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marnixR
Post  Post subject: dinosaur in amber  |  Posted: Fri Dec 09, 2016 4:56 pm
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imagine seeing a piece of amber like this one in your local market - would you recognise it for what it is ?
still, this is SO cool: if we didn't already know that dinosaurs had feathers this definitely would have set the cat amongst the avian dinosaurs

'Beautiful' dinosaur tail found preserved in amber

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iNow
Post  Post subject: Re: dinosaur in amber  |  Posted: Fri Dec 09, 2016 6:40 pm
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I saw that this morning. It really is incredible. Such unmistakable evidence to support the theory. Can only imagine how the discoverers feel.

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Falconer360
Post  Post subject: Re: dinosaur in amber  |  Posted: Fri Dec 09, 2016 7:08 pm
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It's a shame that it had already been reduced in size and polished by the time they realized it wasn't plant material. Still an incredible find, and it will hopefully cause more attention to be drawn to those amber deposits beyond the paleoentomologists that focus on the the arthropods there.

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