A prehistoric tick, trapped in amber, is seen clinging to a dinosaur feather. Photo: Nature Communications / Ricardo Pérez-de la Fuente A prehistoric tick, trapped in amber, is seen clinging to a dinosaur feather. Photo: Nature Communications / Ricardo Pérez-de la Fuente
A prehistoric tick, trapped in amber, is seen clinging to a dinosaur feather. Photo: Nature Communications / Ricardo Pérez-de la Fuente
Dinosaurs

Ancient ticks engorged with dinosaur blood are found trapped in amber

One of the ticks was even clutching a dinosaur feather

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A prehistoric tick, trapped in amber, is seen clinging to a dinosaur feather. Photo: Nature Communications / Ricardo Pérez-de la Fuente A prehistoric tick, trapped in amber, is seen clinging to a dinosaur feather. Photo: Nature Communications / Ricardo Pérez-de la Fuente
A prehistoric tick, trapped in amber, is seen clinging to a dinosaur feather. Photo: Nature Communications / Ricardo Pérez-de la Fuente
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