Skip to comments.Colorado cow mutilations baffle ranchers, cops, UFO believer
Posted on 12/09/2009 8:11:39 AM PST by rellimpank
Rancher Manuel Sanchez has lost four calves in as many weeks, all mysteriously mutilated. Authorities are baffled. (Joe Amon, The Denver Post)
SAN LUIS Manuel Sanchez tucks his leathery hands into well-worn pockets and nods toward a cedar tree where, last month, he found his fourth mysteriously slaughtered calf in as many weeks.
"I have no idea what could do this. I wish I did," he says.
Four calves, all killed overnight. Their innards gone. Tongues sliced out. Udders carefully removed. Facial skin sliced and gone. Eyes cored away. Not a single track surrounding the carcasses, which were found in pastures locked behind two gates and a mile from any road. Not a drop of blood on the ground or even on the remaining skin.
In his life in the piñon-patched pastures where his father and grandfather raised cattle, the 72-year-old Sanchez has seen
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Really? According to the article at link, one of the ranchers has a herd of 80 and the latest mutilatee was found by the concrete troughs beyond a locked gate -- and there's a next-door neighbor -- and it's happened before. But they're speculating about aliens from outer space, while I am out of touch with what's really possible; like surveillance equipment.
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