012 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom Patch Przewalski's Horse SP
$50.00
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2012 UPPER DECK GOODWIN CHAMPIONS ANIMAL KINGDOM Patch #AK-143 Banded Mongoose
$9.99
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2012 UD GOODWIN CHAMPIONS ANIMAL KINGDOM PATCH TEXAS CORAL SNAKE AK-130 RARE
$30.00
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2012 UD Goodwin Champions Red Tailed Hawk Patch Animal Kingdon AK-102 SSP
$19.99
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2012 Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom Patch Card, #AK-158 -MANTA RAY SP $60.00
$12.99
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2012 GOODWIN CHAMPIONS ANIMAL KINGDOM PATCH CLOUDED LEOPARD VERY RARE AK-169
$32.99
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TORKAY GECKO 2012 Upper Deck Goodwin Champions Animal Kingdom Patches #AK114
$20.00
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Ryan's collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection. Ryan can be found on Twitter @tradercracks and Google+.

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