Yes, believe it or not, someone is actually named “Tahra Dactyl”, which definitely is reminiscent of the word pterodactyl. On a related note, did you know that there’s no such creature as a “pterodactyl”? That’s right, working paleontologists never refer to “pterodactyls,” instead focusing on individual pterosaur genera (and woe betide any scientist who confuses Pteranodon with Pterodactylus). Continue reading for more extremely strange names you won’t believe are real.

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