|Ventura County Region|
The dairy was opened by August Rubel, but it went under as a result of the Depression. In 1943 Rubel disappeared, it was said to do secret wartime service in North Africa. Shortly after this, the monster is supposed to have appeared.
Rumor, never to be trusted, has suggested that the creature was the result of American experimentation to create the perfect soldier. It was even said that Rubel himself created it. The truth may be altogether another matter.