There Are Over 300 People In The US Who Now Identify As Mermaids! (Video)

$6,000 50lb silicone tails and plenty of lube: Welcome to Mermania, where hundreds of people who identify as half-fish gather to show off their colorful costumes (just don't ask how hard it is to squeeze into those fins!)

A growing community of people identify as half-human, half-fish and usually socialize online in forums. Merfolk have to be greased up to get into their silicone and fabric tails, usually with coconut oil.

The tails are colorful and ornate with the most elaborate costing up to $6,000 and weighing up to 50lbs!


Check out last year's first annual MerMania in Greensboro, North Carolina

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