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Unique Dinosaur-Era Fossil Bridges a Gap in the Evolution of Crabs

During the dinosaur era, a crab wandering near a coastal forest was buried alive in tree resin and became fossilized. 100 million years later, Javier Luque, a former predoctoral fellow at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and currently a Research Associate at Harvard University, became aware of the crustacean trapped in amber thanks to Lida […]