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Mermaid Sighting Video Is Fake

By May 28, 2013

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HOAX: Mermaid Sighting in Kiryat Yam'

Not everything is a mermaid that dives into the water.
— Old Russian proverb

I hate to break it to you, Internet, but that blurry, one-minute video clip showing a couple of credulous dudes freaking out after seeing a mermaid slither off a rock into the deep blue sea is 100% fake, as are other "mermaid" videos circulating via social media these past few days.

The CGI-enhanced scene is from Animal Planet's new pseudo-documentary, Mermaids: The New Evidence, which premiered on Sunday. It's a sequel to last year's equally bogus Mermaids: The Body Found, which confused so many viewers with its false claims and fake footage that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration had to issue a statement saying that no real evidence of aquatic humanoids has ever been found.

So far, the filmmakers have coyly avoided copping to outright fakery, though executive producer Charlie Foley has admitted that the so-called "NOAA scientists" seen in interview footage are just actors.

As P.T. Barnum discovered over 150 years ago, fake mermaids sell.

It is no less true today.

More mer-fakery:
Mermaid Body Found After Tsunami
Merman / Mermaid Carcass Found on Beach

Read more about it:
Animal Planet's 'Mermaids: The New Evidence' Catches 3.6 Million Viewers
Mermaid Hoax Drowns Animal Planet's Ratings Record
Mermaid Hoax Makes a Splash for Animal Planet
Animal Planet Continues to Confuse Fantasy Animals with Reality
Everyone's Asking: Do Mermaids Really Exist? Well, Do They?

Comments

May 29, 2013 at 8:51 pm
(1) Angelica says:

I don’t think there is 100% truth to the show that aired on May 28th and so as what NOAA announced. Funny how we can’t keep an open mind to the possibilities of new discoveries as our technology vastly improves. We will get deeper and deeper into the ocean and farther and farther out to the galaxies and will find things we will not be able to justify because they were beyond human reach. And unfortunately, when NOAA says it’s not true – we are so easily manipulated by our trust in these government-funded institutions. NASA, NOAA, etc will never acknowledge these discoveries. Why? Because people will ask, panic, react and go crazy. They are just simply not ready for chaos they’re not ready to contain. Stop being so naive.

May 29, 2013 at 11:43 pm
(2) Gareth says:

I personally felt torn. I have always felt from evidences shown that mermaids could exist. But as Angelica stated, the government would never admit to it. The show did a great job exposing the Navy’s sonar weapon testing though. You can’t trust anything anyone says.

May 30, 2013 at 9:24 am
(3) Marc A says:

The “Government” not wanting something to come out in regard to this, UFO’s, JFK, whatever, is always a joke. If the government could prove any of that, they would be able to spend trillions of dollars in those areas.

If UFOs were proven, NASA would get triple budgets and of course politicians would use them as a backdrop foir their own policital designs.

If JFK conspiricies could be proven, one side or another would use that to push their own agendas.

If Mermaids were real and could be proven, the EPA, and other agencies, would be using that to get billions for their pet projects.

The fact is that NONE OF THIS IS REAL. They are myths, just like Bigfoot, Loch Ness, and all the other nonsense that is out there. In a world longing for “something else out there” the “Governmnet keeping it hidden or a “mass panic” due to the pubilc finding out, are the ultimate myth or Urban legend.

May 30, 2013 at 10:04 am
(4) Nancy says:

That may be the worst acting I’ve ever seen by those two guys in the mermaid video!! I can’t believe people are still trying to allow for the possibility that mermaids exist – hello – the show calls ITSELF a pseudo documentary. It’s like War of the Worlds again.

Not that it requires these questions since it’s silly anyway, but it they did exist, how would they reproduce? They showed a “tool” found inside a shark’s stomach where the sting ray barb was inserted into a bone to use as a tool. How did this mermaid “make” the tool, such as the slot to insert the barb? Did they flail around awkwardly in the water while trying to make it with their webbed hands?

May 30, 2013 at 11:49 am
(5) Sarah says:

Mermaids? do they exist? of course they do.
Also existing are MERMEN.

I can sell you a permit to
Fish for MERMAIDS.

I also can sell you a permit to fish for MERMEN.

Permits for one year are $3.00 each.
Lifetime Permits are $10.00 each.

