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Legendary Chupacabra Found? (Video)

Is the mysterious chupacabra living in the woods behind Saint George’s Hospital in Maryland?

After several employees captured cell phone photo and video evidence of the odd-looking creature, described by one worker as a “kangaroo, dog, rat mixed”, the employees decided to trap the animal to get a closer look (they later released it).

Akin to Bigfoot or the Loch Ness Monster, the chupacabra is a mysterious and, likely, fictional creature.

But, alas, like many previous chupacabra sightings, this creature is a decidedly less mythical beast. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources identified the creature as a fox with mange, a skin disease with symptoms like “hair loss, skin wrinkling and formation of scabs.”

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5:53AM PDT on Apr 27, 2013

Poor animal, when he really looks like a chupacabra.

12:58PM PST on Feb 28, 2013

Thanks

9:12AM PST on Feb 28, 2013

Thank you

4:44AM PST on Feb 28, 2013

Thanks for sharing

4:40AM PST on Feb 28, 2013

I don't think so. It's just a myth.

9:40AM PDT on May 15, 2012

a great creature. poor thing

7:08AM PDT on May 13, 2012

It isn't a chupacabra, it is a hairless mexican dog whose other name is txoloitzquintle, these dogs mainly feed on dead animals, roots or fruit on the ground, what it might eat alive is a snake or lizard, they are super intelligent and loving, I have one, she is 17 now, my lovely one.

5:06PM PDT on May 12, 2012

Thanks for sharing. Poor thing.

8:58PM PDT on Apr 27, 2012

To whoever wrote this article, I wouldn't be too quick to dismiss Sasquatch as a fictional creature.

12:15AM PDT on Apr 14, 2012

Thanks for the info.

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