gecko in amber

Scientists from Oregon State University and the Natural History Museum in London have announced the discovery of the oldest known fossil of a gecko, with body parts that are forever preserved in life-like form after 100 million years of being entombed in amber. Digital images of the amber fossil discovered by OSU researchers, containing the foot and partial tail. Full story at: oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2008/aug/researchers-find...

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Taken on April 13, 2008