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Originally posted by ChiKeyMonKey
Sponsorship sounds like the way to go. You could have the:
The Pepsi abomnible snowman.
The Dell mermaid.
The Apple ibigfoot. (Que forms at the rear!)
Originally posted by crayak
Oh dear god. Who the hell came up with that name? ''
"There have been some very amusing scientific names given to organisms over the years. There's a beetle called Colon rectum, a wasp called Agra vation, a snail called Ba humbugi, a dinosaur called Scrotum humanum, a moth called Leonardo davincii, a beetle called Enema pan, and two wasps named after Darth Vader and Chewbacca...
Have a look here for a detailed list of some of the other weird ones. www.faculty.ucr.edu......"
Originally posted by Cowboy Clint
Wow, what a sucky name! Yes, they really named the fish after a vaccum company. I wish more scientists had a sense of humor like this.
Originally posted by uberarcanist
That's funny. I once recall a Libertarian speaker say that the only difference between livestock (which are in no danger of extinction) and endangered animals is that nobody owns the endangered animals!