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Mysterious Attacks Leave Livestock Earless in Kentucky
Live Science ^ | 12/20/12 | Stephanie Pappas

Posted on 12/21/2012 9:34:49 AM PST by Responsibility2nd

An unknown animal is attacking, but not eating, livestock in Kentucky, leaving many of the victims with gnawed or detached ears.

According to WAVE News, the attacks have been ongoing for several weeks in Shelby County, Ky. At least five goats have had to be put to sleep due to their injuries, and a goat named Polka-dot has been left with just one ear.

Kevin Cox, the local farmer who owns Polka-dot, has also had several of his bulls attacked, he told the news organization.

Kentucky officials are investigating, but there's no word yet on the culprit in the attacks. Odd livestock attacks often get blamed on supernatural creatures, especially the mythical beast el chupacabra, which means "goat sucker" in Spanish.

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TOPICS: Agriculture; Conspiracy; Local News; UFO's
KEYWORDS: cryptobiology; cryptozoology; earless; godsgravesglyphs; kentucky; mysteryanimal
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Mystery animal attacking livestock

SHELBY COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A community of farmers in Shelby County have been terrorized over the past few weeks by a mystery animal.

The creature has been attacking, but not eating, livestock such as goats and calves.

Kevin Cox, a farmer in the area, had already had one animal fall victim to an attack and he said his dogs alerted him of a second, "I heard the goat the dogs going off and I ran out there and I looked and saw the goat laying on the ground."

His goat, Polka-dot, is now missing all of one ear and almost lost both of them.

Cox explained, "I noticed my whole steer bull looking a little different. It was covered in blood. Then my other two bulls come up and they had their ears all chewed up."

 

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1 posted on 12/21/2012 9:35:00 AM PST by Responsibility2nd
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2 posted on 12/21/2012 9:40:04 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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3 posted on 12/21/2012 9:42:16 AM PST by fidelis (Zonie and USAF Cold Warrior)
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Bath salts?


4 posted on 12/21/2012 9:45:32 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Someone hacking off ear tags on cattle?


5 posted on 12/21/2012 9:45:50 AM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: fidelis

Bath salts?


6 posted on 12/21/2012 9:45:50 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Responsibility2nd

CHUPACABRA! CHUPACABRAAAA!


7 posted on 12/21/2012 9:47:27 AM PST by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! [You can vote Democrat when you're dead]...)
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To: Responsibility2nd

must be one of them chewy-cadabra things...


8 posted on 12/21/2012 9:50:16 AM PST by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Responsibility2nd

My guess is a rabid coyote...


9 posted on 12/21/2012 9:51:48 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Iron Mike in search of a midnight snack?


10 posted on 12/21/2012 9:55:11 AM PST by fattigermaster
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To: Free Vulcan

If it ain't Aliens or chupacabras...

 

11 posted on 12/21/2012 9:56:15 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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!


12 posted on 12/21/2012 9:58:32 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (Who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today; who can take your income & tax it all away..0Bama man can :)
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A Verizon ad campaign gone horribly wrong.

13 posted on 12/21/2012 10:12:07 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Big Bird is a brood parasite: laid in our nest 43 years ago and we are still feeding him.)
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I blame it on ACME SILK PURSE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT for stealing the ears! They found the “Sow’s ear” parable to be true.


14 posted on 12/21/2012 10:23:48 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (REOPEN THE CLOSED MENTAL INSTITUTIONS! Damn the ACLU!)
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To: bgill

“Someone hacking off ear tags on cattle?”

Bovine identity theft?


15 posted on 12/21/2012 10:38:39 AM PST by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: camle

Chalupa-cabra

16 posted on 12/21/2012 10:43:34 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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THAT’S IT!!!! HAS TO BE!!!


17 posted on 12/21/2012 10:47:26 AM PST by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Wild hogs.


18 posted on 12/21/2012 11:13:12 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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Stat! WE need the LIVE ACTION team to solve this one. THIS is going to make a good episode!


19 posted on 12/21/2012 11:24:18 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: Red Badger

Would a coyote have the nerve to attack a bull though? I’m thinking that the only predator with the nerve to do this, that wouldn’t just kill and eat the whole animal, is humans.


20 posted on 12/21/2012 11:26:59 AM PST by Boogieman
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21 posted on 12/21/2012 11:41:04 AM PST by Dusty Road
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We have many people who run hogs with dogs and the dogs go for the ears.


22 posted on 12/21/2012 11:43:17 AM PST by Dusty Road
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Die Flederhund.


23 posted on 12/21/2012 11:48:35 AM PST by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: Boogieman

Rabid animals lose their sense of fear and natural instinct.......


24 posted on 12/21/2012 11:56:22 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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Lol!......


25 posted on 12/21/2012 11:57:32 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: TexasRepublic

Ah. John McAfee.


26 posted on 12/21/2012 12:00:42 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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“I noticed my whole steer bull looking a little different...”

A WHOLE STEER BULL?

I know was a whole male is; I know what a steer is; I know what a bull is; but I’m puzzled over the above reference to a “whole steer bull”.

Anyone have an explanation?


27 posted on 12/21/2012 12:17:30 PM PST by SatinDoll (NATURAL BORN CITZEN: BORN IN THE USA OF CITIZEN PARENTS.)
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Anyone have an explanation?

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I do. Here’s a hint. The person speaking is a resident of what state?


28 posted on 12/21/2012 12:36:57 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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"I noticed my whole steer bull looking a little different. It was covered in blood. Then my other two bulls come up and they had their ears all chewed up."

Either it's a steer or a bull, but it isn't likely it's both.

29 posted on 12/21/2012 12:48:47 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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I think that it has something to do with John Calipari!


30 posted on 12/21/2012 12:52:11 PM PST by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadows of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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