The Red Ghost of Arizona: When Camels Go Rogue | 333

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This week the boys are galloping across the sandy vistas of Arizona to uncover the truth behind the legendary Red Ghost of the Wild West. It’s a tale of a mysterious beast that left even the grittiest cowboys shivering in their boots – and yes, it involves a camel.

We’ll be answering the burning questions – Why was a camel roaming the Arizona desert? Why the heck did this thing shed so bad? And of course, there is a skeleton on it, so was Conspiracy Bot involved???

So tune in get your spit cups ready… for you or the camels, we don’t judge… because it’s Ghostly Apparitions, Rogue Camels, and the Wild West this week, only on Hysteria 51!

Special thanks to this week’s sources:


Legends of the West. “The Legend of the Red Ghost: The Feral Camels of the Wild West”. YouTube, Jul 23, 2022 Accessed 13 May 2023.

The Eclectic Blogger. ” The Red Ghost of Arizona”. YouTube, Apr 8, 2022 Accessed 13 May 2023.


“Red Ghost (folklore).” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 24 March 2023, Accessed 13 May 2023.

“The U.S. Army’s ‘Camel Corps’ Experiment.” The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army, 8 Jan. 2022, Accessed 13 May 2023.

Froman, Robert. “The Red Ghost.” American Heritage, 1 Apr. 1961, Accessed 13 May 2023.

Aker, Andrea. “The Legend of Red Ghost.” Arizona Oddities, 12 Mar. 2010, Accessed 13 May 2023.

Dungan, Ron. “This Is the Ultimate Arizona Ghost Story.” AZ Central, 29 Oct. 2015, Accessed 13 May 2023.

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