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Manatee and tropical fish

Manatee and tropical fish

Mythical Creatures
From the wickedly creative mind of artist and author E.B. Hudspeth comes a series of illustrations depicting mythological beasts in the meticulously labeled style of anatomy textbooks.
The images here are borrowed from Hedspeth’s The Resurrectionist, a two-part volume that includes The Codex Extinct Animalia, “a Gray’s Anatomy for mythological beasts, [including] dragons, centaurs, Pegasus, Cerberus” and others.
http://io9.com/mythological-creatures-are-cooler-when-theyre-anatomic-1250933217

Mythical Creatures

From the wickedly creative mind of artist and author E.B. Hudspeth comes a series of illustrations depicting mythological beasts in the meticulously labeled style of anatomy textbooks.

The images here are borrowed from Hedspeth’s The Resurrectionist, a two-part volume that includes The Codex Extinct Animalia, “a Gray’s Anatomy for mythological beasts, [including] dragons, centaurs, Pegasus, Cerberus” and others.

http://io9.com/mythological-creatures-are-cooler-when-theyre-anatomic-1250933217

seal pup (aka dog mermaid)

seal pup (aka dog mermaid)

Whale Watching - or a very long mermaid

Whale Watching - or a very long mermaid

o-dyssea:

wow love

HH:   Ditto!

o-dyssea:

wow love

HH:   Ditto!

Mermaid Skeleton -
false hopes in the mythical creatures are helped along by hoax photos like this that spread across the internet.  This one I found on Snopes.

Mermaid Skeleton -

false hopes in the mythical creatures are helped along by hoax photos like this that spread across the internet.  This one I found on Snopes.


Locals, fishermen and tourists in the Israelian town of Kiryat Yam have been reporting repeated sightings of what they believe to be a mermaid, the mythological creature most often describe as half female, half fish.
HH:  I adore the thought of mermaids.  It is fascinating that the myth is so prevailing in so many water cultures.  They are so enchanting, one just wants to believe in such creatures existing.  

English: Beach Kiryat - Yam, Geography of Isra...

Locals, fishermen and tourists in the Israelian town of Kiryat Yam have been reporting repeated sightings of what they believe to be a mermaid, the mythological creature most often describe as half female, half fish.

HH:  I adore the thought of mermaids.  It is fascinating that the myth is so prevailing in so many water cultures.  They are so enchanting, one just wants to believe in such creatures existing.  

Almost a Mermaid - Underwater Blonde 

Almost a Mermaid - Underwater Blonde 

Seal = Dog Mermaid

Seal = Dog Mermaid

Common freshwater mermaid - Valentin Gubarev - b. 1948 

Common freshwater mermaid - Valentin Gubarev - b. 1948 

Sea Life Chess Set

Sea Life Chess Set

Mermaid Pendant - from elligators jewelry

Mermaid Pendant - from elligators jewelry

Carved Mermaid and Hunter

Carved Mermaid and Hunter

Mermaid Tea is Sweet Enough

Mermaid Tea is Sweet Enough

Mermaid Pinata - she reminds me more of Cher than Ariel, but I like mermaids  :)
Maybe Bette Midler in a bathhouse?

Mermaid Pinata - she reminds me more of Cher than Ariel, but I like mermaids  :)

Maybe Bette Midler in a bathhouse?