Lemmy Further Immortalized by… A Fossil? 

Photo Credit, Natural History Museum

Somewhere in the world, there’s a pretty badass scientist, err museum curator, who just named a massive prehistoric crocodile after Lemmy. Lemmysuchus obtusidens is slightly past his 160 millionth birthday, and big. Almost 18’ long, in fact.

Said University of Edinburgh paleontologist Michela Johnson, 

“…it would have been one of the biggest coastal predators of its time.”

 I bet if they delved deep enough, they’d also find that rock and roll was Lemmysuchus’ religion.

 Our new friend and museum curator responsible for the name, Lorna Steel added the sentiments,

 “Although Lemmy passed away at the end of 2015, we’d like to think that he would have raised a glass to Lemmysuchus, one of the nastiest sea creatures to have ever inhabited the Earth…as a long-standing MOTÖRHEAD fan, I am thrilled to have had the opportunity to immortalize the rock star in this way.”

 Cheers, Lemmy.

Ben Borcher

Ben Borcher

From Powell, Wyoming. Moved to San Antonio, Texas. Married, 3/kids. Faith, family, music, and mountain biking. Megadeth, Iron Maiden, Type O Negative, Opeth, Pantera, Amon Amarth, Metallica, and Johnny Cash!
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