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Yellow-headed moth named after Donald Trump

A new moth species, Neopalpa donaldtrumpi, has just been named after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, The Washington Post reports. The moth, which lives in Southern California and Mexico, was until recently thought to belong to another, related species. Yellowish-white scales atop the new moth’s head resemble Trump’s unforgettable blond hairdo. The intent was good-natured: The researcher wrote in this month’s issue of ZooKeys that he hopes it brings attention to the need to protect the country’s fragile habitats.

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