No evidence of mermaids, says US government

Sorry folks, it’s just a costume

There is no evidence that mermaids exist, a US government scientific agency has said.

The National Ocean Service made the unusual declaration in response to public inquiries following a TV show on the mythical creatures.

It is thought some viewers may have mistaken the programme for a documentary.

“No evidence of aquatic humanoids has ever been found,” the service wrote in an online post.

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We now eagerly await the USA to deny the existence of:

  • Unicorns
  • Santa Claus
  • Easter Bunny
  • Tooth Fairy
  • Monsters that live under the bed
  • Wicked Witch of the West
  • Honest politicians
  • Military Intelligence
  • God