Published On: Tue, Dec 12th, 2017

Amber-Trapped Tick Suggests Ancient Bloodsuckers Feasted On Feathered Dinosaurs – NPR


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Amber-Trapped Tick Suggests Ancient Bloodsuckers Feasted On Feathered Dinosaurs
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Ticks sucked the blood of feathered dinosaurs some 99 million years ago, a new study suggests. Modern ticks are infamous for biting humans and other mammals. But ticks are very ancient, and scientists who study their evolution have long wondered what ...
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