Real Mermaids Dont Hold Their Breath by Helene BoudreauJade begins her summer confused. Yes, theres that whole will this be a leg-day or a tail-day kind of confusion, but Jades got even bigger problems: its been three weeks since Mom returned to the ocean with no news of her whereabouts. Plus, its been twenty-one days since Jade first kissed her mer-boy Luke and now-nothing.
Will Mom find the enchanted tidal pool that will allow her to become human? And why is Luke acting so weird?
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Adam Turner does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. This is an article from Curious Kids , a series for children. All questions are welcome — serious, weird or wacky! Sadly, no. There are a lot of TV shows, movies, and fairy tales about mermaids. Some of them are fun and lighthearted, others are designed to be scary.
Snopes needs your help! Learn more. A series of photographs purportedly showing a real mermaid were circulated on social media in December Those sharing these images claimed that it showed some sort of mermaid, but they could not agree on where the discovery actually took place. This is a common trope of hoaxes, as fraudsters will alter small details in order to target a specific audience.
The program was filmed to appear to be a documentary, complete with interviews with "scientists" paid actors and phone-camera footage. With only the show's very brief disclaimer in the end credits noting it was a work of fiction, many viewers thought that proof of mermaids' existence had finally come to light. A month after the program aired, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration posted a statement on its website denouncing the supposed existence of the half-human, half-fish beings.
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Some might even call them a fountain of youth. After all, the spring harbors beings that are practically eponymous with immortality: mermaids. Rita King is one of them. The park is famous for its mermaid show, which began in The women would run out to the road whenever they heard a car pass, attempting to attract drivers to the park—a modern-day version of the Sirens in The Odyssey.