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Toothy prehistoric lizard named Obamadon after smiling president
Yahoo/Reuters ^ | 11 Dec 2012 | Jason McLure

Posted on 12/13/2012 4:21:38 AM PST by shove_it

(Reuters) - Researchers have named a newly discovered, prehistoric lizard "Obamadon gracilis" in honor of the 44th president's toothy grin. The small, insect-eating lizard was first discovered in eastern Montana in 1974, but a recent re-examination showed the fossil had been wrongly classified as a Leptochamops denticulatus and was in fact a new species, researchers told Reuters on Tuesday. Obamadon gracilis was one of nine newly discovered species reported on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In naming the new species, scientists from Yale and Harvard universities combined the Latin "Obamadon" for "Obama's teeth" and "gracilis," which means slender. "The lizard has these very tall, straight teeth and Obama has these tall, straight incisors and a great smile," said Nick Longrich, a paleontologist at the school in New Haven, Connecticut. It was believed to have lived during the Cretaceous period, which began 145.5 million years ago. Along with many dinosaurs from that era, the lizard died out about 65 million years ago when a giant asteroid struck earth, scientists say...

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Unclassified
KEYWORDS: obama
Blue lizard - this has gotta be racist.
1 posted on 12/13/2012 4:21:39 AM PST by shove_it
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To: shove_it; SunkenCiv

The carnivorous lizard Palaeosaniwa stalks a pair of hatchling Edmontosaurus as the snake Cerberophis and the lizard Obamadon (foregorund, blue) look on, while in the background, an encounter between T. rex and Triceratops is pictured in this undated handout image. The small insect-eating lizard discovered in Montana has been named Obamadon gracilis. REUTERS/Carl Buell/Handout

2 posted on 12/13/2012 4:25:15 AM PST by shove_it (the 0bama regime are the people Huxley, Orwell and Rand warned us about)
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To: shove_it
...the lizard died out about 65 million years ago when a giant asteroid struck earth

I sure hope he and his fellow travelers don't last that long. But it does feel like the commies have been working to destroy us at least 65 million years.

3 posted on 12/13/2012 4:29:28 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: shove_it

Obamadon sounds like a religious holiday.


4 posted on 12/13/2012 4:35:57 AM PST by Rodamala
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To: shove_it

combined the Latin “Obamadon” for “Obama’s spunky teeth” and “gracilis,” which means gay.

Larry Sinclair when asked about it...said he though that zer0bama had the prettiest teeth he ever came across.


5 posted on 12/13/2012 4:40:30 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: shove_it
"Obamadon gracilis" .... The small, insect-eating lizard ....

That's about right.

6 posted on 12/13/2012 4:43:30 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: shove_it
Obamadon is the little fellow in front, not big guy facing it:


7 posted on 12/13/2012 4:44:01 AM PST by BroJoeK (a little historical perspective....)
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To: BroJoeK

That ‘big guy’ is Soros Maximus MFer.


8 posted on 12/13/2012 4:47:07 AM PST by shove_it (the 0bama regime are the people Huxley, Orwell and Rand warned us about)
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To: Rodamala

I think Masturdon is more accurate,if you’re going to name a dinosaur after that jerk-off in Washington.


9 posted on 12/13/2012 4:50:48 AM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: shove_it
Are you sure they're extinct?

10 posted on 12/13/2012 4:59:01 AM PST by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: shove_it

It’s amazing that all these extinct species lived less that 6,000 years ago. God must have been speed dialing new species like crazy.


11 posted on 12/13/2012 5:03:07 AM PST by ZX12R
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To: shove_it

I think “faggity ass” is the only name that fits the pissantOFTUS. (oh. and pissant)


12 posted on 12/13/2012 5:04:28 AM PST by albie
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To: shove_it

The fly that landed on Obama’s face was really taking chances, huh? Could have made a fine snack.


13 posted on 12/13/2012 5:15:31 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Republicans have made themselves useless, toothless, and clueless.)
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To: shove_it

“Obamadon” is an appropriate name for a cold-blooded creature of uncertain origin with no emotional ties to our country. At least we’ll be rid of the modern version in four years, without the need for a comet to wipe it out along with whatever is left of our country (if anything).


14 posted on 12/13/2012 5:17:15 AM PST by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: shove_it

:: but a recent re-examination showed the fossil had been wrongly classified as a Leptochamops denticulatus and was in fact a new species ::

Really? Could this be any more thinly veiled?


