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Dead Mermaid Found?
Mermaid Found

Netlore Archive: Emailed pictures allegedly show the carcass of a dead mermaid found washed up on a beach near Chennai, India during the devastating tsunami of December 26, 2004.

Image source: unknown, circulating via email

Description: Email hoax / Viral images
Circulating since: Feb. 2005 (this version)
Status: Fake / False
Analysis: See last page

Text example:
Email contributed by D. Bridges, Feb. 14, 2005:

MERMAID FOUND AT MARINA BEACH AFTER TSUNAMI

Below are the pictures of a mermaid found at marina beach (CHENNAI) last Saturday. The body is preserved in the Egmore museum under tight Security.

Note: Mermaid is called as KADAL KANNI in Tamil which is an imaginary Creature described in stories, with the upper body of a woman and the tail of a fish).

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