Man claims to have found "dead mermaid" on Great Yarmouth beach
A man has claimed in a Facebook post to have found what he describes as a "dead mermaid" on the beach at Great Yarmouth. **Graphic image warning**
Paul Jones posted a photograph purportedly taken at Great Yarmouth which has been shared 15,000 times on the social media website in two days.
In his post he wrote: “Today at Great Yarmouth we found what looks like a dead Mermaid washed up on the beach.”
Facebook users have been excited and horrified in equal numbers.
A popular suggestion is that it is the body of a seal which has washed up on the shore.