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Animal Mutilations




Mutilations are differentiated from accidental or predatory death for several reasons. Chief among them is the manner in which the flesh has been removed from the body. Cauterization (the fusing of tissue and blood vessels by heat or chemical means) seems to be typical of mutilations. Unlike animal attack, the flesh, adjoining the area where it has been removed, is smooth and clean as if cut with a searing or laser scalpel. As well, the areas chosen for removal are quite strange. Mainly the sexual, anterior digestive tract and sensory organs are affected.(No predator differentiates so precisely). Still, no tracks of any kind can be found around the mutilation site, except, sometimes, tripod marks. Also, no carrion eaters will touch the mutilated cow even though it has plenty of flesh still left to be eaten.


A worldwide phenomenon, cattle mutilations remain an unexplained mystery. Cattle have been found mutilated on farms all over the world. In most cases, the carcass has been drained of blood and no traces of blood are found in the surrounding area. The only visible marks are tiny incisions, which are so accurate that many believe they could be made only with a high-precision laser. Some people have linked cattle mutilations with UFO activity.



News Items:


Cattle Mutilations



Newsletter Articles:


DA, Nevada Lab Investigate Cattle Mutilations
North Slope Police Probe Mystery of Dead Cows
Cattle Mutilations as a Metamorphical Message
Las Vegas Mutilation in 94
Man Freaked out on Dragging Cow
Animal Mutilations
DA Investigating Mysterious Cow Deaths
The Human Mutilation Factor
Cattle Mute Investigation Update
Larose Rancher Finds Mutilated Cattle In Field
Cattle Mutilations: Senseless Mutilation or High Tech Monitoring?





New Mexican Mutilations



Noteworthy Events:


1967-09-08; USA, Colorado, Alamosa


Category: Animal Mutilation


The first mainstream Animal Mutilation that occurred was that of a horse called 'Lady'. Lady was raised on a farm near Alamosa which is in Colorado's San Luis Valley. Every night she would turn up at the ranch house for her food and water, until on September 8th 1967 she failed to turn up for the first time.


Berle Lewis, Lady's owner, went out the following day to try and find the horse. They eventually found her but not under the circumstances they had wished. When they found her, the neck and head had were completely devoid of flesh, her brain and other internal organs were missing and some of the cuts were as clean as a surgeons scalpel.


Several 'explanations' were given ranging from the horse being struck by a bolt of lightning to her being the victim of Satanists! However, there were no tracks leading up to the body and there had been no bad weather the night before. The only tracks found were that of some strange 'exhaust' marks which contained higher than normal levels of radiation.


Many local people had reported seeing strange lights in the sky and Berle Lewis's mother had reported a large unknown craft passing over her cabin the day 'Lady' disappeared.


This seemed the start of many similar occurrences. During the 1970s over 10,000 cattle were discovered in the U.S. alone with organs surgically removed and corpses drained of blood.



1973-05-00; USA, Texas, Houston


Category: Abduction


Another famous mutilation/UFO encounter occurred in May 1973 when Judy Doraty, Cindy Dorary (Judy's daughter), Judy's mother and Judy's sister-in-law were driving back from Houston, Texas.


The women suddenly saw a strange light hovering in the sky, the women all got out to take a closer look until the object disappeared. They then returned to the car and went on their way.


Later Judy began to have very bad headaches and anxiety attacks. After several doctors had examined her she was referred to ufologist Dr. Leo Sprinkle. He hypnotized her she reported the following.


"It's like a spotlight shining down on the back of my car. And it's like it has substance to it. I can see an animal being taken up in this. I can see it squirming and trying to get free. And it's like it's being sucked up."


She then went on to mention seeing her daughter Cindy on an 'operating' table. She went on:


"They don't listen, they just ignore me....go about their work as if it's nothing. They don't seem to have any emotions. They don't seem to care. They just take some samples from her...".


Many years later Cindy was also hypnotized, and recalled events which clearly backed up those of her mothers. More information.



1977-10-24; USA, Colorado, Colorado Springs


Category: Animal Mutilation




Colorado, Wyoming, Texas, Alabama, Puerto Rico, Canada, and as far away as South America, have been home to such mutilations. Speculation that it is the work of secret US government groups (paramilitary or spy)or Satanic cults therefore seem too far fetched. Surely the US government would have their own stock of cows for an experiment of this nature. Satanic cults would need to have enormous resources to carry out this type of operation throughout the world. Ranchers have witnessed strange, unmarked black helicopters fly over their herds where they will later find mutilated cattle. Some have even witnessed strange lights in the night sky previous to finding bodies. There are those who believe that the mutilations are occurring as a random radiation test by extraterrestrial visitors whose purpose is to safeguard humanity against nuclear annihilation.





1978-10-10; USA, Colorado, - (Logan County)


Category: Animal Mutilation




"The very first one we had was southwest of Sterling. When we first looked at it, it was unbelievable that you could take an animal and do this to it without leaving some kind of tracks or evidence behind such as cigarette butts, matches, hand prints, footprints, but there was nothing. The animal looked almost&127; horrible, and it was something I didn't want to believe then. And, we probably had five or six others before I believed something strange was going on. We had one up north that we believe the animal was paralyzed and was alive while it was being mutilated. An eye, and an ear, the tongue, the rectal area were taken out. The animal had dug a hole with its head, but none of the other parts of the body moved," former Sheriff of Logan County Tex Graves who investigated 93 mutilation cases said.





