In something akin to a scene from Jurassic Park a 95-million-year-old wasp has been found trapped in amber.
The rare find parallels the concept outlined in the Jurassic Park movie series where dinosaur DNA is found by extracting blood preserved within a mosquito trapped in amber.
this amber was purchased by a Vienna-based mineral dealer in Addis Ababa. Later realizing the potential paleontological value, the dealer sold a big piece to the Natural History Museum in Vienna and several smaller pieces to paleontologists of the University of Vienna.
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