15 July 2010, JellyBean @ 9:01 am

Do “chupacabras” live outside the world of myth?

Some residents of Hood County, Texas, believe two bizarre beasts killed near Fort Worth are real-life examples of the legendary “goat suckers” of Latin-American lore.

“I’m not sure on that part. All I know is, it wasn’t normal,” Animal Control Officer Frank Hackett told NBC DFW. “It was ugly, real ugly. I’m not going to tell no lie on that one.”

Hackett shot and killed the creature inside a barn owned by Jack Farr.

“This had deer ears, big teeth and pinkish skin like nothing I’ve ever seen before,” Farr said.

Several miles away, a rancher captured and killed another similar specimen this week — sparking speculation that there might be a pack of chupacabras, which, according to legend, kill and suck the blood of livestock.

Read more: AOL News

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