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‘Once in a lifetime find’: Dinosaur tail discovered trapped in amber

by Katie Hunt, CNN

The tail of a 99-million-year-old dinosaur has been found entombed in amber, an unprecedented discovery that has blown away scientists.

Xing Lida, a Chinese paleontologist found the specimen, the size of a dried apricot, at an amber market in northern Myanmar near the Chinese border. Continue reading ‘Once in a lifetime find’: Dinosaur tail discovered trapped in amber