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Who made up mermaids?

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The ancient Greeks and Celts had mermaid myths.

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Mermaids are mythological creatures that have been part of folklore from various cultures around the world. They likely originated from sailors' encounters with manatees, dugongs, or other marine beings, which led to the creation of stories and legends about half-human, half-fish creatures.

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