KPHO Still Thinks Chupacabras Are Real

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Unless it comes to mythical beasts that don't actually exist.
For the second time this year, KPHO is "Telling it Like it is" about mythical chupacabras. The problem, obviously, is that chupacabras aren't real.

On the TV station's website right now is a story with the headline "Teens Kill Possible Chupacabra."

It's a story about a Texas teen named Carter Pope, who claims he shot and killed "a real live chupacabra."

Again, chupacabras aren't real.

From KPHO:

Some believe a chupacabra is an animal that sucks the blood of livestock. It's reportedly a strange looking creature with barely any hair.

For many, it is a thing of legends. Some wildlife biologists believe it is a sick wild animal.

"I can believe it either way, it looks like nothing I have personally seen before," Will [the boy's father] said.

Carter took hair and skin samples to get tested to put an end to the mystery once and for all.

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"Telling it Like it is"

In April, KPHO claimed there was a potential chupacabra sighting in Goodyear. The station even had video of the alleged beast, which you can see here.

However, because chupacabras aren't real, and all, the animal seen in the video the station cited as evidence was more likely an ugly dog, or malnourished coyote, than the blood-slurping focus of urban legends.

Read more about the myth of the chupacabra here -- and be sure to tune in to KPHO tomorrow, when we assume reporters will be visiting a unicorn ranch.



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19 comments
malasangre
malasangre

they are mutted up chihuahuas which were orignaly bred small from a 20-30lb. south american hairless. Peru i think?

Walter Concrete
Walter Concrete

New Times has declared that chupacabras are mythical.   This proves the idea that New Times having credible writers is just a myth, because I say so and that's all there is to that.    Besides that, everyone in the whole wide world knows it's true.    The idea that they have credible writers has been debunked and discredited and I don't have to give a source for my all my true statements.    Now that this has been settled we don't have to talk about it anymore.     Anyone who talks about it from here on is a conspiracy theorist, a nut job and a wacko.

Gilacabra
Gilacabra

They are too real, and coming from a well respect newspaper that has a history of finding the truth the chupacabra is real and we  have one as governor of this state.  If Jan Brewer isn't a chupacapra then it just must be time to go to live in another state or country.

Bryan Hernandez
Bryan Hernandez

AZ again?, they wanted to build a wall around the state to keep themselves isolated from everyone else,what else new??

Tommy Collins
Tommy Collins

Mr. King, Mr. King, Mr. King (a sure sign you're about to be lectured)....

I have it on VERY good authority that the Flaccid Fool of MCSO, on MANY occasions in Las Vegas and all the locations where he supposedly worked for DEA, has stalked and bagged many chupacabra.

In fact he is known to have spent six weeks without food or water in the Sahara Desert stalking the very rare and elusive Harrah's chupacabra to find that just ONE was still in existence. Once he verified it to be a chupacabra indigenous (think anchor baby) to the Sahara Desert, he released it, hoping it might might make it's way to the Sonoran Desert, finding another elusive Ak Chin chupacabra to mate with.

That hunting expedition apparently took place shortly after he solved the French Connection case and he needed to go into hiding to save his life.

I also heard recently that a percentage of the Pink Undies fund goes toward sustaining life among the chupacabra herd in Maricopa County. No turn goes unstoned when it comes to MCSO protecting wildlife, or is it wild life? Whatevah...

Dogcooker
Dogcooker

Yeah, what a dumbass little opinion piece you've written here.

Good work new times; more crack reporting.

Hosers

Johnny Skee Mask
Johnny Skee Mask

What is it with idiots who claimed to have killed such mythocal beasts, yet are unable to produce the carcass for the world to see?

The drama never ends.

ozfozzy
ozfozzy

You find a rare creature, so you kill it.  What an idiot.

shadeaux14
shadeaux14

" the animal seen in the video the station cited as evidence was more likely an ugly dog, or malnourished coyote"

Or a drunken Jan Brewer running around naked.

concerned
concerned

I think the one in Goodyear was Jan Brewer without makeup!!! LOL..

GoingBackToMyBeerNow
GoingBackToMyBeerNow

Good God, you people! You're Arizonans! We have native fauna to concern ourselves with, like our beloved jackalope! Who cares about unicorn-riding leprachauns (other than the fact they steal jobs from hard-working native kokopellis)? Won't somebody PLEASE think of the jackalope?

me
me

Mr. King....just because you've never seen one doesn't mean it isn't real.  What about the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy and Santa Clause are you going to tell me they aren't real next or have you seen them before?

James King
James King

Good point. What was I thinking?!

Wea
Wea

I have it on good authority that the Tooth Fairy was actually attacked and killed by a Chupacabra.  That is what we get for not taking the Chupacabra menace seriously, now we are overrun with Chupacabras and generations of kids will never get a chance to meet an actual Tooth Fairy.  If KPHO keeps up the hard work, maybe we still have a chance to save the unicorns and the charming leprechauns that enjoy riding them. 

icecycle66
icecycle66

The choice of reading something good or bad is yours only after you have read it.  Dogcooker simply shows faith that NewTimes has the capability to produce work worth reading, it is only after the piece is read that the faith is proven wrong.

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