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2014-09-15 22:00

Los Angeles - Sir Mick Jagger has had a dinosaur named after him.

A group of scientists that discovered a group of fossils belonging to an extinct swamp-dwelling creature that lived over 19 million years ago have named it Jaggermeryz naida, which translates to Jagger's water nymph, because it also had huge lips like those of the famous Rolling Stones rocker.

Anthropologist Dr Ellen Miller told Duke TODAY: "Some colleagues suggested naming it after Angelina Jolie, because she also has famous lips. But for me it had to be Mick. I was a huge Rolling Stones fan in my day."

The rocker who is out promoting his latest effort the movie, Get On Up, which he produced is yet to respond to the honour.

Checkout his latest Tweet:

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