Skip to comments.Biologist: The "chupacabras" does exist, but it's not a monster
Posted on 10/22/2010 10:10:34 AM PDT by rrstar96
The chupacabras does exist but is not a monster; rather, a diminutive attacker that turns a wild and harmless animal into an ugly and disturbed species, University of Michigan biologist Bary O'Connor maintained.
In an article published in Skeptic magazine, the specialist explains that the real culprit behind cattle deaths is a small, eight-legged creature that, upon biting species such as coyotes, causes a mange that transforms them.
He recalled that the existence of the chupacabras was first mentioned in Puerto Rico after dead sheep were found with sharp wounds and carcasses completely drained of blood. Similar reports subsequently began to arrive from places such as Mexico or the United States.
"The accounts came from people who claim having seen animals with a malignant appearance, described as looking like dogs or rodents, or reptiles, with long snouts, huge fangs, tough skin or greenish scales, and a very unpleasant odor," he said.
For locals, the conclusion was that those responsible for the animal deaths were ugly, rare creatures, but scientists who studied some chupacabra carcasses concluded that the feared monsters were coyotes with extreme cases of mange or scabies.
"It involves a skin condition caused by mites which cause scabies. They are diminutive attackers that affect wild coyotes very seriuosly, turning them into barbarities," he specified.
Well, OK, but what about Mothman? Huh? HUH?
‘...a diminutive attacker that turns a wild and harmless animal into an ugly and disturbed species...’
Sounds like a Democrat.
We have to wonder what exotic animal species our ancestors witnessed before crayons & cameras were invented. Especially when not all observers were able or inclined to scratch the events on cave walls.
We cannot expect that every skeleton or fossil has been discovered for those species that became extinct during human history.
In other words, mites turn a vicious predator species into a vicious predator species.
It’s not the Chupacabra that scares me, it’s the Popobawa.
Of course it does. It sits in an old oak tree.
Rare species of saber tooth crotch crickets. (causes moth balls?)
Animal carcasses drained out of blood is the clincher. That evidence is hard to refute or to ignore.
I recall listening to the George Noory’s overnight radio show about 10 years ago at about 3 in the morning (I was driving to the airport) and he had as guest one of the US park rangers in El Yunque who witnessed this “being” as he was going down one of the winding roads one night.
There’s no doubt in my mind that this man was being truthful and honest about his account. It sent shivers down my spine.
Of course it exists....it has 6 fingers and beautiful hair....
Be more specific:
Before el Chupacabras, there was the “Vampiro de Moca”. Probably the same thing. Something or nothing.
My bet is that they are escaped ressus monkeys from the research labs. They are mean.
Chupacabra sits in the old gum tree ee
Merry merry king of the bush is he ee
Laugh, chupacabra, laugh, chupacabra
gay your life must be...
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