"An article on May 29 about the changing nature of the ceremonial first pitch at baseball games misidentified the type of animal represented by the dancers in skintight, metallic green body suits at a recent game at Citi Field. They were amphibians, not reptiles."
A horrible-looking lizard that died out 65 million years ago has been named Obamadon gracilis for President Barack Obama. Paleontologist Nicholas Longrich told the Boston Globe that scientists from Harvard and Yale decided on the name just before November's election. Longrich notes that "if the election had gone the other way, I would have yanked it."