A lifelong hunter from Texas has discovered the remains of what she is calling a "chupacabra" on her ranch in Cuero. Phylis Canion believes the beasts have been killing her chickens over the years.
"I've seen a lot of nasty stuff. I've never seen anything like this," said Canion, who lived in Africa for four years and hunted exotic animals there. Also, the blood was drained from her chickens, which is what the chupacabra is supposed to do.
Canion's "chupacabra" (Spanish for "goat sucker") has large ears, long fangs and gray-blue skin with sparse fur. She has kept the head of one of three carcasses she and her neighbors found for testing, and, being a hunter, to mount as a trophy.