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The town of Alamosa Colorado actually started out as a rail center established by the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad.Over the years the rail center evolved into the town of 8,780 that is today.There is a very curious story about Alamosa.That is the story of Snippy the horse, which may have been the first “cattle” mutilation.

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Dalby is a small hamlet on the Southwestern side of the Isle man.It’s known for view of Niarbyl Bay.However, what put Dalby on the map is not a great view of the water or it’s old WWII bunkers that litter farmer’s fields.Dalby is were a spunky talking mongoose name Gef is said to have been from.

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WikiPedia article about Gef

Gef!The Strange Tale of an Extra-Special Talking Mongoose, by Christopher Josiffe.Strange Attractor Press, 2017.www.amazon.com/gp/product/1907222480/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o09_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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