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Not Exactly Mermaids

Updated on October 2, 2012

Do Mermaids Really Exist?

Whenever I hear mermaids, I think of Ariel. Do these mermaids really exist? People have been spreading rumours about spotting mermaids for a really long time. The truth is, there aren't any mermaids. But what does exist is a set of creatures that are constantly mistaken for mermaids because of their ability to hold themself upright in water.

These creatures even appear to be cuddling or suckling their young ones which gives people an impression from far away that they have spotted mermaids.

People Once Thought These Creatures Were Mermaids!

1. Manatee

Manatees are sea animals that live in the tropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean. They are even found in Florida.

2. Dugong

Dugongs live in Pacific as well as Indian Oceans thriving in the warm waters.

3. Seals

Seals can be found all over the world. These mistaken mermaids are even found on arctic to the tropics.

4. Fur Seals

These animals have a tendency to float on the water surface during the day. They prefer to live in cold water.

An Investigator's Guide To Magical Beings!

Interested In Knowing About Mermaids and Other Magical Creatures In Depth?

Between these covers you will find a chilling collection of fiendish facts and folklore, including:

• The five different kinds of ghosts
• Magical origins of the werewolf legends
• The hidden connections between faery lore and UFOs
• Where dragons are found today
• How to investigate a monster sighting
• Natural and ritual magic techniques for dealing with hostile monsters

Join ceremonial magician John Michael Greer for a harrowing journey into the reality of the impossible. This book is your guide to the strange, spooky, and sometimes sinister world of the creatures who lurk in the shadowy realms outside the reality we take for granted.


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