Mermaids

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Mermaids

  1. 1. ANNAMACHARYA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCES Presented by: A. Krishna
  2. 2. Imagine… What will be hidden in the sea…
  3. 3. “Mermaid”
  4. 4. What are they? • A mermaid is a legendary aquatic creature with the upper body of a female human. • The word mermaid is derived from the OLD ENGLISH i.e., mere (sea), and maid (a girl or young woman with the tail of a fish).
  5. 5. Types of Mermaids • Traditional Mermaids: Can live only in sea. • Skin sheading mermaids: Can walk on land for short periods of time. • Shape Shifting Mermaids: Can change to the human form at their wish. • Merfolk Mermaids: Can live on both land and sea.
  6. 6. Abilities • Power of destruction. • Lure sailors to death. • Lead ships to crash on rocks. • Use weapons like Whale bone, Sharp shells, Octopus ink darts, Shark teeth.
  7. 7. Caught on tape Strange creature appears and caught by camera on a rock at seaside area Kiryat Yam of Israel.
  8. 8. Dead Bodies Found
  9. 9. Organs of Mermaids • Amazingly, the body parts of mermaids are very similar to that of Human Beings with an exception that they has tail instead of legs. • Besides, the tail part is exactly similar to that of Dolphins.
  10. 10. Mermaids and Dolphins • Mermaids live along with the families of Dolphins. • They hunt the other fishes along with the Dolphins. • Fascinatingly, They both are Mammals.
  11. 11. Humans vs. Dolphins • Individual dolphins communicate using a variety of clicks, whistle-like sounds and other vocalizations same as Humans. • Surprisingly, dolphins live in groups that they consider their family. • When humans give birth to a child, it takes 9 months. When dolphins give birth to a child, it takes 12 months. Just like a human does, a dolphin breeds to its own child.
  12. 12. • The brain of a dolphin and the brain of a human are very much alike. It is said to be that dolphins are the only mammal to have almost the same brain as us humans do. • A dolphins emotions can affect their lifestyle just like it can with us. • Obviously, dolphins and humans are both considered mammals.
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  14. 14. U.S. Navy Sonar Testing • Whales and other marine mammals are much more dependent on sound for communication. • The U.S. Navy recorded some Blooping Sounds in the deeper seas that never had been identified. • It raised several questions in the minds of scientists.
  15. 15. Conclusion

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