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In Galveston Today—Extinct Fish, Sea Monsters, Mermaids, Merbabies And Neptune

What do I hope to see and film in Galveston today when I go down to the island with my new Flip Camera to film some videos for this blog?

(Update–Here is the video I recorded in Galveston.)

Extinct sea beasts ( Here is information on prehistoric fish.)  

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Sea monsters  (Here are drawings of all types of sea monsters) —

Mermaids ( Here are mermaids from the American Museum of Natural History.) —

Mermaids with merbabies (Yep–That’s a real painting. By an Arnold Bocklin who lived from 1827 until 1901. Check out this one.)

And, of course, Neptune himself  (Here is a measure of information on Neptune.) —

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Here are some things you might also see if you visit Galveston.

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February 27, 2009 - Posted by | Art, Blogging, Galveston | , , , , , , , , ,

5 Comments »

  1. I think whenever the times decided to come up wit mermaids is the signs of beastiality. to try to imagine a fish lady? they are all topless yet reveal no genitals. its a weird kind of thing if you think about it. the painters all try to make these fish-woman beautiful with large breast and flowing hair. today they would have shaved heads and tattoo’s and still Its a pretty sick idea. lonely sailors having a sea mirage no doubt.

    Comment by bill brady | February 28, 2009

  2. My main thought is the blog traffic seeing these things would generate if I could get a picture.

    Comment by Neil Aquino | February 28, 2009

  3. what spell can you turn into a mermaid

    Comment by georgia | January 30, 2010

  4. is there really a mermaid? and sea monsters? i’ve always wanted to see a sea monster like plesiosaurs especially mermaids.. is it real? :)

    Comment by Shannel Abayon | April 26, 2011

  5. I’m basicly part fish. Go on to google.com and write if any one has spells to become a mermaid. something pops up that says- go in the shower and say magic mermaids of the deep, i would like a tail and not two feet. once i come out of the deep, have my feet return to me. next time you touch water, you turn into a mermaid. that’s what the computer said. i will try it.

    Comment by v | July 13, 2011


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