In one story, the Laird of Lorntie went to aid a woman he thought was drowning in a lake near his house; a servant of his pulled him back, warning that it was a mermaid, and the mermaid screamed at them that she would have killed him if it were not for his servant.
Are mermaids real?
Home Ocean Facts Are mermaids real? Are mermaids real? No evidence of aquatic humanoids has ever been found. Statue of a sailor mermaid from Portsmouth, Virginia. Mermaids those half-human, half-fish sirens of the sea are legendary sea creatures chronicled in maritime cultures since time immemorial.
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Modern mermaid reports are very rare, but they do occur; for example, news reports in 2009 claimed that a mermaid had seen sighted off the coast of Israel in the town of town of Kiryat Yam. It or she performed a few tricks for onlookers before just before sunset, then disappearing for the night.