Are there many other creatures...

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jun 21 02:55:02 UTC 2014

whose scientific name is a pun?

the "goosander" of Eurasia: _Mergus merganser_

You kinda have to know English, Latin, and German to get it. But, still...

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