What’s in a name?
We asked you (on our Facebook Page) for name suggestions for “NMLC-11-001-TMT”, our first patient of 2011. Following are the suggestions, with rationale (if any). NOW, it’s up for a vote! We will count all votes received here or on our Facebook Page, and the name with the most votes wins! Please cast your name vote by 5 pm Monday, January 10.
Speaking of voting, please remember to vote for NMLC to win a $250K grant from Pepsi. Here’s the link. Because we need to have larger pools for larger turtles!
Name Suggestions (alphabetical order):
~ Amara – meaning eternal. Because turtles live a long time!
~ Faith – Because without that… what has she got? Faith in you… Faith in us… Faith in humanity!
~ Florida – suggested by a native
~ Frida – (which means brings peace) after the famous painter
~ Hardy – only soften it to become Hardie!!
~ Lucky Lucy
~ Marilyn – Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.
~ Pretty Girl
~ Shelly – since she has such a pretty shell!
~ Spock – so she will live long and prosper
~ Tawanda – She looks amazing
~ Teanna – the Terrapin, means Free Spirit!
~ Tomasina – Was she a Peeping Tomasina since she was found in the window well?
~ Una – Native American Hopi name meaning “remember”
~ Uno – since she is the first patient of the New Year.