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Newly discovered dinosaur species named for Obama

Newly discovered dinosaur species named for Obama

David Jackson, USA TODAY

4:55PM EST December 11. 2012 - Babies and pets have been named in honor of President Obama -- and now a dinosaur.

Researchers at Yale University have dubbed a newly discovered species of dinosaur -- or, if you prefer, a big lizard -- Obamadon gracilis, citing the president's broad smile, Reuters reports.

In modified Latin, Obamadon stands for "Obama's teeth," while gracilis 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 Yale.

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/theoval/2012/12/11/obama-dinos...



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All that pandering...

for another measly $10,000 in federal grant funding.

Pandacentricism will be our downfall.

Some Rinos are as bad as some blue dog demos

what do you think about that..