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From Buzzfeed:

Ninjemys oweni was a gigantic turtle from the Pleistocene era. Originally placed in Megalania by Richard Owen, it eventually was reclassified as Ninjemys in 1992. The etymology was explained as such: “Ninj” after “Ninja, in allusion to that totally rad, fearsome foursome epitomizing shelled success” and “emys” from the Latin for turtle. Meaning the entire name roughly translates to “Owen’s Ninja Turtle.””

http://www.buzzfeed.com/babymantis/the-best-taxonomy-humor-1opu

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