In case you were wondering …
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which usually deals with environmental matters like tsunamis and hurricanes, recently took the strange step of posting a statement on their website denying that mermaids exist.
- U.S. Government Denies Evidence of Mermaids, So Mermaids Definitely Exist [Mermaids] (gawker.com)
- NOAA Denies Existence of Mermaids (news.discovery.com)
- NOAA: “Mermaids Do Not Exist” (5newsonline.com)
- NOAA issues statement denying existence of mermaids (news.yahoo.com)
- Mermaids do not exist, says NOAA (cbsnews.com)
- Federal Agency Squashes Mermaid Rumors (huffingtonpost.com)