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World's oldest rain forest frogs stuck in amber

World's oldest rain forest frogs stuck in amber

6 days ago   |   SlashGear

This week a report showed off the newest “world's oldest” rain forest frogs. “It was exhilarating to hold these small fossils up to the light to reveal the frogs within,” said...
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This tiny frog captured in ancient amber lived in the shadow of dinosaurs

This tiny frog captured in ancient amber lived in the shadow of dinosaurs

7 days ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

If there's one thing that Jurassic Park taught us (besides the fact that Jeff Goldblum is a national treasure and should be cherished) it's that ancient tree sap is really...
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‘Aquaman' movie: Everything we know about it so far

‘Aquaman' movie: Everything we know about it so far

7 days ago   |   Digital Trends

Jason Momoa will bring Aquaman back to the big screen for a solo feature in December 2018. Here's everything we know so far about the aquatic superhero's live-action adventure...
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Tick's 'worst day ever' frozen in amber for 100 million years - CNET

7 days ago   |   CNET

A tick met a sprightly spider, and the rest is history.
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More Cool New AQUAMAN Photos Show Patrick Wilson's Orm Come Face to Face with Aquaman

More Cool New AQUAMAN Photos Show Patrick Wilson's Orm Come Face to Face with Aquaman

7 days ago   |   GeekTyrant   |   2 articles

We've got five new photos to share with you from director James Wan 's Aquaman! They come from EW and one of the coolest images features our first look at Patrick Wilson 's Orm...
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First Look at Black Manta in AQUAMAN and Jason Mamoa, Nicole Kidman and Amber Heard Grace The Cover EW

7 days ago   |   GeekTyrant   |   2 articles

Thanks to Entertainment Weekly we have our first look at Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as David Kane a.k.a. Black Manta. As you can see he's working on his suit's helmet, which is...
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A bug's life was cut short when it met its doom, twice, 100 million years ago

A bug's life was cut short when it met its doom, twice, 100 million years ago

7 days ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

To humans, ticks are vile little creatures that do little but annoy and at times cause pain. You've probably never felt sorry for one of the little buggers under any...
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Amber fossils provide oldest evidence of frogs in wet, tropical forests

7 days ago   |   Phys.org

About 99 million years ago, a tiny juvenile frog in present-day Myanmar was suddenly trapped in sap with a beetle, perhaps its intended next meal.
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For 100 million years, amber freezes a tableau of Burmese bugs' life-and-death struggle

8 days ago   |   Phys.org

One day in Myanmar during the Cretaceous period, a tick managed to ensnare itself in a spider web. Realizing its predicament, the tick struggled to get free. But the spider...
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Paleo Profile: The Nonsense Beetle

11 days ago   |   Scientific American

A fossil beetle enclosed in amber carries an unusual name.
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