DO MERMAIDS REALLY EXIST?

The compelling and intuitive research into the existence of mermaids.The existence of mermaids has been a bigger debate. Some myths and folklores make a belief that the existence of mermaids dates back earlier.

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The existence of mermaids has been a bigger debate. Some myths and folklores make a belief that the existence of mermaids dates back earlier. The story on mermaids is engraved into myths and so a special team of scientists per took research into the existence of the mermaids. The research, however, has revealed a piece of shocking information. A scientist should never believe in conspiracy theories. In 1997 scientists in Nova recorded sounds from the deep pacific. The sound is thought to be organic and has never been identified. It was called the bloop.

WHALE BEACHINGS

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During early 2000 the US navy beached whales while testing sonar weapons. The navy, however, has denied that they were responsible for the beaching of whales while testing sonar weapons. In some of the incidents, there were reports of ‘something else’ washing up with the whales.

In April 2004 two boys were the first to arrive in mass pitching in the Washington state. It is one of the largest mass whale beaching in American history. The boys recorded something and they claimed to have seen something, a body.

Well from the records they saw a body. The navy took the remains of the body the boys found. They even changed the official record from the boys. The navy even convinced the mother of the boys that the boys had seen a seal. Since no one wants to get into the line of the military the mother convinced the boys that they had seen a seal.

A Seattle based research team was at the scene to investigate the cause of the mass beaching. A marine biologist from NOAA Brian McCormick at the time was the head of the research team. In 2000 the biologist had published a landmark study that linked mass whale beaching to experimental sonar weapon testing.

It led to the program suspension that same year. D.r McCormick believed that the navy had begun testing the sonar weapons once more. Surprisingly the beached whales had blood coming out from their ears which according to a field biologist D.r Rebecca Davis from NOAA meant that the whales had suffered a major kind of internal trauma. A study of the samples from the whales showed otherwise, the whales had suffered a blunt force trauma. This proved that the trauma was initiated by the testing of the sonar weapons.

In the year 2000 NOAA research team recorded audio of the deep sea that revealed the same bloop signature recorded in 1997. In this case, the recording was also much longer than the one recorded by NOAA in 1997. It was the most complicated and intricate collide ever recorded.

A member of the Naval Facility whose identity remains anonymous for security purposes confessed that they had taken a body from the mass beaching at Washington. “What I can’t tell you is that I have seen the creature in the navy’s possession, we took it after the first test in Washington states, I was on the beach that day but we weren’t the first ones there,” said the person whose identity remains anonymous. In some of these events of the beaching not only were the reports of bodies being found but also something else. This had been reported before, it was not bodies but spears.

SPEARS IN FISH

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For years deep-sea fishermen have found them and reported what might be making these spears. Some were found in bodies of fish caught in the Baltic and the deep seas all over the world. A television interview with a deep-sea fisherman Hans Bauer confirmed these.

In the interview, Hans Bauer said

“I grew up in the fishing port of Sassnitz, I have worked my whole life as a fisherman. I used to serve on a boat out on Bremerhaven, we were a trawler fishing mostly for cod and Pollock in the Baltic Sea. I had heard the stories growing up on the strange things found in fish caught in the mid-Baltic. But it was when wed trawl the deep waters of the Bornholm Basin that I saw them for myself, sometimes when we would pull our nets in we would find them, fish just killed with spears in their sides. I saw these a few times in my life. Then on one trip, I had brought my camera I was going to take the pictures of the whales we would see to show my little boy. It was in this trip that we hauled in our nets and saw something climbing out of the nets as we pulled it in. I ran for my camera and got a shot of it. I think this is what was making the spears. I think we were disturbing someone else’s fishing”

NOAA marine research facility headed by D.r Brian researched and analysed the recordings and made comparisons with whales and dolphins. The investigation found that the recordings were more intricate and much more advanced. D.r Rodney Webster from the University of South Florida who specialises in animal communication was brought into the investigation.

D.r Rodney extracted the sound of the animal not known to human and the sound was very much complex. It was way much different from the signifiers and sounds from whales and dolphins. What animal could have a language so complex and very complicated? The theory was that this could be a new species of dolphins.

AQUATIC APE THEORY

The Aquatic ape theory (theory about where we came from) which has been so controversial has something to it. According to this theory and why we are all different from other terrestrial animals, it suggests that there was a time where early humans spent much of their life in the sea.

The traits that make us different from land animals are legacy from this period. We can control our breathing like marine mammals and hold our breath much longer than any other land animal.

The human record for breath-holding is nearly twenty minutes which is almost as long as a dolphin can dive. Compared to our closest relative the apes we have a flexible spine and a partial webbing between our toes and feet. These are features for an aquatic environment.

Why would we have them unless to help us swim? Human babies hold their breath automatically underwater, they also instinctively know how to swim. Humans also have insulating fat that keeps our body warm underwater. It is believed that part of human evolution took place in the sea.

Animals such as Orcas have evolved from wolf-like creatures millions of years ago. One hundred and fifty years ago a fraction of group of brown bear split to form the rest of their line, they evolved into a new species they became the polar bears.

Polar bears are capable of holding their breath for minutes underwater, they have also developed webbing of their front paws to enable them to swim. If this could have happened to other animals why would these not happen to the human line at some point in our revolution? If our distant ancestors spent time living in the sea, could it be possible that one group split off from the rest and rather than retreating from the water that they went further and deeper inside?

The University of Cape Town and Department of Acoustic marine biology had been monitoring the number of whale’s population in South African waters. D.r Gavin Dittmar a marine biologist at the University and the head of acoustic marine biology research at the time mentioned: “we had an underwater array just a kilometre off the tip of Cape Town and this was a part of a research program to monitor the whale population at certain times of the year and we contacted D.r Brian and that was when we believed that we had found the same thing”.

Upon finding an invitation and the recordings NOAA made a research visit to South Africa. The South African recording had the same bloop signature as the other recordings from the Washington State.

Conclusion

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