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Sunday, September 12, 2010

The Chupacabra Sighting

We had a chupacabra sighting at our house yesterday morning. We think it was a young one, probably sick, because it just lay around in our front garden area.

We got some pictures of it, and then went to the ultimate source of news - YouTube - to see if our discovery looked anything like the common chupacabra. Here is a picture of it:

Note how the eyes glow. Freaky.

I went out to check on it several times, and called the county animal control officer to see if someone could come and pick it up. I have written previously about our experiences with the Ellis County Animal Control Officer; read about it HERE. I told the Sheriff that I thought it was a mangy dog - what did I know? At some point it disappeared, because when we went to Costco in the early afternoon, it was gone.

I kept the little children inside; I figure small children might be substituted for goats in a pinch. We had a shotgun handy just in case....

On Sunday morning - early - the animal control officer showed up, and he told me to call again if it shows up again.

Here is a closeup of the creature; note how similar it is to the one in the video which follows:

The eyes still disturb me. Anyways, here is a video which shows a similar critter caught by some farmer in Texas:

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