Top Ten Funniest and Most Ridiculous Organism Names

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I'm not kidding, these names are real. These names will make you crack up!

The Top Ten

1 Naked Broomrape Naked Broomrape

You're walking through a garden and you saw a pretty little flower. You don't know what it is, so you asked a botanist, and your jaw dropped after s/he told you that it's called "naked broomrape". Strange name for a pretty little flower

Naked broomrape (Orobranche uniflora) is a species of parasitic herbaceous plant native to North America - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

2 Slippery Dick Slippery Dick V 2 Comments
3 Mother-In-Law's Cushion Mother-In-Law's Cushion

Despite that name, don't give this plant to your mother-in-law for her to make it her cushion, because it's a CACTUS

Mother-in-law's cushion (Echinocactus grusonii) is a species of cactus endemic to east-central Mexico - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

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4 Kiss-Me-Over-the-Garden-Gate Kiss-Me-Over-the-Garden-Gate V 2 Comments
5 Great Tit Great Tit

You've gotta be kidding me, scientists!

Greattit (Parus major) is a species of passerine bird which is a common species found in Europe, Middle East, Central, and North Asia, and woodlands of North Africa - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

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6 Dik-Dik Dik-Dik V 2 Comments
7 Flying Buttocks Flying Buttocks V 2 Comments
8 Obese Dragonfish Obese Dragonfish

The Bada$$ dragonfish looks cute and bada$$ at the same time.-Vestalis

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9 Sarcastic Fringehead Sarcastic Fringehead V 2 Comments
10 Humuhumunukunukuapua'a Humuhumunukunukuapua'a

Wow. That is very long. I actually thought this said list said orgasm names, though. - Music_Lover123

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The Contenders

11 Booby

It's the name of a bird native to the islands of South America. - LightningBlade

12 Satanic Leaf Gecko V 1 Comment
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