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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

New Spider Species Named After Canadian Rocker

East Carolina University biologist Jason Bond is a Neil Young fan. So much so that when he discovered a new species of trapdoor spider last year in Alabama he named the species Myrmekiaphila neilyoungi. "I really enjoy his music," Bond explained in a press release, "and have had a great appreciation of him as an activist for peace and justice." Wired's Listening Post Blog has the story here.