BBC: Amphibian that buries head in sand named after Donald Trump

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Amphibian that buries head in sand named after Donald Trump. Isn’t that cruelty to animals?


“[Dermophis donaldtrumpi] is particularly susceptible to the impacts of climate change and is therefore in danger of becoming extinct as a direct result of its namesake’s climate policies,” said EnviroBuild co-founder Aidan Bell in a statement.


 

Blind amphibian named after Donald Trump

US presidents tend to receive their fair share of honours, but Donald Trump may want to ignore his latest one. A newly discovered amphibian that buries its head in the sand has been named after him, apparently in response to his comments about climate change.