Pity Purwodadi – Vampirical Beasts Prowl In Java?

 In the backwoods of Java, something strange is happening.

Something wicked this way comes?

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A most alarming story in the ever-amazing Jakarta Post, about the residents of the hitherto obscure township of Purwodadi, who have been coming across goats fallen prey to an alleged attack by an unknown predator, which many suspected to be a blood-sucking herd of wild animals.


Scary stuff – and one feels sorry for the villagers, whose livestock  has been turning up  with bite marks on their neck and legs and … no blood left in the animals’ body.

But while the JP headline tells us where Purwodadi is…

Yogyakarta village shocked by Chupacabra-like attack

…its reference to Chupacabra is absolutely baffling.

I have read and re-read the entire report, and NOWHERE can I discern any definition of what Chupacabra actually is!

Indeed, whoever wrote and edited the report must be an afficionado of Latin American folklore…



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…and must assume all readers share his or her expertise, because, despairing of any explanation within the odd newspaper’s website, I turned to wikipedia, and lo…

The chupacabra or chupacabras is a legendary creature in the folklore of parts of the Americas, with its first purported sightings reported in Puerto Rico.

Immigration Ministry please investigate!