Skip to comments.Is the 'Texas Blue Dog' a Chupacabra? (Photo)
Posted on 02/23/2012 9:27:17 PM PST by nickcarraway
A stuffed and mounted dog with blue skin and eyes may revive the legend of the Chupacabra in the Southwest after the myth was largely debunked last year as merely coyotes with a severe case of mange.
But an extremely scholarly, investigative report by amateur cryptozoology student Jon Downes raises new questions about the legend and breathes new life into the myth.
The findings? Apparently there is a heretofore unknown species of wolf hiding in the vast wildernesses which still exist in Texas. Both of a red and blue variety, the cryptid creatures exhibit many of the features long attributed to the mythical canine-like animal spotted, filmed and examined in the Southwest and Mexico.
This photo of a stuffed example, now residing as a fireplace trophy in a remote Texas home, has baffled biologists and caused new investigation into the phenomenon. Is a Finding Bigfoot kind of reality TV series the next step in the hunt?
It would certainly get great ratings and revitalize the debate over what many witnesses insist is no mangy dog or coyote.
Anyone from the Discovery Channel reading this? Get a camera crew together and head out to the wilds of Texas. Chupacabra Lives!
The blue dog stuffed and mounted in Dr Phyllis Canion's fireplace
a href="http://www.forteantimes.com/features/fbi/6298/texas_blue_dogs.html">Texas Blue Dogs
It looks like a greyhound to me who has been dead for quite a while.
Wait ‘til he sees my jackalope.
Greyhounds have a much much bigger chest.
Well, It looks like a grehound who was left out side and is inebriated
Yup. And a really sad example of one.
Kind of looks like a greyhound that is starving to death.
For those seriously curious about strange creatures lurking about, see Weird Wisconsin, compiled by Linda S. Godfrey and Richard D.Hendricks, Publ. by Sterling Publ. Co., Inc. - 387 Park Avenue south, New York NY 10016.
(The names Mark Sceurman and Mark Moran also are associated with publishing of this tome, seemingly with the 2005 edition).
Waiting for pics of this in yer trap...
Why on earth would you want that stuffed and mounted anywhere? Looks like a starved dog.
Helen Thomas sure gets around for an old gal, doesn’t she?
“Is the Texas Blue Dog a Chupacabra?”
The Washington DC species sure is!
To me, it looks like a hungry dog, maybe with a bit of coyote mixed in. It would be nice if they stuffed him in a natural pose, so we could get an accurate picture, rather than that contorted posture designed to freak people out.
It doesn’t matter what it is, if the Demonrats put it on the ticket they’ll vote for it.
That is no animal! It a Hollywood gold-digger, long past her prime, and going bald.
Look at the overly bright, glowing, blue colored contact lenses, if you don’t believe me.
Looks a bit like a Tasmanian tiger.
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