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Amber fossils provide oldest evidence of frogs in wet, tropical forests

About 99 million years ago, a tiny juvenile frog in present-day Myanmar was suddenly trapped in sap with a beetle, perhaps its intended next meal. Unlucky for the frog, but lucky for science.

99-million-year-old amber fossils provide the earliest direct evidence of frogs living in wet, tropical forests
[Credit: Lida Xing/China University of Geosciences]An extinct species now named Electrorana limoae, it’s one of four fossils that…

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