Latest Chupacabra Stories
As Halloween approaches, tales of monsters and creepy crawlies abound, and among the most fearsome is the legendary beast known as the chupacabras.
CUERO, Texas, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Gobbler football, a chupacabra, art galleries, Bahnhof Cafe fried pickles, 19th century buildings and unique people did the trick to crown Cuero, Texas as one of the coolest cities in America, and the only one in Texas by Budget Travel Magazine.
CUERO, Texas, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Only one town in Texas is in the running for Budget Travel Magazine's title of Coolest Small Towns in America. That town is none other than Cuero, Texas famous for its Gobbler football, turkeys and the legendary Chupacabra.
Phylis Canion lived in Africa for four years. She's been a hunter all her life and has the mounted heads of a zebra and other exotic animals in her house to prove it. Canion believes she may have the head of the mythical, bloodsucking chupacabra.
The chupacabra (goatsucker) is a legendary creature claimed to inhabit the Americas. The origin of the name derives from chupar “to suck” and cabra “goat,” resulting from the creature’s pattern of killing livestock, especially goats, and drinking their blood. The name was coined shortly after the first reports by comedian Silverio Perez. The origin of the chupacabra may have come from the science fiction film Species, where an eyewitness account of the chupacabra was in Puerto...
The Elmendorf Beast has been blamed for several attacks on livestock in the town of Elmendorf, Texas. A variety of opinions on what the creature was have been disclosed, with one such claim offering that it was a Mexican Hairless Dog mutated by illness. Some local residents associate it with the legend of the Chupacabra, and others claimed it was an escaped lab experiment or an unknown species discovered. In August of 2004, an animal perceived as the Elmendorf Beast was shot by a local...