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15 Celebrity-Named Animals You Never Knew Existed

Every year, scientist find hundreds of new species... so yes, there are a lot of animal we have never seen nor heard of. But, on the bright side, it just means that the researchers create names for these new (and pretty much rare) animals. So what better way to come up with a name... then to honor a celebrity? We mean, these animals might have some unique qualities that resembles each other...

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12 Celebrities Who Have Entire Animal Species Named After Them

Frequently when devising names for new species, scientists will fall back on famous people or historical figures who have inspired them over the years, or whose work in some way reflects an interest or relationship to that organism. For example, one researcher named flies for Microsoft founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen, because of their contributions to Dipterology, the study of flies. Here are some more. Via: The Ranker


Animal species named after celebrities
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