Alright, how about this as a source of the mermaid legend?

  1. Ivan Seeking

    Ivan Seeking 12,529
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    Last edited: Apr 23, 2007
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    The most accepted origin of the mith of mermaids is the dugong. The female has two tits located in the same position of a woman breasts and sometimes takes the calf between the fore fins to feed it.
     
  4. radou

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    Can they grow huge?
     
  5. SGT

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    No
    http://www.abc.net.au/science/scribblygum/august2004/default.htm
     
  6. "may have contributed to the mermaid myth"
    Throw in old time sailor's isolation from women and prodigious consumption of grog.
     
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