El Chupacabra – A History of the Mystery

This week on Cryptids Decrypted, we’re taking a look at one of the more famous mythical creatures of the modern day, El Chupacabra. Hailing from Puerto Rico, the chupacabra was first sighted in the mid-nineties, right around the time UFO fever was hitting a new high. The creature takes its name from chupar (to suck) and cabra (for goat) as more than a few of its sightings relate to attacking local livestock. Sightings and findings have been questionable to say the least, but that’s what makes for a good episode, is it not? Give it a listen and let us know what your thoughts on the creature are. Is it real, or is it bullshit? You decide.

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One thing is for sure, it has spawned some excellent movies:

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