Spider in amber

Spider in amber

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Credit: DIRK WIERSMA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Spider in amber. This spider became trapped during the Eocene epoch, around 40 million years ago. Amber is the fossilised resin of various trees, especially conifers. This specimen was found on the Baltic coast.

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