Bugs are racists. Scientists to change names of racist bugs

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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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