Have you had a mermaid sighting? Some believe they are as real as fairies, or saints, or ghosts. The recent news from NOAA that mermaids are, in fact, a myth resulted in a flurry of media coverage and everything from mockery of the government to broken-hearted little girls.
Witnesses say Prince Chupa is shy and not aggressive, unlike the chupacabra's reputation as being a cold-hearted livestock killer that sucks the blood of its victim, leaving the carcass in plain sight, frightening skittish ranchers and children.
If there is a Loch Ness monster, she's feeling pretty good about herself right now. Robert H. Rines, the man who came closer than anyone to proving the existence of the fabled serpent, died last week at 87.