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Scientists do have a sense of humour after all. While the Latin scientific names may seem formal, behind some of them are in-jokes and puns that will make you groan.
Although the first description of Kamera lens, previously known as Monas lens, is dated to 1773, little was known about this single celled organism until just a few decades ago. It was in 1991 when scientists must have thought, "Hey, we should use a camera lens to see this species better."
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