A mystery animal in cental Maine is killing dogs in a particularly creepy way, by slicing the canines' throats open. The brutal slayings began in the summer of 2004 but have started again. Eyewitnesses say the murderous beast looks like a hyena. Loren Coleman has more at Cryptomundo:
Reporter (Mark) LaFlamme (of the Lewiston Sun-Journal) interviewed me about this new attack, last night, and at the end of his article today, he open-mindedly included various candidates for the attack, from the mundane - coyote and badger - to the cryptozoological - mystery cat and Bigfoot. Due to the article, one couple has already emailed me details of a mystery cat sighting they had two years ago that took place near the recent dog incident. The case is ongoing, needless to say...Link
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