(ABC News) It's mangy looking and it's got long hair on the back and hair on its legs
A south Texas family claim they shot and killed an infamous chupacabra after coming face-to-face with the strange coyote-like animal on their property.
Doug Ohrt and his family were at home in Victoria County ranch Sunday night when they heard a chilling howl.
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"My grandson ran outside and shot him from about 240 yards," Ohrt, 79, told ABC News. "It's mangy looking and it's got long hair on the back and hair on its legs."
"My grandkids said ‘Oh that's a chupacabra'," Doug Ohrt's wife, Lucy, 77, told ABC News affiliate KAVU, referring to the infamous mythical beast that has long been part of folklore and legend in the South.