Jurassic Ark: mammal hairs preserved in amber

Mesozoic tree amber has now produced something other than exquisitely preserved insects and the tantalizing science fiction of cloning dinosaurs from blood in ancient mosquitoes: two mammal hairs have been identified in an amber sample from the Jurassic Period, about 145–200 million years ago.

BBC Earth News Editor Matt Walker provides a synopsis here.

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