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Chupacabra Roaming In Lake Jackson?
Click2Houston ^ | Monday, July 11, 2011

Posted on 07/11/2011 6:56:04 PM PDT by nickcarraway

The chupacabra has been an intriguing urban legend for decades, but one man said he spotted something like it and got pictures of it.

Jack Crabtree said he and a friend spotted the strange looking creature outside his Lake Jackson home on July 4. "He said, 'That's the strangest dog I've ever seen,'" Crabtree said. "I immediately said, 'That's not a dog, it's a chupacabra.'"

Crabtree said he's heard of the chupacabra as a mysterious creature with a scary look.

The word "chupacabra" means "goat blood sucker" in Spanish. It was given that name for its reported habit of attacking and sucking the blood of livestock, mainly goats.

Crabtree said what he saw was ugly, skinny and gray. "Most prominent feature was his ears," he said. "I can see why people would conjure up myths and horror stories associated with something that has that appearance." Crabtree said he and his wife think what he saw was probably just a sick animal.

"It was a coyote, a coyote that has mange," Crabtree said. "An extremely severe case and has lost all it's hair."

Crabtree has set up a live trap to try to catch the animal and figure out exactly what it is.


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1 posted on 07/11/2011 6:56:08 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Oh, look . . . someone got a photo of a skinny, mangy dog.


2 posted on 07/11/2011 6:59:11 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: nickcarraway
Probably a Chalupacabra...


3 posted on 07/11/2011 6:59:46 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Joe 6-pack

>>Probably a Chalupacabra..<<

I won’t insult anyone by saying I am “literally” ROTFLOL!

But this is as close as I have ever been!! I am holding my sides in pain from laughter if that helps...

I almost got a freaking nosebleed!

OMG!!!


4 posted on 07/11/2011 7:03:39 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: nickcarraway

BFL


5 posted on 07/11/2011 7:06:09 PM PDT by NELSON111
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To: nickcarraway

the last chupacabre in america flew to the

phillipines with art bell.

/s


6 posted on 07/11/2011 7:10:05 PM PDT by ken21 (liberal + rino progressive media hate palin, bachman, cain...)
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To: 1rudeboy

that dog isn’t half as skinny as the news girl reporting on it


7 posted on 07/11/2011 7:21:28 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: freedumb2003

It was good, but it wasn’t THAT funny. I’ve seen Joe do far better!


8 posted on 07/11/2011 7:31:07 PM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: 1rudeboy

Prolly Lady Geegaw.


9 posted on 07/11/2011 7:36:58 PM PDT by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Lol!
I GOTTA GET ONE OF THOSE FOR MY CHIHUAHUA!......


10 posted on 07/11/2011 7:40:09 PM PDT by Red Badger (Casey Anthony: "Surprise, surprise."...............)
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To: nickcarraway; 1rudeboy; Joe 6-pack; freedumb2003; NELSON111; ken21; mamelukesabre; ...

This is getting downright boring.

It’s always a coyote in the final stages of terminal mange.

Always.


11 posted on 07/11/2011 7:42:35 PM PDT by sinanju
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To: Rennes Templar; Joe 6-pack

>>It was good, but it wasn’t THAT funny. I’ve seen Joe do far better!<<

Just one of them funny bone things. I still can’t stop laughing.

I can’t s’plain it, but it is killing me.


12 posted on 07/11/2011 7:44:08 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: sinanju

>>It’s always a coyote in the final stages of terminal mange.<<

Interestingly, so was my ex-wife.


13 posted on 07/11/2011 7:46:36 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: freedumb2003

And what does a human being with mange look like anyways?


14 posted on 07/11/2011 7:48:51 PM PDT by sinanju
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To: sinanju
And what does a human being with mange look like anyways?


15 posted on 07/11/2011 7:56:52 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: freedumb2003

Jeez, set myself up for that one...


16 posted on 07/11/2011 8:33:55 PM PDT by sinanju
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To: sinanju

>>Jeez, set myself up for that one...<<

And everyone else pays!

Life is cruel ;)


17 posted on 07/11/2011 8:39:35 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: freedumb2003

;>)


18 posted on 07/11/2011 8:46:57 PM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: nickcarraway

I reckon they’ve never heard of mange down that way...


19 posted on 07/11/2011 11:34:20 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: nickcarraway

They mentioned this on Channel 2 news last night. I was embarrassed for them, how stupid.


20 posted on 07/12/2011 3:41:47 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: Eaker; humblegunner

You two been skinny dippin’ again?


21 posted on 07/12/2011 3:43:18 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Chupacabras are good with grilled onions and green sauce.


22 posted on 07/13/2011 9:14:25 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Tijeras_Slim; Eaker; humblegunner; Allegra; Salamander

~MOST DELICIOUSLY DECADENT CHUPACABRA~

Dice 1 pound chupacabra meat and marinate in soy sauce with garlic and ginger. Allow to marinate for 2 hours.

Dust diced chupacabra with cornstarch. Add pepper, garlic, and ginger

Stir fry until cooked through

Remove from pan and deglaze pan, saving liquid

Stir fry chopped vegetables of your choice

Make sauce:

to 1 Tablespoon of cornstarch, add

1 Tablespoon of powdered ginger

1 Tablespoon of finely chopped garlic

1/4 Cup of sugar

1/4 Cup of soy sauce

1 Tablespoon vinegar

2 Tablespoons sesame oil

1/4 Cup sherry

and the saved liquid

Cook over medium heat until thickened. Toss in the chupacabra and vegetables and serve over rice.

Link for other variations -

http://hubpages.com/hub/ChupacabraDeliciouslyDecadentChupacabraRecipes


23 posted on 07/13/2011 10:20:24 AM PDT by shibumi (The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water and breeds reptiles of the mind - Blake)
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To: shibumi

I’ve tried that one, it’s good.

I’d recommend against dusting the diced chupacabra with cornstarch.

A 50/50 mixture of flour and tempura mix works better.

The texture turns out better.


24 posted on 07/13/2011 10:42:18 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: shibumi

It was already like that when I got here, I swear!


25 posted on 07/13/2011 10:54:24 AM PDT by Salamander (You trap. You kill. You eat. That's what a good spider does.)
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To: humblegunner
It helps if you keep the critters well-fed and happy 'till you harvest them -


26 posted on 07/13/2011 10:58:01 AM PDT by shibumi (The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water and breeds reptiles of the mind - Blake)
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