Amber Fossil Reveals Two Trapped Flies that Died while Mating 41 Million Years Ago

(Image credit: Twitter) Apart from frozen flies, the findings have also disclosed 6,000 pieces of fossilised amber. Trending Desk Last Updated: April 3, 2020, 6:44 PM IST Share this: A recent discovery of a fossil in Victoria, Australia has revealed a pair of flies, which were engulfed by a blob of sticky amber while mating.…

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Wonderchicken fossil casts new light on chicken evolution – EarthSky

Earthsky.org The oldest known bird fossil, from the age of dinosaurs, has skull features similar to modern chickens. The scientists who found it have nicknamed it When Daniel J. Field of Cambridge University and his team ran a CT scan on a small rock with protruding fossil bones, they were in for a big surprise.…

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