Mammal hair in Baltic Amber
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Mammal Hair in Baltic Amber
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Natural History Los Angeles
22 May 2013 13:00 PDT

Auction 21217
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Mammal Hair in Baltic Amber
Samland Peninsula, Russia

Remains of vertebrates in amber are exceptionally rare. This large clump of excellently preserved mammal hair most likely formed when an animal brushed up against a tree, leaving the hair specimen stuck in resin, 40 million years ago. Amber measures 1 ½ x 1 1/2in


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