- Scientists have discovered a 99-million-year-old fragment of a dinosaur tail suspended in amber.
- It’s “a once in a lifetime find,” as paleontologist Ryan McKellar told CNN, because it provides rare insight into the way dinos actually looked.
- These are “the first non-avialan theropod fragments preserved in amber.”
- he segment is believed to have come from a juvenile dinosaur, possibly a coelurosaurian.
- The tail is covered in brown and white feathers, with bones and tissues and even some blood mummified in its amber tomb. Read more