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Breathtaking fossil of tiny mammal preserves fur and internal organs

Most of our knowledge of very ancient life comes from fossilized remains of hard tissues—bones, shells, and teeth. Now, the exquisitely preserved fossil of a tiny mammal from the time of the dinosaurs reveals a variety of soft tissues, including skin, fur, and spines; even remnants of its external ear were fossilized.

read more: Breathtaking fossil of tiny mammal preserves fur and internal organs | Science/AAAS | News

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This entry was posted on October 15, 2015 by in Animals, Archaeology.

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