Sarah

May 30, 2013 at 12:00 pm
(6) Suzze says:

Yes, terrible acting. I believe I’ve seen the PT Barnum guy in an AARP cell phone commercial. The “Dr.” reminds me of Richard Dryfuss just before he freaked out in Encounters of the Third Kind.

May 30, 2013 at 3:08 pm
(7) Lynn says:

I wanted to believe it was truly real. The video quality proved it was not. Too bad… Maybe I’ll see them in heaven feeding a unicorn when I get there someday…. Hahaha… JK

May 30, 2013 at 4:04 pm
(8) ShariYS says:

I simply can’t believe that so many people are obviously falling for that garbage. What’s next, Animal Planet and Discovery Channel? A “documentary” about how unicorns have been “proven” to exist but the evil government is covering it up? Hosted by Bigfoot, of course. Hey, I can sell you stock in a unicorn training ranch. $1,000,000 a square foot and it can be yours!

May 30, 2013 at 10:06 pm
(9) elayne says:

I’d have been intrigued (though not to the point of belief) if the men’s acting hadn’t been straight out of a 1970s garage-filmed porn. “Boy it… sure is hot in… here. I guess… I willtakeoffall… my. Clothes.” The movement of the “mermaid” was fairly impressive, could they not have backed that up by asking around their friends until they found someone who could toss out some natural sounding dialogue?

May 30, 2013 at 10:11 pm
(10) elayne says:

I somehow missed the part about this being part of an Animal Planet show. I can only assume they used the “bad acting” thing deliberately in hopes of avoiding a repeat of last year’s kerfluffle? Painful to watch, regardless.

May 30, 2013 at 10:39 pm
(11) DarkHorse says:

Yes, Mark A. Humans are the only existing intelligent life form in the whole vast entire universe, correct? What a joke… LOL

June 1, 2013 at 9:18 am
(12) Marvin says:

DarkHorse says: “Yes, Mark A. Humans are the only existing intelligent life form in the whole vast entire universe, correct? What a joke… LOL”

FWIW, I’d like to point out that Mark A. didn’t really say that. He did, however, point out some reasons that the “gummit don’t want us to know” argument is primarily grist for the gullible. It just doesn’t add up.

It was years ago, but I once calculated the time it would take for what were then our fastest rockets to reach the star nearest our sun. It came out to over two thousand years, and that star has no planets. We tend to forget just how far a light year is, and the planets that have been discovered in recent years are many light years away. Even if there are other intelligent beings in the universe somewhere who possess the technology to travel in space, the expense, distance, and time involved would be challenges for them just as they are for us. If the idea that the speed of light is a universal speed limit is correct, the human race will probably never know for sure.

As to other intelligent species on the earth, there simply is no credible evidence. It makes good stories, though, and on that level there’s nothing wrong with it.

June 2, 2013 at 9:16 pm
(13) Claudia says:

we know more about outer space than we know about the deep ocean.. I mean why wouldn’t they exist? …. hundreds of years ago people thought that the earth was flat, turns out it isn’t .. so why would the existence of humanoid marine mammal be so out of the question?

June 3, 2013 at 6:36 pm
(14) Marvin says:

No argument, Claudia. We don’t know everything . . . yet.

Actually, I doubt human kind will ever know everything. If we survive as a species, there will come a time when all our present questions are answered, but every new discovery brings up new questions.

June 3, 2013 at 6:48 pm
(15) leslie:) says:

U guys all sound smart!:)

June 6, 2013 at 2:45 pm
(16) RAPPER TOBIAS RICHKID says:

SO HOW MUCH AR THEY PAYING YOU TO HELP BRAINWASH PEOPLE INTO THINKING THAT LIFE IS ONLY HUMAN AND ON LAND, WE NO NOTHING OF THE SEA, OTHER THAN WAT THEY HAVE FOUND, HOW IN THE HELL WOULD THEY NO IF THERE ARE, OR ARENT MERMAIDS, ITS CLEAR THE NAVY TESTING IS KILLING THEM OFF AND RUNNING THEM AROUND THE COUNTRY, AND WHO AND WHY WOULD ANYONE WANT TO BLAST WEAPONS UNDERWATER FOR TESTING, SCREWING UP MARINE LIFE. IM NOT DELAYED OR BRAINWASHED, THERE ARE THING OUT THERE THAT WE NO NOTHING ABOUT, AND THE GOVERNMENT WILL ALWAYS COVER IT UP WITH, ITS JUST A HOAXXX!
WAKE UP PEOPLE, SIGNED TOBIAS RITCHKIDD

June 7, 2013 at 1:45 am
(17) Meliora says:

Why should we believe you when you say the footage is fake…prove that its a fake and then I can make decision.

