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Meet Atlanta's newest cockroach: Tom Brady

When Zoo Atlanta lost a Super Bowl bet, it had to give a baby animal the name Tom Brady. Forever bitter about New England's historic comeback, the zoo chose a Madagascar hissing cockroach for the christening.

Zoo loses Super Bowl bet and appropriately names its newest creature

With six arms, the 'Tom Brady' cockroach could still throw a mean football. (@zooatl/Instagram)

Atlanta is still pretty bitter about the Falcons' Super Bowl loss to the New England Patriots. So bitter that Zoo Atlanta actually named its newest baby cockroach after winning quarterback Tom Brady.


After losing a bet to Roger Williams Park Zoo & Carousel Village in Providence, R.I., Zoo Atlanta had to give a baby animal of its choice the name Tom Brady.

After a few days of deliberation, they appropriately chose a family of Madagascar hissing cockroaches to be donned 'The Brady Bunch,' with the littlest of the gang named Tom.

What the zoo probably didn't consider is that cockroaches can live for weeks without their heads so "Tom Brady" will be crawling around for a while.

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