Eye witness accounts of the Chupacabra or "goat sucker" have been reported ever since 1995.
The first documented sighting by Madelyne Tolentino in Puerto Rico was investigated by skeptical researcher Benjamin Radford. Tolentino described the animal as walking on its hind legs with quills down its spine. In fact, come to think about it, almost identical to the creature “Sil” from the 1995 Hollywood blockbuster, Species, which Tolentino had coincidentally only just watched a few weeks previously.
Once established, the chupacabra phenomenon quickly became a rather handy first port of call to explain the killings of any local livestock. However, not wishing to miss out on all the chupacabra fun south of the border, inspired yahoos from the States started reporting sightings of shabby dogs and coyotes as further evidence of the phenomenon.
Chupacabras soon became the criptid of choice in the Americas and entered popular culture.
Chupacabras therefore make the perfect gift for the budding cryptozoologist and are fun and easy to make.
To make your very own chupacabra you will need:
- 1 large friendly family dog
- 4 cans of shaving cream
- 2 packets of disposable razors
- 1 set of novelty werewolf fangs
- 1 tube of superglue
- A pointy stick (to provoke the beast)
- Time on your hands
- incorrigible deviant tendencies