June 7, 2013 at 1:12 pm
(18) Patricia says:

90% of the ocean is unexplored so, I wouldn’t close my mind about the Mermaid issue, but, i wouldn’t be surprised either if nobody can prove that these creatures are true because i think some things are better left unknown.

June 12, 2013 at 6:49 pm
(19) Mark says:

My only problem is that we never truly captured one and how long has man been walking this planet I mean come on no creature is that lucky to not get tainted by Murphy’s law

June 14, 2013 at 1:31 am
(20) laura meagher says:

i’m enjoying the sight and feeling of the mystery of the mermaid; i’m an adult who prefers to believe in magic.
PS did a man walk on the moon? (try asking a rasta who’s never left jamaica)

June 16, 2013 at 7:11 pm
(21) Tatyanna says:

The oceans are so big it is so easy for things to hide from deep sea divers especially when entrance into the waters by non aquatic life isnt an unrecognizable soundless entrance. Aquatic life knows all sounds of the ocean as they dwelled and lived for numerous years and they know when somethings entering it that doesnt inhabit its force as they do. Divers go down in small groups and all aquatic life is aware at the moment and as many miles long the oceans are, it would very easy to stay hidden. Aquatic life moves about so quickly and quietly way far ahead of the game. So unless every square inch of the oceans are covered to where nothing would go unnoticeable, and still no mermaids then i could see but even if that these creatures have learned the ways of survival that they could still slip through the cracks. I can see why these things would want to stay hidden, as watching our ways, they probably live in fear of being takin home as pets, being fished for and cooked to be eaten, or even shot for that matter as the worked has become more consumed with hatred. As far as the money? Maybe thats just why the government doesn’t want to acknowledge the fact because they don’t want to spend the money in researching and protecting any more creatures, being that we are already in too much debt as it is.

June 19, 2013 at 9:18 pm
(22) Ria says:

You claim the Animal Planet documentary’s are “bogus”, but did you even watch them, or did you immediately dismiss the idea as being ridiculous? I’ll admit, I was dubious in the beginning, but as the evidence kept piling up, they swayed me to their side. If you did indeed watch the series, I do not see how you can’t believe, unless you’re a little lamb who follows everything they hear from the government.
Tell me this, if everything that was showed in those documentary’s is shite, why did the police (coughGovermentcough) confiscate every bloody thing the scientists at NOAA were working on in regards of mermaids? Not only did they seize every single file, the body found, and the hand made sea weapon, they did this all secretly in the morning when no one was there. That was no normal raid.
And on the arguments of Animal Planet stating the documentary is “…science fiction…based on some real events and scientific theory.” Yes, that is true. There was animated parts in the series, but those sections were never said to be fact. They were simply there to fill the required amount of time for the series, to make it more entertaining, and to get the scientists theory out there.
However, everything else in between is, what I believe, to be true. Is what those scientists believe to be true. So much so, they left NOAA after TWO different events where the police took their evidence on the grounds of being “dangerous”. If there is no truth to ANYTHING they said, why were officials so worried? I’m sure if a group of scientists started spouting the existence of unicorns, nothing would happen to their research, files, and hard work. They would simply be dismissed as foolish.

June 19, 2013 at 9:20 pm
(23) Ria says:

