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Bono gets a spider named after him, which is good news for spider-haters

by | 21st, January 2013

ONLY insane people like spiders. People are rightly terrified of them. They’ve got too many eyes, too many legs, fart out indestructible silk and probably lay eggs in your tear-ducts when you’re asleep. As such, when we see spiders, we either run away shrieking or roll up the newspaper and go to town on their horrible, shining abdomens.

When new types of horrible spider are discovered, they need names and one chap has decided to name one arachnid after U2 front-bozo, Bono.

Biologist Jason Bond of Auburn University in Alabama named one spider after Bono, which is excellent news for every right thinking person. Bond chose the name Aptostichus bonoi as he found the trapdoor spider living in California’s Joshua Tree National

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