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An unidentified sea creature has been found in the vicinity of Mottuaarama Island in Kalpitiya and its body has been sent to National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA) today for DNA tests.

“The creature was found ashore about a week ago and even then the body was severely decomposed. Therefore it was a tough to identify the creature although we have assumed it be a marine mammal,” NARA Kalpitiya Regional Research Center Division Head J.S. Jayantha told Daily Mirror Online.

Mr. Jayantha said that the villagers in the areas who had found the body believe it to be of a ‘mermaid’ as it bears a resemblance to a human. However, the body had been exhumed and sent to NARA headquarters today to carry out tests in order to determine its specie. (Lakna Paranamanna)

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  • Jimmy Friday, 29 April 2011 11:25 AM

    land of the mermaids and blue whales

    professorabdulmajeed Saturday, 30 April 2011 06:23 AM

    its murder , suspect cid, and businessman

    Calistus Jayatilleke Saturday, 30 April 2011 05:53 AM

    Perhaps, a good idea to consider a real mermaid as a candidate for a forthcoming election because one needs a more colourful array of MPs in the parliament,

    Appu Saturday, 30 April 2011 02:09 AM

    Oh no it could be Susai

    Roger Friday, 29 April 2011 09:24 PM

    severely decomposed poor little fishy is the unidentified sea creature.

    have a cup of tea and get back to your work

    bada uda gemmba Friday, 29 April 2011 07:46 PM

    Or maybbe one from the so called DIASPORA of the LTTE!!!

    sena Friday, 29 April 2011 07:37 PM

    did you dump her in the sea. violence against women is common in SL

    modaya Friday, 29 April 2011 02:14 PM

    thats a cracker mate - well done !

    obama-laden Friday, 29 April 2011 02:08 PM

    Any ministers missing?

    sunilp Friday, 29 April 2011 02:03 PM

    In Sri Lanka we always find "strange" things.

    Black Mamba Friday, 29 April 2011 01:23 PM

    Probably a Sri Lankan dugong killed by Indian fishermen!!!

    mama Friday, 29 April 2011 01:02 PM

    any journalist went missing recently ?

    lanka puthra Friday, 29 April 2011 12:44 PM

    King Mervin

    fathima nilufa Friday, 29 April 2011 12:30 PM

    Miracle of asia!!

    vidya sisuwa Friday, 29 April 2011 12:29 PM

    Next project killing mermaids for research (Not whales)

    dSilva Friday, 29 April 2011 08:05 AM

    sea tigers?

    Housemaid Friday, 29 April 2011 10:52 AM

    Asiyawe ashcharya

    Pissu Friday, 29 April 2011 11:03 AM

    Hope there are no white boats in sea around SL.

    Maru Yaka Friday, 29 April 2011 10:44 AM

    Alians from the deep!

    Nan Friday, 29 April 2011 10:46 AM

    this is horrid.. the radiation in the waters has started killing our mermaids!!!!

    MagodisThuma Friday, 29 April 2011 10:39 AM

    Oh it's a "Darusman"

    Ariel Friday, 29 April 2011 10:24 AM

    yes sea creature are much safer than those on land !

    Dee Friday, 29 April 2011 10:20 AM

    Foreign Conspiracy!

    rosh Friday, 29 April 2011 10:00 AM

    may ba an indian fisherman

    Mushtaq Friday, 29 April 2011 09:55 AM

    Signs of 2012 !!

    Ganidu Friday, 29 April 2011 09:42 AM

    @merman hina hina

    chryshan Friday, 29 April 2011 09:38 AM

    Merman, Sorry .com. Your wife has came to wrong shore this time. That area is not safe anymore. Its controlled by 10%.

    merman Friday, 29 April 2011 09:06 AM

    my wife went missing 4 days ago!

    Enrico Pereira Friday, 29 April 2011 08:05 AM

    It could be Dugong (Dugon) or a Manatee...... await information.

    Darwin Friday, 29 April 2011 08:20 AM

    The result of white van?


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