This Zoo Will Name a Cockroach After Your Ex For Valentine’s Day

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What good is Valentine’s Day if you don’t treat yourself?

No, not in the chocolate/candy sort of way (although you totally could go that route).

READ: Aldi’s Heart Shaped Cheese is Everything You Need This V-day.

Instead, I am talking about in the “know a cockroach is named the same name as your ex” sort of way.

Yes, this is a real thing and is totally on our to-do list this Valentine’s Day!

READ: Strawberries & Chill Cocktail

So, how can you go about naming a sleazy cockroach after your ex?

The Bronx Zoo will name a cockroach after your ex and then send you a certificate to prove it!

You can “purchase” a cockroach on the Zoo’s website and then watch your email for the digital certificate of authenticity to be sent. HA.

If you choose one of the other packages you’ll get sent a physical printed certificate along with other cockroach themed goodies.

Aside from naming one after your ex, the Zoo says it’s great to name one after the one you love because love is eternal… get it? Like a cockroach is because they like never die?

On Facebook, the Zoo even says:

It’s almost our favorite time of year, Valentine’s Day! We’re romantics at heart, which is why we created the original Name a Roach gift. It’s the perfect way to tell your sweetheart that your love is eternal. This year we added new roach socks and an eau de roach candle, if you’d like to complete the package. Happy (early) Valentine’s Day ?

Though this won’t stop your ex from crawling back to you, getting a cockroach named after your ex has got to be liberating and the best gift you could give yourself this Valentine’s Day.

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  1. Ex husband Michael E. Our D day is Monday. Just 3 days before V day. Make sure it’s a big roach.

  2. Please name a cockroach Jonathan Czolba… he is a horrible human being… thank you!!!

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