The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories!

  • Maybe there is a real-life Ariel? Seattle is home a mermaid community – a group of mostly young women who prefer to wear elaborate fish tails and swim in lakes and swimming in pools!!
  • BBC caught the icy finger of death on video! For the first time cameramen with BBC’s Frozen Planet recorded a bizarre underwater phenomenon known as icicle of death, when sinking brine freezes and kills everything it touches.
  • We’ve heard of cat and mouse but not tiger and duck. This brave duck swam around in the same pond as a Sumatran tiger while the tiger playfully followed it.