1. Rolling Stones’ ageless frontman Mick Jagger is not technically prehistoric, but paleontologists have long had a weird affinity for him. In 1995, a newly discovered species of trilobite (like the one pictured here) was named aegrotocatellus jaggeri after the gyrating rock singer responsible for hits like “Get Off of My Cloud.” The Latin word aegrotocatellus translates to “sick puppy.”

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