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Scientists name moth with golden hair and a tiny penis after Trump

January 19, 2017

Scientists have discovered a new type of moth, notable by its golden hair and remarkably tiny penis.

The new found creature comes with a head of bright yellow scales, which the moth develops in adulthood, described as orange-yellow in colouration.

Its body is white and the wings are generally brown or greyish.

One of its most identifiable features, though, is its very small genitalia.

Evolutionary biologist Vazrick Nazari said the creature’s genitals are “comparatively smaller” than that of the Neopalpa neonata, its close relative.

Naturally Mr Nazari sought to name it after the president elect.

It’s to now be known as Neopalpa donaldtrumpi.

Or just “donaldtrumpi” for short.

And if you want to find a donaldtrumpi, well it lives in Mexico, or you can find some in California.

Let’s hope that wall doesn’t keep all the donaldtrumpi out.

Nazari told Live Science: “I hope that the president will make conservation of such fragile ecosystems in the U.S. his top priority.

“These ecosystems still contain many undiscovered and undescribed species, and deserve to be protected for future generations.”

Donald Trump becomes occupant of the White House at 12PM Friday 20 January.

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