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

  1. Apr 23, 2007 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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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. Apr 23, 2007 #3

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    Can they grow huge?
     
  5. Apr 23, 2007 #4

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    No
    http://www.abc.net.au/science/scribblygum/august2004/default.htm
     
  6. May 16, 2007 #5
    "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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