The Real Truth Behind the Chupacabra

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So what exactly is mange? Mange is a skin disease caused by the sarcoptes scabiei parasite or mite, which can only be viewed with a microscope because it’s so small. Mange has differing levels of severity, and can be confined to just one area, such as the head or torso of a dog, wolf or coyote. It’s the severe case of mange that leads to bald spots, skin that reeks, shriveled skin and patchy fur. Notice that the condition sounds like the word “mangy”. Animals infected with mange take on a very strange appearance, often appearing monstrous or otherworldly. Many people choose to believe that the chupacabra might just be a mange infected animal. And in that case…

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