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Narrow escape

This tiny insect, similar to a "walking stick," abandoned the mushroom it had probably been nibbling on and left its exoskeleton, or skin behind about 50 million years ago to avoid being entombed in this amber fossil. (Photo by George Poinar, Jr., courtesy of Oregon State University)

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Taken on May 12, 2016