And let’s not forget the sailor stories about spears in fish. Or the video about the camera from an oil sight, which cannot be tampered with or at least it would be very hard to. How can this be explained? Of course, you would probably state this is fake as well, but that’s okay, little lamb.
Speaking of different videos, what about the viral Greenland video? How can that be fake? Actually, don’t answer that. But if you watch it, and keep your eyes focused on the right side of the screen, a few seconds before the hand hits the glass, you will see something swim by. It’s not very focused, no, but it’s roughly the same size as the mermaid. If this video was a hoax, damn, they really worked on that shite to make it really believable.
There are several other videos that I believe to be true as well (the two boys recording on their phone and the UK Coast Guard Cam included)Why? Because in every. Single. Video. The mermaid appears the same. Webbed hands, large eyes, a sagittal crest, and a grey/blue skin tone. That’s a mighty big concidence, eh?
The moon has been explored more so than the ocean. New species of fish are found every week. Not only small fish, but larger ones as well. Hell, a large new shark was discovered recently. It is arrogant to assume that mermaids are not possible. It is cocky to state Animal Planet are made up of liars. And it is down right insulting to discredit every single thing those scientist worked on, proved, and was then taken away.
I do not like being brainwashed, lovely. I do not know why the government is covering this up, maybe a little experimenting is going on, seeing as they’ve taken several bodies after whale beachings? I don’t know, but the evidence is there. The sooner our government decides to tell us the truth, the better.

July 2, 2013 at 5:21 pm
(24) Tim says:

Seriously? Sure there are creatures left that are unknown to us, but Mermaids is a preposterous claim. You might as well say you saw a half elephant, half chimpanzee flying through the air. This is no different than a jackelope.

July 12, 2013 at 10:17 am
(25) John says:

If mermaids and bigfoot were in an old book called a Bible you people will believe it to be true. Guess what? There is no evidence to prove any of this non-sense…including God.

July 18, 2013 at 9:46 pm
(26) Marlene says:

Of course you will state that everything said and shown on the two documentaries are fake, how much is the government paying you to say all this ? . As for me I strongly believe they do exist. and nothing anyone else says will change my mind the government will not expose such truth because they want the species for there experiments and testing, and if the people ever found out about them doing such experimenting on a human related species it would cause a great deal of riots and disruptions in society. I for sure hope that they never find or capture any of them as long ass they stay free, the government cant win. this is just my thoughts if you don’t believe then that’s your thought .

August 7, 2013 at 11:45 am
(27) John says:

Although that was extremely bad acting, that was extremely good camera work. So much stability for a “hand-held digital camera.”

August 8, 2013 at 8:01 am
(28) yu says:

someone always hide the truth,
:-)

August 14, 2013 at 11:07 am
(29) David says:

The absurd nature of these mermaid shows on animal planet is not merely displayed in the low budget quality of the actors, but primarily on the insulting crafting of the footge. That cell phone video is deeply insulting for those of us who can distinguish between professional shooting and amateur, especially on some Cheapsh@&t Motorola.

August 29, 2013 at 5:07 pm
(30) KJ says:

I believe mermaids exist. As well as the megladon. The government has played and used all of us as puppets. I researched a lot of things after seeing the documents. On a beach coast near South Africa, a video of a humpback whale was shown with HALF of its back bitten off. A fishing vessel was sunken. A great white shark has no such ability to sink a freaking fishing vessel. Also a pygmy right whale was photographed. The pygmy whales were believed to be extent nearly 2 million years ago. They found other unknown fish life in the oceans as well. Mr. “ProGovernment” if you believe in everything the government says and does is true & factful, answer this for me: why when the twin towers were hit by a plane wreck, thought to be terrorists, why did former president Bush just stay where he was while reading books to kids when he was informed? And if you watch the buildings, they imploded from the bottom. If a plane, strikes a building from the top, it will just have reconstructible damage on to the top. Not the entire building. Since you’re so progov’t, do you think it’s right for them to arrest the man who found a cure for the HIV/AIDS virus and destroy all of stuff? You can’t just close your mind to the fact that there aren’t things out here that we have no idea about. Try being more open minded. IJS

September 2, 2013 at 1:13 am
(31) shloime says:

i find it most revealing that the supposed “debunkers”, like this one, offer little or no evidence. hoaxes are usually revealed by inconsistencies, not by smug chuckles.

remember, it is a scientific fact that bumblebees cannot fly.

September 3, 2013 at 8:04 pm
(32) playmst4me says:

No. Aliens.

September 27, 2013 at 10:29 pm
(33) angiee says:

S/0 to KJ (30) ..he knows what he’s talking about.

September 29, 2013 at 5:02 pm
(34) Ren says:

PART 1

potentially turn into a ”pest” problem that will consume the earth before a ”earth” ever been found. never amazes me that humans intellect that supposed to have great potential of wisdom are drowns in the intellect itself to preserve ego and pride. It wont be surprising that a mermaid exist and humans hiding them, or wont be surprising if decades from now we used up the ocean, mess up the food chain and cling to cannibalism.

