In an occasional series of bizarre things to wash up on beaches, this could be the strangest yet.
Its innards exposed, its face a rictus of terror, this ‘mermaid corpse’ was found on the shores of Great Yarmouth.
Paul Jones posted a handful of pictures of his find to Facebook, where gleeful ghouls have shared them almost 20,000 times.
Leaving aside suspicions this is simply a Halloween prop with a tail made out of bin bags, the picture begs the very serious question – are tiny mermaids being murdered in our oceans?
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