Name a roach after your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day. Mother Nature Network. Hurry now! 50,000 cockroaches in need of a name!
“Nothing says forever like a cockroach,” said Jim Breheny, senior vice president for Living Institutions and director of the Bronx Zoo, in a statement. “They are resourceful, resilient, and have been around for hundreds of millions of years.”
Accordingly, the Bronx Zoo is having a Name A Roach contest. Flowers wilt. Chocolates melt. Roaches are forever. A worthy treasure indeed. Ponder all the legacies that will herafter populate this earth as a result.
We’ll send a truly memorable certificate of honor to that certain someone explaining that there’s a special insect living at the Bronx Zoo with his or her name on it.
Anyone would be proud to have their namesake attached to a giant, hissing Madagascar cockroach. You wanna see? It will cost only $10. Then have the video camera out to capture your special Valentine’s recoiling moment.