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For nature buffs, the flora, fauna and the secrets behind it are of course certain to recognize Sir David Attenborough who often perpetuates animal behavior associated with evolutionary processes and their diversity.
Sir David Attenborough since his young age until now is well known for his involvement in documentary films including his most famous footage related to the ancient turtles of Galapagos island originally studied by Darwin.
Unmitigated for 60 years Sir David Attenborough has served as a leading role in the documentary film making himself one of the world's most recognizable naturalists, especially related to the diversity of fauna and evolutionary processes.
Through this documentary film many people now know the history of nature and the secret behind it while increasing human awareness to preserve it.
Given his enormous role in the field of biodiversity, especially in relation to fauna, his name is widely perpetuated as the name of an animal species. According to records the name Sir David Attenborough is one of the most names that are immortalized as species names. At least there are 13 names of species of animals and plants that use his name.
His name is immortalized
The name of the latest species that perpetuates its name is Attenborougharion rubicundus. This reddish and greenish combination of snails is unique because it can not pull itself into the shell. The name of this species was inaugurated on February 8, 2017 and then in Sydney Australia.
With a body size of only 40 mm long makes this snail is very unique and declared as a new species.
The next species name that immortalizes its name is Microleo attenboroughi. This animal is classified as a rare marsupial for allegedly still related to an ancient lion.
Marsupial is included in the list of rare animals that live in the hinterland of west Queensland lau in Australia. Based on the findings of fangs found in rocks, these animals are estimated to have existed since 18 million years ago.
Materpiscis attenboroughi is considered an ancient fish that is the ancestors of fish that exist today.It is estimated that this type of fish has been around since 380 million years ago. The uniqueness of these fish is to give birth to a child not to lay eggs and to have a umbilical cord. The child of the fish is connected to the parental placent until it is considered self-sufficient.
Unique butterflies with black-eyed satyr color patterns are found in tropical forests in the Amazon region of Venezuela, Colombia and Brazil. This butterfly species is called Euptychia attenboroughi.
In 2012 the goblin spider known as Prethopalpus attenboroughi also perpetuates its name. This spider is very unique because only measuring 1 mm only found on Horn Island at Torres Strait in Queensland, Australia.
The next animal that uses its name is a long bermembong bermakong called Zaglossus attenboroughi which is a rare animal found in the mountains in the region of Papua, Indonesia.
This animal has long been hunted by local people as a special food, thus making this animal becomes scarce. But in the year 2015 it turns out the animal was successfully rediscovered.
No doubt Sir David Attenborough can be said to be a phenomenal conservationist whose name is most widely perpetuated as a pest of animal species. In addition there are many more list of animal and plant species names are also named by with perpetuating his name.
Sir David Attenborough whose real name is David Frederick Attenborough is the younger brother of actor Lord Richard Attenborough.
Perhaps early in his career as a BBC Zoo Quest presenter of a man who is now 91-year-old Natural Sciences graduate from Cambridge University is not expected that later in the name of the world dominate the name and will be known as conservation figures of all time.
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