Skip to comments.Chupacabra's "Cousin" Found in Valparaiso
Posted on 08/30/2004 5:33:47 PM PDT by SteveH
CHUPACABRAS "COUSIN" FOUND IN VALPARAISO
Written By: Inexplicata
Specialists from the Museum of Natural History subjected the carcass of a specimen found in Cerro Cordillera to a battery of tests.
The situation came about a few days ago at the home of Manuel Otazo, who found the corpse of a strange animal inside a doghouse belonging to one of his animals. "We perceived the foul smell and thought at first that someone had thrown away fish byproducts. But then we saw that our pet was frightened and didn't want to go into his doghouse. Upon inspecting it we came across this monster," said Sonia Valdivia, the terrified homeowner.
Manuel Otazo explained that the animal had a small head and red fur, with large fangs, claws and hands resembling wings, different from any rodent or known domestic animal. "Before running it at night we would hear noises on the rooftops and hens and rabbits died recently at a neighbor's house. We think it could be the Chupacabras or one of his relatives that was wounded and came to die in our pet's doghouse."
After burying it, the owners subsequently contacted the Museum of Natural History of Valparaiso, who transferred the specimen to their facilities.
The animal was submerged in a special brine. Fernando Soto, professor of Biology, reported that the carcass -- in advanced stages of putrefaction -- will be submitted to a treatment based on choleopterids that devour flesh and bone to recover the skeleton. The bones will be compared later on with the anatomies of known species.
Despite the a priori exam performed on the animal, he noted that while it could be a dog or a cat, he was surprised by some strange features such as the absence of incisors, the size of its extremities and the color of its fur.
The Museum of Natural History says that it isn't so unusual to run into strange species in the area. Only a few months ago, they received the carcass of a pig with three eyes. "The owners, who were from Cerro Barns, decapitated it at once, because they thought it was a thing of the devil rather than a genetic aberration."
Translation (c) 2004. Scott Corrales, Institute of Hispanic Ufology (IHU). Special thanks to Liliana Nzqez.
Why do I want to laugh? I just can't explain it.
It sounds like English is not the first language of this writer. Parts of the article are hard to understand.
NOT my fault, I SWEAR it.
Man, I feel a whole rash of Big Govt or Dumbocrat jokes in reply to this post.
Maybe, just maybe a bit of Moose and Cheese too.
Sounds like the Kerry campaign.
they just saw Janet Reno without her makeup
El Chupacabra and his brother escaped on X Files several years ago ... I saw the episode ... quick! need tinfoil!
Now that just way too scary. Almost as scary as JFK in shorts(saw it on the news last nite).
No, no... you're thinking bigfoot.
This sounds smaller, more like Donna Shalala.
And of coarse nobody had a camera available.
This time I believe you!
That's a cucaracha, not a chupacabra.
Well, Professioonal Engineer thought it likely I had something to do with the fish attack on the boy in Minnesota the other day..
So I HAD to deny this one before he found the thread.
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