In what really doesn’t sound like a flattering gesture at all, scientists have named a recently-discovered prehistoric pig after Mick Jagger because they look alike.
Researchers noticed that the 19 million-year-old “long legged pig” fossil, discovered in a remote location in Egypt, had a very distinct snout, the Guardian reports. A self-proclaimed “huge Stones fan,” researcher Ellen Miller said the “highly innervated muzzle with mobile and tactile lips” reminded her of none other than Mr. Jagger. They named the creature Jaggermeryx naida. Read More