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Scientists Named A WHAT After Jennifer Lopez? Is That Flattering Or Insulting??

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We bet Jennifer Lopez is equal parts flattered and confused after scientists named a new species after her.

The weird part? The species was a water mite!

That's right, A BUG!!

The thing is, the water mite was found in Puerto Rico and not only does J. Lo have Puerto Rican roots, her music kept the scientists pumped while they worked! Also, she's smokin' hot!

A biologist involved in the discovery of the new species said:

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Dolphins Have Names And Use Them!

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Bottlenose dolphins are so crazy smart and cute we want to be friends with one!

We'd swim into the ocean and introduce ourselves, then, the craziest part is, they could introduce themselves to us: by telling us their name!!

Of course we'd only understand it if we spoke dolphinese but it's still a pretty cool fact.

A recent study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B found that bottlenose dolphins have signature whistles and can use the signature whistles of other dolphins.

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Uma Thurman Gets Parasitic Wasp Named After Her Kill Bill Character

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Have you seen Kill Bill??

Remember those kick-ass fight scenes where Uma Thurman is just destroying everyone while wearing that seksi yellow jumpsuit??

Well due to her deadliness and her yellowness, her character, Beatrix Kiddo, has gotten a parasitic wasp named after her!

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Dolphins Call Each Other By Name??? So Cool!!!

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Where are you Frankie?

Could you imagine a dolphin asking that to another dolphin?

Well, believe it buster, because it happens down in the ocean all the time.

Scientists have determined that dolphins can communicate with each other, and do so all the time.

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Point Defiance Zoo Has A Name For Its Newest Tiger Cutie!

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The Point Defiance Zoo has welcomed a Sumatran tiger to the fold and now he's got a name…

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