Chagljevi

Chagljevi : Unknown Dog of Eastern Europe.

Physical description:

Doglike. The size of a puppy.

Behavior:

Nocturnal. Afraid of humans.

Distribution:

Montenegro Republic, Yugoslavia.

Possible explanation:

The Golden jackal (Canis aureus) is still found in southeastern Europe, as far west as Italy and as far north as Austria. It stands 15–20 inches at the shoulder.

Source:

  • Marcus Scibanicus, “Strange Creatures from Slavic Folklore,” North American BioFortean Review 3, no. 2 (October 2001): 56–63, http://www.strangeark.com/ nabr/NABR7.pdf.

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SOURCE:

Mysterious Creatures – A Guide to Cryptozoology written by George M. Eberhart – Copyright © 2002 by George M. Eberhart

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