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Mosquito Trapped in Amber

Mosquito Trapped in Amber Ancient Places and/or Civilizations STEM Archeological Wonders

This amber-trapped mosquito is likely from the Early Miocene epoch. If so, it is between 23 million to 16 million years old.

It was found in the Northern Cordillera area of the Dominican Republic.

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Photo by Didier Desouens; online via Wikimedia Commons. License: CC BY-SA 4.0

 

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