Mystery animal attacking livestock - wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather & Sports: SHELBY COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A community of farmers in Shelby County have been terrorized over the past few weeks by a mystery animal.
The creature has been attacking, but not eating, livestock such as goats and calves.
Kevin Cox, a farmer in the area, had already had one animal fall victim to an attack and he said his dogs alerted him of a second, "I heard the goat the dogs going off and I ran out there and I looked and saw the goat laying on the ground."
His goat, Polka-dot, is now missing all of one ear and almost lost both of them.
Cox explained, "I noticed my whole steer bull looking a little different. It was covered in blood. Then my other two bulls come up and they had their ears all chewed up."
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Thursday, December 20, 2012
Mystery animal attacking livestock - wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather & Sports
Mysterious and sad animal mutilations in Kentucky. Seems to be primarily the ears of goats and cattle that are being chewed on, but sadly, causing much damage in some cases -- some animals have had to be put down. Attacks seem to happen at night.