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CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State University identified a parasitic, wingless wasp preserved in 100-million-year-old amber. They’re saying it’s now extinct and it’s a one-of-a-kind discovery.The wasp appears to borrow parts of its anatomy from

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State University identified a parasitic, wingless wasp preserved in 100-million-year-old amber. They’re saying it’s now extinct and it’s a one-of-a-kind discovery.The wasp appears to borrow parts of its anatomy from

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90 million years ago a tiny baby chameleon got stuck in pine pitch and today is a perfectly preserved fossil in a dime sized piece of amber.  90 million years ... wow.  (Photo credit: David Grimaldi/Florida Museum of Natural History)

90 million years ago a tiny baby chameleon got stuck in pine pitch and today is a perfectly preserved fossil in a dime sized piece of amber. 90 million years ... wow. (Photo credit: David Grimaldi/Florida Museum of Natural History)

Discovered on the grounds of the local cement company (Sucre’s Fabrica Nacional de Cemento SA/Fancesa), it´s the largest concentration of dinosaur tracks in the world.  Sauropodomorpha footprints footprints in Cal Orcko.   Photo Credit

Discovered on the grounds of the local cement company (Sucre’s Fabrica Nacional de Cemento SA/Fancesa), it´s the largest concentration of dinosaur tracks in the world. Sauropodomorpha footprints footprints in Cal Orcko. Photo Credit

The newfound skeleton dates back to about 62.5 million to 62 million years ago, making it the oldest known modern bird specimen in North America to live after the dinosaur-killing mass extinction, the researchers said. "Birds were explosively diversifying right after the end of the Cretaceous, right after the big mass extinction," said study co-author Tom Williamson, curator of paleontology at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. "Maybe a dozen or less lineages of birds…

Tiny Bird Fossil Solves Big Mystery About Life After Dinosaurs

The newfound skeleton dates back to about 62.5 million to 62 million years ago, making it the oldest known modern bird specimen in North America to live after the dinosaur-killing mass extinction, the researchers said. "Birds were explosively diversifying right after the end of the Cretaceous, right after the big mass extinction," said study co-author Tom Williamson, curator of paleontology at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. "Maybe a dozen or less lineages of birds…

Cannibal Corpse Worm: 3-Foot-Long Creature Had Monster Jaws

Cannibal Corpse Worm: 3-Foot-Long Creature Had Monster Jaws

Cannibal Corpse Worm: Creature Had Monster Jaws

During the age of the dinosaurs, three tiny mantises became engulfed in glops of sticky amber and stayed there, preserved, until researchers discovered the entombed critters millions of years later.

Sticky Amber Preserved Dinosaur-Age Insects for Millions of Years

During the age of the dinosaurs, three tiny mantises became engulfed in glops of sticky amber and stayed there, preserved, until researchers discovered the entombed critters millions of years later.

Skeleton of a Giant beaver (Castoroides ohioensis), an extinct genus of enormous beavers that lived in North America during the Pleistocene. (Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago)

Skeleton of a Giant beaver (Castoroides ohioensis), an extinct genus of enormous beavers that lived in North America during the Pleistocene. (Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago)

Pregnant T. rex Found, May Contain DNA  http://news.discovery.com/animals/dinosaurs/pregnant-t-rex-found-may-contain-dna-160316.htm?utm_source=faceook

Pregnant T. rex Found, May Contain DNA http://news.discovery.com/animals/dinosaurs/pregnant-t-rex-found-may-contain-dna-160316.htm?utm_source=faceook

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