Or maybe… the same people that hides the existence of the mermaid is actually the one protecting them? i personally dislike how the image of the navy was somehow tainted in some way, if i am in the navy that moment, i am sure i wont know that mermaids are real enough to be blasted by sonar weapons. Specially when I realize how weapon tech play a big part for ”home” defense, even we put gates, wall, door, lock because were simply feel unsafe from our own kind, thus the weapon research is always be a need just as long as we all need locks n gates on our house.

on the Mermaid matter, if i was on the navy that day i would likely keep it secret to our own party, navy dont deal with entertainment business, imagine when people realize their existence and start to farm them? it will be more severe… imagine the impact of a flyer from the restaurant that serve mermaid steak just like how they farm the shark’s fin… imagine the impact of a flyer from the sea world when they put them on tanks and enslave them for the sake of attraction, remember the poor elephant Tyke from Hawai…

September 29, 2013 at 5:03 pm
(35) Ren says:

PART 2

that impact would have been greater from any sonar super weapon the navy could ever create… honestly the only way to protect them is by keeping our hands out of it…. we are destructive in nature, by simply thinking so prideful that we will be able to contain ourself we will be only step our foot to another dilemma.

before dealing with mermaids, aliens, etc i suggest we all need to evolve again. not in our physics, but in our Mindset. wake up.. we have the best physical form yet so primitive mind and heart.. evolve it.. till the day we no longer hurt each other then we start to have the rights to claim control of the other life forms.

October 16, 2013 at 2:09 pm
(36) Annonomus! says:

i totally agree with angelica. Mermaids are real. How could they not be real? Who would just come out of the blue and make up a creature? Who would sit around and just say “OH MY LETS PUT A FISH AND A PERSON TOGETHER AND CALL THEM MERMAIDS.” .. fyi they are real! So Get Over It!

December 4, 2013 at 1:56 pm
(37) Johnny says:

I was completely fooled and even strongly argued w/ anyone who tried to dismiss it as a hoax! To mislead people this way reminds me of glib salesmen trying to sell you something that has no real value.

December 5, 2013 at 8:50 pm
(38) Tom says:

The NOAA “scientist” on the show, said that the mermaids had a sagittal crest atop the skull.

The essence of a good hoax is that even for scientists, it give you what you expect to see.

Next time they make such a program, it would be wise to do one’s homework first.

sagittal crests are found on animals such as mountain gorillas who need large jaw muscles. There would be no use for them for an aquatic hominid.

Thus, a BIG GOOF.

December 7, 2013 at 11:50 am
(39) Christ like says:

Wouldn’t be surprised. Only time and only evidence to tell if anything is truth is we will know if there is Mermaids is recorded in book of Revalations. God will release these covenant made by God and Noah when God flooded earthe due to sin of man on earth. The covenant made of between animals and friends that doesn’t go for whatever is out there hiding in shadows thats another almost same sightings. During Noahs time there was covenant made by God between the animals recorded in Old Testament which will be broken in these last days recorded in book of Revalations.

December 7, 2013 at 11:58 am
(40) Christ like says:

Why don’t we look where the truth is in book of Genesis where it talks about God had mermaids in garden of eden with Adam and Eve.

December 16, 2013 at 11:11 pm
(41) Christine says:

Yes, I love Animal Planets “Mermaids” as do my three children. However, the discussion I have with my oldest (who attends a private Christian school) is not whether or not Mermaids exist, but more so – what is the possibility that there is more to be discovered on this earth as well as the origin of the “soul” or the ‘moral compass’ that all people possess? The process and excitement of discovery is what documentaries should create is to intrigue anyone interested to look beyond the immediate and explore the possibility that not only is there so many facts about the earth we still not know: but to further explore ourselves, spirituality, and everything that cannot be seen, and accept that some assertions may seem improbable – but can still be possible. My son believes that the Lord created man. As his mother, as I may have a different opinion. However, it is my responsibility to give him access to all religion, and varying theories of human creation: and let him develop his own opinion as he matures. Mermaids are interesting because of the mystical properties and the alluring nature of the mermaid told within folklore – but more importantly it strikes a chord that perhaps as we too develop, accepting that not ALL is known is what makes the human race inquisitive – resulting in innovation, religion, and strides towards greater understanding about ourselves and the world in which we inhabit.