15 posted on 12/13/2012 5:18:07 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Bread and Circuses; Everyone to the Coliseum!)
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To: shove_it

Yes, our President does crawls on his belly like a reptile.


16 posted on 12/13/2012 5:23:55 AM PST by bmwcyle (We have gone over the cliff and we are about to hit the bottom)
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To: shove_it
Earlier this year, researchers announced they had named five newly identified species of freshwater perch after Obama, Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Jimmy Carter and Theodore Roosevelt.

No bias here.

17 posted on 12/13/2012 5:27:21 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: bmwcyle

Well, they got it half right, he IS a lizard.


18 posted on 12/13/2012 5:28:07 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: shove_it

The angle of the meteor strike is all wrong in your graphic. ;>)


19 posted on 12/13/2012 5:45:07 AM PST by Sawdring
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To: shove_it

How fitting.. brain the size of a pea or so.


20 posted on 12/13/2012 5:53:21 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: shove_it

nobama as lizard. Perfect personification!


21 posted on 12/13/2012 5:57:38 AM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: upchuck

Yes, my thought too.


22 posted on 12/13/2012 6:01:08 AM PST by shove_it (the 0bama regime are the people Huxley, Orwell and Rand warned us about)
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To: shove_it

Although a grinning, gay lizard is pretty appropriate, Obama relates better to coprolite spreader.


23 posted on 12/13/2012 6:18:20 AM PST by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: BroJoeK

Obamadon sells insurance for GEICO?


24 posted on 12/13/2012 6:44:23 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: shove_it

The smartest lizard in the room.


25 posted on 12/13/2012 6:45:21 AM PST by RavenLooneyToon (Tail gunner Joe was right.)
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To: shove_it

“tall, straight incisors and a great smile”

I don’t think so. Everything about him gives me the creeps, including his squinty-eyed toothy grin - the kind you would expect from some kid caught with his hand in the cookie jar.


26 posted on 12/13/2012 6:48:40 AM PST by fivecatsandadog (Reality ruins everything.)
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To: shove_it

How do they know this lizard was blue-pigmented?


27 posted on 12/13/2012 6:58:57 AM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Lazamataz

28 posted on 12/13/2012 7:00:20 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard
They were sending a hint to the Nobel Peace Prize committee:

"Hey, you forgot to give one to Bill Clinton!"

29 posted on 12/13/2012 7:02:35 AM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Flycatcher; SunkenCiv

I was wondering this too. That’s why I pinged SunkenCiv, hoping for an answer. I’ll ping him again.


30 posted on 12/13/2012 7:03:53 AM PST by shove_it (the 0bama regime are the people Huxley, Orwell and Rand warned us about)
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To: shove_it

I seriously expect the left, which is ascendent in all ways right now, to name one of them a SorosSaurus.


31 posted on 12/13/2012 7:10:27 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: Lazamataz

Good one. Also see #7.


32 posted on 12/13/2012 7:17:25 AM PST by shove_it (the 0bama regime are the people Huxley, Orwell and Rand warned us about)
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To: shove_it
Actually, I know the answer. And it is: THEY DON'T KNOW!

Seriously. They will claim that many of these prehistoric animals must have been vividly colored, as are many of the animals of today. That's a logical assumption. It makes sense. But it is still a pure, unadulterated guess to claim that Obamadon was blue-pigmented.

But we'll fall for it -- without questioning it -- because we're taught from grade-school that science is entirely factual, and that we're never to question it.

Oh, and you can bank this: these same *scientists* who color the lizard blue no doubt believe in man-made global warming too. I read the entire article. These *scientists* are political hacks. Notice how they named slime-mold beetles after Bush, Cheney, and Rumsfeld?

Enough said.

33 posted on 12/13/2012 7:18:13 AM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Flycatcher

Got it. I didn’t read it that far.


34 posted on 12/13/2012 7:27:17 AM PST by shove_it (the 0bama regime are the people Huxley, Orwell and Rand warned us about)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Obamadon sells insurance for GEICO?

The nice gecko from GEICO asks you to buy. The Obamadon orders you to buy or else his T-Rex friend in the IRS eats you.

35 posted on 12/13/2012 7:48:03 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Big Bird is a brood parasite: laid in our nest 43 years ago and we are still feeding him.)
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