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Aptostichus barackobamai: US President gets a trapdoor spider named after him as researchers
dailymail.co.uk ^ | 12/21/12 | Mark Prigg

Posted on 12/21/2012 1:11:08 PM PST by ColdOne

full title....Aptostichus barackobamai: US President gets a trapdoor spider named after him as researchers reveal 33 terrifying new species

Researchers in America has revealed 33 new species of trapdoor spider, including Aptostichus barackobamai, named for Barack Obama.

The President is believed to be a fan of Spiderman, and was earlier this week pictured in the Whitehouse playing with a young fan.

The new creatures were all found in the American Southwest, and is the largest ever find in the secretive family which hides underground in specially built burrows with a silk trapdoor.

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1 posted on 12/21/2012 1:11:16 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

Obviously I do not know this for sure but I would not be surprised if Obama were a demonic being. Well I guess I would be a little surprised but not a whole lot.


2 posted on 12/21/2012 1:14:56 PM PST by yarddog (One shot one miss.)
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To: ColdOne
I have a spider for him.

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3 posted on 12/21/2012 1:21:58 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: SkyDancer

yikes!


4 posted on 12/21/2012 1:26:37 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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5 posted on 12/21/2012 1:32:15 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: ColdOne

This comes from the same mental disturbance that gave 0 an undeserved Nobel Peace prize, a picture on Time mag, and a second term.


6 posted on 12/21/2012 1:38:51 PM PST by I want the USA back (Liberalism comes from an incurable mental illness.)
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To: ColdOne

I think naming an ugly bloodsucker after our president is very appropriate.


7 posted on 12/21/2012 1:39:51 PM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: ColdOne
US President gets a trapdoor spider named after him

Not a backdoor spider?

8 posted on 12/21/2012 1:40:39 PM PST by JustSayNoToNannies ("The Lord has removed His judgments against you" - Zep. 3:15)
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To: ColdOne

Does this spider steal prey from other spiders to give to spiders who won’t hunt their own?


9 posted on 12/21/2012 1:54:17 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Some cultures are destined to remain stupid and we need to quit trying to uplift them.)
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To: yarddog

He also has a newly discovered lichen named after him: Caloplaca obamae:
and an extinct lizard named Obamadon gracilis.


10 posted on 12/21/2012 1:57:19 PM PST by cydcharisse (`)
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To: cydcharisse

Found another one. Etheostoma Obama, a newly discovered freshwater fish.


11 posted on 12/21/2012 2:01:34 PM PST by cydcharisse (`)
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To: cydcharisse

Here’s 3 good ones:

Agathidium bushi
Agathidium cheneyi
Agathidium rumsfeldi !!


12 posted on 12/21/2012 2:07:19 PM PST by cydcharisse (`)
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To: ColdOne

You know, I’ve seen a few of these naming-species-after-Obama stories, and I’m starting to come to the conclusion that some of these scientists are conservative wise-guys that are sticking Obama with some distasteful beings.

Cool. ^5


13 posted on 12/21/2012 2:18:04 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: ColdOne
A non-UK Mail copy:


14 posted on 12/21/2012 2:21:37 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: ColdOne

Oh just wait.

Sooner or later someone will wake up and name all the cockroaches after him.


15 posted on 12/21/2012 2:35:16 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: ColdOne
Not the first Democrat to be afforded that "honor":

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16 posted on 12/21/2012 2:35:35 PM PST by mikrofon (Hillarious)
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To: ColdOne

What do we do when we come across this spider?
If we step on it will we be arrested?
Do we spray it with Raid?
Do we send it to the white hut to reunite it with its family?


17 posted on 12/21/2012 2:36:15 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: ColdOne
Shelob would be a better name.


18 posted on 12/21/2012 2:43:14 PM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: ColdOne

19 posted on 12/21/2012 2:58:33 PM PST by Slyfox (The key to Marxism is medicine - V. Lenin)
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To: ColdOne
Here's something to think about also:

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And after New Years I have to go back there. It's where I work.

20 posted on 12/21/2012 3:18:00 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: ColdOne

Baracknid?


21 posted on 12/21/2012 10:47:26 PM PST by TwoSue
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