I have heard about this "beast" for years. Pit Bulls and German Shepards have been reported to "disappear" do to this animal over the years......It sounds like something out of a Stephen King story.
Interesting story with pictures. I thought you might be interested.
Images of Mutant
Legendary Beast found Dead
One of the reasons why many of us up here in Maine carry handguns or rifles with us out into the deep woods.......mostly due to the huge Black Bear population and rabid animals.