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Old Sailors. What's the difference between a Fairy Tale and a Sea Story?? A Fairy Tale starts, "Once upon a time..." and a Sea Story starts, "This is no s**t..."


'A sailor centinel on the Pallas's gangway' [Bray album] - National Maritime Museum


Walrus What is it about the plaintive dark eyes of a harbor seal, or the adorable whiskers of an otter? Even seahorses have a charm of their own. Here are some of the cutest sea animals out there. These huge mammals have distinctive flippers and long curved tusks. Males use these elongated teeth to fight for dominance; they're also helpful for digging in ice.

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What The Hell Is This Horned Sea Monster That Washed Ashore in Spain?

A mysterious sea creature featuring what appear to be horns on its head was discovered in the advanced stages of decomposition along the shoreline of Luis Siret Beach in Villaricos, Spain, on Thursday. A woman first discovered the head and then...

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14 bizarre animals that could totally pass as Pokémon

Glaucus atlanticus (also known as a sea swallow or blue dragon) is actually a sea slug. The blue and silvery mollusk is known to feed off cnidarians like the venomous Portuguese Man o' War. What makes these gorgeous slugs even more fascinating is their practice of storing the cnidarians's stinging nematocysts within its own tissues — ensuring a painful sting to anyone who messes with it.


Found this while looking up squid . Namely Red Devils, but this site I pulled this from is fascinating. If you like oceanography etc.

Selkie - a creature of Scottish folklore part human and part seal.


Morgan Le Fay: Morgan Le Fay: popularly known as Arthurian sorceress, benevolent fairy, priestess, dark magician, enchantress, witch, sea goddess, shape-changer, healer,

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What Lurks Beneath The Waves

THE KRAKEN, one of the best mythological creatures ever!