1979-07-00; USA, Colorado, Walsenburg


Category: Animal Mutilation




Rancher C. E. Potts found one of his prize bulls alongside of the road one summer afternoon in late July. "We were passing down this road, and there was a thunderstorm a coming up behind us. We smelled this animal as we come by. We came back to check on it, and found it was mutilated. We examined it and its sexual organs was taken out. Its eyes were taken out, and its eyelashes were taken out. Well, there wasn't no predators. Not a predator bothered it since it was dead even. Couldn't have been killed by a predator cause all the surgical work was done by an expert. I really didn't think anything of it till it come home to me. Now I know it was bound to have been mutilated cause anyone who could see good could tell it was," Mr. Potts remembered.





1990-12-29; Japan, Sage Prefecture


Category: Animal Mutilation


Another strange animal mutilation case that has occurred more recently was in Japan (proving that the U.S doesn't have all the good mutilation cases!).


The incident occurred on 29th December 1990 in a town called Saga Prefecture. A farmer was awoken by the loud and non-stop barking of his dog. He went out to see what all the fuss was about, and was deeply upset and shocked when he entered the cow shed and found a 12-month old cow lying on the floor with its tongue missing and 4 nipples from its udder removed.


Two years later on 4th January his dog began barking again, this time he rushed out to the cow shed and observed a small white object floating in the air next to a cow. The object quickly moved outside and disappeared.


This cow however was more fortunate, it just had a broken leg.



1992-01-04; Japan, Sage Prefecture


Category: Animal Mutilation


In a town called Saga Prefecture, two years after a previous incident. A farmer was awoken by the loud and non-stop barking of his dog.he rushed out to the cow shed and observed a small white object floating in the air next to a cow. The object quickly moved outside and disappeared the cow had a broken leg.



1994-09-13; USA, New Mexico, Chacon


Category: Animal Mutilation


One 1994 New Mexico incident in particular added a new twist to the drama. On September 13, in a remote area of Mora County, mild-mannered carpenter Larry Gardea was hunting for bear in a birch and aspen grove. What Gardea said he saw, and heard, is regarded as a first in mutilations-related activity in this country.


According to Gardea, as he approached a chain-link fence he saw a dead cow lying about 30 feet in front of him. Immediately, he noticed a large, cylindrical hole where the animal's rectum should have been.


About 10 feet beyond that cow was another, sitting motionless on its knees. Suddenly, about a dozen other cows began running in the opposite direction. Gardea's eyes followed them for a moment. Simultaneously, Gardea began hearing a whirring or humming sound he likened to the noise made by a welder's torch. When he turned back to look at the two downed cows, he saw a third cow moving through the air, just slightly above the ground, as if it were being pulled by a gravitational force or beam. The cow, bawling and struggling for freedom, was being dragged into the thick of the forest. Gardea saw no object of any kind in the direction the cow was being pulled, but instinctively raised is rifle and shot twice toward the sound.


The sound ceased, the cow got away, and Gardea, obviously frightened, ran like hell. Less than an hour later, he returned to the site with Mora County sheriff's deputy Greg Laumbach and some other local folks. The mutilated cow was still there -- the flesh was stripped from its lower jaw and a perfect circle of hide was removed. But the cow Gardea had seen on its knees was gone, and had not been located as of mid-November.


"It's the first time I'd seen anything like that," the dead cow's owner Estevan Sanchez said later.


Newsletter Article - Man Freaked out on Dragging Cow



1994-11-07; USA, Colorado, Walsenburg


Category: Animal Mutilation


Here is the entire text of the Nov 8, 1994 Rocky Mountain News article:


By Dick Foster Rocky Mountain News Southern Bureau


A southern Colorado rancher said Monday he found three of his cows mutilated southwest of Walsenburg. Ermenio Andreatta, who has ranched 45 years in the Middle Creek area 7 miles west of La Veta, discovered the cattle the last week of October. 'There was no struggle at all, like you could see. It just looked like they was dropped,' said Andreatta's wife, Theresa. Andreatta found one cow Oct. 24, a second cow on the 26th and a third on the 27th. The animals had no scratches or wounds that would indicate they struggled with predators. There were no tracks on the ground around them.


On two cows, the rectum and female organs had been cut out in clean incisions with little blood. Two teats were missing from each. 'It looks like they used a real sharp instrument. They weren't torn like an animal would do it,' Theresa Andreatta said. The third cow's tongue and udder were cut off.


Theresa Andreatta said the three cows were found in a quarter-mile radius in a pasture a half-mile from the couple's home. Her husband had moved them from the summer pasture Oct. 18. Cattle moving from dry to lush fields often develop asthma, she said, and her husband was checking them morning and evening, but they showed no signs of ill health.


Many livestock experts are skeptical of mutilation reports. They say scavengers eat the soft tissue of dead cattle most easily accessible -- tongues, eyes, rectums and udders -- giving the effect of mutilation. 'I don't know what happened to them or how they died, but to me, no predator killed these animals," said Huerfano County Deputy Sheriff David McCane.


McCane and wildlife officer Lonnie Brown found no wounds on the animals. There were unexplained dark patches on the cows' chest and belly areas, McCane said. McCane said two of the animals were untouched by scavengers as they lay in the field a week after their deaths."



1997-11-30; USA, Colorado, Center


Category: Animal Mutilation


The cattle death squad has returned to the San Luis Valley. On Sun Nov 30, 1997, a year-old, still-warm female calf was discovered dead from unusual circumstances just northwest of Center, Colorado. The calf was missing all the flesh from it's right side mandible, it's right eye, and a 10"diameter rectum coring that extended 18" into the animal. The crime scene was completely devoid of any tracks, (except the dead calf's tracks) footprints, blood, or additional clues as to how the animal was killed and subsequently mutilated. The calf was lying in 6" of fresh snow and the entire scene was devoid of any additional evidence whatsoever. No evidence of magnetic anomalies were detected around the site.


Newsletter Article: New Cattle Mutes




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