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Umm wtf. way to funny. Must read!

  1. Apr 15, 2005 #1
    http://www.cnn.com/2005/TECH/science/04/14/bush.beetle.ap/index.html

     
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  3. Apr 15, 2005 #2
    "giggles" :rofl:


    I assume all the dung beetles names are taken....
     
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  4. Apr 15, 2005 #3
    The fact that they did George, Dick and Donnald makes me roflmo.
     
  5. Apr 15, 2005 #4
    Admiration?! Please! Funny though.
     
  6. Apr 15, 2005 #5

    Danger

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    I think that the Nixon administration got those.
     
  7. Apr 15, 2005 #6

    Moonbear

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    Oh, they're very good at covering and saying they're honoring them. :rofl: Yep, honoring them by naming slime beetles for them. Well, they can't actually admit they were making fun of them; they might have some folks in trenchcoats and sunglasses showing up at the door to whisk them away one night. :rofl: I think it's time for a new biology textbook edition with some new examples of species nomenclature. :biggrin:
     
  8. Apr 15, 2005 #7

    Hurkyl

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    Slime beetles aren't very popular, but something's gotta fill that niche. :tongue:
     
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