December 17, 2013 at 2:48 pm
(42) Beau Jest says:

My lover (Randy) and I happened to be in Greenland last summer and saw two “mermen”. Yes they seemed to be a couple! I know they were both male, they seemed lost there and so were we and no one would ask anyone for directions! I know they were gay cause Randy turned on a cd player we had in the picnic basket I was carrying and they started dancing in the ocean! I think they both had pink scales as well! I know I heard one giggle as I was taking quiche from my antique picnic basket.

December 22, 2013 at 11:54 pm
(43) Virginia says:

I AGREE WITH RIA AND REN! ANIMAL PLANETS SHOW WAS VERY WELL RESEARCHED AND MADE A HUGE SPLASH ALL OVER THE WORLD! SOME OF IT WAS EXAMPLES TO GET IDEAS ACROSS ABOUT MERMAIDS/MERMEN BUT…..PEOPLE BEING PEOPLE…GOT UPSET. WHAT’S NEW?
SO FOR HOW MANY YEARS HAVE MERMAIDS BEEN SPOTTED? MANY! HOW MANY SCULPTERS AND OLD PAINTINGS AND CARVINGS OF THEM? MANY! HAVE Y’ALL RESEARCHED THE OLDEN DAYS OF VERY TRUSTWORTHY PEOPLE HAVING SEEN THEM? I HAVE. I BELIEVE THEY ARE OUT THERE. I FOUND OUT THEY LIVE IN GROTTOS WE CAN’T ACCESS TOO WELL. THEY ARE – PROTECTED AND HAVE TO AVOID US.

January 5, 2014 at 1:27 pm
(44) g man says:

Just stop and think about this whole mermaid event .If we have fragments of footage and facts that we deem to be true ,that is what we should be focusing on not the other issues that are put there to distract from these issues. This could be a genetic goverment/navel experment gone wrong or gone wright, but out of captivity. Everyone is assuming this could not have happened in a evolution process without us knowing but im sure that

genetic experments have been going on for years. As for a natural evolution theory . we know on land there are caves and underground caverns unexplored with new life species. This could be the case on the ocean floor. we may have disrupted a pocket of mermaid civilization from a volcanic event or by human submarine activity/ oil drilling. This could be the last fragments of a civilization scattered homeless wandering the earths sea floor on the doorstep of extinction. Be open minded anything is possible, these assumptions can only be based on true facts found.

January 6, 2014 at 12:29 am
(45) Shannon Mara says:

I find the so-called skeptics hilarious since they did not even look at the credits of a show they supposedly watched carefully.

January 24, 2014 at 10:25 am
(46) belle says:

hello! some people just are to practical to belive in this stuff well news flash in that video if you zoon in its not a seal its a mermaid yes there is no real proof but were youthere to know it was fake? no you wernt so how do u know it wasnt real the government doesnt tell us alot if stuff so maybe they already found a mermaid but judt donr want to tell us people have good imaginations but how in the world would they make rhat realistic ofa mermaid sculpture wgen theyre just human people be open to amazing possibilities because not evreything in the world is practical!! your crushing a kids dreamd evreytime u say uts nit real DREAM CRUSHERS!!!

January 26, 2014 at 8:10 pm
(47) rumours79 says:

I am scared for the future of this world! I cannot believe some many people bought this! I guess in this world of reality TV and diminishing brain cells people will believe whatever is spoon fed to them.

February 10, 2014 at 9:40 pm
(48) ADivineEncounter says:

NASA, USA & UN CONCEALED EVIDENCE- GOVERNMENTS’ STRANGE CREATURES COVER-UP.
From Day One Government Officials have always been disclaiming discoveries of strange creatures, even though there have been dozens of Eye Witnesses. It’s their nasty habit!!!` What are they covering up and why? MERMAIDS are real sea creatures created through genetic manipulation thousands of years ago (NOTE: THESE ARE NOT WALT DISNEY’S BEAUTIFUL SEXY MERMAIDS, BUT HORRIBLE CREATURES).
For hundreds of years there have been sightings and encounters by credible people in Society; Doctors, Lawyers, Scientists etc. yet people say its a lie. Many people have seen Ghosts with their own two eyes, yet people say Ghost don’t exist, People saw the Lochness monster with their own two eyes yet people say its a lie,,, The Roswell Alien Discovery was aired by the Military after an airborne object crashed on a ranch near Roswell, New Mexico in July 1947. The space craft and 3 feet bodies were found, seen by many eye witnesses, including the military officials, yet the Government say there is nothing. What about Mokele-Mbembe? seen by thousands of eye witnesses who were able to draw an image of what they saw to the American Scientists?

