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Meet Jason, The Tiny Beetle Stuck In Amber For 99 Million Years

Meet Jason, The Tiny Beetle Stuck In Amber For 99 Million Years

Featherwing beetles are some of the smallest insects out there – and one researcher managed to spot an ancient specimen in a 99-million-year-old chunk of amber. Just half a millimetre long, this Cretaceous period beetle had its signature fringed wings unfurled when it met its sticky demise.