‘Nannaria swiftae’ was named by a dedicated Swiftie whose favorite Taylor Swift songs are ‘betty’ and ‘New Romantics.”
Fans of '90s alternative music may recall King Missile's big single, "Detachable Penis." While the song may have been silly, it turns out than in the animal world, the idea isn't all that bizarre—at least not to the sea slug Chromodoris reticulata.
Thanks to Leonardo DiCaprio’s environmental activism, there’s now a critically endangered species named in his honor.
Found 200 feet below ground in Australia, 'Eumillipes persephone' has 1306 legs to scamper around with.
Sauropod dinosaurs are known for their impressive size—and Australia’s newly discovered species doesn’t disappoint.
We simply have to assume that at least one researcher made some reference to Harry Potter’s chocolate frogs when they found it.
The bug was discovered in Amsterdam, not far from where John Lennon and Yoko Ono once held a rally for world peace.