Chupacabra - Related Legends

Related Legends

In the Philippines, another legendary creature called the Sigbin shares many of the same descriptions as the Chupacabra. The recent discovery of the cat-fox in Southeast Asia suggests that it could also have been simply sightings of this once unknown animal.

The Peuchen of Chile also share similarities in their supposed habits, but instead of being dog-like they are described as winged snakes. This legend may have originated from the vampire bat, an animal endemic to the region.

A popular legend in New Orleans concerns a popular lovers' lane called Grunch Road which was said to be inhabited by "grunches," creatures similar in appearance to the Chupacabra.

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