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Mermaid

Planet Earth is mostly made up of water and it is the essential element for life. Around 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by oceans. Although the modern humans or the homo sapiens existed for about 200,000 years we have only explored less than five percent of the ocean. While there are hundreds of thousands of known marine life forms, there are many that are yet to be discovered, scientists suggest that there could actually be millions of marine life forms out there. Mermaid is one of the most famous yet mysterious marine sea creatures has been spotted across the sea throughout history also appearing in many different countries folklore. They are depicted of having the head and upper body of a female human and the tail of a fish, having been traditionally known as creatures of divine beauty. From generation to generation, legends have been told of the mesmerizing voices of mermaids that bewitched sailors to join the underwater world. The mermaids sightings are all over the globe, but most of the sightings happened in the European region. On January 9 in the year of 1493, Christopher Columbus reported having encountered with three mermaids during his exploration in trying to find his way to Africa. On February 4, 2013, a group of fisherman from Germany found remains of a half human and half fish creature inside a shark’s stomach. The remains later are taken into science facilitation and tested for its genetic testing concluding it to be unidentified species to mankind. Now the body now is on display in the Danish national museum for the whole world to see.