Region: Caribbean (chiefly Puerto Rico), Central and South America, North America (chiefly Mexico and southern United States)
The chupacabra was a very recent addition to the Mysterious Monster Club, coming many decades after Bigfoot and the Loch Ness monster made their debuts.
El chupacabra, or just chupacabra, is a legendary cryptozoology creature that has been haunting various parts of the globe since an initial sighting in March 1995.
Chupacabra, in Latin American popular legend, a monstrous creature that attacks animals and consumes their blood.The name is derived from the Spanish words chupar (“to suck”) and cabra (“goat”). As a fearsome but probably nonexistent creature, the chupacabra has been characterized as the southern equivalent of the Sasquatch.. The chupacabra only recently joined the vampire in the
First Sighting: March 1995
: a grotesque creature that drinks the blood of livestock and is reported to exist in North and South America In 2004 some Texans sent samples of what they were convinced was a chupacabra —a legendary hairless beast that drains the blood of its prey.
Apr 03, 2014 · A couple in Ratcliffe, Texas, has captured a creature that they believe may prove the existence of the mythical chupacabra. Jackie Stock says her husband, Bubba, found a …