Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Scientists want to name a blind sea creature after Donald Trump


Donald Trump has worked hard during his time in the White House to ignore the clean, dry facts of science. 

But science now has a small amount of revenge in the form of an underwater creature named for Trump and his pattern of climate change denial. 

The creature, a four-to-five-inch-long caecilian discovered in Panama, is described as a blind, worm-like amphibian that buries its head in the sand.

The little worm species is now named Dermophis donaldtrumpi because, well, that behavior so closely echoes Trump's actions on climate change. Read more...

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