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Bitten By the Bug
Bitten By the Bug What lies behind fossil-bearing amber's fascination? Hear from one newly minted aficionado.

Amber Time Machine
Amber Time Machine Trace a bee's journey from its brief life 20 million years ago down through the ages within fossil resin.

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Stories in the Amber
Stories in the Amber View striking photos of long-extinct plants and animals caught forever in mid-pose.

Amber Around the World
Amber Around the World From the Arctic to the tropics, from Mexico to Myanmar, amber is cosmopolitan, as this clickable map shows.


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