Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Chupacabra Eye Balled in Mexico

The problem continues to be that almost no one gets a set of eyeballs on the culprit at all.  The victims are found, with scant tracks and no tracks in and out with forced entry or its like.  We surmise that from the mere fact of a lack of hew and cry.  If the chupacabra were merely a dog or coyote, an enterprising sheriff with a dog could certainly provide hot pursuit.

The evidence that I have seen so far from less than half a dozen cases is that we are dealing with a real life gargoyle that is most likely a large well adapted vampire bat.  This same creature surely is also the culprit(s) responsible for draining blood out of cattle in the USA were it has been particularly noted.

These witness events are rare, but sooner or later, someone is going to be packing a well loaded shotgun and is going to be able to knock one of these down.  In all circumstances, farm animals are been targeted and I suspect increasing gargoyle populations is making them either braver or simply more stupid as young start looking for new hunting grounds.

Meanwhile the press is picking up on the reality of wings which may start to bring the mangy dog scenario to its natural end.

Update: Flying Chupacabras Attack - Michoacan, Mexico


Michoacán's Diario ABC reported the strange deaths of 35 sheep in the town of Parácuaro. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of 1 March 2012. The boides presented claw and tooth injuries; the majority of the injuries were under the neck, as if sliced by a razor. The person who looked after the sheep pens stated that he saw the entity that attacked the animals: it had fangs, claws and wings, and moved very quickly.

Agustín Carrillo Madrigal, the owner of the sheep, said that the pen is a quarter of a hectare in size, surrounded by a 2 meter tall cyclone fence. Six rams were kept outside the pen. Three of them died there and the others turned up dead on the outside. An inspection of the perimeter did not show any opening through which they could have exited.

It should be noted that the same enclosure also contained cows, horses and pigs, which suffered no injuries at all. - Source: Ana Luisa Cid & Diario ABC (Michoacán)

Flying Chupacabras Kills 35 Goats in Mexico

ABC News Mexico is reporting a farm animal attack last week in the town of Parácuaro believed to be by a Chupacabras. Only this time, the cryptid animal can fly!

The bloody attack, which killed 35 goats, was witnessed by a farm hand who described the mysterious animal as a creature with fangs, claws and wings. The curious thing about this incident is that the goats were killed, but cows, pigs and other farm animals were left untouched.

While the video report below is in Spanish, a translation reveals that the unidentified farm hand is insistent that it was indeed a Chupacabras which killed the goats, apparently its staple food.

In the last several years, hundreds of goats have been reportedly killed by the mythical creature, all drained of blood and ripped apart at the throat.

But this is the first time the legendary animal has been reported to have wings.

Although the witness did not actually see the animal fly, it adds an entirely new layer to the legend of the bloodsucking goat killer.
Chupacabras With Fangs, Wings Blamed For Sheep Deaths In Mexico

Did a legendary chupacabras kill 35 sheep in the Mexican town of Paracuaro? That's what local citizens want to know as they ponder the mysterious deaths of their farm animals.

The Mexican state Michoacan's Diario ABC reported that the unfortunate sheep were slain in the wee hours of March 1 with their bodies displaying claw and tooth injuries, especially under the neck.

One man who was looking after the sheep in their pens said he saw the creature responsible for the attacks. He reportedly said it had fangs, claws and wings.

The enclosure where the sheep lived also included cows, horses and pigs, which apparently weren't injured in the attack.

"Anything mysterious in Mexico is unfortunately labeled a 'chupacabras,' according to Loren Coleman, director of the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine.

After looking at the video of the current chupacabras story, Coleman is dubious. "I see one sheep with its neck cut. But despite what is said, all of the sheep are not dead, and the bodies do not show a great deal of mutilation," Coleman wrote in an email to The Huffington Post.

Coleman suggests that the animals succumbed to some kind of disease rather than a predatory attack.

"As to the one eyewitness saying he saw that 'it had fangs, claws and wings, and moved very quickly', well, how big, what color, no drawings?"

Writing in Skeptic.com, Sharon Hill also doubts the chupacabras portion of the story, including the news video connected with it.

"It shows an array of dead animals, some are alive, but only one has a neck gash," Hill wrote. "I see no blood on the others at all."

Hill also notes that people often "tell exaggerated stories or they may very well misperceive what they see."

This is not the first time such a report has emerged from south of the border. Back in September 2010, shepherds in Mexico's Puebla state were baffled after more than 300 goats were decapitated by a culprit that couldn't be tracked.

The chupacabras is reportedly an animal that falls under thecategory of cryptids -- creatures that haven't been confirmed by science, like Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster. Some stories talk of chupacabras that attack livestock and drain the animals of blood.

And, as Hill explained, the addition of wings to the description of chupacabras is not typically reported. - THP

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