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GOLDEN Mermaid Found DEAD on Lonely Florida Beach

Mermaid or Sea Monster?
Item number: 300006962914
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Winning bid: US $1,550.00 

Ended: Jul-22-06 17:28:22 PDT
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Item location: Tampa, Florida, United States
History: 37 bids
Winning bidder: mysterymuseum( 139Feedback score is 100 to 499) About Me

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Starting time: Jul-12-06 17:28:22 PDT
Starting bid: US $1.00
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Description (revised)


While exploring desolate areas of Fort Desoto Beach at the southern end of St. Petersburg, here in Florida, I came upon a rather startling discovery. Before me lay what at first appeared to be a very large strange fish. Shocked and amazed, I realized I had found another mermaid or sea monster.

I went back to my car to get my camera. My hands were shaking as I tried to calm down to take these photos. This Mermaid or Sea monster, you be the judge, is a few inches shy of being 5 feet long. Laying on a fresh natural bed of seaweed, this creature of the sea looks out as if still alive. What killed this mystery from the depths?

Recently in the news there was talk of another outbreak of Red Tide. Had this mermaid fallen ill from this mysterious dreaded disease from the sea?

Looking over her gracefull body, I realized what a special creature she must had been in life. Was she the missing link between primates and fish? In time, what would evolution had shaped this creature to be?

I sat there thinking for awhile and realized I must get this mermaid back home. I could always ponder later.
The winner to this auction will recieve the sea creature shown in the photos below. The photos have not been altered or retouched nor are they result of photo shop. The entire body has been determined to be covered in once living fish skin with scales. I have drilled a small hole in the back of the head so that it can be hung up on a wall for display.
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Questions from other members
Q: I also live in FLA and have enjoyed reading all the questions especially from those who have no idea what a beautiful state we live in. Not ALL of our...more
A: There are miles of beaches here most tourists would be afraid of. Thanks for writing!
Q: WOW this is great i found a much smaller version of this creature when i was 16 now im 36 at that time i was afraid to mention this to my friends let alone...more
A: Thanks for sharing. So I'm not the only one finding sea monsters.
Q: If she was real, why would the government let you keep her?
A: Because she is not goverment property.
Q: Is the seaweed included?
A: If the winner would like some sea weed I will include a nice amount.
Q: where are the flys . if this creature is dead like a dead fish there most be flys or not ?!
A: maybe the flies were down the beach getting a tan and drinking beers.
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