Mermaid Examination — Wild in Japan

Hi, blog. Here is another short folklore-based post. Avid readers may remember a few years ago I posted an entry on Japanese mermaids, and mentioned both how certain temples claimed to own mummified mermaids, and that mermaids were manufactured for sale to Europe and North America as well as local sideshows. A “mermaid” from Japan, […]

Mermaid Examination — Wild in Japan

I actually remember this! Rather than some myth, it was actually manufactured for sale. Now you know!

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