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Jurrasic Park 2005: Spider 'is 20 million years old' with blood intact sealed in amber

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A scientist has described a spider that was trapped and preserved in amber 20 million years ago. Since the discovery two years ago, he has used droplets of blood in the amber to reveal the age of the specimen. It is thought to be the first time spider blood has been found in amber and scientists hope to extract its DNA.

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