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Mermaids are mythological half human, half aquatic creatures.
According to the National Ocean Service, no evidence for aquatic humanoids has ever been found.

Mermaid - Wikipedia

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A mermaid is a legendary aquatic creature with the head and upper body of a female human ... Historical accounts of mermaids, such as those reported by Christopher Columbus during his exploration of...

Mermaids & Mermen: Facts & Legends - Live Science

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Nov 15, 2014 ... There are many legends about mermaids and even a few dozen historical claims of supposedly "real" mermaid sightings. Hundreds of years ...

Origins of A Mermaid and a Magic Comb

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A mermaid is a mythical creature that is half woman and half fish. .... Like many British and Irish mermaids, the mermaid in this story has more sympathy, ...

The Murderous, Sometimes Sexy History of the Mermaid - Wired

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Oct 15, 2014 ... Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid is a heartwarming tale of a mermaid falling in love, battling evil to be with her love, and living ...

Becoming Mermaids - American Museum of Natural History

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Why do so many water spirits look like mermaids? Many people around the world tell of water creatures that are half-fish and half-human. These creatures are all ...

Mermaid History

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Mermaids- History of Mermaids. Mermaids have long fascinated humans, right from the days of Hans Christian Anderson's novel, The Little Mermaid, to the ...

History of mermaids – Faeries, Fantastic Beasts, and Magickal ...

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Dec 27, 2011 ... Mermaids–and mermen–appear as consistently in history as faeries and dragons . Like their “mythological” counterparts, mermaids were ...

Mermaid History - Origins of Sirens and Mermaids - Real Mermaids

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History of Mermaids is full of fascinating tales of their interactions with the mankind, sometimes filled with joy and love, and sometimes filled with destruction and ...

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Mermaids - TheFW

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Sep 26, 2012 ... Mermaids have long captured the imagination of the public. They've .... A History of Wild Weather at Presidential Inaugurations Yesterday.