Who Wouldn't Want A Cockroach Named After Them?
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep, with a reminder that Valentine's Day is coming. And if you're still looking for something special for that special someone, the Bronx Zoo has an offer. For a $10 donation, you can name a giant Madagascar hissing cockroach after your beloved. You may be wondering why, of all creatures, the zoo would let you name a cockroach. The zoo's website says, quote, "Flowers wilt. Chocolates melt. Roaches are forever."
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