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Mermaids are not real; there is no conclusive scientific evidence that proves their existence in real life. Mermaids are mythical creatures that have been a part of folklore and legends for thousands of years. The myth o... More »

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Sarah Porter's book "Lost Voices" and Kathryn Lasky's "Hannah" are both stories about girls transforming into mermaids. Zoraida Cordova's "The Vicious Deep" is about a male protagonist who discovers he is truly a merman ... More »

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Ideas for ocean-themed tattoo art include mermaids, octopuses, starfish and dolphins. Some tattoo artists can create colorful beach scenes with the ocean in the background. More »

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According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, no verifiable evidence of the existence of aquatic humanoids, or mermaids, has ever been discovered. Animal Planet's Mermaids: The Body Found Documentary ... More »

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"Dragon Balls" are entirely fictitious objects possessing supernatural power, and they are not found in real life. They come from a Japanese comic book created by Akira Toriyama called "Dragon Ball." More »

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Despite purported sightings in modern times, mermaids remain mythical, half-human, half-fish-like creatures that appear in the folklore of many cultures across continents, including the first known tale of the Assyrian g... More »

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Mermaids are legendary fictional creatures said to live in the oceans of the world. They are characterized by having the upper body of a female human and the lower body of a fish. More »

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