Furry Blonde Crustacean: band name, or Kiwa hirsuta?

Okay, since blonde is my favorite color, this caught my eye this morning:

Furry blonde crustacean (photo credit: AP)
(Photo credit: AP)

Check out that “silky, blonde fur” (quoting this AOL News article). That’s a Kiwa hirsuta, from the family Kiwaida. Apparently Kiwa is the goddess of shellfish in Polynesian mythology. I wonder if she’s depicted as a blonde, too. (Doubt it.)

(via John Scalzi)


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