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Bulls Tue Dec 08 2009

Luc Longley, Marine Biologist?

Not quite, but, from the "don't see that every day file," the former Bulls center recently won an eBay auction to dub a new species of shrimp with the classic binomial (and Linnaeus-based) naming system. Longley's winning bid was for $2,900 Aussie dollars (you win multiple NBA championships and you call that kinda money, "pocket change"), the seven-footer went with the sweet and sentimental notion of naming the species of crustacea, Lebbeus clarehanna after his 15-year-old daughter, Clare Hanna. Pics of the newly discovered shrimp after the jump.

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"Papa?"

Think you could've come up with a better name for this cute little guy? Leave your suggestions for Lebbeus clarehanna in the comments.

 
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