ERIC Number: EJ624207
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Latino X Files.
Figueredo, Danilo H.
MultiCultural Review, v10 n1 p34-40 Mar 2001
Discusses sightings of various cryptids (hidden animals or creatures known to people from particular regions but unknown to the world at large), highlighting sightings in Puerto Rico and Latin America of chupacabras, minocao, giant anacondas, nahuelito, ahuizotl, cadejo, kharisiri, and mapinguari. Discusses politics involved in cryptozoology and local cultures, and examines the Internet's role in making cryptids international news. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Puerto Rico; South America