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Possible Chupacabra Sighting In Texas (VIDEO)

07/12/2011 04:50 pm ET | Updated Sep 11, 2011

Don't resign yourself to chupacabra nightmares just yet. Even Jack Crabtree, the supplier of photos to The Facts, his local Texas paper, doesn't think that he witnessed a real chupacabra, or "The Bigfoot of Latin Culture," as dubbed by CNN during a previous chupacabra sighting.

According to a report by ABC News, the retired wildlife biologist and his wife Linda saw the slow-moving, hairless creature wandering by a creek at the back of their house on the Fourth of July. They took photos, and Crabtree sent them to the newspaper, jokingly calling it a Chupacabra.

However, the paper either didn't get the joke, or didn't care, and they ran it on the front page, stirring excitement similar to the other Texas Chupacabra sighting a few months ago. When that creature was spotted, Animal Control Officer Frank Hackett described the animal: "All I know is, it wasn't normal. It was ugly, real ugly. I'm not going to tell no lie on that one."

Crabtree told ABC News that he can't believe people's reactions:

"I've been amazed with the fascination people have with chupacabras and other mythical animals," he said. "I'm really not a believer in chupacabras or Bigfoot or the Abominable Snowman."

WATCH the ABC News report on the "chupacabra":

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