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Tracking the chupacabra

Benjamin Radford

Tracking the chupacabra

the vampire beast in fact, fiction, and folklore

by Benjamin Radford

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chupacabras

  • About the Edition

    Originating in Latin America yet known worldwide, the chupacabra is a blend of vampire and shapeshifter, changing its appearance and characteristics depending on when and where it is seen. Radford explores-- and tries to solve-- the decades-old mystery of the chupacabra.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-197) and index.

    StatementBenjamin Radford
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL89.2.C57 R34 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 202 p. :
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25065005M
    ISBN 100826350151
    ISBN 109780826350152
    LC Control Number2010041879
    OCLC/WorldCa671237313


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Justin. A five-year investigation by Benjamin Radford, documented in his book Tracking the Chupacabra, concluded that the description given by the original eyewitness in Puerto Rico, Madelyne Tolentino, was based on the creature Sil in the science-fiction horror film Species.

In the first chapter of Benjamin Radford’s book, Tracking the Chupacabra, Radford gives a very broad overall description of what the legendary creature of the chupacabra is said to look like and what they do from several accounts by eyewitnesses in different countries in Northern, Latin, and South America.

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