These 10 Animals Were Found Trapped In Amber For Millions Of Years
Fossils of various kinds are found around the world, but few specimens are as well preserved as those whose end came via a blob of tree resin. Researchers have found a number of scientific treasures locked away in amber, with many dating back millions of years. Those discoveries include the tiniest known dinosaur, the earliest evidence of insect-to-flower pollination, and the oldest-known mammalian blood cells. Scientists also found an insect that bears a striking resemblance to E.T.