In this, our 10th episode, Zoe tells us about Mermaids, and the differences and similarities between their legends around the world.

Here’s a rundown of the episode:

00:29 – Hello!

01:03 – Mermaids

02:04 – What do you know about Mermaids?

02:46 – Eating people?

04:05 – Sirens

04:58 – Babylonian deities

06:08 – The first Mermaid

06:44 – Inuit Legends

07:30 – Mami Wata

08:16 – Still revered

08:32 – The Ningyo

09:47 – Brazil’s mother of the water

10:29 – French Mermaid Melusine

11:25 – The Merrow

12:40 – The Rusalka

13:13 – The Finfolk

14:32 – The Manatee

16:13 – Spooky Tales podcast promo

17:02 – We got a review!

17:42 – In Conclusion

18:23 – The tragic fate of the Stellers Sea Cow

19:13 – A worldwide legend

20:27 – Babylonian legends

22:03 – The Starbucks Mermaid

22:54 – Ea

23:41 – Sedna and the bird spirit

24:28 – The Titanic

25:32 – The Ningyo and Beatles’ lyrics

26:11 – The grouchy Finfolk

27:43 – Marrying Finfolk

28:46 – Underwater weaving

29:45 – Gambling on Mami Wata

30:36 – Manatees as Mermaids?

31:49 – Manatee vs Dugong

32:46 – Sirens & Manatee farts

33:34 – Enya: Voice of a flute

34:25 – Clannad & Robin of Sherwood

35:14 – Dragon willys

36:14 – Mermaid clothing

36:55 – Why boys like Mermaids

37:20 – Choose your kidnapper!

38:57 – The Faroe Islands Selkie statue

40:13 – I don’t know anything about Mermaids

40:51 – P. T. Barnum and the Fijii Mermaid

42:50 – Lion-faced Mermaids

43:23 – Where you can find us online

45:21 – Goodbye now loves!

Total Runtime: 45:57

Links

Books:

Folklore, Myths and Legends of Britain (26-27, 32, 471)

Websites:

Mermaid.fandom.com

mermaidsofearth.com

wired.com

mental floss.com

folklorethrusday.com

Wikipedia:

Stellers Sea Cow

Fijii Mermaid

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