L_Eltoni_Elton_John

27 Aug 2015

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Some might say naming creatures after celebrities is a sad, sad situation. However, it’s getting more and more absurd, long after Dr James Thomas coined the name after noticing L. Eltoni had a very large appendage. Image: Dr James Thomas

Leucothoe eltoni, via Dr James Thomas

Gordon Hunt is senior communications and content executive at NDRC. He previously worked as a journalist with Silicon Republic.

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