Another Non-Chupacabra!

by | Sep 15, 2017 | Benjamin Radford, Books, Chupacabra, Cryptozoology | 0 comments

Thought I’d share a minor victory: A man who e-mailed me last week saying “My employee and myself spotted a Chupcabra yesterday afternoon in Vacaville, CA, a hairless cat/dog with a stubby tail and narrow body and head. A friend later that day showed me on the internet this Chupacabra and I recognized it as the same critter.” I diplomatically suggested that he seemed to be describing a mangy animal, expecting to be ignored in favor of a sexy mystery. This morning he followed up: “I spoke with a local critter guy who told me that what I saw was probably a Bob cat or Lynx with mange. That is why I saw no hair or fur on the critter. It still looked very creepy.”

Indeed; if these animals were easy to identify, there wouldn’t be a mystery…




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