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Scientists Find 2 Mating Flies Trapped in Prehistoric Amber

Scientists Find 2 Mating Flies Trapped in Prehistoric Amber

Amber, or fossil tree resin, exists in rock layers all over the world. But for some reason, paleontologists never found much of it in Australia or New Zealand. That’s why it was exciting when Jeffrey Stilwell, a paleontologist at Monash University in Melbourne, and a group of students, found a stash in southern Australia in 2011. The find led Dr. …

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