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Stars with Animals Named After Them

Freddie Mercury's Crustacean

Scientific Name: Cirolana mercuryi

Cirolana mercuryi is a species of isopod found on coral reefs off the coast of Zanzibar, named for Queen singer Freddie Mercury due to his being "arguably Zanzibar's most famous popular musician and singer."—Xfinity Entertainment Programmers

(Photo: Keystone, Hulton Archive/Getty)



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