Blood-Sucking Mermaid: The mamba mutu

In Central Africa, there are legends of a creature called the mamba mutu. Legends say that the creature looks like a half human half fish – very similar to what we know as a mermaid. That is where the similarity however ends, in that the mamba mutu is considered a very dangerous creature – it is said that it survives by sucking human blood (just as a vampire would) and eats brains. The creature is said to specifically inhabit Lake Tanganyika and the Lukuga River in the Congo. Moving out of legend and into fact, Lake Tanganyika is also home to some ferocious fish such as the tigerfish – a huge fish (the largest reaching as big as 5 feet) with daggerlike teeth.

There is considerable debate as to whether or not the stories about the mama mutu are true. Disbelievers in the mamba mutu rationalize the stories by claiming that perhaps the legends are based on manatees or even some type of giant otter.

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  1. Suki says:

    but in 2 days and 10 hours if im awake

  2. Suki says:

    thats if the bratz have school

  3. zach says:

    lol how old r u agian??

  4. zach says:

    lol* sorry so suki u still ahve ur pyro vids on youtube?

  5. zach says:

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  6. Suki says:

    idk i never even put them up my brother did on my acount and wont take tem off

  7. zach says:

    what u think they woudl be called?

  8. Greyr says:

    @werewolf967 ok… thanks! hehe its a good thing it isn’t allowed for the others with checks to post.. cause it’ll be chaotic, to think that spammers would post craps to destroy this sites reputation. 😉

  9. Down_J says:

    blah blah blah suki dose not sound that cool he is a little kid and that is comein from me a 15 yr. old
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  10. WaterfallWolf says:

    @Greyr: Agreed.

    @Down_J: Your point being? BTW 15 oh ya your old and mature. *Indiffrent* (This is the comment of a single “person”).

  11. I have lived all my live in Africa and there is no bloodsucking mermaids around here.It is just a legend to scare the little kids.And by the looks of the comments,it did it’s job.Hehehehe

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