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An Extinct Bug That Looks Just Like A Jawa

Illustration for article titled An Extinct Bug That Looks Just Like A Jawa

Whether you're in the US or the UK, chances are most of our readers are off on holiday today. So...enjoy. An extinct cockroach that looks just like a Jawa.

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Funny, yes, but the story is also slightly tragic; the species was only discovered very recently, living inside a volcano in Ecuador, but ever since it erupted in 2010 they haven't been seen since.

Maybe science should check the Jundland Wastes.

Extinct Cockroach Bears Uncanny Resemblance to Jawa [Motherboard]

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PenguinEvan
PenguinEvan

Considering how hard it is to kill all the ones living in my apartment, I wouldn't expect any cockroach species to go extinct anytime soon..even from eruptions