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A few males and females of this new species escaped the military compound, and began to breed in the wild, becoming known as the Wampus Cat. Or maybe the Wampus Cat is just a mountain lion, although Kevin Dodd from the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources denies any such animal exists in the state. “There aren’t any giant cats in Alabama,” Dodd told the press.

The Alabama Metal Man The woman on the other end of the telephone call was frantic. Falkville police chief Jeff Greenhaw answered the telephone shortly before 10:00 p.m. on the night of October 17, 1973, and heard the excited voice of a resident of rural Falkville claim a spaceship had landed just outside town in a field. The chief grabbed his camera and left the police station, arriving at the sight of the landing at precisely 10:00 p.m. There was no ship in the field. There was, however, a monster. Greenhaw encountered a bipedal creature wrapped in metal —and it advanced on him, according to an article written by B.J. Booth for NICAP (National Investigations Committee on Aerial Phenomena, a UFO research group). “It looked like his head and neck were kind of made together,” Greenhaw told reporters. “He was real bright, something like rubbing mercury on nickel, but just as smooth as glass.” When Greenhaw trained his police cruiser headlights on it, the creature bolted across the field. Greenhaw pushed the car to thirty-five miles per hour across the bumpy terrain, but the monster quickly outdistanced it.

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