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Truth Behind The Viral Story Of Mysterious Skeletons In London Basement

Published 2 years ago

The internet was taken by storm with the viral story of mysterious skeletons found in a basement under one of the London orphanages.

But internauts are not easily fooled, and commenters uncovered the truth soon enough, bringing the fantasy seekers back to reality.

The Merrylin Cryptid collection is actually a fictional invention of Alex CF, a London-based illustrator, writer, and sculptor with a fantastically warped imagination and a talent for the obscure. And now you can add ‘marketing specialist’ to the list, as this ‘true facts’ approach worked wonderfully promoting his Merrylin Cryptid Museum.

Sure, finding out the truth ruins the illusion a bit, but it doesn’t stop his creepy creations from being awesome. See for yourself in the pictures below.

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In 2006, a sealed basement was uncovered beneath a London orphanage

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Inside lay thousands of bizarre artifacts

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Vampire anatomical research cases

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Otherworldly winged skeletons

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The collection was a lifelong work of Thomas Theodore Merrylin, a Crypto-naturalist, Fringe Zoologist and Xeno-Archeologist

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Introduction to the museum:

If you fish to explore the bizarre further, check Caitlin Mccormack’s work.

Andrius

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