Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Factoid of the day

AtlasObscura post about the grave of Miss Baker:

first animal to survive after being shot into space.


She also was the longest lived Squirrel Monkey of record.

more HERE

and Wikipedia says no, she wasn't named after a person, but that she was number two, i.e. the Beta or Bravo monkey, but they renamed her using the older Phonetic alphabet, i.e. Baker

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