Therefore, scientists turned in to the world of celebrities to find inspiration -: From a fly named after singer Beyonce Knowles to an extinct lobster-like beast reminiscent of Johnny Depp's Edward Scissorhands character, many organisms were been named after famous people.
10 Celebrities who have the same names as animals
According to a recent report, biologists discovered more than 135 new animals and plants in 2014 and to distinguish them from others in their family group, they needed new names.
Here's our list of 10 celebrities whose names are the same as those of some animals:
An extinct hippo which has distinctive jaw line and lips called Jaggermeryx naida is similar to the Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger.
Two beetles in the genus agra - one Agra Live was named after actress Liv Tyler and the other Agra Schwarzenegger was named after 'Terminator' star, Arnold Schwarzenegger .
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