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Baby Snake That Lived Among Dinosaurs Found Preserved in Amber

Scientists working in Myanmar have uncovered a nearly 100-million-year-old baby snake encased in amber. Dating back to the Late Cretaceous, it’s the oldest known baby snake in the fossil record, and the first snake known to have lived in a forested environment. Read More >>

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Colourless Fossil Reveals True Colours of Ancient Snake 

Nearly all fossils are stripped of their original colour. But as a new study from Irish palaeontologists shows, that doesn’t necessarily mean the colours aren’t still there. You just have to know where to look. Read More >>