The cryptid known as the Chupacabra was first sighted in Puerto Rico in March Described as a "goat-sucker", numerous sightings were recorded, until the entire decade was filled with Chupacabras. Later, in the deserts of Mexico and Southwestern US, a similar creature was spotted and given the same name. Because of this, the two species are most like relatives.
Chupacabra: The Most Convincing Stories
Did someone catch the chupacabra in the Philippines?
The Chupacabra is a mysterious animal with many texts written about and which feeds the mass imagination. Apparently it comes from Puerto Rico. Apparently it sucked blood from other animals. The legend appeared around , although the first signals about chupacabra are a bit older, which will be discussed later in the article. Chupacabra has been recognized by scientists as a legendary animal, similar to e.
Episode 3: Strange Creatures
A capybara in California, and a chupacabra in Maryland, all in the same wave of news stories. Leaving aside that they were on opposite ends of the country, they are also at opposite ends of the reality spectrum. A capybara is real -- the world's largest rodent, sometimes as big as a small dog. A chupacabra, on the other hand, has been called an urban or perhaps rural legend, traced to one woman in Puerto Rico in the s.
There are creatures that lurk out there in the dark, that haunt the isolated forests of the world, that hide in the icy depths of the deepest lakes. They appear unexpectedly and inexplicably, then vanish just as mysteriously, usually leaving witnesses dumbfounded, frightened and, unfortunately in most cases, without a shred of evidence. Yet the eyewitness stories of these creatures persist, haunting the darkness as well as our imaginations.