posted on Aug, 11 2003 @ 01:37 AM
Hey guys, I'm sorta new to this cause I only found this site a couple of hours ago. Amazing the things you do at 5am... yea, anyway...
I was watching a documentary on the Discovery Channel the other night that caught my attention. It was about some of the weirder varieties of
creatures that are said to be on earth. Amongst the Jersey Devil and the UK's Big Cat problem was an article on what Puerto Rican's are calling
'Chupacabras' (or 'Goat Sucker'). This creature is said to be able to run at incredible speeds and jump to heights of up to 50ft. Police Officers
have claimed to shoot at it and the bullets were simply repelled as if by some sort of force-field. One even reported shooting the creature at
Well, regardless of the speculation and myth that surrounds the creature, something is killing pets and farm animals across Puerto Rico. All these
attacks share common signs such as 3 (at least I think it's 3) pricks in the back of the neck (similar to mosquito bites) where the creature extracts
blood from it's victim. Most alarmingly, it has been said that whatever this thing is managed to chase down an adult bull and kill it with the same
The full article is here:
UFO Area EL CHUPACABRAS/TERROR OF PUERTO RICO-MYTH OR BEGINNING OF A NEW REALITY?
I havn't made up my mind as to whether or not I believe it all yet but I was most intrigued by this. Of the half a dozen or so labs that tested a
hair sample from the supposed creature, only one of them returned a result stating that the sample was of 'unknown origin'. This lab happened to be
Japanese. The other labs were all in the United States and every one of them conveniently misplaced their samples or results.
Anyway, that's my first post and I was just wondering if anyone could give me any more information?
[Edited on 11-8-2003 by RobHimself]