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1. There was a group of feral camels in Texas.

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2. Bloody business wasn’t just limited to gunfights.

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  • The Bender family. 

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3. The strange case of Elmer McCurdy’s corpse.

Elmer McCurdy's corpse, Wild West fun facts
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  • McCurdy, in his coffin.

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4. Will the real Jesse James please stand up?

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5. One of the best poker players in the West may have been a woman.

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7. The town of Delamar, Nevada was called the “Widowmaker.”

7. Just 21 years of life could make you infamous for centuries.

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8. About 1 in every 3 cowboys was black.

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  • An African American sheriff in Idaho, circa 1903.

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Published on 11 Jun 2020