Solving the mystery of the giant shipworm—a scientific legend that can grow to over five feet long. The post The Mystery of the 5-Foot-Long Shipworm Just Got Stinkier appeared first on WIRED.
Thomas Jefferson has an extinct scallop, Teddy has an elk and a savanna shrew. But Obama has a whole menagerie of fish and parasites, lizards and birds named after him. The post Biologists Really Can’t Help Naming Species After Obama appeared first on WIRED.