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Dive Into 2 New Museums Dedicated To Mermaids

Una the Mermaid in her traveling show tank, which was parked beside the new museum near Aberdeen, Washington. (Tom Banse/Northwest News Network)
Una the Mermaid in her traveling show tank, which was parked beside the new museum near Aberdeen, Washington. (Tom Banse/Northwest News Network)

Putting on an eye-catching tail and pretending to be half human, half fish is not just a thing in Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida. In recent days, two new museums devoted to mermaids opened independently of each other — one on the East Coast, one on the West.

Tom Banse from the Northwest News Network dove into the scene near Aberdeen, Washington.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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