Tony Dodd - Argentine animal mutilations
Argentina sends "X-Files" team to probe animal deaths
19, 2002 Posted: 8:39 PM EDT (0039 GMT)
June 19, 2002 Posted: 8:39 PM EDT (0039 GMT)
June 20, 2002 Posted: 0039 GMT
AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) -- Argentina is sending its own "X-Files"
scientists to probe strange deaths of farm animals found dissected,
mutilated and drained of blood on remote Pampa plains, killings
some have blamed on aliens.
least 70 animals were reported killed in recent weeks, some with
their genitals and tongues pulled out with surgical precision surrounded
by charred grass with no signs of blood stains. One horse's hoof
had a circle drawn into it.
very strange ... We are sending a team of technicians to take samples
and perform the necessary studies to see if we can find a scientific
explanation for this," said a spokesman for the animal health
inspection service Senasa, which is sending veterinarians to perform
the massively popular TV series "The X-Files," FBI scientists
probe unusual and paranormal cases, often strange deaths involving
bodies mutilated by suspected aliens.
farmers in the far-flung plains of Argentina said there have been
no signs that the animals had been attacked by the likes of wild
boars -- and were quick to highlight that the meat of the animals
had been untouched in a land where hunger is widespread and cattle
theft is growing.
local inhabitants in La Pampa province said they saw bright lights
in the night sky near one site of the mutilations.
have to say I side with the paranormals on this one. It has to be
something from beyond the Earth," said Felipe, a farmer north
of the capital Santa Rosa.
way the entrails were removed through a burn-like incision in the
cow's rear-end is very strange," he added.
Argentine Cattle Mutilation Epidemic Now 84 - Two
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Source: Diario Rio Negro Online (Argentina) 6-20-2
cows and two horses were found dead in different pasture fields
of the province of Rio Negro, all of them in a mysterious manner
and the cause is unknown. The three bovines were found by Pomona-area
cattlemen and presented characteristics similar to earlier cow mutilations.
The remaining two are horses: one near Rio Colorado and the other
at Catriel. Meanwhile efforts are underway to find out what is causing
the deaths of cows and horses. The causes of the mystery are hitherto
unknown. With regard to the horse found near Rio Colorado, it was
reported that it was missing an ear, its left eye, tongue, digestive
tract and anus.
The discovery took place at the farm of Delfor Segura, 40 km from
Rio Colorado heading toward Conesa. The police surveyed the countryside
to see if more cases could be found, although the results were negative.
The animal, a black riding horse, was 600 meters away from the farmhouse,
and as in earlier cases, did not give off any odor and did not attract
predators. Also notable was the fact that the spot where the discovery
took place is hard to reach and 5 kilometers off the road. No tracks
nor traces were found in the vicinity.
Police sources noted that there were more horses than cattle in
the area, and these did not approach the dead animal. The Catriel
case was rather similar. Veterinarians and cattlemen are still stupefied,
since they cannot find an explanation to the events. The animal
lacked testicles, foreskin, anus and part of the hide on its belly,
which was cut in a circular pattern. Veterinarian José Torres,
who was on site and examined the horse, stated that "what drew
my attention was the testicular incision, since there wasn't a drop
of blood to be found, and veins the size of a pencil run through
that part of the body." He also estimated that "the incisions
were made with a very sharp knife or scalpel and by someone having
considerable knowledge and skill.
Contrary to other cases, the incisions were not cauterized."
Torres is investigating the animal's death through a necropsy. Regarding
the location where the horse mutilation occurred, he remarked that
"there were no signs of agony, toxic grass or human tracks."
The Physician was also puzzled by the fact that "carrion birds
kept their distance." According to the testimony of Cesar Oser,
who was breaking the horse, the animal was fine, and the only unusual
thing to occur that night was that the dogs were heard barking.
On the following day, the horse turned up dead. The event was reported
to the police by the horse's owner, Ruben Escartin, and the police
combed the area to see if there were any other cases, but this is
the only one at the moment.
Ufologist Fabio Zerpa opined that these events suggest that the
animals are abducted by a ship equipped with a laboratory where
organs are extracted for study. In an interview with FM Colorado,
Zerpa noted that a complex technology that goes beyond the ordinary
is at work here. He later added that "the animals appear as
though deliberately placed, and this has startled professionals
working these cases.
There are incisions which seem to be burned, which suggests the
use of a luminous or energy source that cannot be found in a scalpel.
A technology far superior to our own." Regarding the missing
water in three water tanks of the field, Zerpa said that water has
extraordinary power capabilities and along with high-tension wires
"is employed for electrolysis, in other words, the breakdown
of water, hydrogen and oxygen, whose capabilities are well known
to the people at NASA."
Mutilations Also at Pringles and Dorrego
The concern which affected cattlemen of La Pampa is gradually reaching
producers in the Province of Buenos Aries. In recent hours four
cows were found dead under teh same similar conditions at Coronel
Pringles and Coronel Dorrego. As in the Pampan and Rionegran cases,
the animals presented perfect incisions and the absence of blood