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Mexican Dogs being Kept on Roofs in Mexico

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CREDIT: RUSSELL MONK / THE NEW YORK TIMES

Dogs in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico — an incredibly mysterious town — don’t seem to be your typical happy-go-lucky pets. You know, the ones that get excited when you come home from work, or smother you with kisses when you cuddle in bed, or even the ones that bark until you take them out to pee. These dogs live on roofs and bark almost nonstop.

“These roof dogs spend much of their lives up there, surveying their territory from an advantageous perch,” writes photographer Russell Monk. “But great as the views are and as much as their height adds to their sense of superiority, they are not there by choice.”

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Some people describe these dogs almost as supernatural. They’ll bark through the night when someone is soon to die. A sort of alarm of what’s to come for the town.

A scare tactic? Maybe, but still, another facet that makes this town fascinating.

Read what others have to say about these roof dogs here.

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Listen to this Kid Do Acapella Covers of 'Za Za Za' and 'Tragos Amargos de Licor'

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Listen to this Kid Do Acapella Covers of ‘Za Za Za’ and ‘Tragos Amargos de Licor’

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Josh Koya is a YouTuber who creates video game-themed parodies of music videos such as Drake’s “Trophies,’ Chief Keef’s “Love No Thotties,” and 2 Chainz’s “I Do It.” But Koya recently took to his Instagram and Twitter accounts to show he’s got plenty of love for música en Español. Check it:

First, he started of with a rendition of “La Chona” by Los Tucanes de Tijuana…

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*Takes one shot of tequila * #lachona #tequila

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Then he went into “Za Za Za” by Grupo Climax.

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*2nd shot* #tequila

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What was next? “El Tao Tao” by Grupo Control.

But Koya didn’t just do Mexican songs. Here’s his cover of “Suavemente” by Elvis Crespo.

And what better way to cap it all off than with a cover of “Tragos de Amargo Licor” by Ramon Ayala.

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