Bugs are racists. Scientists to change names of racist bugs

DailyMail. Many common names for species of plants, animals and insects, including the gypsy moth and Scott’s oriole, have been dubbed ‘racist’ by scientists who want a change.

In July the Entomological Society of America (ESA) removed the term ‘gypsy’ from the names of a moth and ant due to the fact it is seen as a slur for Romani people.

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