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  • noun cryptozoology Alternative spelling of chupacabras.

Etymologies

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Variant spelling of chupacabras used in English cryptozoological publications by misanalysis of the Spanish chupacabras as a plural.

Examples

  • But what folks are calling a chupacabra is probably just a strange breed of dog, said veterinarian Travis Schaar of the Main Street Animal Hospital in nearby Victoria.

    Has a Mythical Beast Turned up in Texas? | Impact Lab

  • I just think in my opinion a chupacabra is a dog, said Schaar, who has seen Canion’s find.

    Has a Mythical Beast Turned up in Texas? | Impact Lab

  • Or the chupacabra corpse which suggested that there might be a sort of super-mange responsible for a lot of so-called chupacabra activity.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Or the chupacabra corpse which suggested that there might be a sort of super-mange responsible for a lot of so-called chupacabra activity.

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  • Anyway, take a look at the video. is this the backside of the mythical blood-sucking creature known as the chupacabra, which I'd actually never heard of?

    CNN Transcript Aug 12, 2008

  • Is this the backside of the mythical blood-sucking creature known as the chupacabra, which I'd actually never heard of?

    CNN Transcript Aug 12, 2008

  • "I was always told that the chupacabra was a mythical beast that was used to keep children from straying far from home, as in: Don't go out there, because the chupacabra might get you,"

    KHOU - Home

  • But will wonders never cease, a "chupacabra" that turns out not to be a dog or fox ...

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • A Texas farmer may have found what some would call a "chupacabra," a legendary animal known for sucking the blood out of goats.

    Click 2 Houston - Local News

  • The legend of the "chupacabra" is no longer a legend according to some Texas residents ...

    Entertainment News: CBSNews.com

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