20 November 2013
Mermaids: Myth or Fact
What if I told you mermaids do exist? How would you react to a statement like that? What is a mermaid? Mermaids are legendary aquatic creature with the upper body of a female human and the tail of a fish. Mermaids have dated back over hundreds of thousands of years ago. There have been alleged sightings all over the world. People have claimed to see half human and half fish creatures. Are mermaids a myth or a fact?
Scientist think mermaids were creatures who developed from our ancestors, who evolved to the sea habitat. Scientist think mermaids have been around for millions of years, because of old paintings; drawings of them in books, and fossils they have found connect to the mermaids’ existence. Fishermen have found spears in fish while fishing in the center of the ocean. Scientist have also discovered drawings of sculls, shaped like a humans’, and webbed hands with finger tips at the end. These discoveries have caused people to believe in the existence of mermaids.
Scientists think mermaids evolved from the first humans on earth, so that they may swim. Dr. Paul Robertson thinks mermaids evolved to the sea so they could get food. Dr. Robertson claims mermaids were creatures who hid to keep from being eaten by the Megladon, an enormous prehistoric shark that fed on whales. According to “Mermaids: A Body Found,” mermaids traveled in groups to protect themselves. Based on their assumptions, mermaids later learned how to protect and defend themselves. They swam the ocean freely with dolphins. Mermaid experts say that the majority of mermaids may be in the warmer waters of the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, but that many have been spotted in the Pacific Ocean and Southern Atlantic. Scientist are still collecting more and more evidence every day to find out if mermaids are a myth or a fact.
People have claim that they have evidence of mermaid’s existence. In most recent events, there was a...
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