100 million-year-old Bird incredibly well-preserved

100 million-year-old Bird incredibly well-preserved

June 9, 2017

100 million-year-old Bird incredibly well-preserved

100 million-year-old from the Cretaceous Period, baby bird incredibly well-preserved, trapped in amber.

Bird was a few days old from 100 million years ago, in a piece of amber, the best preserved of its kind.

Above, full amber sample.  Credit Lida Xing, Jingmai K. O’Connor, Ryan C. McKellar, Luis M. Chiappe, Kuowei Tseng, Gang Li, Ming Bai



The amazing find from the dinosaurs period, shows the head, neck, wing and feet.
“The speed of this process varies tremendously depending on the conditions,” Brian Palmer explains for The Washington Post.

100 million-year-old Bird incredibly well-preserved

Close-up of the wing. Credit: Ming Bai

100 million-year-old Bird incredibly well-preserved

Close-up of foot. Credit: Xing Lida



via nationalgeographic

By | 2017-06-09T17:59:11+00:00 Jun 9, 2017|Categories: Animals|Tags: , |

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