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New Species of Moth Named for Donald Trump

You can probably see why

(Newser) - The main reason people run for president—we assume—is to get weird new species named after themselves. President Obama has an extinct lizard , a lichen , and more named after him, and now Donald Trump is getting in on the action. Live Science reports a tiny—only 9 millimeters across—... More »

Amphibious Caterpillars Can Live Underwater for Weeks

Creature may breathe through bodily pores

(Newser) - Researchers in Hawaii have discovered several species of caterpillars that live underwater for weeks at at time. What's more remarkable is that insects don't have gills—or hold their breath. Other amphibious creatures that survive under water store oxygen in their lungs. These guys don't. "I couldn't believe it,... More »

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