The footage in the Mermaid Videos are Real footage taken unexpectedly by Scientist. There are creatures out there that are yet unknown to the public….The greatest truth are upon those who are Eye Witnesses.

February 16, 2014 at 9:53 am
(49) Camille says:

@Ria etc

There were no scientists. They were all actors. Go and google it. There was no government confiscation etc. All of it was made up. All of the persons involved are ACTORS. “Dr. Paul Robertson” doesn’t exist. The actor playing him is Andre Weideman. “Dr. Rodney Webster” was played by Jason Cope.

Animal Planet itself says the entire thing is science fiction based on some real events and scientific theory – http://press.discovery.com/ekits/monster-week-mermaids/press-release.html. The producer himself says the only real events is the Navy sonar testing that resulted in beaching of whales and dolphins – http://www.brendapetersonbooks.com/blog/2013/6/9/mermaids-the-new-evidenceinterview-with-animal-planets-charl.html.

Everything else is made up. The footage from Israel is made up. The footage from the Danish submersible is made up. The boys cellphone footage, the footage near the oil rig, the footage from fishermen in the Adriatic Sea. It’s all made up. There are no scientists in this film they are all actors. Even the museum guy is an actor.

This thing is not real. C’mon people!! Use a little common sense. Even the makers of the show admit that its NOT REAL.

“The show’s executive producer Charlie Foley said they wanted people to think it was real and made it into a documentary-style program.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2333515/Mermaid-hoax-How-mockumentary-gave-Animal-Planet-biggest-audience-EVER.html#ixzz2tUz9yiwI

February 20, 2014 at 1:27 pm
(50) Jeannette says:

Yes… Because you’re totally more credible than an authentic bit of video footage that has not been altered.

If these documentaries are entire fake, and ALL of their footages fake, then why TF are people like you LYING when you make these claims? I checked in on it after i saw people claiming things like that they officially said the documentaries are fake, etc. It’s not true. You lot are liars.

February 23, 2014 at 8:24 pm
(51) drop says:

What Is truly sad. The government ability to steer you away from What you should have really caught. D**n some fake mermaids. Whats with this sonar that you DON’T want us knowing. I mean the massive power of the sonar blast it would take to, basically tenderize the organs, And soft tissues of these animals Is alarming. That’s What I want to learn about. What’s to hide there??? Ohhhhhh. Mermaids.. nice one MIB. HAHAHA

March 12, 2014 at 6:27 pm
(52) Tinkerbell says:

Mermaids are without a doubt REAL because my dad told me he seen on back on his birth island with he was a kid but nobody ever believed him , the crazy part is I didnt believe him because of the way he explained their appearance he said arent so pretty as the ones we see on tv , and they have big scary eyes … so I thought he was just a crazy lil kid but after I saw the documentary I told my dad to watch it and he did … He says mermaids look ALMOST exactly the way he showed it on animal planet … now thats all he talks about and rubbs it in my face ” I told you mermaids are real and I TOLD YOU THEY UGLY !!!” I totally believe in mermaids now and I believe the govt would try to convince the population it is fake just like they try to convince us they are not white collared criminals …

April 15, 2014 at 5:03 am
(53) LordLapsor says:

I myself think it was indeed based on real facts in which we see the whiplash after the fact. The sonar testing needed a deterrant, did it not? Besides when you try to reach NOAA sites concerning a dr. Robertson or the other guy, you will see a Dept of Homeland Security page up instead and believe those guys can discredit anyone including producers, scientists, or eyewitnesses. Please don’t be naive ppl, as well as govt funding to areas like space and deep ocean exploration…..why would the gov’t invest money in something in which they have already procured from extra-terrestials? I’m even beginning to believe ancient aliens visited us in the past and humans were too stupid to realize they were aliens, but gods yes. Our whole cultural and religious beliefs could be early humans belief that aliens were gods. UFOs-documented, ghosts-documented, bigfoot-documented…….why not mermaids?

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