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A Dinosaur's Bloody Feathered Tail Has Been Found Preserved in Amber

This is the first time that dinosaur skeletal material has been found in amber.

Published On 12/08/2016
12:02 PM EST
Photo: Close-up of the 99-million-year-old dinosaur tail in amber. Scavenging insects can also be seen. Credit: Royal Saskatchewan Museum
Image: Recreation of a maniraptoran dinosaur that could resemble the individual whose tail became trapped in tree resin 99 million years ago. Credit: Chung-tat Cheung and Liu Yi
Image: Illustration showing what the maniraptoran dinosaur might have looked like when alive and hunting for food. Credit: Chung-tat Cheung