New Water Beetle Species Named After Leonardo Di Caprio

43-year-old ‘The Revenant’ actor Leonardo DiCaprio is making his way into the animal kingdom!

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DiCaprio who is also an environmental activist, has become the namesake of a new water beetle in Malaysia! Scientists in the country reportedly discovered the bug in the Maliau Basin of the Malaysian Borneo; and they chose to name it after Leo today, marking the 20th anniversary of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation which supports biodiversity preservation.

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The beetle’s name is officially Grouvellinus leonardodicaprioi. Watch more about the Leonardo DiCaprio Beetle below and let us know what you think:

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