Blog Heap o'Urantiana Links 1 July 2016

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Prehistory - still with us

99myo Bird Wings in Amber
Danny Lewis, Smithsonian Fri 2016-Jul-1 1:52pm

…a group of researchers digging through amber mined in Burma uncovered a sample with a pair of tiny bird-like wings frozen inside… At around 99 million years old, these wings are some of the most pristine fossilized feathers ever found.… Astonishingly, the amber preserved every minute detail of the wings. If you look closely enough, you can see traces of hair, feathers, bones, and how they were all arranged. Even the feathers’ color has survived the eons and is still visible.…